Want to receive timely emergency notifications regarding potential flooding, boil water alerts, public safety matters, and more? The City of Detroit has launched a new notification system called Detroit Alerts 365 that sends Detroit-specific emergency notifications to individuals who sign up. The City is using the CodeRED emergency notification system, which now operates in thousands of municipalities and areas nationwide.
With this new, free system, individuals can choose to receive alerts via cell phone, landline, text, email, TTY, and/or social media. The high-speed system can reach people across the city in seconds, ensuring critical information can be quickly shared for situations such as:
Among the many important benefits of Detroit Alerts 365:
To register for Detroit Alerts 365, individuals should visit detroitalerts365.org and click on the Detroit Alerts 365 logo, or text DetroitAlerts365 to 99411.
CodeRed Mobile Alert App
Individuals can download the mobile app and receive notifications based on their current location. This would enable residents to receive emergency alerts if they are in any area where an alert has been issued, including another area of Detroit or any area of the country where the CodeRED emergency alert system is utilized.
The CodeRED Mobile Alert App is a free download on The App Store and Google Play.
We hope you can join us on Zoom for one of our upcoming History Skills Workshops®! Up next is an exciting doubleheader with two sessions featuring historic homes—see below. For more information on upcoming workshops, visit our website. All events are remote access only until further notice.
Respectful Rehabilitation of Your Historic House
Friday, November 12 — 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
with Cheri LaFlamme Szcodronski, Firefly Preservation Consulting
You can restore your old house without turning it into a museum. In this workshop, an experienced preservation historian will teach you how to renovate your own historic home—retaining its timeless beauty and taking advantage of new preservation tax credits while still making it livable for the twenty-first century.
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If These Walls Could Talk: Researching Your Historic House
Friday, November 12 — 1 to 4 p.m.
with Robert Myers, Historical Society of Michigan
Every house or building has a story to tell. In this workshop, you will learn how to uncover house histories, including who built them and when, their architectural styles, and stories of the families who called them home. After that, you will learn what to do with that information.
Demystifying Museum Registration Methods
Friday, November 19 — 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
with Sarah Humes, Grand Rapids Public Museum
What numbering system should we use? Where do you write the numbers? How do you apply the numbers, and with what? What is Chenhall’s Nomenclature? If these questions sound familiar, this workshop is for you. An experienced registrar will demystify museum registration methods and help you catalog collections the right way.
Check out all of our upcoming workshops on our website!
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Honor your home's history
Is your house over 100 years old? Recognize your home's heritage with a Michigan Heritage Home marker.
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On Thursday, November 18, 2021, the Detroit City Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to consider a change to the Zoning Ordinance.
The meeting will be held virtually. Please scroll down for viewing instructions.
At 6:00pm a public hearing will be held to consider the proposed rezoning of 7630 East Edsel Ford Service Drive from R2 (Two-Family Residential) to B4 (General Business). The rezoning is being requested to allow the development of an electrical substation to serve the I-94 Industrial Park and surrounding area.
The Detroit City Planning Commission will be meeting virtually using video conferencing software in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
The CPC meeting may be viewed in the following manner.
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Or by Telephone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 267 831 0333 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 213 338 8477 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799
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Public comment/testimony may be given at the appropriate times during the meeting when called for. If you desire to speak and are attending the meeting online press the raise your hand icon at the bottom of the screen or press ALT-Y for a PC or OPT-Y for a MAC to raise your hand virtually. If attending by phone press *-9 to raise your hand.
To join the meeting via Zoom,
go to https://cityofdetroit.zoom.us/j/3631409738.
Meeting ID: 363 140 9738
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OCT. 22, 2021
WAYNE COUNTY GOVERNMENT IS HIRING
SAMARITAN CENTER HOSTING EAST SIDE GALA
DOCTORS TO ANSWER VACCINE QUESTIONS
AT NOV. 6 NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH SUMMIT
HELPING DISABLED KNOW THEIR HOUSING RIGHTS YOUTH CONNECTION AIMS TO STRENGTHEN FAMILIES
ARISE DETROIT! ISSUES CALL FOR ALL DETROITERS TO GET VACCINATED
CLICK HERE TO READ DETAILS IN STATEMENT PRESS RELEASE
CLICK HERE TO VIEW FOX 2 INTERVIEW WITH ARISE DETROIT! DIRECTOR ON VACCINATION STATEMENT
NEWS FOR THE NEIGHBORHOODS
NEW VEGAN RESTAURANT OPENS ON DETROIT'S WEST SIDE
CLICK HERE TO READ CRAIN'S BUSINESS STORY
NEW RESTAURANTS AND BUSINESSES COMING TO AVENUE OF FASHION
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CITY OF DETROIT HOME REPAIR PROGRAM AIMS TO REPLACE ROOFS OF 1,000 SENIOR CITIZENS
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WHERE TO GET VACCINATED IN DETROIT, CHURCHES AND OTHER NEIGHBORHOOD LOCATIONS; CITY COVID RESOURCES
CLICK HERE TO SEE LIST OF LOCATIONS
YOUR QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT THE COVID-19 VACCINE
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PURCHASE YOUR ARISE DETROIT! MEMBERSHIP MERCHANT CARD
The ARISE Detroit! Membership Card can be purchased for $15. Participating merchants will offer members discounts on select purchases. The amount of the discount will vary depending upon the vendor. The businesses participating in the include bookstores, restaurants, art galleries, graphic design and printing outlets, hardware stores, beauty spas, t-shirt manufacturers, clothing stores, public relations services, and a music recording studio..
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Phone Number: 313-921-1955
Due to the Epidemic Health Order issued August 25, 2021, the Board voted at its Thursday, August 26, 2021 meeting to suspend in-person meetings for the rest of the year.
The Epidemic Health Order affects public bodies starting September 1, 2021, through December 31, 2021 due to COVID-19.
The Board will use its virtual or remote meeting schedule. All meetings start at 3 p.m. each Thursday on Zoom.us.
Thursday, October 28, 2021 Detroit Detention Center
On the Web:
Use the following link and follow prompts:
1. Call one of the these numbers:
1(929) 436-2866 1(312) 626-6799
1(346) 248-7799 1(301) 715-8592
1(253) 215-8782 1(669) 900 -6833
2. Enter the BOPC Meeting ID: 397380647 and press ##
The virtual or remote meeting will use a Smartsheet form for public comments:
* Presentations Topics are subject to change. Please review each meeting agenda for updates.
The Board of Police Commission allows one hour from 3 -4 pm for the public to request to speak during oral communications on the Agenda.
For meeting minutes and videos, visit www.detroitmi.gov/bopc
With Advance Notice of Seven Calendar Days, The City of Detroit will provide interpreter Services at Public Meetings.
To schedule: (313) 224-4950 | TTY Number 711 | email CRIO@Detroitmi.gov
** BOPC meetings air on City TV Channel 21 on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday @ and 10:00 am and 7:00 pm. Video access also is available anytime @ detroitmi.gov/bopc.
Renew Detroit is a program that provides free repairs to eligible Detroit homeowners using funds from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The program will be held in two phases, starting with the first phase of roof replacement . More than 1,500 homeowners will receive free repairs through the program. This program uses the Homeowner Property Tax Exemption (HOPE) as part of its qualification process. HOPE is a low-income homeowner's tax exemption, formerly known as HPTAP.
Click link for additional information https://detroitmi.gov/government/mayors-office/american-rescue-plan-act/renew-detroit
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