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March 17, 2020 4:21 PM

City of Richmond closures due to COVID-19

Municipal Facility Reopening Plan

Effective Monday, June 8th the City of Richmond will begin a reopening process for City facilities. Although most City Facilities will remain closed to the public, City facilities will be fully staffed to answer phone calls and respond to emails. Each City Department will open based on the schedule below.


June 8th – June 12th

City Hall, Police Department, Community Center and DPW – Will be closed to public walk-ins, however, appointments to meet with a City Department Director or City Manager are available through phone or email. Residents are encouraged to use the drop box available at the entrance. Fingerprinting, Prescription Drop Off and Plastic Bag Recycling Programs suspended.
Lois Wagner Memorial Library – Curbside service available beginning June 9th. Closed to public walk-ins. Available for phone calls and emails. Book donations and plastic bag recycling program suspended.
City Parks – The play structures, skate park, basketball courts and bathrooms will open the week of June 8th. Staff continues to evaluate recreation programming and will provide updates in the near future.


June 15th – June 19th

City Hall, Police Department, Community Center, DPW – Open to the public with social distancing guidelines observed and masks required. Residents are encouraged to use the drop box available at the entrance. Online payments continue to be available. Fingerprinting, Prescription Drop Off and Plastic Recycling suspended.
Lois Wagner Memorial Library – Curbside service remains available. Closed to public walk-ins. Available for phone calls and emails. Book donations and plastic bag recycling program suspended.


June 22nd and beyond

Lois Wagner Memorial Library – Open to the public with social distancing guidelines observed and masks required. Building will be limited to 25% capacity.
Updates will be posted to our website cityofrichmond.net and our Departmental Facebook pages (Library, Recreation and Police).

Please contact the appropriate department above with any questions on the reopening of City Facilities.
City Hall
• Accounts Payable & Water Billing: (586) 727-7571 x201
• Assessor: (586) 727-7571 x229
• Building Department: (586) 727-7571 x202
• Clerk: (586) 727-7571 x204
• Finance & Treasurer: (586) 727-7571 x208
• Planning: (586) 727-7571 x228
• City Manager: (586) 727-7571 x0

Department of Public Safety – Call 9-1-1 for Emergencies
• Police & Fire Department (non-emergency): (586) 727-4000
• For those coming to the Police Department with urgent police business, please utilize the intercom box to the right of the entry doors to speak with our dispatcher.

Department of Public Service (includes Water, Wastewater and Public Works)
• (586) 727-7575 – For after-hours emergencies, such as water main breaks, please call the non-emergency Police Department line at (586) 727-4000

Recreation Department (Community Center)
• (586) 727-3064

Lois Wagner Memorial Library
• (586) 727-2665

Utility payments may be made and tax and assessing information is available on our website under “Tax & Assessing Records” or “Online Payments”.
Payments and paperwork such as property transfers and absent voter applications may be mailed or placed into our drop box outside city hall. Box will be checked several times daily. Any overages on utility payments placed in the drop box will be credited to the next billing cycle.

Further information and updates regarding COVID-19 may be obtained at:

The State of Michigan’s website
https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus

The Macomb County Health Department dashboard https://mcmap.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/439123f4ca934ceb893927776fcda9f8

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