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Update Novi - July 2024
Mayor Justin Fischer is joined by City Manager Victor Cardenas and Director of Communications ... read more
Homeowners speak out about Novi water main repair
A massive water main project has some people who live nearby expressing frustration. The work ... read more
I-96 Flex Route construction is gearing up
Good news: The Interstate 96 Flex Route project will be completed by the end of this year.  ... read more
New Council Member Selected
On Monday, December 18th, Novi City Council unanimously appointed Priya Gurumurthy to ... read more
New lanes to open on I-96
Thousands of drivers traveling along I-96 in Oakland County will soon experience ... read more
Seeking residents interested in serving on City Council
The City is looking for residents interested in applying for appointment to the Novi City ... read more
Winter is bringing more I-96 closures this weekend ...
Winter is coming and as a direct result, so are more Interstate 96 headaches — starting ... read more
Welcome Reception - Nov 20
The City of Novi invites community members to a Welcome Reception honoring Mayor-Elect Just ... read more
Novi voters select Fischer as mayor, 2 incumbents ...
The people have spoken and for the first time in 12 years, Novi has a new mayor. Councilman ... read more
Gatt bids farewell as Novi mayor
After 48 years of dedication to the city of Novi, Mayor Bob Gatt decided the time was right to ... read more
Attention Novi Voters!
All eligible voters can vote early at the Novi Civic Center from October 28 through November 5 ... read more
Novi to Pilot Early Voting Later this Month
The city of Novi will be one of 45 communities across Oakland County to pilot the new early ... read more
SMART debuts extended bus routes
As of Sept. 11, three Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation bus routes have ... read more
Road Construction - 14 Mile from Walled Lake Dr to ...
The 14 Mile project for the preservation overlay is anticipated to start the end of this week ... read more
Mayor's Farewell - Oct 27
Join us as we gather to thank and say farewell to Novi Mayor Bob Gatt for his commitment to the ... read more
Novi Candidates For Mayor Visit Novi High School
On October 10th and 17th, both Justin Fisher and Aaron Martinez will be attending Novi High ... read more
Candidates for Novi mayor share views on issues
For the first time in a dozen years, voters in the city are about to elect a new mayor.  ... read more
Senior Summit with State Senator Rosemary Bayer ...
Join us September 29, 2023 at 11:30am at the Novi Civic Center for a Senior Summit. The summit ... read more
Novi Mayor and City Council Candidate Forum - Sep 20
The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization encouraging the informed ... read more
School Justice Conference: Creating Transformative ...
Join the Michigan Center for Youth Justice on October 25th at the beautiful Sheraton Detroit in ... read more
Welcome Reception for Victor Cardenas
Mayor Bob Gatt & City Council invite the community to a Welcome Reception celebrating ... read more
Novi mayor Bob Gatt withdraws from race
A familiar name in Novi politics over the last two decades won't be on the ballot when ... read more
Oakland County's 41 Miles of Road Resurfacing to ...
The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to begin its preservation overlay or ... read more
LiveCam on Culvert-Replacement on 10 Mile Rd
The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has installed a live camera that provides a real ... read more
2023 State of the City
Mayor Bob Gatt has three words to describe the city: Simply the best.That was the theme of Gatt ... read more
Open House for Master Plan Land Use - Feb 25 & Mar 2
The City of Novi is seeking feedback on its update to the Master Plan for Land Use. Staff and ... read more
6 Developments to Watch in Novi
Several development projects that have taken years to begin are finally underway in Novi ... read more
State of the City - March 2
2023 State of the City tickets are on sale now. The City of Novi invites you to join Mayor Bob ... read more
Novi Library wants to hear from you
The Novi Public Library is currently developing a new 5 year strategic plan. This plan will ... read more
Ajay Raman sworn in as new County Commissioner ...
Ajay Raman sworn in as new County Commissioner during Novi ceremony  Raman to represent ... read more
Novi to Select Firm for City Manager Search
The city of Novi is seeking an executive search firm to help it find a new city manager ... read more
Beck to the Future
The Beck Road Business Corridor Improvement Project is focused on Beck Road, a critical ... read more
Mayor's Proclamation - November 26 Small Business ...
Read the Mayor's Proclamation making Saturday November 26, 2022 Small Business Saturday read more
Election Results for Novi on Nov 8 2022
Here’s where you can find Michigan general election results for Novi on Nov. 8, 2022. read more
Breen and Staudt Face-Off in 21st District State ...
Democrat Kelly Breen and Republican David Staudt previously served together on the Novi ... read more
Be Prepared for the General Election
What you need to know for Nov. 8 -  With over 46,000 registered voters, the Novi City ... read more
Celebrate City Hall Selfie Day
City Hall Selfie Day, sponsored by Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL), is Monday, August ... read more
State Primary Election - August 2
City residents vote at their assigned polling place for every election unless notified by mail ... read more
Novi Community Broadband Survey
Novi is conducting a connectivity and broadband analysis for the residents of Novi, Michigan ... read more
Eight Mile Road on course for improvements
Wayne County Commissioner Terry Marecki confirmed a complete resurfacing of Eight Mile has ... read more
'Fearless' teens make a difference
What started as a school project to raise awareness about the topic of “period poverty ... read more
Novi road projects take center stage
Novi’s leaders have long acknowledged the need for road improvements throughout the City, ... read more
Get caught up on all things Novi with After The Gavel
City Manager Pete Auger brings you up-to-date on all things Novi with this week's After The ... read more
City Council denies motion for learning center
The Novi City Council voted unanimously March 14 to deny a motion for a learning center to be ... read more
Crescent Blvd. extension wins Project of the Year
The City of Novi recently received the 2021 Project of the Year award from the American Public ... read more
Nine Mile Road sewer project nears completion
After around three years of construction, the end is in sight for the city of Novi’s Nine ... read more
Zinser sworn-in as Novi Director of Public Safety
Erick Zinser officially became Novi's Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police on Feb. 2 ... read more
Novi to provide free tampons, pads in city-owned ...
Three young Novi women are fighting period poverty and they have scored a big win. Varnika ... read more
Novi residents voice concerns over Beck Road plans
Residents who may be affected by the Beck Road expansion project had a chance to voice their ... read more
GLWA to start work on 54-inch water main
A Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) project involving  the construction of a 54-inch ... read more
Novi Schools, City discuss potential land exchange
The City of Novi and the Novi Community School District take great pride in maintaining an ... read more
City receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award
Government Finance Officers Association is pleased to announce that City of Novi has ... read more
Novi opts in to national opioid settlement
The Novi City Council, at its Dec. 20 meeting, approved a resolution to opt in to a national ... read more
Ways you can stay connected with the City of Novi
The City uses a multi-faceted approach to communications, utilizing a variety of platforms to ... read more
City offices closed until Monday, trash not impacted
As a reminder, City Offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, while the Novi Public Library ... read more
The final After the Gavel show for 2021
It's the last After the Gavel of 2021!  read more
Novi buys land to preserve woodlands, advance Beck ...
The City of Novi is purchasing nearly 8 acres of vacant property with two seemingly disparate ... read more
How Novi works to keep roads clear of snow, ice
The life of a snowplow driver isn’t glamorous. It takes a dedicated and talented person ... read more
Play a part in shaping the future of Novi
Overdevelopment. It’s a buzzword thrown around often when it comes to planning and ... read more
Retiring councilman reflects on 16 years of service
City Councilman Andrew Mutch has watched Novi grow from a small community into the city that it ... read more
Gatt re-elected to sixth term as Mayor
Residents in the city of Novi let their voices be heard at the polls Tuesday. After receiving ... read more
Novi police to add 5 hybrid vehicles to fleet
The Novi Police Department will be adding five new hybrid vehicles to its fleet. Since 2020 ... read more
Nine Mile Road closed at railroad crossing
Nine Mile Road is closed at the railroad crossing between Novi Road and Meadowbrook Road for ... read more
Family of Jessica Starr proposes splash pad at ...
A splash pad may soon be coming to Novi thanks to the family of former Fox 2 Detroit ... read more
Consultant to study municipal broadband in Novi
After hearing a 15-minute presentation from the city’s municipal broadband committee Aug. ... read more
Water main, sidewalk construction on 10 Mile ...
The city’s water main system along 10 Mile Road, at the corner of Wixom Road and west of ... read more
The story behind the iconic Novi Water Tower
The Novi Special drew more attention than any other vehicle that ran the Indy 500, yet it never ... read more
Now You Novi podcast talks 2020 Census
Assistant City Manager Victor Cardenas joined the "Now You Novi" podcast this month ... read more
Novi to explore fiber for faster, more reliable ...
Novi officials are pursuing the possibility of faster, more reliable internet service in the ... read more
Novi meets with DTE to resolve power outages
Storms rolled through again on Friday. And once again, Novi was on the DTE power outage map. read more
After the Gavel recap from Aug. 9 City Council
Missed the City Council meeting on Monday night? Assistant City Manager Victor Cardenas recaps ... read more
Get the latest updates on road construction in Novi
It's been a busy and wet road construction season but a lot of progress has been made ... read more
City of Novi website gets a refresh
The City of Novi website ( has a new look and new features to make finding ... read more
Register now for fall Novi Ambassador Academy
The Novi Ambassador Academy is back and registering residents for the fall session.   ... read more
County approves $121K for road improvements in Novi
The Oakland County Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution on June 17 sponsored by ... read more
Keep tabs on road work with Road Construction Update
Novi's Director of Public Works Jeff Herczeg updates you on the latest road construction ... read more
After the Gavel recap from the June 7 City Council ...
Missed the City Council meeting on Monday, June 7? After the Gavel has you covered! You ... read more
Work to start at Novi Road, Grand River ...
The Road Commission for Oakland County, in partnership with the City of Novi, will be replacing ... read more
New paint job complete on Novi Water Tower
The Novi Water Tower refresh is now complete, with the Novi Special overlooking Grand River and ... read more
After the Gavel recap from May 24 City Council
There was a lot covered at the May 24 City Council meeting and Assistant to the City Manager ... read more
Work continues on Novi dewatering project
The dewatering in the area of 9 Mile Road near Garfield Lake began in 2019 in order to ... read more
Novi Police, Fire honored at annual awards ceremony
The 2021 Novi Police & Fire Awards took place virtually on Thursday, May 6, honoring our ... read more
'Now You Novi' podcast digs into road construction
It's road construction season and our "Now You Novi" podcast hosts tackle all the ... read more
Beautification Committee
The Beautification Commission consists of nine members.  The commission helps to evaluate ... read more
Here's who's running for Novi Mayor, City Council
The political race in Novi took shape Tuesday as the candidate filing deadline passed, but will ... read more
Inclusive playground coming to Ella Mae Power Park
The newly formed Special Outreach Services program moved forward on its first action item on ... read more
'Ring Road' around Novi Road, Grand River now open!
BRAD and his friends took their first spin on the Northwest Novi Road Bypass this weekend! The ... read more
Mayor introduces Special Outreach Services program
Mayor Bob Gatt is excited to announce the creation of a Special Outreach Services (SOS) program ... read more
City leaders pleased with citizen survey results
It’s one thing for City Officials to proclaim Novi the greatest city in all of Michigan ... read more
New trash contract provides cost-savings to residents
A new solid waste, recycling and yard waste provider will be taking over service in Novi ... read more
Novi Road, Grand River Ave. intersection to see repairs
This year will be fairly quiet for major road construction in Novi, but 2021 is the calm before ... read more
City Clerk's office closed this week
The Novi City Clerk's Office will be closed this week, Monday, February 22 through Friday ... read more
Novi buys Grand River property to complete ring road
Novi needed one final piece of land in order to complete the ring road, a bypass to one of the ... read more
Take a look behind the snow plow
It is not that easy. Let’s get that out of the way early. Plowing snow is not just as ... read more
Novi offering help with minor home repairs
The City of Novi Minor Home Repair program seeks candidates for its upcoming service year. The ... read more
Maday appointed to open Novi City Council seat
The Novi City Council filled its lone vacant seat at a special meeting on Monday night with ... read more
Have a safe and happy New Year
We would like to wish everyone a safe and happy New Year! City offices and the Novi Public ... read more
Join our team as a Novi Paid-on-Call Firefighter
Looking to make some extra money or just want to give back to the community? Check out this ... read more
Season finale of After the Gavel
Watch the season finale of After the Gavel with Assistant City Manager Victor Cardenas! read more
Novi announces 2020 Employee of the Year
The City of Novi awarded Emergency Management Coordinator Marshall Johnson with the 2020 ... read more
City offices, Novi Library closed for the holidays
Happy Holidays, Novi! City Offices and the Novi Public Library will be closed Dec. 24-25 in ... read more
Beet juice used for treating wintry roads in Novi
We all know salt can help clear Michigan roads of snow and ice, but now state lawmakers want to ... read more
Applications to fill City Council vacancy open ...
The City is looking for residents interested in applying for appointment to the Novi City ... read more
Grant funding helps enhance Novi's neighborhoods
The entranceways to many of Novi’s subdivisions set the tone for the neighborhood ... read more
Share feedback in the National Citizen Survey
We want to hear from you! What are we doing well? What can we still improve? All residents are ... read more
Check out all the ways to connect with your Novi
Stay on top of everything happening in Novi by connecting with us in a variety of different ... read more
Tips on how to return your absentee ballot
After receiving your absent voter ballot, you have until 8:00pm on Election Day to complete the ... read more
Novi receives distinguished budget presentation award
The City of Novi once again has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in ... read more
Applications live for Novi Entryway Grant Program
The 2021 Novi Neighborhood Entryway Enhancement Matching Grant Program application is now ... read more
Follow along with BRAD for a Road Construction Update
We are nearing the end of Road Construction season in Novi and a lot has been accomplished ... read more
Cardenas elected to executive board of ICMA
The ICMA (International City/County Management Association) recently announced the installation ... read more
City offices closed, trash service delayed on Labor Day
City offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7 for Labor Day. Trash service also is delayed by ... read more
Pandemic threatens future of Sakura Novi project
A once promising Asian-themed development is teetering on the edge of a pandemic cliff. read more
After the Gavel recap of the Aug. 10 Council Meeting
It was a quick meeting for the Novi City Council on August 10, highlighted by the approval of a ... read more
Construction near Twelve Oaks Mall will last into fall
If you’ve been shopping at or around Twelve Oaks Mall in Novi, you’ve likely ... read more
Update from BRAD on road construction in Novi
BRAD took a spin around Novi earlier this week to check on all the road construction projects ... read more
Find out how your tax dollar works for you
Ever wondered how the City budget process worked and where your tax money goes? We have you ... read more
Pickleball courts coming to Wildlife Woods Park
Approval to construct pickleball courts at Wildlife Woods Park was one of the highlights of ... read more
What to expect leading up to the August election
The staff in the office of the Novi City Clerk has almost 50 years of combined  ... read more
Here's what happened at the July 6 Council meeting
It was another productive meeting for City Council on July 6 as they added work to both the ... read more
City launches new 'Now You Novi' podcast
The City of Novi continues to enhance its communication efforts with the recent launch of the ... read more
City no longer providing in-person dog licenses
In an effort to adhere to social distancing requirements and reduce wait times at the Treasurer ... read more
Better Roads Ahead weekly road construction update
Every week our buddy BRAD heads out to check on the status of road construction projects ... read more
Residents asked to adhere to lawn watering ordinance
We appreciate the excellent cooperation our citizens have given us in the past in adhering to ... read more
Take advantage of no-contact ways to pay your taxes
The 2020 Summer Property Tax bills are being mailed the first week of July. If you have not ... read more
Neighborhood road work ramps up this week
Road construction in Novi will be picking up this week as work is slated to begin on the ... read more
Novi Civic Center to open for appointments
As we continue to work to safely reopen the Novi Civic Center, we are transitioning to ... read more
Novi distributes ReOpen Toolkits to small businesses
The City of Novi in partnership with Oakland County provided Novi's small businesses with ... read more
Novi awarded 'Project of the Year' for its ...
The Michigan Chapter of American Public Works Association awarded the City of Novi Project of ... read more
Drop-off available for Household Hazardous Waste
Novi residents can now drop-off Household Hazardous Waste at ERG Environmental Services in ... read more
Novi's 2020 Water Quality Report available for review
The 2020 Water Quality Report (Consumer Confidence Report) is available for review at ... read more
BRAD ready to start 2020 Road Construction season
The 2020 Road Construction season in Novi is finally here and crews are eager to get started ... read more
Bulk item pickup to resume in Novi on May 11
Waste Management – and especially its hard-working front-line employees – have been ... read more
Novi HOA's can treat Phragmites under City's permit
The City is now making it possible for private residents, homeowners' associations and ... read more
Novi earns Sterling Tree City USA honor for 28 ...
The City of Novi’s “Sterling” urban forestry program has become one of just ... read more
NPFBA donates $6,000 to help with COVID-19 testing
Novi Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police David Molloy and Novi Fire Chief Jeff Johnson ... read more
City relaxes mowing/grass cutting policy amid pandemic
The City of Novi has put a temporary moratorium on weed cutting notices until the 'Stay at ... read more
Waste Management to resume yard waste service
The City of Novi has been able to work it out with Waste Management to start picking up yard ... read more
New building proposed on Haggerty near 8 Mile
Could the area around Eight Mile and Haggerty support another new development? It appears one ... read more
After the Gavel recap from March 23 Novi City Council
City Council went virtual for its meeting last Monday, ensuring the City's business still ... read more
Waste Management suspending bulk, yard waste service
Waste Management has significantly reduced its "field" work force and is focusing on ... read more
City of Novi continues to provide essential ...
We are in the midst of an extraordinary crisis. Our first and foremost responsibility is to ... read more
Groundbreaking for Sakura Novi could happen this summer
Work on the Sakura Novi mixed-use project could begin later this year after the developers ... read more
Former Novi Police Chief Lee BeGole dies at 99
Lamont "Lee" Carroll BeGole, who dedicated his life to public service and was police ... read more
Welcome to!
Welcome to!What’s you ask? It’s a game changer for the City of ... read more
After The Gavel recap of Feb. 24 Council Meeting
It was a full City Council meeting Monday night that included a visit from Oakland County ... read more
The diverse faces of the Novi Fire Department
Jose Villanueva will never forget his first fire. “It was a working structure fire ... read more
Learn about the importance of the 2020 Census
Can you believe it has been 10 years already? Starting in January, the 2020 Census kicks off ... read more
Novi Fire Department hiring full, part-time ...
The City of Novi, home to an estimated 60,000 residents, is seeking proactive Fire Protection ... read more
Novi Play fun center proposed for vacant space in ...
Could laughing and the sounds of children playing begin coming from an empty plaza on Novi Road ... read more
Taft Road slated for resurfacing in 2023
Taft Road in Novi from 10 Mile to the Northville border plans call for a major resurfacing ... read more
Novi's CERT program looking for new members
The Novi Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program is looking for volunteers to ... read more
Stay connected with the City of Novi app
We are always searching for new ways to make it easier for residents to connect with their City ... read more