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CITY, TOWNSHIP OFFICES

River Rouge

GENERAL INFORMATION

City Hall: 10600 W. Jefferson Ave., River Rouge, MI 48218; 1-313-842-4200  

Origin of name:  After the river along which it is located.

Area:  2.4 square miles

Population:  7,676

Major employer:  U.S. Steel-Great Lakes Works

Web Address: cityofriverrouge.com

CITY OFFICIALS

Mayor: Michael Bowdler; 1-313-842-4200  


Clerk: Patricia Johnson; 1-313-842-5604  


Treasurer: Dennis Cora; 1-313-842-5602  


Assessor: Kameelah Pasha; 1-313-842-7822  


Commission: Karen Ward (mayor pro tem), Patty Campbell, Daniel Cooney, Derek Perry, Percy Pierce Jr. and Mark Pruneau.  


Constables: Ellis Houghton and Dennis Shiels  
Terms of all elected officials expire in 2018 whereupon all terms will expire in four years. The general election is on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.

CITY DEPARTMENTS

Police Chief: Deborah Price; 1-313-842-8700  


Fire Chief: Roberto Cruz; 1-313-841-0360  


Building: Troy Newman; 1-313-842-4209  


Community Development: Karl Laub; 1-313-842-4203  


Finance: Kelly Burke; 1-313-842-4803  


Public Works: William Campbell; 1-313-842-6482  


Water: Chris Beaudrie; 1-313-842-4803