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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

To the qualified electors of the City of Detroit, County of Wayne, State of Michigan

  • Residential property values up 20% overall in 2020, several neighborhoods up 30%
  • Value increase is largest in 20 years, leading Wayne County for second consecutive year
  • Despite large value increase, homeowners protected by 2% cap on taxes increases
  • Property owne
  • Work in each council district to begin no later than midnight; although work to begin earlier this evening in some areas 
  • Contractors will be required to clear 16-foot path along 1884 miles of residential streets
  • Work required to

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) Administrative Building is closed on Monday, January 20. The office reopens on Tuesday, January 21.

DDOT bus service will operate on its regular weekday schedule. 

Residents will have the opportunity to appeal their property tax assessment before the Office of the Chief Financial Officer -Office of the Assessor at the upcoming Assessors Review that will be held February 1, 2020 through February 22, 2020 in Suite 804 in the Coleman A.

  • Counts has deep experience in construction management and contractor management
  • Has been with City for 23 years, most recently as Director of General Services Department

 

  • Today, crews are deployed to clean the catch basins and respond to potential flooding
  • City urges residents and businesses to check nearby catch basins to make sure there is no debris or objects on top of or near the drains to help reduce street flooding
  • Great Lakes Water
  • City expands Homeowners Property Tax Assistance Program (HPTAP) to include 25% exemptions
  • 2020 applications open January 8th
  • Expanded public, private and community outreach effort leads to 30% increase in property tax exemptions granted in
  • Residents now have 313-922-DOGS hotline to ask questions, report stray dogs
  • City adding more control officers, care technicians, expanding office and call center hours
  • $3 million to be spent upgrading DACC shelter facility

General Services Department to run c

Effective Saturday, December 21, the #23 - Hamilton bus route detour is as follows: