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Safewise.com has ranked the City of Berkley 5th safest among municipalities larger than 10,000 residents.

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Business Insider has ranked the City of Berkley as one of the best suburbs in America!

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The Beautification Committee is holding its 3rd annual Holiday Spirit Contest recognizing Berkley homeowners and businesses that are decked out for the holiday season. Send nominations (including the residential or business address) to ​the Beautification Committee at berkleybac@gmail.com.

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FEMA Update

Visit the flood event update page for the latest updates. Last updated on 12/3/2014 @ 12:00PM - More Information

Election Results

November 2014 unofficial election results

State of the City Presentation

View the State of the City presentation

E-mail Updates

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Facebook Updates

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Hometown Holidays 2014

For complete listing of days activities and discounts please click here.

Berkley 21-100 Travel

Themed Birthday Parties

Many great day and extended trips are planned for this fall. Check out the full list on our Travel Page.

Discount Tickets for the Zoo!

Berkley Parks & Recreation has partnered with the Detroit Zoo offering discounted tickets for Berkley residents.  More information ...

  • 1 hour entertainment of choice
  • 45 minutes in Party Room
  • 16 Guests
  • Choice of Pizza
  • Choice of Juice, Lemonade or Water
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Budget

Berkley's fiscal year runs from July 1 through June 30.

2013-14 Adopted Budget

2014-15 Proposed Budget Presentation

Financial Audit

View the Final Audit Report for Fiscal Year Ending June 2012.

Berkley Voters Approve Millage

On August 7th, Berkley voters approved the Municipal Operating, Police and Fire Millage Proposal for a 3 mill property tax increase. Read the full press release.

City Dashboard

The City of Berkley Dashboard has been updated for 2013.

Snow Removal

It’s that most wonderful time of the year when the weather is cold and fresh snow changes the scenery in Berkley.

Berkley is very fortunate to have walkable communities. Residents, especially children and seniors, can walk to school and City parks. Home owners show pride and respect for neighbors and the community when they shovel the sidewalks abutting private property.

For the safety of Berkley residents and visitors, business owners receive a letter every fall reminding them that they must provide for snow removal as defined in Section 106-222 of the Berkley City Code. In addition, Section 106-221 requires Oxford Park Towers and all business property to be cleared of snow. If snow is not removed in the manner defined in the ordinance, the City can clear the sidewalks and bill property owners for the work. Business owners should contact the Department of Public Works at 248.658.3320 if there are questions or concerns regarding this process.

Limited funding and assistance is available from the City to help eligible seniors with chores around the house like shoveling snow. Low to moderate income seniors may qualify for this program. For details, contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 248.658.3470.

Special Notices

City Council Special Work Session

SPECIAL WORK SESSION on Friday, December 19, 2014 at 9:30 A.M. – Oakland Community College Southfield Campus: Room B202, Southfield, MI 4807
Agenda (PDF)

Holiday Office Hours

Berkley City Hall offices will be closed December 24 - 25, 2014 in observance of the holiday season. Offices will remain closed on December 26, 2014 so that areas damaged by the August rainstorm can be repaired. The District Court, Parks & Recreation, Public Works and the Library will also be closed during this time. The Public Safety Department will remain operational as scheduled.

In addition, City offices (excluding Public Safety) will be closed on December 31, 2014 and January 1, 2015 in observance of the New Year.

On behalf of Mayor Phil O’Dwyer, the City Council, City Manager and the City of Berkley staff, have a safe and enjoyable holiday season!