Municipal Infrastructure Improvements: Challenges and Opportunities
Community engagement is vital to ensuring Berkley residents have all the information they need to consider the merits of three funding proposals that will appear on the November ballot. As part of this process, a series of open house and town hall meetings are being held to provide information and obtain public feedback. The information presented at these meetings is posted on the city's website. Please refer to the page for details about needed capital improvements and the respective funding proposals.
The City of Berkley Board of Review will meet on the dates and at the times listed below for the purpose of reviewing the 2018 assessment roll, hearing any objections thereto and to conduct such other business as may be permitted or required by law.
Berkley High School students Margaret Gabel and Eli Hurwitz serve as student reps on the Downtown Development Authority board of trustees, where the two are gaining valuable insight on how to run a successful business.
Backwater Valve Permit Fee Reimbursement Request Deadline Extended to February 28, 2018
Residents may be eligible to receive reimbursement of permit fees when they install backwater valves in their homes. The reimbursement is for the permit fees only and permits must be obtained before the work begins.
With Severe Weather Awareness Week (April 8-14) just around the corner, the Oakland County Homeland Security Division is offering Skywarn training classes that teaches individuals on how to assess weather conditions that might lead to a tornado.
eCities Recognize Berkley for Developing Entrepreneurial Climate
The City of Berkley has been recognized for its successes and efforts in contributing to Michigan’s entrepreneurial growth and economic development in the annual eCities study conducted by researchers at iLabs, University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Center for Innovation Research. Berkley was honored as a four star community along with 183 other communities across the state.
Follow up to the Special City Council Meeting Held on September 13, 2017
On September 13, 2017, the City Council held a Special Meeting to connect with residents affected by the August 28th rain event. During this meeting, questions were submitted in writing so that city officials could provide the information that was available at that time. Other questions required some investigation and research. A document of Frequently Asked Questions...