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Your Berkley, Your Vote

Click here for the latest information about two funding proposals on the November 6, 2018 ballot in Berkley.
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Combined Sewer System Study

The City of Berkley commissioned the engineering firm of Hubbell Roth & Clark to prepare a Combined Sewer System Study to analyze conditions related to the capacity of the sewer system. 
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Woodward Dream Cruise Permits

Berkley business owners planning events for the 2018 Woodward Dream Cruise will need to pull a temporary use permit from the city. Click here for the temporary permit application. 
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DTE Tree Trimming Program

In Berkley, we take great pride in the canopy of trees that are such a vital part of our neighborhood streets. 
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2018 Yard Waste Collection Schedule

Here are some key dates and changes to keep in mind with the 2018 Yard Waste Collection Schedule:
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August Primary Election Information

The primary election will be held in Berkley, on August 7, 2018, to elect candidates for various local, state and federal offices. 
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Board of Review

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.
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Steve Baker receives Exceptional Service Award

When it comes to community service, Berkley Mayor Pro Tem Steve Baker is the perfect ambassador.
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Planning Commission Open House

Please join us for an Open House hosted by the Berkley Planning Commission on Tuesday, April 24, 2018,  from 6 pm to 7 pm at the Public Safety Building.
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Berkley Named Tree City USA

The City of Berkley is proud to announce it was named a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation for the 28th year in a row. 
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Survey Says ...

For our community members who are unable to attend the April 24 Open House for our Public Participation Plan, we have prepared a short survey. 
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Arbor Day Celebration

Please join us Saturday, April 21, at 11 am to plant three trees at the Kiwanis Tot Lot in commemoration of Arbor Day Week! The park is located on Cambridge Road just east of Cass.
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July 4th Fireworks and Trash Collection Notice

The 4th of July is always a fun time for barbecues, picnics, and relaxing with friends and family. If your celebration includes the use of consumer fireworks, please use them safely, be considerate of your neighbors, and please be aware of the following Fireworks Ordinance provisions:
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Berkley Wins The Gold For Safety!

For young families looking to settle down in a safe and vibrant community, Berkley takes the gold medal. 
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Library to launch new catalog system

The library is upgrading to a new shared online catalog and checkout system (CARL) and will need to be closed May 26-28 to complete the installation.
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SOCRRA reopens drop-off recycling services

SOCRRA announced in its February newsletter the reopening of the authority's drop-off recycling services.
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Students Serve on DDA Board

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.
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Berkley City Council To Honor Two Former Business Owners

It’s always sad to say goodbye, especially when it comes to good people and delicious food.
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City Hall Renovation Meeting

Residents are invited to attend a town hall meeting, Thursday, March 15, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm to offer feedback on a $4.5 million plan to renovate the City Hall building at 3338 Coolidge Highway.
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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 Municipal Infrastructure Improvements page for details about needed capital improvements and the respective funding proposals.

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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.  
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Bridget Dean Appointed to City Council

After some thoughtful deliberation, the Berkley City Council voted Monday to appoint Bridget Dean to fill a vacant City Council seat, with a term expiring in November 2019. 
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Community Center Meeting

Residents are invited to attend a town hall meeting, Tuesday, April 17, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm to offer feedback on a $15.2 million plan to build a new Community Center.
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2018 Berkley Community Garage Sale

Find great bargains and get to know your neighbors! Click here for a listing of all the homes for the 2018 Berkley Community Garage Sale.
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Public Safety Golf Outing

Tickets are still available for the Berkley Public Safety 10th Annual Golf Outing on Monday, June 18, at the Plum Hollow Golf Course.
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Tornado Spotting

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. 
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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.
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11th Best Place to Raise a Family in Michigan!

WalletHub has ranked Berkley the 11th Best Place to Raise a Family in Michigan!
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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...

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