On November 7, Garden City residents will have the opportunity to vote on a bonded road millage that would be used to improve a large portion of the City’s over 100 miles of local roads. This webpage is designed to provide information to voters to allow them to make an informed decision on the ballot proposal.
GARDEN CITY STREET IMPROVEMENT BOND PROPOSAL
Shall the City of Garden City, County of Wayne, Michigan, borrow the principal sum of not to exceed Fifty Million Dollars ($50,000,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds, in one or more series, payable in not to exceed fifteen (15) years from the date of issuance of each series, for the purpose of paying the cost to improve, replace, resurface, and reconstruct streets in the City, including sidewalk improvements, drainage improvements, and water and sewer improvements, together with necessary rights-of-way, appurtenances and attachments thereto?
The estimated millage to be levied in 2018 is 0.7495 mills ($0.7495 per $1,000 of taxable value) and the estimated simple average annual millage rate required to retire the bonds is 6.2266 mills ($6.2266 per $1,000 of taxable value).
NEIGHBORHOOD INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS
Maplewood Center: Commission on Aging Wednesday, September 13, 2017 9:00 AM
Maplewood Center: Senior Citizen "Lunch and Learn" Wednesday, September 27, 2017 12:00 PM
Maplewood Center: David Knezek/Glenn Anderson Coffee Hour Monday, October 09, 2017 10:30 AM
City Hall: Town Hall Meeting Monday, October 16, 2017 6:00PM
Police Department Multi-Purpose Room: GCYAA Tuesday, October 17, 2017 7:00 PM
*Amantea's Restaurant: Kiwanis/Rotary Meeting Thursday, October 19, 2017 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM * The presentation will be given at the conclusion of the Kiwanis/Rotary meeting. Lunch is available to purchase at noon, but is not a requirement of attending presentation.