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The City of Melvindale and the Alliance of Downriver Watersheds are asking residents to help us evaluate our past education efforts and set the direction for our future outreach programming. We hope to learn what you already know about our fresh water resources and how you protect them from pollution.
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Your participation is very important. Please help protect our rivers, lakes and streams by taking the survey and encouraging your neighbors, friends and colleagues to do so.
Notice: Sidewalk Ordinance
Sec. 19-31. – Construction; repair.
All sidewalks in the city shall be constructed, maintained and repaired by the owner of the lands adjacent thereto or improved thereby in the manner provided hereafter and within 20 days after notice is given to the owner as hereinafter prescribed; provided, in case such owner neglects or refuses to comply with the provisions of this article , the city may construct, maintain or repair or cause such sidewalk to be constructed, maintained or repaired and assess the cost thereof against the owner of the land adjacent to or improved by same, together with an additional penalty in the amount equal to 20 percent of the cost of such construction, maintenance or repair as the case may be, and such cost together with the amount of the penalty shall be a charge upon a lien against the land adjacent thereto or improved thereby.
(Ord. No. 496, § 2, 6-6-90)
Annual Lawn Inspections Begin May 1st
Annual Lawn Inspections
Annual lawn inspections begin May 1st, in accordance with city ordinance (see below).
Sec. 23-55. - Notice of cutting requirements.
Publication of this article shall be on April 15 and 29 of each year.
Property inspections shall begin on May 1 of each year. Locations shall then be noted by the commissioner of public works or his designated representative and the owners/occupants will be given written notice to cut and/or clean up properties.
If by May 13 of each year, the notice to cut is not complied with, such property shall be listed by the commissioner of public works to be cut under the discretion provided for in section 23-54 hereof.
The property shall be maintained in conformity with the standards set forth in this article not less than every five calendar days. Locations not conforming to the standards will be cut in accordance with section 23-54 hereof, and the property owner shall be billed at the rates established herein.
(Ord. No. 476, § 8, 2-4-87; Ord. No. 476-A, 6-7-89)
Taxes & Water Bills Now Online
Taxes and Water Bills are now available online! To check you Tax or Water information, a link can be found in any of the following department sections under the City Services tab: Assessor's Office, Treasurer's Office, and Water & Sewer. You can click on the link and follow the prompts from that page.
In addition, Miscellaneous Receivable invoices (weed/grass cuts, trash/debris clean up) and Miscellaneous City invoices can also be viewed at the BS&A Website.
We are now accepting CREDIT CARD payments! Payments can made at City Hall in person with a credit card or online through a third party website (see instructions above)
**PLEASE NOTE! There is a 3% charge to pay by credit card. ( 3% fee's are collected by the credit card company, and is not a fee from the City of Melvindale)
PAY BY PHONE by calling 1.855.414.9017 (fee may apply)