The Sterling Heights Proposed 2017/18 City Budget will be reviewed by the City Council during the months of April and May. To download a copy of the 2017/18 proposed City Budget (PDF), please click the image to the right.
The proposed spending plan for the fiscal year beginning July 1 totals $192 million – an increase of $6.3 million or 3.4 percent. The budget funds Parks and Recreation operational and capital improvements through the
Low Tax Rate
The City tax rate will increase by 0.97 mill due to the Recreating Recreation proposal approved by the voters in November 2016,
The budget funds 471 full-time positions – a net increase of 22 positions, which includes 15 new Firefighters, 3 additional Public Works positions
The budget prioritizes funding for road
Public Safety Capital Funding
The budget also continues to restore public safety capital funding that had been scaled back and delayed due to revenue declines. Funds are budgeted to replace 14 Police vehicles, a tandem-axle dump truck, an aerial sign truck, a brush flail and a street roller. Four emergency warning
City Manager’s Statement
According to City Manager, Mark Vanderpool, “Sterling Heights is on an exciting path to the future investing $45 million in
A series of budget workshops will be held prior to the budget adoption on May 3. The budget workshops will be held on Tuesday, April 11, at 6:30 p.m. and Tuesday, April 25, at 6:30 p.m.
All budget workshops will take place in the Council Chambers, located on the upper level of City Hall (40555 Utica Road). All meetings will be televised live on Sterling Heights Television (SHTV), Channel 5 – Comcast, and Channel 10 – WOW!, and will be rebroadcast throughout the week on SHTV. Meetings are available for viewing over the Internet the following business day on SHTV On-Demand.