Sept. 23 City Council Meeting at New City Offices

Residents wanting to attend the Sept. 23 business meeting of the Dearborn City Council are advised to go to the new Dearborn Administrative Center, 16901 Michigan Ave.

It will be the first council meeting in the city’s new government office building.

The DAC is the first building west of the Henry Ford Centennial Library. Parking is behind the building. For the City Council meeting, enter through the west door. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m.

Note that the Sept. 23 council meeting will be taped and rebroadcast multiple times from Wednesday, Sept. 24 through Monday, Oct. 6 on CDTV, the city’s government access cable channel.

The Sept. 23 City Council meeting will not be broadcast live on CDTV or online.

Tuesday, Sept. 23, is the first day the DAC will be open to the public. The Mayor’s Office, City Council, City Clerk and many administrative departments will be conducting business at the DAC.

At the DAC, customers will find it easier to navigate in the new building, with all popular services provided at a comprehensive service counter immediately in the main entrance. A staff person will be stationed in front of the main service counter to direct and assist.

Getting a birth certificate, registering to vote, applying for a building permit or certificate of occupancy, paying taxes and water bills, or filing a Homestead Property Tax Credit are among the services provided within a few steps of the main door of the DAC.

Departments relocating to the DAC are Assessor’s, Economic and Community Development, Engineering, Finance, Housing, Human Resources, Law and City Plan, Management Information Systems, Public Information and City of Dearborn Television, Residential Services and the Treasurer’s Office.

All city phone numbers and email addresses will remain the same.

Departments still located in their own facilities are the Department of Public Works, Recreation and Parks, Libraries, Fire, Police and the Historical Museum.

For more information, please call the Department of Public Information at 313-943-2285 or visit welcomes your views and encourages lively -- but civil -- discussions. Comments are unedited, but submissions reported as abusive may be removed.

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