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  • Recent upgrades to the City of Taylor’s financial outlook have resulted in the refinancing of two major bond issues, the total of which will save the City over $1.8 million dollars between now and 2034.

    Mayor Rick Sollars and Chief Financial Officer Jason Couture traveled to Chicago in early February to make a case for...
  • The City of Taylor is seeking candidates to serve on the Board of Ethics.

    The board is meeting in April and is currently one member short. It is also going to lose a member in June, when Don Helvey's term expires.  

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  • Registration for football and cheerleading for the 2015 Taylor Junior Football Club season will take place from noon until 3 p.m. March 21, May 17 and June 14.

    Registration will take place at the TJF Clubhouse at Papp Park, 25225 Wick Road.

    You will need the child's original birth certificate and one proof of...
  • The Wayne County Community College District's Downriver Campus will host the U.S. Army Field Band and Soldier's Chorus at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 29, in the Heinz Prechter Educational and Performing Arts Center.

    This performance is open to the public at no cost. Advance tickets are available, and tickets will also be available at...
  • The 2015 State of the City Address and Business Luncheon, held Thursday, February 12, in the Wayne County Community College's Ray Mix Room, is now available online.

    It was Mayor Rick Sollars' second state of the city address, and nearly 200 people packed the large room for the Rotary Club of Taylor event. Included in the highlights were...
  • The City of Taylor recently held two very successful job fairs, but it's still seeking applicants for part-time seasonal work.

    Approximately 100 people attended the job fairs, held at the Taylor Sportsplex and the Lakes of Taylor Golf Course. 

    Currently, Taylor is still accepting applications for building...
  • Save the date!

    The second Heritage Park Cleanup Day has been scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 2.

    Last year's initial Heritage Park Cleanup Day was a huge...
  • Performers Expo 2015 Showcases will be held from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, in the Heinz C. Prechter Educational and Performing Arts Center on the Wayne County Community College District Downriver Campus.

    The campus is located at 21000 Northline Road.

    See new and emerging local performing artists...
  • The City of Taylor is seeking applications for a seat on the Board of Review.

    The Board of Review's mission is evaluate if any person or property has been wrongfully assessed or omitted from the roll, and to correct the roll in such a manner as it deems just.  

    The Board of...
  • The second annual Mother and Son Dance, for boys 2 through 11 and their moms, is scheduled for 5:30-8 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at Kennedy High School.

    It's $25 per...
  • Fish suppers will be served Fridays by St. Paul United Church of Christ, 24158 Goddard Road, just west of Telegraph Road.

    Suppers will be served at the church from 4 to 6:30 p.m. February 27 and March 13 and 27. Carry-outs also will be available.

    Drive-through-only meals...
  • Recent updates from various departments in the City of Taylor:
    • Ordinance officers will be issuing tickets for snow covered  side walks.
    • Warnings will be given for dogs left outside without proper food, water and shelter.
    • ...
  • The City of Taylor will extend the layoff notices of 15 firefighters from Monday, February 23, to the end of the City’s fiscal year on June 30, Mayor Rick Sollars announced today. That means that a fire suppression staff of 36 will continue to work for the Taylor Fire Department as another federal grant is sought.
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  • Baseball Clinics have been scheduled for the Taylor Recreation Center on Saturday, March 14. 

    The first clinic will run from 10-11 a.m. for players ages 5-8. Price is $25. The second clinic follows from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. for players ages 9-12. Price is $35. The final clinic will be held between 2:30-4:30 p.m. for...
  • A special meeting of City Council will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, February 23, in the City Council Chambers of City Hall.

    This meeting will involve two specific issues: a public hearing concerning Shy Enterprises' appeal of a City Council resolution that revoked its license to do business in the community; and to consider a...
  • The City of Taylor will continue to accept payment on tax bills through 5 p.m. March 2, after consultation between the Treasurer's Office and Wayne County. The actual deadline for tax payment was earlier this week. However, those paying winter tax bills by the March 2 deadline will be subject to a 1/2...

  • The City of Taylor's Shred Day has been scheduled for 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. May 16. Participants must be in line by 12:45 p.m. and need to enter the employee parking lot off of of Pine Street next to City Hall. The lot is on the west side of the building.

    “Shred Day” is hosted by City...
  • The City of Taylor's annual "Citywide Rummage Sale" is scheduled for May 15-22.
     
    No permit is required to hold your sale during this week only. Any unwanted items after the rummage sale can be disposed of at the Taylor Hills Transfer Station/Compost Site, 16300 Racho Road, from...
  • "Human Trafficking: Extremely Wrong and Incredibly Close," will be the focus of a free forum at 6 p.m. Monday, February 23, at the Wayne County Community College District's Downriver Campus.

    Sponsored...
  • The City of Taylor's Golf, Parks and Recreation Department will be holding seasonal job fairs on Thursday, February 19, (Sportsplex) and Saturday, February 21 (Lakes of Taylor).

    The February 19 fair will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road south of Northline. 

    The February 21 fair will be...