300 West Thirteen Mile Road
Madison Heights, MI 48071
Phone: (248) 583-0826
The City Clerk is Marilyn J. Haley.
Statement of Services: The City Clerk's Department is responsible for the official records of the City. The Department's employees attend all City Council, Brownfield Redevelopment Authority, Charter Amendment and Ordinance Revision Committee Civil Service Commission, Downtown Development Authority, Economic Development Corporation, Youth Advisory Council, and Zoning Board of Appeals meetings. Staff type the agendas for the meetings and prepare notices and publications. Meeting actions are recorded in the form of minutes, indices, adjustment of directories, and updates to the Code of Ordinances. Staff prepare ceremonial certificates, commendations and testimonials.
Public Notice for Annual 2013 Regular Meeting Dates including City Council, Boards, Authorities and Commissions. A public notice of each special or rescheduled meeting will be posted at City Hall and on the City calendar at least 18 hours prior to the time of the meeting.
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The City Clerk's Office is also responsible for:
- issuance of animal licenses
- coordination of temporary, seasonal and regular retail business licenses;
- coordination of right-of-way and door-to-door solicitation permits;
- issuance of certified copies of vital statistics, such as birth and death certificates, where the birth or death occurred in Madison Heights ($15.00 first copy; $5.00 additional copy);
- bicycle registration which is available for a one time fee of $2.00 and which is valid as long as ownership of the bike remains the same;
- a medical loan closet to lend out crutches, canes, walkers, and wheelchairs to
- Madison Heights residents, free of charge, for short periods of time. We are currently in desperate need of good useable wheelchairs. Please call the City Clerk's Office at 248-583-0826 with any donations or if you need to use one of these items.
The Elections Division is administered by the City Clerk. This division is responsible for voter registration and providing lists of registered voters upon request. Other duties include conducting Federal, State, County and City elections in accordance with the Federal and State Election Laws while striving to protect the rights of the voters. Click Here for an Application for Absent Voter Ballot. Click Herefor a City Voting Precinct Map.
In December 2010, City Council adopted an Ordinance to alter voting precinct boundary lines to decrease the number of voting precincts in Madison Heights from 15 to 11. The Clerk's Office will be mailing new voter id cards to all affected voters in 2011.
On Election Days, the polls will be open 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Braille and audio versions of voting instructions are available at the polling places listed below:
|No. 1, 3, & 4||Wilkinson School, 26524 John R|
|No. 2||Edison School, 27321 Hampden|
|No. 5||Schoenhals School, 27107 Hales|
|No. 6||Madison and Solberg Towers, 27783 Dequindre|
|No. 7||James S. McCann Administration Building, 31201 Dorchestrer|
|No. 8||Senior Citizens Center, 29448 John R|
|No. 9||Edmonson School, 621 E. Katherine|
|No. 10||Simonds School, 30000 Rose|
|No. 11||Public Library, 240 W. 13 Mile Road|
Absentee voter ballots are available to residents who meet one of the following requirements:
60 years or older Expect to be absent from City on Election Day
In jail, awaiting arraignment or trial
Assigned to work as a precinct inspector
Unable to attend polls because of religious beliefs
To obtain an absentee voter ballot application, contact the City Clerk's Office at 248/583-0826
Anyone who has already requested to have their name placed on a permanent absentee ballot application list will automatically receive an application in the mail.