News & Notes - 6/21/23 Madison-Park News

Madison-Park News | Published June 21, 2023

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Madison Heights to host Citywide Garage Sale
MADISON HEIGHTS — A variety of homeowners will be participating in the Madison Heights Citywide Garage Sale, set to take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 24.

For a map of the participating venues, visit For more information, call (248) 589-2294.


Exotic animals at the library
HAZEL PARK — The Hazel Park District Library, 123 E. Nine Mile Road, will host animal expert “Dan the Creature Man” at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 27.

The event, part of the library’s summer reading lineup, will feature live specimens such as a tarantula, a tortoise, an alligator, a chinchilla, a giant African bullfrog, parrots, a panther chameleon, snakes and more. To learn more, call the library at (248) 546-4095.


Councilman holds office hours
MADISON HEIGHTS — Sean Fleming, a member of the Madison Heights City Council, has begun holding public office hours where residents can meet him to share their concerns.

The office hours are on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Madison Heights Public Library, 240 W. 13 Mile Road.  The next office hours will be June 27.


New water rates begin soon
MADISON HEIGHTS — Beginning with the quarterly water bills sent to residents on July 1, Madison Heights taxpayers will see an increase in the city’s water and wastewater rates, which the City Council approved at its meeting May 8.

The treatment charges will now be combined into the wastewater rate, and the separate stormwater rate will be eliminated. Water rates will increase from $3.27 per unit to $4.26 per unit, while wastewater rates will increase from $3.69 per unit to $6.30 per unit. One unit is 748 gallons, averaging 1.4 cents per gallon.

Assistance is available for residents experiencing difficulties paying the bill. More information is available at