Posted on: February 24, 2017

Former police chief to be laid to rest

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Note: Via The News-Herald Newspapers, written by Dave Gorgon

Thomas Bonner, the longest-serving chief of police in the history of the city of Taylor, died the morning of Wednesday, February 23, 2017, at Beaumont Southshore Hospital in Trenton. He was 71 ye...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

UPDATED WITH PODCAST: Residential LED street light changes begin

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In an effort to maintain and improve City of Taylor’s infrastructure, DTE has been authorized to replace existing aging mercury vapor street lights with LED light fixtures. The conversion work will be performed by Corby Energy Services (CES), under the au...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Taylor creating eligibility list for position of Fire Medic

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The City of Taylor is creating an eligibility list for the position of Fire Medic. Detailed qualifications are available here.  A competitive wage and benefit package is offered.  If you are interested in being considered a candidate, co...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

City of Taylor hosting annual job fairs (with Podcast)

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The City of Taylor will hold its two annual Job Fairs at the Taylor Sportsplex and the Lakes of Taylor Golf Course later this month.

Listen to a podcast discussion about the job fairs involving host Dr. Paul Reeves; Mayor Rick Sollars; Golf, Parks and Recr...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Volunteers sought to help test Downriver creeks

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The Alliance of Downriver Watersheds "Ours to Protect" project is seeking volunteers to test water in Downriver creeks.

The program will begin with information and training at 1 p.m. March 25 at 1100 N. Main in Ann Arbor. This will include classroom-based ...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Expect construction work on corner of Goddard and Pardee; traffic changes to begin on February 6

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A sewer maintenance project at Pardee and Goddard is scheduled to kickoff on February 6.

The City of Taylor has contracted with Bidigare Contractors, Inc. to perform a sanitary sewer maintenance project at the southeast corner of Pardee and Goddard. &n...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

New Measurement Inc. location seeking new hires

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Measurement Inc.'s new location in the Taylor Commons Shopping Center along Ecorse Road. is now hiring.

Measurement replaces the old Dunham’s in the shopping center,  located at 21520 Ecorse Road behind Applebee’s. Measure...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Podcast focuses on upcoming State of the City address

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This week's City of Taylor Podcast, "Coffee with Mayor Rick Sollars," discusses the upcoming 2017 State of the City address and luncheon.

To listen, click here

The 2017 State of the City address and luncheon is again being hosted by the Rotary Club of ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Moody's upgrades City of Taylor bond ratings

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Moody's Investors Service on January 30 upgraded to Baa2 from Baa3 the City of Taylor's General Obligation Limited Tax (GOLT) bonds and bond issued by the Taylor Building Authority impacting $5.2 million of rated debt. 

The City's b...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Indoor Baseball Facility now open (with podcast and fee schedule)

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The Taylor Indoor Baseball Center is open and waiting for you to try it out!

The facility replaces the rundown gymnasium and basketball court inside the Taylor Recreation Center, 22805 Goddard Road. The City of Taylor recently replaced it with a new, hi-te...

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

City rolls out new website

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Today’s City of Taylor Podcast (Monday, January 23) centers on the rollout of the City’s new website. The podcast includes Mayor Rick Sollars, Director of Communications and Marketing Karl Ziomek and host Dr. Paul Reeves.

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Fish & Loaves presents Shout: Beatles Tribute Band

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Organizers of a Beatles tribute concert are hoping for a sellout crowd for the fourth straight Valentine’s Day weekend.

A performance by the band “Shout” and dinner are scheduled for Saturday, February 11, at the Knights of Columb...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

MDOT to hold meeting on major upcoming I-75 construction

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The Michigan Department of Transportation will hold a meeting on Thursday, January 26, in Woodhaven concerning the upcoming I-75/Rouge River project.

The meeting is scheduled for 5-7 p.m. at the Woodhaven Community Center, 23101 Hall Road. Anyone can atten...

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Townhall meeting to focus on drug use

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A townhall meeting focusing on drug use is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. February 2, in the Ray Mix Room of Wayne County Community College District's Downriver Campus, 21000 Northline Road.

The meeting, hosted by 23rd District Court Judge Geno Salomone, Fire...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Taylor Police officer is taking the plunge for Special Olympics

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Matt Minard, a member of the Taylor Police, is taking the Polar Plunge this year, for the benefit of Michigan Special Olympics. The Plunge is held on the Detroit River on February 11.

Minard's goal is to raise $1,000. Click here to donate

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Registration for Growing Great Gardens now open

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Registration is open for the ninth annual Growing Great Gardens conference from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.) on Saturday, March 11, at the Wayne County Community College, 21000 Northline in Taylor. Hosted by The Taylor Conservatory Foundation, Taylor Garden Club and Wa...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Legal assistance offered to foreclosure victims

Legal Aid and Defender Association is providing free legal assistance to prevent tax foreclosure to residents of City of Taylor on January 25 at the  Wayne County Treasurer’s office show cause hearings.  The hearings are locate...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Tests confirm quality of Taylor drinking water

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Water quality tests conducted in the City of Taylor on Monday (January 16) by an independent agency have confirmed that the community’s drinking water quality meets all the usual standards and is free of any bacterial or health-effecting contami...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Podcast focuses on upcoming Daddy-Daughter Dance

The City of Taylor's 2017 Daddy Daughter Dances are scheduled for the Lakes of Taylor Banquet Room on Saturday, February 11. This week's City of Taylor Podcast discusses the dance, which will be new and improved.

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

Informational packets for candidates now available at Clerk's office

City Clerk Cindy Bower is reminding anyone interested in running for elective office in the City of Taylor that 2017 candidate election informational packets are now available at City Hall, 23555 Goddard Road.

The mayor, clerk, treasurer and all seven coun...

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Posted on: January 8, 2017

John "Jack" Myers appointed to fill City Council vacancy

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A friendly face around City Hall is the newest member of the City Council.

John "Jack" Myers, chairman of the Taylor Veterans Museum Commission, was appointed to fill the vacancy on City Council last night (Tuesday, January 3, 2017). Myers replac...

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Posted on: January 8, 2017

Mayor convenes discussion group to advise on city charter

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Former 23rd District Court Judges Anthony Nicita and William Sutherland are two of group of several community leaders involved in a new city charter advisory panel, convened by Mayor Rick Sollars last month. Nicita and Sutherland were chairman and vice-ch...

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Posted on: January 8, 2017

No charges filed in shooting of dog

Taylor Police and Animal Control recently were called to the 22000 block of Mary Street on reports of a dog that had been shot by a resident. Many concerned residents have contacted the Police Department worried about the dog and inquiring as to the statu...

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Posted on: January 8, 2017

Bubba's 33 is newest eatery to located on Eureka Road

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Bubba's 33, a family sports restaurant, has decided to locate in the Burlington Square center along Eureka Road, near Art Van Furniture and Men's Warehouse. Mayor Rick Sollars made the announcement during this week's City of Tay...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

City, schools partner on Taylor Ford fill the truck campaign

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Officials of the Taylor schools and city are getting ready to distribute the holiday gifts collected during the Taylor Ford "Fill the F-350" drive, which kicked off during the Winter Festival on November 26.

Schools Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum a...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Fire hydrant replace program enacted through February 2017

In following through on the City of Taylor’s planning efforts to maintain and improve City infrastructure, fire hydrants are scheduled to be replaced as part of the 2016 City of Taylor Water Main Rehabilitation Program.  Attached is a map showi...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Snow emergency declared on December 16

Mayor Rick Sollars has declared a SNOW EMERGENCY in the City of Taylor, beginning at 5 p.m. today (Friday, December 16) and extending until further notice.

Snowfall and freezing rain are expected tonight through tomorrow. If you do not have to drive, do no...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Podcast discusses newest Eureka Road eatery

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A new BJ's Brewhouse and Restaurant has been approved by the City's Planning Commission, and will build a new location near Southland Center at Eureka Road and Pardee.

TO HEAR THE PODCAST ON THE SUBJECT, CLICK HERE

The nationally known eatery and ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Recreation center offers The New Fit U

Looking to lose weight and create a new you in the New Year? The Taylor Recreation Center is offering "The New Fit U" beginning in January. The eight-week program -- offered in three different packages -- is being scheduled at discount rates. Re...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Snow emergency declared December 11

Mayor Rick Sollars has declared a SNOW EMERGENCY in the City of Taylor, beginning at 11 p.m. today (Sunday, December 11) and continuing through 11 p.m. tomorrow (Monday, December 12).

"We are making this announcement now, so that our residents have ti...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Podcast discusses newest firefighter pact, history of department

City Council approved its most recent contact with the Taylor Professional Firefighters Union, Local 1252, on Tuesday, December 6. Host Dr. Paul Reeves, Karl Ziomek and Mayor Rick Sollars discussed the recent history of the department including funding, s...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

DPW trucks are ready for first snow fall

The City of Taylor recently welcomed a new fleet of DPW heavy-duty trucks, just in time for that what should be the first heavy snowfall of the year in Taylor.

With between 6 and 10 inches of snow predicted to hit the southeastern Michigan area tomorrow (D...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Podcast discusses important holiday events

Host Dr. Paul Reeves and Karl Ziomek discuss the holiday events with Mayor Rick Sollars in his week's "Coffee with Mayor Rick Sollars" weekly podcast.

Included in the discussion is the success of such November events as the Taylor Winter Festival, sal...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

DPW makes note of important dates

The Department of Public Works would like to alert Taylor residents to a couple of important dates in December.

The last day for compost curbside pickup by Rizzo Environmental Services will be December 15.  After that date, residents can take any ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

True Meaning of Christmas Dinner scheduled

Everyone is invited to enjoy a free Christmas dinner on Christmas Day.

The 2016 “True Meaning of Christmas” dinner is set for noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, December 25, at the City of Taylor’s William Ford Senior Activity Center, 675...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Eureka Road renovations are complete

According to the engineering department in the City of Taylor, the Wayne County paving project is complete on Eureka Road from Racho to Allen.  

Ajax Paving will be moving all barrels and barricades to the shoulders this afternoon (November 23) to pro...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Mayor Sollars gives update on 2016 roadwork

Roadwork has been a 2016 priority in the City of Taylor, and this week's City of Taylor Podcast, Coffee with Mayor Rick Sollars, discusses the ongoing program with host Dr. Paul Reeves and Karl Ziomek.

Mayor Sollars talks about the City being more pro...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Measurement Inc. to move into Taylor Commons Shopping Center

Major construction and business renovations will be breathing new life into another corner of the City of Taylor, this time at the Taylor Commons Shopping Center, where the old Dunham’s and Taco Bell sites are being totally refurbished.

The old Dunha...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Get ready for Taylor Winter Festival

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The City of Taylor is preparing for the 2016 Taylor Winter Festival on Saturday, November 26. It plans to be bigger and better than ever before! Included will be a bigger and better parade, Winterfest activities, official tree lighting and much more &...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Thanksgiving Day meal on tap at Lakes of Taylor

Call now to reserve a seat for Taylor's annual Thanksgiving Day Buffet at The Lake House Grille at the Lakes of Taylor Golf Course. The buffet will be open from noon until 3 p.m. on November 24. Adults and seniors are $19.99 each and children und...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Eureka roadwork begin Allen and Racho ends

Mayor Rick Sollars, during the Tuesday, November 15 City Council meeting, announced that Wayne County plans to end work on Eureka Road construction between Allen and Racho roads on November 23. The end date will coincide with the beginning of the holiday ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Animal Shelter's parking lot to be replaced

The Taylor Animal Shelter's parking lot is being replaced. The shelter will still be open during regular hours, but visitors will have to park in the Lakes of Taylor Golf Course parking lot, adjacent to the building. The parking lot will be close...

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Major road repairs expected near school

Major repairs are planned for Champaign Road between Pardee and Pelham, including a key intersection near Blair Moody Elementary School.

The intersection of Champaign and Hipp will be closed for approximately two weeks beginning Tuesday, November 15. The i...

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

News parking spaces dedicated to expectant moms, seniors and vets

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The City of Taylor is rolling out a new program that will dedicate certain parking spots in City lots to seniors, expectant mothers and veterans. The program started at City Hall, where Department of Public Services employees installed two new spaces outs...

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Nearly 26,000 ballots cast in Presidential Election

Almost 26,000 ballots were cast in the City of Taylor yesterday during the November 8 Presidential Election. The election drew nearly 57 percent of the registered voters in the community.

The entire log of the Taylor votes can be found on the Clerk&apo...

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

S&P improves City's scores for third straight year

For the entire analysis, click here

For the third straight year, the long-term rating on the City of Taylor’s limited-tax obligation debt has improved, this time from “A-” to “A” with an outlook of “stable.”

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

$95,000 grant to improve Heritage Park

The City of Taylor is preparing to invest a grant from the State of Michigan into various improvements at Heritage Park.

The $95,000 grant will focus on improving the waterwheel at Coan Lake; creating a connective asphalt path between Heritage Park and Way...

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Hayes-Pine intersection to be closed

Please take note that in order to expedite the concrete street repair at the intersection of Hayes and Pine streets, the intersection will be closed completely, removed and replaced. The work is starting today, Wednesday, November 3. The intersection is e...

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

School superintendent discusses millages

Taylor School District Supt. Ben Williams joins the City of Taylor Podcast this week. Williams, Mayor Rick Sollars and Karl Ziomek join host Dr. Paul Reeves in a discussion of the the important Taylor School District School Improvement Bond.

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Work on Mortenview is delayed

Work on Mortenview Drive from Superior Road to Eureka Road has been delayed and will started the week of November 7.

The City of Taylor has contracted with Al’s Asphalt Paving to resurface Mortenview Dr. from Superior Road to Eureka Road.

The existing...

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Operation Gratitude ongoing at Lee Dental

Lee Family Dental, 10700 Pelham Road, is holding Operation Gratitude from November 1-11.

The facility will be accepting wrapped, unwanted candy to donate to Operation Gratitude. To thank you for your support, Lee Family Dental pay donors $1 per pound candy...

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Water main repairs scheduled around Quest Academy

Due to water main work, there will be closures and detours around Quest Academy through November 18. Quest is located at 12745 Van Born Road, west of Telegraph.

In following through on the City of Taylor’s planning efforts to maintain and improve...

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

VP nominee to speak in Taylor

Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Tim Kaine will speak in Taylor on Sunday. Originally scheduled to speak at UAW Region 1A, the event has been moved to Fire Station No. 1 (Midtown Goddard Road).

Doors will open at 2:15 p.m., with Kaine speaking at 4.

Spe...

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Promote safety and security at polling places

In an effort to promote safety and security at polling locations across the community, the Clerk's Office and the Taylor Police suggest that everyone involved in the election process remember State of Michigan election laws.

Voters are expected to tur...

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Construction to begin on Mortenview

The City of Taylor has contracted with Al’s Asphalt Paving to resurface Mortenview Drive from Superior Road to Eureka Road. Work is scheduled for the week of November 1.  

The existing asphalt surface will be milled and pulverized, a granular ba...

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Podcast, TV show discuss lawsuit

This week's City of Taylor Podcast, "Coffee With Mayor Rick Sollars," discusses a class action lawsuit recently filed against the City. Mayor Sollars was also a guest on the City of Westland TV show, "In the W," discussing the...

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Take 10 minutes and give us your opinion on local waters

Give us 10 minutes and take a survey on local waters.

Your opinion is very important and will help us protect the lakes, rivers and streams in our community.  The City of Taylor and the Alliance of Downriver Watersheds will use the results of the ...

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Podcast focuses on Santa's Magic Forest with Downriver Fish and Loaves Food Pantry Director

This week’s City of Taylor Podcast, “Coffee with Mayor Rick Sollars,” focuses on the upcoming Santa’s Magic Forest. Downriver’s premier Christmas display is featured at the Activities Building in Heritage ...

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

City receives MEDC funding for Heritage Park improvememts

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation recently awarded the City of Taylor nearly $100,000 in special grant funding, which will be aimed at improvements in Heritage Park.

The grant was approved by the State Legislature for the fiscal year beginning ...

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

City cleaning and sealing street cracks and joints

The City of Taylor has contracted with Carr’s Outdoor Services to clean and seal cracks and joints of the following concrete streets.  

  • Hayes – Mills to Telegraph
  • Champaign – Beech Daly to Telegraph
  • Mills – Champaign to Hayes
  • West...
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Posted on: December 19, 2016

City Hall closed for weekend after incident

Issued at 11:15 a.m. October 14, 2016

Taylor City Hall has been closed for the weekend after a incident involving a gunman took place outside the building in the Cameron Priebe Plaza this morning. The plaza is located directly in front of the police depart...

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Podcast highlights renovations at Taylor Meadows

In this week's City of Taylor podcast, Dr. Paul Reeves and Karl Ziomek discuss the first major renovation in many years to the Taylor Meadows Golf Course. The guest is Golf, Parks and Recreation Director Jeff Dobek.

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Posted on: November 1, 2016

City to fight class-action raid of water fund

NOTE: Taylor believes that it is important to let its residents know about what could be a significant lawsuit against the City. As many residents may not be potential members of this class-action lawsuit, this website provides the best method for th...

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Posted on: November 1, 2016

Sunday, October 16 traffic will face three road projects

The City of Taylor has contracted with Al’s Asphalt Paving for street improvement projects at three locations.
Work on these three locations is scheduled to be performed on Sunday, October 16. Beech Daly and I-94 underpass shoulders: East and west sho...Read on...

Posted on: November 1, 2016

Roadwork begins on Haskell, between Mortenview and Merrick

The City of Taylor has contracted with Al’s Asphalt Paving to resurface Haskell Street from Mortenview to Merrick. The work is scheduled for October 11-17.
The existing asphalt surface will be milled and pulverized, a granular base will be constructed,...Read on...

Posted on: November 1, 2016

UPDATE: Mortenview work now to begin Monday, October 10, due to weather delays

The City of Taylor has contracted with Al’s Asphalt Paving to resurface Mortenview Drive from Northline Road to Eureka Road.
Due to poor weather, the project did not start this week. It is now scheduled to begin on Monday, October 10. Work on Mortenvie...Read on...

Posted on: November 1, 2016

Fletcher School demolition to begin October 10; Century Square residents may experience minor water

The City of Taylor and Able Demolition will be demolishing the former Fletcher School beginning on Monday, October 10. The school is located on Pardee Road near Superior.
For safety purposes, Able Demolition will use the water hydrant located in the fro...Read on...

Posted on: November 1, 2016

Work to begin at Racho Road between Eureka and Pennsylvania

The City of Taylor has contracted with Fiore Enterprises, LLC to repair sections of Racho Road from Eureka Road to Pennsylvania Road.
Work is scheduled to begin October 5 and will last approximately three to four weeks. Working hours will be 7 a.m. to...Read on...

Posted on: November 1, 2016

Taylor Police take proactive approach through continuing education

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In an era when conflicts between the public and law enforcement officials too often explode across newspapers, social media and television, the City of Taylor is taking major steps through continuing education to maintain a high level of police service, w...Read on...

Posted on: November 1, 2016

23rd District Court receives $240,000 grant for drug-sobriety program

The 23rd District Court in Taylor announced that it has received $240,000 from the Michigan Supreme Court to fund the operation of its drug/sobriety program.
Instead of costly incarceration, problem-solving courts, like this one, closely supervise offen...Read on...

Posted on: November 1, 2016

Weekly podcast features discussion of Hallow-Palooza, scheduled for October 28 at Heritage Park

Ready for something really spooky?
Look no further than Hallow-Palooza, brought to you by the City of Taylor. It's scheduled for 5 p.m. October 28 at Heritage Park -- and includes a movie in the pavilion at the end! Host Dr. Paul Reeves, Karl Ziomek and...Read on...

Posted on: November 1, 2016

Roadwork to begin on Hayes and Champaign September 29

The City of Taylor has contracted with Fiore Enterprises LLC to repair sections of Hayes Street from Pine to Monroe, and Champaign from Pardee to Pelham.
The work is scheduled to begin September 29. The concrete repair work will last approximately four t...Read on...

Posted on: November 1, 2016

Mortenview Drive resurfacing to begin on Oct. 3

The City of Taylor has contracted with Al’s Asphalt Paving to resurface Mortenview Drive from Northline Road to Eureka Road.
Work on Mortenview from Northline to Superior is scheduled for October 3-8. Work on Mortenview from Superior to Eureka is schedul...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Road work to continue throughout fall

Mayor Rick Sollars and City officials want to remind residents that road construction will continue throughout the fall in an effort to address all of the locations targeted for renovation earlier this year.

On Tuesday, September 20, City Council appro...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Testing could cause water discoloration

Mayor Rick Sollars and Fire Chief Stephen Portis are alerting residents in the City that due to annual fire hydrant testing by both the TFD and DPW, water pressure and appearance may vary.
However, you should not be alarmed and there is no safety risk. ...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Howard Noble Park to get new playscape

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City Council unanimously approved by a 6-0 vote Tuesday night (September 20) a plan to more forward with a new $40,000 playscape at Howard Noble Park. The park is located on Champaign Street, between Huron and Mayfair, four blocks west of Pelham and right...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

DTE Energy trimming around power lines in Taylor

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DTE Energy is currently trimming trees around power lines in the City of Taylor. The ongoing program, announced last year, is focusing mainly on areas north of Wick, between Beech Daly and Pelham roads. There is a portion south of Wick between Pine and Pa...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Election inspectors are needed

City Clerk Cindy Bower is seeking to hire election inspectors for the upcoming November general election.

Inspectors can earn $150 or more for working on November 8. You have to be 16 years or older; registered to vote in Michigan (if 18-plus); have at...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Beech Daly construction continues

The City of Taylor recently received Federal Funding through the Michigan Department of Transportation to repair and resurface Beech Daly Road from Eureka Road to Brest Road. Work is completing on Stage 1, Eureka Road to Northline Road, and that section o...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Clerk's office offers expanded hours

City Clerk Cindy Bower announced today that her office will be offering extended hours as it prepares for the November presidential election.

The Clerk's Office will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays October 4, 11 and 18. October 11 is the fina...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

City will go green with new DTE lighting program

Mayor Rick Sollars announced during his weekly podcast that the City of Taylor, with the support of City Council and through the cooperation of DTE Energy, will be "going green" thanks to an aggressive new streetlight replacement program. Look f...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Police chief named to governor's commission

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Police Chief Mary Sclabassi has been named to the new Michigan Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse Commission. Gov. Rick Snyder announced the initial appointments to the commission, created by the Executive Order he signed in June.
The 21-member Commissio...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

The Jungle Book in scheduled Friday

Get ready to acquaint yourself with Mowgli, Bagheera, Baloo, King Louie and the rest of the gang from "The Jungle Book."
Taylor will kick off its free "Movies in the Park" series by showing popular film on Friday (September 16). Doors...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Work to begin on Lorne Street

The City of Taylor has contracted with Al’s Asphalt Paving to resurface Lorne Street from Huron Street to Pelham Road and work is scheduled to start Monday, September 12.
The existing asphalt surface will be pulverized and a stone base will be construc...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

La-Z-Boy joins Eureka Way!

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The newest member of the popular “Eureka Way!” retail corridor is La-Z-Boy Furniture, which plans to anchor a new development on the old Taylor Tool location at 21300 Eureka, between the railroad track and Hooter’s. On Tuesday, September 6, City Council u...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Turn off the Violence Day takes a new twist

The annual "Turn Off the Violence Day" is taking on a little different twist this year.
Beaumont's Healthy Taylor and The Rotary Club of Taylor will present "Turn Off the Violence: Turn on Health" from 4-7 p.m. September 22 at the She...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Pool closed, splash pad open one more time

Northwest Park Pool is closed for the season. The Lamarand Splash Pad, located in Heritage Park, will be open for one final weekend on Saturday and Sunday, September 10 and 11, before it too will close for the season.

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Fire could cause water problems

Fire Chief Stephen Portis is alerting residents in the area surrounding the vacant Fletcher School, located near Pardee and Superior, that water pressure and appearance may vary throughout today due to a fire at the building this afternoon.

A fire of u...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

DTE Kiosk Network available to residents

City Treasurer Edward Bourassa reminds all residents that the Wayne County Treasurer’s Office is accepting payments for delinquent taxes on the all-new DTE Kiosk Network.

Taxpayers can make payments and look up account details, research tax informati...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Keith Boc named DPS director

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Mayor Rick Sollars announced that Keith Boc has been named the City of Taylor’s Director of Public Services.
That position has been vacant since former DPS Director David Mackie left the post to take the city manager’s job in Hillsdale in May 2015. Boc w...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Work begins on Empire Street

The City of Taylor has contracted with Al’s Asphalt Paving to resurface Empire Street from Allen Road to Northline Road and the work is scheduled to start Tuesday, September 6. Notices of this work schedule are being distributed directly to homes in the a...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Movies in the Park features The Jungle Book

The City of Taylor will kick off its "Movies in the Park" series by showing "The Jungle Book" on Friday, September 16. The movie is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

The outdoor show will be shown in the Sheridan Center Open Air Pavilio...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Work begins on Eureka Road, between Racho and Allen

The long-awaiting resurfacing of Eureka Road between Racho and Allen roads has started. This roadwork is being done in preparation for the Menards' Trader's Point development on the old Gibraltar Trade Center property.
Wayne County contracted with Ajax P...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Indoor baseball facility approved by City Council

The rundown gymnasium and basketball court inside the Taylor Recreation Center, 22805 Goddard Road, is going to be replaced with a new, hi-tech indoor baseball/softball facility.

Funding for the project was approved by City Council during its August 3 ...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Public hearing on water main project

Major water main rehabilitation work is planned to begin in September in the northwest section of the City of Taylor, in the area from Van Born south to the I-94 freeway and from Cooper Avenue west to Gulley Road. A public hearing is scheduled on the proj...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Chinese Taipei wins fourth straight crown

For the fourth straight year, a team from Chinese Taipei has won the Junior League Baseball World Series held in Taylor’s Heritage Park.
The Shing-Ming Junior Little League team from Taoyuan defeated the Kawaihau Little League all-stars from Kapaa, Hawai...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Water main work is planned

Major water main rehabilitation work is planned to begin in September in the northwest section of the City of Taylor, in the area from Van Born south to the I-94 freeway and from Cooper Avenue west to Gulley Road. A public hearing is scheduled on the proj...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Taylor Meadows renovation is under way

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The first major renovation in years to the Taylor Meadows Golf Course is underway.

Construction teams are onsite daily creating an all-new 165-yard Par 3 11th hole, a new 515-year Par 5 12th along with installing a strategic new pond between the 10th a...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

New inflatable outdoor movie screen becomes a reality

Mayor Rick Sollars announced today that the City of Taylor will soon receive a $25,000 inflatable outdoor movie screen and sound system, thanks to an anonymous donor.

In the past, Taylor has scheduled "Park It" program movies in Heritage Park...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Rain hampers JLWS final weekend

Rain continues to play havoc with the schedule of the 36th annual Junior League Baseball World Series at Taylor’s Heritage Park.
Rain delays totaling more than four hours postponed the USA Championship Game between Hawaii and Texas from Saturday night to...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Home Depot helps renovate Fire Safety House

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The friendly staff from The Home Depot (Goddard Road and Telegraph) volunteered to upgrade the Taylor Fire Department's "smoke house" located near the Ecorse Road fire station.

The Fire Safety House, used for educational outreach for local sc...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Final Four set for Junior League World Series

The winner-takes-all matchups are set for the USA and International championship games in the 36th annual Junior League Baseball World Series at Taylor’s Heritage Park.
The Shing-Ming Junior Little League all-stars from Taoyuan City put Chinese Taipei in...Read on...

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