How much is the City' annual budget?
The City' annual budget varies from year to year. If you would like to review a copy of the annual budget of the City's annual financial report, visit the Finance page or the Dearborn Libraries. A copy can also be purchased for $25 at the Finance Department on the third floor of the west annex of Dearborn City Hall. If you have specific questions, please contact the Finance Director or Assistant Finance Director at 313.943.2118.
How can I get a copy of the City' Annual Financial Report?
Both documents are available at the Finance Department in the West Annex of the City Hall. The cost per document is $25, which covers the cost of printing and handling.
Where can I buy a City Bond?
City bonds can be purchased by calling your investment broker. The City does not sell bonds directly on the retail market. Sometimes City bonds are purchased by an Institution and are never available on the retail market. The Finance Department can take your name, address and telephone number and can notify you when the next bond issue is scheduled to occur.
Do you sell obsolete office equipment all year long?
The City sells used equipment on eBay. Call the Purchasing Division at (313) 943-2375 for more information.
How would a company review bids/quotes and proposals for goods and services?
The City posts bid opportunities on the MITN web site www.mitn.info. This site allows vendors to register (either free or a subscription charge) and view the City of Dearborn opportunities as well as those of other governmental agencies.
What are summer and winter tax bills for?
The summer tax bill includes the school tax, city tax and the county allocated operating tax. The winter tax bill includes the remainder of the county taxes and City debt CSO.
When are taxes due?
Summer taxes are due July 1 st, but you have until September 14 th to pay without penalty. Winter taxes are due December 1 st, but you have until February 14 th to pay without penalty.
Is there an additional charge for paying in payments?
There is a $3 charge to use the summer tax payment plan.
Can I pay partial payments on my taxes?
Beginning in 2008 the City charter allows summer taxes to be paid in three payments. To be eligible for the payment plan, the first payment must be paid on or before September 14th. Winter taxes must be paid in full.
What are the payment plan due dates?
To be eligible for payment:
The first payment must be paid by September 14th .
The second payment is due November 14th.
The third payment is due January 14th.
Will you accept a postmark?
We do not accept postmarks. Payments must be received in the Treasurer’s Office on or before the due dates.
Can I pay my property taxes by credit or debit card?
Yes. You can pay online at www.cityofdearborn.org or by calling 1-866-518-2301 and following the voice prompts. You may also pay be credit or debit card at the Treasury counter.
Can I pay more than one bill on my check?
Only if it is the same bill type. Payments for the various bill types (tax, water, miscellaneous invoices, and special assessments) must be sent to the designated mailing address set up for each bill type. Failure to do so may delay your payment and result in the need to pay interest and penalties.
Why do I pay all my property taxes to the City of Dearborn?
The City of Dearborn is the tax collector for both the Dearborn Public Schools and Wayne County. The monies collected by the city are disbursed to the proper entity.
How can I make an address or name change on my tax bill?
A written request is required for any name or address changes to a tax bill. You may send a request in writing or come into the Assessors’ Office to complete a change of name/address form.