Announcements and News of Interest


City of Hamtramck Board of Review Announcement

The City Of Hamtramck is seeking interested individuals who would be willing to serve as board of review members during the three day meetings (check the schedule below) of the board under the direction of the City Assessor.

The members of the board of review will be paid $50.00 per day for their services.

 As per the City Charter, the Board of Review is composed of three members, appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council, who have the qualifications for holding elective offices and who are freeholders of property assessed for taxes in the city.

Interested individuals should call the assessor’s office at 313-870-0325 or e-mail to:


2012 March Board of Review

The 2012 March Board of Review will be held at the following times:

  • Monday, March 19 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm,
  • Wednesday, March 21 - 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 22 -9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Appointments are going to be accepted beginning March 1st for the above dates of board meetings.

General Motors Adding 2,500 Jobs to their Hamtramck Plant:

General Motors is adding 2,500 jobs at the plant where it makes two hot models -- its Malibu midsize car and Volt extended-range electric sedan. That's a $69-million investment at the Hamtramck, Mich., plant.

Demand is so vigorous the cars that GM wants to the plant to be capable of running around-the-clock. And in Michigan, one of the states impacted the most by unemployment, GM will creating 1,200 new jobs in addition to bringing back 1,300 laid-off workers. The new workers will be paid about $14 an hour.

"Filling this plant with new work is very satisfying because GM is dedicated to helping rebuild this city," Mark Reuss, the company's North American president, said in a statement.