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eastern oakland ADDENDUM — Troy

Area: 34.3 Sq. Miles

Economic Base: Diversified base with residential, significant retail/office, light industrial (primarily high-tech and automotive). Government: Council/Manager/Mayor Housing: Median Sale Price $305,000 (August 2018) Income: Median Household Income: $90,000 Population: 87,177 (July 2017) Location: 20 minutes N of Detroit, 30 minutes NE of Metropolitan Airport. Library: Troy Public Library, 510 W. Big Beaver, Troy 48084 (248) 524-3538, troypl.org Medical Services: Beaumont Hospital, Troy and Henry Ford Medical Center. (See “Health Care”) Newspapers: Troy-Somerset Gazette (248) 524-4868, troy-somersetgazette.com Troy Times (586) 498-8000, online at candgnews.com Parks & Recreation: 1,000 acres of parkland, 15 parks varying in size. Lloyd A. Stage Nature Center, Troy Farm, Troy Historic Village, Daisy Knight Dog Park, Sylvan Glen Golf Course and Sanctuary Lake Golf Course and Driving Range. State-of-the-art Community Center complex with indoor aquatic facility, Skate Park, Outdoor Family Aquatic Center, accredited Senior Citizen program, variety of City and School Recreation Programs, strong baseball, soccer and football organizations. Post Office: 2844 Livernois (248) 619-1576 Protection: Full time police, full time and volunteer fire (6 fire stations). Schools: Troy Public Schools (248) 823-4000; Avondale School District (248) 537-6100; Birmingham School District (248) 203-3000; Bloomfield Hills School District (248) 341-5400; Lamphere School District (248) 589-1990; Royal Oak School District (248) 435-8400; Warren Consolidated Schools (586) 825-2400. Home campus of Walsh College, Michigan State University Management Center, Central Michigan University extension, Northwood University extension, plus numerous private schools. Seniors: The Troy Community Center offers recreational and educational classes. Emergency food assistance, social services, subsidized housing and a variety of transportation options are also available. For more information call (248) 524-3484. Friends of Troy Seniors: friendsoftroyseniors.org • (248) 526-2608 Tax Rates in Mills (2017): Avondale Public Schools Birmingham Public Schools Bloomfield Hills Schools Lamphere Public Schools Royal Oak Public Schools Troy Public Schools Warren Consolidated Schools Assessor’s Office: (248) 524-3311

Homestead 35.3401 39.3525 36.6309 45.6219 33.9225 37.5943 38.1638

Non-Homestead 53.5201 49.1771 47.0222 49.1569 49.6076 50.0861 38.1638

Oakland Township

Charter Township of Oakland 4393 Collins Road, Rochester 48306 (248) 651-4440 • www.oaklandtownship.org Population: 18,575 Income: $126,000 Oakland Township has a rural setting, but has everything in the way of culture, recreation and shopping is nearby. The Paint Creek Trail, which connects Lake Orion with Rochester, follows its namesake through the picturesque Township. Part of the trail is accessible for horseback riding. The topography provides striking views of treed hills and green valleys. New development has been respectful of the Township’s beauty with new communities harmonizing with the natural settings.

Rochester

City of Rochester 400 Sixth Street, Rochester 48307 (248) 651-9061 • www.ci.rochester.mi.us Population: 13,234 Income: $80,000 Rochester is a “Mainstreet” community with an active downtown. Paint Creek and the Clinton River flow through the City and a large municipal park provides a focal point for leisure activities. Rochester is known for events. Thousands come each year to enjoy the Art & Apples Festival, the Big Bright Light Show and Lagniappe and the State’s largest Christmas Parade. Rochester is home to an Older Person’s Commission with a modern facility and a wide variety of services and activities. The City is served by the top-rated Rochester Community Schools.

Transportation: I-75 passes through the center of Troy. One airport: Oakland-Troy, SMART bus service, Somerset and Oakland Mall Shuttles smartbus.org, Troy Medi-Go Plus. Utilities: Cable TV: WideOpenWest (866)496-9669, Comcast (248) 549-2100, AT&T (844) 827-7057. Consumers Energy, DTE Energy, and City water, sewer, refuse & recycling collection.

City of Troy

500 W. Big Beaver, Troy 48084 (248) 524 -1147 • troymi.gov

Troy Chamber of Commerce

2125 Butterfield, Suite 100N, Troy 48084 (248) 641-8151 • troychamber.com

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