What is the cost to taxpayers? Will taxes increase?
  • City leaders and staff worked hard to bring this project to fruition without increasing costs to residents. Through sound fiscal management and a strategic approach, the city has been able to leverage its AA credit rating to secure bonds to fund the project which will be paid for using existing revenues. Simply put, the city has planned and budgeted for the project in a way that will not require any new taxes or funding increases.
  • The current cost estimates are as follows:
  • Police building: $19.8 million 
  • City Hall: $12.2 million
  •  Parking Structure: $18.1 million
  • Park and site improvements: $10.9 million

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1. How did this Royal Oak development project come to fruition?
2. How will this project be paid for?
3. What is the cost to taxpayers? Will taxes increase?
4. Will the public be invited to give input/feedback on the new park?
5. Can't the facility issues with City Hall and the police station be fixed? Why not just repair the existing building?
6. How will the new City Hall benefit residents?
7. Will parking spaces be lost?
8. Will the police monitor the new structure?
9. Where will handicap individuals and senior citizens park?
10. Are businesses closing because of the development?
11. Who owns the 11 Mile parking garage?
12. How many handicap parking spots will be in the 11 Mile parking garage?