Owners of property located in Detroit's central business district have until April 15 at 4 p.m. to submit ballots for a Downtown Business Improvement Zone.
253 property owners whose properties are located within the area bounded by I-75, I-375, M-10, and the Detroit River are eligible to vote. They are voting on whehter or not to tax themselves at a rate of approximately $4 million annually. The money would be used to collect garbage, sweep sidewalks, put safety ambassadors on the streets, and fund other things to keep downtown clean.
For more information, visit Crain's Detroit Business