Tidbits of Interest
The motto The City of Progress is well deserved in Madison Heights. This full-service, modern community is fiscally sound, stable, and offers many advantages that revolve around a thriving local economy. In spite of the fact that 60 percent of the city’s tax base is derived from high-yield light industrial or commercial activity, 88 percent of the buildings remain single-family dwellings. This unusual situation enables residents of Madison Heights to enjoy some of the lowest taxes and finest city services in the nation, including curbside recycling.
Within the city’s borders is a county-operated golf course and a golf dome for winter skills training, a wave pool, and water slide. Other recreational amenities include a mammoth sled hill, Suarez Woods nature area, well-equipped parks, a senior activity center, and a variety of programs for all ages. Summer Festivals in the park are family-oriented extravaganzas where each musical event follows a theme, from Country & Western to ’50s nostalgia.