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Job Opening: Utility Billing Specialist
The City of St. Joseph is seeking a Utility Billing Specialist in the Finance Department.Read more ...
City Hall closed Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-21
Please be advised that City Hall will be closed Monday, January 21st in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Christmas Tree Pick-Up
Beginning December 26, 2018 continuing through January 25, 2019, The City of St. Joseph will pick-up Christmas Trees from city residents.Read more ...
Job Opening for Public Safety Officer
The City of St. Joseph is accepting resumes for the position of Public Safety Officer.Read more ...
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Summer Deferments – Senior Citizens, who meet legal qualifications, can defer payment of summer taxes until February 14th by filing the deferment form with the tax department. To qualify seniors must own and occupy their home, must be over 62 years of age and either paraplegic, quadriplegic, eligible serviceperson, eligible veteran, eligible widow or widower, blind or permanently disabled with annual income under $40,000.
Winter Deferments – Senior Citizens must file a Homestead Property Tax Credit form with the State of Michigan (as part of the Michigan 1040 form) and qualify for a refund. A copy of the completed form must be brought to the tax office before February 15th. After the last day of February, taxes must be paid to the Berrien County Treasurer's Office at 701 Main Street, St. Joseph.
Other information or forms
- Application - Summer Tax Deferment
- State of Michigan Tax Deferment Qualifications - https://www.michigan.gov/documents/treasury/4659_242861_7.pdf
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Monday – Friday:
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Population - 8,365
- City Employees - 81
- City Budget - $22.8 million
- City S.E.V. - $531,397,117 Avg.
- Residential True Cash Value - $199,000
- Square Miles - 4.4
- City Charter - Approved 1928
- Commercial S.E.V. - 96 million
- Industrial S.E.V. - 35 million
- Residential S.E.V. - 395 million
- Tax Millage - 16.5344