The Little City with a Big Heart, the City of Melvindale is a great place to live, work, and do business, and still has that "small town" feel.
Downtown Development Authority
Melvindale has a Downtown Development District that encompasses the commercial center of Oakwood Boulevard and Allen Road. Certain taxes are captured and administered by the DDA to maintain and improve the district
Economic Development Corporation
The EDC is dedicated to improving the quality of life for the residents of the City of Melvindale. This is accomplished by the EDC through the use of business incentives designed to attract new businesses and enhance existing businesses which as its goal generates additional tax dollars, provides jobs and enhances the overall economic environment in the city
Melvindale residents are part of the Melvindale-Northern Allen Park School District which currently provides elementary school K-1 and 2 -5, middle school for 6 - 8, and high school for 9-12