The City of Sterling Heights, chartered in 1968, is a Michigan Municipal Corporation.It is the Mission of the city government to enhance the quality of life within the corporate boundaries by providing outstanding public service in partnership with the community by:
Protecting the public health and environment.
Ensuring the public safety.
Building and maintaining the public infrastructure.
Developing and maintaining public parks and recreation facilities.
Promoting planning that meets community needs and balancesgrowth with infrastructure capacity.
Ensuring efficient and effective management of the public'sfinancial and physical resources.
Encouraging respect for and celebrating of the diverse socialand cultural heritage of our residents.
Promoting public awareness and participation in governmentplanning, decision-making, and policy development.
Promoting and recognizing outstanding public service by volunteers, residents, and city employees.