Welcome to Grandmont, one of “Detroit’s Premier, Diverse Communities.” Grandmont is a close-knit community of 800 homes, we pride ourselves as being “Detroit’s Home of Good Neighbors." The tranquil atmosphere of our family oriented community is deeply rooted in our serene, tree lined streets and the classic architecture of our houses.
This lovely community is served by the Grandmont Community Association (GCA). The neighborhood is home to Edison Elementary School and the recently renovated Ramsay Park.
GCA publishes a monthly newsletter known as The Grandmonitor. Grandmont’s annual events include a neighborhood-wide banquet, a home and garden tour, and the Grandmont Arts and Crafts Fair.
Grandmont Community Association is looking for an Editor for the Grandmonitor. Need the following skills:
- Have an eye for detail.
- Demonstrates a good command of English with strong writing and computer skills.
- Can work independently, accurately and quickly on deadline.
- Possesses solid proofreading skills and ability to condense logical thoughts so the text fits into allotted areas.
- Must be able to use Microsoft Word and Publisher software.
- Is able to convert files to PDF and send it to the printer, Spartan Forms Inc.
A small stipend is given for your services.
The Social Planning Committee assists in planning the official meetings of the GCA, which include the Annual Business and Dinner meeting in April each year. The committee also helps plan and organize other social events with the other committees of our community. They send cards on behalf of the Association for significant events of our residents and their families.
Contact Us: Krystal Thurmond (313) 837-6262
The Youth & Education Committee serves to promote dialogue and positive reinforcement within our local schools, particularly Edison School. This liaison fosters a positive link between school and community, They also plan activities for youth in the community and promote social responsibility.
Contact Us: Carla White-Smith, (313)220-8530
The Environmental Committee seeks to protect and ensure the investment and resale value of residents' property by encouraging homeowners to maintain, upgrade and beautify their property. The committee informs residents of zoning ordinances and city code regulations and also monitors the ownership and status of vacant homes and properties in Grandmont. The Committee along with the GCA Board represents residents at Board of Zoning appeals hearings, when particular zoning enforcement and variances are of an issue to Grandmont. Grandmont is zoned R1, Single Family Residential. They also act as a liaison for the community for city and public services such as lighting, tree trimming, garbage and bulk pick-up, street maintenance, and housing compliance.
Contact Us: Harrison Duke III (313)837-4913
Crime Prevention Tip
Importance of Reporting All Crimes
We want to remind area residents that it is imperative that they report all crimes, even after they occur and even if they are not emergency situations. Documenting crime is a crucial part of combating it. If we do not provide the police with an accurate record of crime in our neighborhoods (the frequency and locations of crimes), then the police are less able to map hot-spots or take strategic action against criminals.