City of Harper Woods Incorporated in 1951
The City of Harper Woods was incorporated as a City on February 19, 1951.
Management's Mission Statement:
We firmly believe in Philosopher John Locke's Social Contract Theory that-
"Government exists for the benefit of the governed not those governing."
"The City of Harper Woods exists not to serve those who are employed here, but for the residents who have placed us here to serve."
The City's business is service to our community.