City Centre Advisory Board October 10 Meeting Agenda

October 5, 2023

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Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2023

8:30 a.m.
Conference Room A, Southfield Pavilion

26000 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI



A.    Roll Call: (Heasman, Height; Jawad; Litzler; Ken Peterson; Kim Peterson; Sioma; Siver; Stevens; & Suardini)
Excused: Terry Croad; Nowakowski; Heasman

B.    Approval of Minutes:

  • Sept. 12, 2023

C.    Budget/Approvals:

  • FY 2023/24 Budget Status (thru 9/30/23): Receive & File

Processed Project Invoices in September: Banner Sign Co. CPB - $560; Costco Wagon (Events) - $95.39; D & B Landscaping; Monarch Butterfly Garden Paving Plan - $12,488; Echo Media Marketing September Services - $2,000; Signgraphix Install 5 ct. Birdhouses - $475; Cynthia Blue Shaw, Communication Services 7/1/23 - 8/31/23 - $3,000; Bluewater Contract Renewal 9/1/23 – 8/31/24 - $2,300; Echo Media Design & Print Fall 2023 Happenings Newsletter - $650; APT Solar Solutions, LLC, 8 ct. 3D Solar Bollards 50% Dep. - $2,000; Juno solutions, LLC, Services Maintenance Path Plan Revisions Sheet Set, Written Specs & Documents- $2,210

D.    Presentations/Project Status/Approvals: 

  • Detroit Regional Chamber sponsorship naming: Rochelle Freeman
  • Installation of pollinator garden at Eaton Corp. Update: Joane Slusky, Juno Solutions, LLC. Recommend approving the low qualified bidder Artistic Outdoor Solutions, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $76,000. (Note: Total line-item budget # 930.9300 Maintenance & Improvements (7) for Pollinator Garden is $70,000. Additional funds will come from CPB Landscape replacements).  Irrigation in the amount of $2,500 will be paid out of Contractor Installations (misc.).
  • Approval for purchase of Five (5) Flock Cameras: The approximate cost per camera is $2500/per year with a onetime install cost of $100-$500 depending on location and pole utilized. A 5-year contract is required. Lieutenant Blake Matatall, Investigations Division, Southfield Police Department. (Budget Line Item #971.9740 Land Improvements balance is approx. $15,000)
  • Approval for Year 3 of the Bike Share Service by Tandem Mobility in the amount of $52,200 for 29 standard bikes and one trike: (Note: Budget Line Item #801.8180 Special Projects & Professional Services (7) is $55,000)
  • Update on purchase of art piece from the Detroit Design Center:  Planning is currently seeking approval of a proposed location and easement at LTU. Total anticipated price: $42,000 (including delivery, installation, and structural drawings for the foundation), exclusive of concrete foundation (estimated at $8,000). (Note: Total line-item budget # #801.8180 Special Projects & Professional Services (4) for Public Art Installations and maintenance is $60,000.)
  • Update on Purchase/Repair of bollards: Still exploring options.
  • Update on disposition of “60” sign:  Still investigating.

E.    Public/Media Relations


  • Echo Media/Shaw Updates:
    • Cynthia Shaw resignation. CCAB will be seeking another editor and copy writer. Please forward recommendations to T. Croad.
    • Social Media Analytics:
    • Winter 2023 Newsletter: story ideas
    • ADL Walk Against Hate: Sunday, October 22, 2023
    • Misc. updates:
  • LTU Report:

F.    Public Comments:

G.    Board Member Comments:

H.    Adjournment

Note: Next Regular Board Meeting: Next meeting, Nov. 14, 2023, Conference Room A, unless otherwise posted.