City Council August 24 Regular Meeting Agenda (conducted via teleconference)

August 21, 2020

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Due to the State of Emergency declared due to COVID-19, the council meeting will be conducted via teleconference. Residents can listen to the council meeting live on City Cable 15 and through the City's website at Residents may also call in at +1-415-655-0001 US Toll (Event number (access code): 129 759 1586) to make public comment at the August 24 City Council Meeting. To participate at the time of Public Comment, please raise your hand by pressing *3. Once called upon press *3 again to lower your hand.  


City of Southfield

Regular Meeting Committee of the Whole

Agenda of the City Council

August 24, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. via Webex

26000 Evergreen Road

Southfield, Michigan 48076

Telephone: 248-796-5150  

For Public Comment, please call and push *3 to be recognized

Public Comment +1-415-655-0001

US Toll Access Code 129 403 3050




  1. Presentation of Ordinance Text Amendment Presentation by Bruce Rosenthal
  1. Presentation on Social Media Platforms
  1. Interlocal Government Agreement for Election Services between Oakland County and The City of Southfield
  1. Authorization for Contract Amendment/Extension for Detention Facility Operations
  1. The Purchase of Cisco WebEx Licenses
  1. Authorization to Purchase Replacement Hurst Extrication Rescue Tool (Jaws of life)
  1. Approval to Purchase Rescue Task Force Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) for the Fire Department
  1. Proposed Sale of Vacant Lot
  1. Northland Steering Committee
  1. Amendment to 2019-2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) Request Public Hearing


The Southfield City Council has established the following Rules of Procedure for all speakers: 

  • No speaker may make personal or impertinent attacks upon any officer, employee, or City Council member or other Elected Official, that is unrelated to the manner in which the officer, employee, or City Council member or other Elected Official, performs his or her duties. 
  • No person shall use abusive or threatening language toward any individual when addressing the City Council.

Any person who violates this section shall be directed by the presiding officer to be orderly and silent.  If a person addressing the Council refuses to become silent when so directed, such person may be deemed by the presiding officer to have committed a “breach of the peace” by disrupting and impeding the orderly conduct of the public meeting of the City Council and may be ordered by the presiding officer to leave the meeting.  If the person refuses to leave as directed, the presiding officer may direct any law enforcement officer who is present to escort the violator from the meeting. For Communications The phone number to call in is 415-655-0001, event number / access code is 129 403 3050, push *3 to be recognized. 


Sherikia L. Hawkins, MMC

City Clerk

Individuals with special needs who plan to attend this meeting should contact the City Clerk’s Office at 248-796-5150 (voice) or 711 (TDD). If auxiliary aids or services are needed, reasonable advance notice is required.