City Council June 10 Regular Meeting Agenda

June 7, 2024

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City of Southfield 
Regular Meeting Agenda of the City Council 
June 10, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. 
Council Chambers 
Donald F. Fracassi Municipal Campus
26000 Evergreen Road
Southfield, Michigan 48076
Telephone: 248-796-5150





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. 
The Council may not provide responses to public comments during the meeting.  If you have provided your contact information when you signed up for public communications, the City will provide a more formal response to you in the near future.


Acceptance of Community Project Funding for Beechwood Park & Trail
Presentation of Joint Resolution – Southfield Juneteenth Celebration


A.    January 8, 2024 Regular Meeting Minutes

CONSENT AGENDA (these items are considered routine / non-controversial or have previously been discussed)

A.    Authorization to Purchase a Backhoe for the Water & Sewer Division

B.    Authorization to Update the SCADA System 

C.    Receipt of Bids for Branch and Brush Chipping Services

D.    Authorization to Purchase Trailer for Streets & Highway Division

E.    Authorization for Budget Adjustment to Local Street Land Improvements Account

F.    Authorization to Purchase New Fire Hose for the Fire Department

G.    Authorization for Additional Funds for Landscape Improvement Services for Fire Department

H.    Amendment Request - Authorization to Upfit Vehicles for the Fire Prevention

I.    DebtBook Subscription Renewal

J.    Authorization to Award Bid for Pedestrian Furnishing Installations at Bus Stops and Along Paths

K.    National Garage Sale Day

L.    Authorization for Increasing Contract Total for Additional Expenditures for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Maintenance and Repairs Services in the Library



A.    Enact Ordinance No. 1786, PZRODD24-0001, rezone 11.9 acres of land at 29777 Telegraph Road, Southfield, Michigan

B.    Enact Ordinance No. 1787, PZRRUDD24-0001, rezone 5.51 acres of land on the south side of Hooper Blvd, west of Berg Road, Southfield, Michigan


A.    Presentation and discussion regarding a proposal to construct an addition to an existing gas station/convenience store including the addition of a carry-out restaurant use at 28745 Northwestern Hwy (Parcel 24-18-276-007), southwest corner of Northwestern Hwy & Franklin (PSLU24-0010/PSP24-0006)

B.    Presentation and discussion regarding a proposal to permit construction and operation a Biggby Café with a drive-thru in the western endcap unit of an existing shopping center at 27200 W 8 Mile Rd (Parcel 24-31-356-025), northeast corner of W 8 Mile & Seminole (PSLU24-0011/PSP24-0007)

C.    Presentation and discussion regarding the proposed site plan (PSP24-0003) for Phase 2 of the McKinley Place development (PZRRUDD19-0001) at 18330 George Washington Dr (Parcel 24-26-226-004)

D.    Presentation and discussion regarding the proposed rezoning of the northern part of 28600 Lahser Rd from RM Multiple Family (Low Rise) to R-2 Single family to match the existing zoning on the southern part of the site (Parcel 24-15-101-007)


A.    Travel Expense Report: Coretta Houge, MML Spring Advance Summit, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, May 17-18, 2024

B.    Travel Expense Report: Nancy Banks, Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce Conference, Mackinac Island, Michigan, May 28-31, 2024






A.    Request to Schedule Joint Meeting with the Planning Commission on July 15, 2024

Individuals with special need for 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.