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

May 21, 2021

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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): 173 098 5659to make public comment at the May 24 Regular 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 

Agenda of the City Council 

May 24, 2021 at 6:00 pm via WebEx

26000 Evergreen Road

Southfield, Michigan 48076

Telephone: 248-796-5150

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  1. Presentation of Joint Mayor & City Council Resolution – 100th Anniversary of Plum Hollow Country Club
  2. Presentation of Proclamation – National Gun Violence Awareness Day
  3. Presentation by Lawrence Technological University


  1. Appointment of Justin Prybylski as City Assessor
  2. Reappointment to Public Arts Commission – Robert McTaggart
  3. Appointment to Southfield Local Officers Compensation Committee – Harvey Bronstein
  4. Appointment to Southfield Local Officers Compensation Committee – Ghana Goodwin-Dye


  1. Regular Meeting of April 26, 2021
  2. Committee-of-the-Whole Meeting of May 3, 2021
  3. Regular Meeting of May 10, 2021


  1. Award of Bid for Printing the Southfield Living Newsletter
  2. Appointment of Representative and Alternate to the Southeastern Oakland County Water Authority (SOCWA)
  3. Receipt of Bids  and Award of Contract for Road Material and Debris Removal Services for the Public Works and Parks & Recreation Departments
  4. Receipt of Bids and Award of Contract for Water Cross Connection Control Inspections
  5. Receipt of Bids and Award of Contract for Greentrees South Water Main Improvement (Job No. 2063SFLD)


  • PZRODD21-0001, the proposal to amend the existing ODD, Overlay Development District Development Agreement to amend the existing 2016 ODD Agreement for the Arbor Lofts property to allow for the conversion of three (3) carports to apartments, an eleven (11) unit garage-port structure, two (2) new carport structures on the north side of the existing building, a small dog park off the northeast corner of the building, and twelve to thirty-six (12-36) stacked multi-family units two to three stories in height on the north side of the property similar to the previous ODD but in a different layout for the Arbor Lofts building with underlying RC, Regional Center, on property located at 20300 Civic Center Drive, Sidwell Parcel #’s 2422-276-019, -020 & -021

Introduce Ordinance No. 1739


  1. PSP21-0005, the Site Plan Review request of Mr. Nick Freund, Freund & Associates, on behalf of the owner, Truck-Lite Co. LLC for 38 land banked parking spaces for an additional 9,017gsf of useable square feet within the existing Clarience (Truck-lite) building on property located at 20600 Civic Center Drive, Sidwell Parcel #2422-201-026, on the northeast corner of Civic Center Drive and the Northwestern Highway Service Drive, City of Southfield, Oakland County, State of Michigan
  2. PSP21-0006, the Site Plan Review request of Epicentre LLC to construct a 100,000gsf multipurpose athletic facility dome east of the existing building on property located at 18000 W Nine Mile Road on the northeast corner of W Nine Mile Road and Northwestern Hwy, Sidwell Parcel 2425-352-006, Section 25, City of Southfield, Oakland County, State of Michigan


  1. Enact Ordinance No. 1737, PZR21-0003, Rezoning Request of A&S Properties LLC, on behalf of the owners, Al Wazeer Properties Group LLC and Delorean Hughey, to rezone 1.17 acres of land from R-A Single Family Residential, P Vehicular Parking and OS Office Service to P Vehicular Parking and B-3 General Business, property located at 29070 Fairfax
  2. Enact Ordinance No. 1738, PZTA21-0002, Council initiated Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment to amend Title V, Zoning and Planning, Chapter 45, Zoning, by amending Article 4, Section 5.22-3 Overlay Development District, Table 1 Permitted Table of Uses, and other amendments that may become necessary as needed for the City of Southfield


  1. Authorization to Purchase Replacement Truck for Traffic Services Division
  2. Radio System Upgrade/Radio Purchase for future P25 system
  3. Approval for Additional Vehicle Use for the Fire Department
  4. Amended and Restated Brownfield Redevelopment Plan & Tax Increment Financing Plan and Development & Reimbursement Agreement for Northland City Center LLC


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  • 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.

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