City Council October 23 Regular (Hybrid) Meeting Agenda

October 21, 2023

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City of Southfield 

Regular (Hybrid) Meeting Agenda of the City Council 

October 23, 2023 at 6:00 p.m.

Council Chambers

Donald F. Fracassi Municipal Campus

26000 Evergreen Road

Southfield, Michigan 48076

Telephone: 248-796-5150  





  • Reappointment to the Downtown Development Authority – Angel Abdulahad
  • Reappointment to the Downtown Development Authority – Ingrid Brown
  • Reappointment to the City Centre Advisory Board – Mateusz Nowakowski
  • Reappointment to the City Centre Advisory Board – Linda Height
  • Reappointment to the City Centre Advisory Board – Hassan Jawad
  • Appointment to the Brownfield Review Board – Michael Read
  • Appointment to the Brownfield Review Board – Danita Wimbush
  • Appointment of Deputy Building Official – Rolland Wilkins


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.


  • Presentation of Proclamation – “Extra Mile Day”, November 1, 2023



  1. Approval to Purchase New Cubicles for Police Records
  2. Southfield Police Department / Traffic Improvement Association Grant
  3. Proposed Loan of Used Office Furniture
  4. Plumbing Repair Bids
  5. Replacement of the Boiler at Fire Station #3
  6. Replacement of a Water Heater at the Sports Arena
  7. Authorization to Purchase Water Metering, Monitoring, and Related Services
  8. Authorization to Participate in Oakland County Brownfield Consortium for FY2024 Community-Wide $1,500,000  United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Coalition Assessment Grant under Title 11, Subtitle A, of the Small Business Liablity Relief and Brownfields Revitalizaiton Act of 2002
  9. Request to Assign McKinley Place at 18330 George Washington Drive Reimbursement Agreement to 18330 GWD LLC from McKinley Development Associates LLC
  10. Dell APEX Backup Services and Data Protection for the Library
  11. Authorization to Complete DTE Duct Sealing Pilot Program for the Library
  12. Authorization to Purchase Replacement Computer Server and Storage Array for the Library
  13. Authorization to Lease Multifunction Copier Devices for Patron Use at the Library
  14. Resolution of Support for the Library of Michigan Improving Access to Information Grant Progra
  15. John Grace Request for an additional 24-Month Option to Acquire
  16. Sale of Remaining 8.5 Acres at Former Northland Mall to Contour Acquisitions, LLC
  17. Oakland County Incident Management Tea


  1. PCZR23-0002 (PUBLIC HEARING) is a Conditional Rezoning Request of the Solo Company, LLC, to rezone the Cornerstone Plaza Shopping Center from B-2 Planned Business to B-3 General Business, property located at 23633-23881 Greenfield Road, City of Southfield, Michigan (Sidwell Parcel 24-25-401-018)

Introduce Ordinance No. 1778

  1. PSLU23-0012 (PUBLIC HEARING) is a Special Use Request of Macallister Machinery, to allow for heavy equipment sales and rental, located at 21700 Telegraph Road, City of Southfield, Michigan (Sidwell Parcel 24-33-151-008)
  2. PZTA23-0004 (PUBLIC HEARING) is a Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment to amend Title V, Zoning and Planning, Chapter 45, Zoning, of the Code of the City of Southfield by amending Article 4, Section 5.28 and Article 15, Section 5.139; to add other government facilities to the libraries and government office buildings, public utility offices, and post offices already permitted in the RC Regional Center District

Introduce Ordinance No. 1779


  1. Enact Ordinance No. 1777, Amendment of the City Code to add new a new chapter,  Stormwater Management,  of Title II, Utilities and Services


  1. Authorization to Proceed with Lahser Woods Park Improvements – Phase I: Dog Park and Parking Lot
  2. Installation of Four EV Charging Stations
  3. Civic Center Drive Streetlight Upgrade
  4. Ordinance Amendment 1.314 of Chapter 9 of the Southfield City Code,  Southfield Employee Retirement System

Introduce and Enact Ordinance No. 1780

  1. Beech Woods Park - Authorization to Enter into Interlocal Partnership Agreement for Park Operations between Oakland County and City of Southfield and to Retain OHM Advisors for Design and Engineering Services for Beech Woods Park Implementation Phase I and to Retain Turner Construction Company for Beech Woods Park Project Pre-Construction Management




  1. Formation of a Charter Review Committee
  2. Resolution Directing Regional Coordination for Deer Population Management





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.