City Council October 5 Regular (conducted as a Committee-of-the-Whole) Meeting Agenda

October 5, 2023

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City of Southfield 
Regular Meeting (conducted as a Committee-of-the-Whole Meeting)
Agenda of the City Council 
October 5, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.
Council Conference Room
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. 


A.    Agreement with the Road Commission for Oakland County for Winter Road Maintenance, 2023-2024

B.    Authorization to Purchase Replacement Vehicle for Public Works Director    

C.    Receipt of Bids for Fats, Oils, and Grease Treatment

D.    Receipt of Proposals for Uninterruptible Power Supplies

E.    Authorization for Valley View Drive Sanitary Sewer Repair

F.    Amendment of the City Code to add new a new chapter,  Stormwater Management,  of Title II, Utilities and Services 

G.    Ordinance Amendment 1.314 of Chapter 9 of the Southfield City Code,  Southfield Employee Retirement System


A.    Enact Ordinance No. 1776, 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 5.22-5; Article 20, Section 5.185; Article 22, Sections 5.193, 5.194 and 5.195; to add heavy equipment sales and rental as a special use in the I-1 Industrial district, clarify that public art is permitted in required front yards and increase permitted maximum lot coverage on single family residential lots (PZTA23-0003) 


A.    Discussion for strategy and negotiation sessions connected with the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements in a closed session as requested by one of the negotiating parties. MCL 15.268(c)







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.