City Council September 11 Regular (Hybrid) Meeting Agenda
City of Southfield
Regular (Hybrid) Meeting Agenda of the City Council
September 11, 2023 at 6:00 p.m.
Donald F. Fracassi Municipal Campus
26000 Evergreen Road
Southfield, Michigan 48076
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
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. Regular Meeting Minutes of August 28, 2023
B. Regular Meeting Minutes of September 5, 2023
A. Transportation Improvement Association Membership Renewal
B. Agreement with Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) for Municipal / Community Credit Service and Funding Contract Period: July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024
C. Authorization Jay Lefkowitz to fabricate and install a replacement sculpture for the damaged beyond repair “Gratitude” in the south Evergreen Road round-a-bout
D. Authorization to purchase benches & trash receptacles for pedestrian and bus stop improvements
E. Authorization to Seek 2024 MDNR Urban and Community Forestry Grant Program
F. Public Works Renovation Furniture
G. Southfield Police Department / Flock Safety Automatic License Plate Recognition
H. Schedule Regular Meeting for Thursday, September 14, 2023
PUBLIC HEARINGS AND SITE PLANS
A. Economic Development Initiative – Public Hearing on Request from Southfield Tower II Equities LLC and Southfield Retail Equities LLC to Establish an Industrial Development District under Public Act 198 of 1974, as Amended, at Traveler’s Tower 26555 Evergreen Road, 26559 Evergreen Road and 26533 Evergreen Road at Evergreen and Civic Center Roads
B. Economic Development Initiative – Application from Epitec for Personal Property Tax Exemption Under Public Act 328 of 1998, as Amended, at Traveler’s Tower, 26555 Evergreen, Southfield MI
AGENDA ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND / OR ACTION
A. Authorization to Seek the 2023 Reconnecting Communities and Neighborhoods and Neighborhood Access and Equity Program Construction Grants for 9 Mile and Lincoln Roads
A. Sale of Remaining 8.5 Acres at Former Northland Mall to Contour Acquisitions, LLC
CLERK, TREASURER, PLANNER, ASSESSOR, ENGINEER
ADDITIONAL ITEMS DEEMED NECESSARY FOR DISCUSSION
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