Welcome to Quality Living
Northville is a lively city, with a 150-year old history,
that offers beautiful neighborhoods, a vibrant business
district, first-rate schools and city services, historic
buildings and settings, and plenty of parks and trails for
relaxing, enjoying nature and staying active.
city embraces its heritage with historic buildings in
downtown Northville, neighborhoods that feature 19th Century
homes, and unique historical sites.
art galleries, theaters, restaurants and intriguing
landmarks abound in the walkable downtown.
looking for green space, you’ll find it at the city’s
numerous parks and trails – many with woods, ponds and
rivers. Children and adults alike can explore and exercise
in acres of green space – perfect for walking and running.
City roads have plenty of bike lanes for leisure and serious
Come to Northville to experience all that
makes this city a destination for quality living.
Questions and Answers about the 2018 Street Bond
A list of the commonly asked questions and their answers about the 2018 Street Bond on the November 6, 2018 Ballot.
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Keeping you informed about the 2018 Street Bond on the Nov.
A community forum on the street bond will be held Sept. 20,
from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Community Center, 303 W. Main. A second
forum will be held on Oct. 20, at the same location, from 1 to 3
Visit the website and social media sites for updates. City
News will also have news about the bond issue.
City Council Update - September 17, 2018
Public comment: John Forslund, of 350 Lake
St., in Cabbage Town, voiced his concern about whether the two
storm drains on his street were effectively collecting water
after heavy rains. He said his garage, which is on the low point
of the street, flooded after an August rainfall. He asked about
the schedule of cleaning for the storm drains and whether there
might be a blockage in the pipes between Lake St. and Mill Pond.
Council noted that the City would look into it and respond to
Status report of historic district
– Elaine Robinson, architecture historian with the Commonwealth
Group, and Sally Elminger, principal at Carlisle/Wortman
Associates, made a presentation during the meeting. They noted
that a public hearing is scheduled for Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. in
Council Chambers concerning the final draft of the Historic
District Study Report. It is one of three documents produced
during the year-long, intensive-level survey. The other two
documents are the Historic District Survey, a compilation of
descriptions and photos of more than 300 properties and
structures within the current boundaries; and the National
Register nomination form, intended to update the current form on
file with the National Register of Historic Places.
City Council Update - September 5, 2018
Kelly Breen, a member of
the Novi City Council, introduced herself and noted that she is
running for state representative in the 38th District.
Bill Flohr, a
coach for Northville Varsity Baseball and coordinator of the
Armed Forces Concert, asked City Council about being able to
reserve Ford Field on May 17, 2019. Due to not having booked one
year in advance, per City policy, and that a wedding is
occurring at nearby Mill Race Village during part of that time,
Flohr was advised by City Council to work it out with Mill Race
New IT service provider – City
Council awarded a service contract to I.T. Right, of Bath, MI,
for a term of 10 years at an annual cost of $16,000 for the
first three years, waiving a Request for Proposals (not needed
for professional services). The contact takes effect Nov. 1,
2018. The City had been using Northville Township’s IT services
on a contractual basis, but the growing demands on that IT Dept.
made it too difficult to continue to perform service for two
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