City Council Update
Highlights from the City Council meeting on Dec. 22, 2016
Citizens’ comments – A homeowner requested the removal of asphalt
or regrading of an alley (city-owned property) that was privately paved
near homes on Carpenter and Grace, south of Baseline Rd. The City will
require that the two homeowners who contracted for the alley’s paving
obtain a professional review of the roadwork that documents issues
involving drainage and speeding.
Liquor license transfer
- Brown Dog Creamery, a small-batch ice cream dessert bar, was granted a
Class C liquor license to serve carry-out beer and wine and also have a
defined dine-in area that serves alcohol-infused desserts and ice-cream
2017 Street Improvement Program – City Council
asked for further review of the seven bids submitted by engineering
firms for designing and providing oversight of three proposed road,
sidewalk and water main projects slated for summer 2017. The projects
involve E. Cady (from S. Center St. to S. Main St.) replace existing 4”
water main with new 12” line, reconstruct the asphalt road; High Street
(W. Main to W. Dunlap), repair asphalt road, new curb and spot sidewalk
repair; and Elmsmere (E. Chigwidden to Coldspring), improve concrete
road and sidewalks.
Lot-split allows for turn-around on Wing
Ct. – City Council approved a plan to create a hammerhead
turn-around on a parcel of land being donated for this use by a current
homeowner who is selling a portion of his property.
software – City Council approved extending a contract to the current
provider for cloud-based access to Fire Department files.
Cady parking deck – City Council approved a $49,500 bid from RAM
Construction to repair a deteriorating beam at the west end of Cady
Street parking deck. In addition, the city will share the cost of beam
repairs with Navigant Oak in an amount not to exceed $35,000 for other
Collective bargaining - City Council held a
private session to discuss renewing labor contracts for covered city
Changing time of City Council meetings – City
Council asked the City to investigate changing the starting time of
meetings from 7:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Northville City Council
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