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City Council Update

Highlights from City Council Meeting, September 18, 2017

Citizen’s comments - Frank Bauss, of 125 North Rogers St., stated there are several dead trees on his property that he wants to remove but can’t do so because his permit application has not been approved.

Recognition of lifesaving efforts – City Council recognized the lifesaving efforts of those who helped revive Charles Gevirtz following cardiac arrest on July 13 and Mayor Ken Roth personally congratulated them and gave each a City of Northville Life Saving Award certificate.

Those honored were Lt. Matthew Samhat and Firefighter Aaron O’Donnell, both of the Northville Fire Dept.; Jeffrey Potter and Holly Leverton, of the Community EMS crew; Ryan Figueroa, who performed CPR; and Northville Police Officers Matt Duggins and Ken DeLano.

The happy survivor Charles Gevirtz thanked all involved, saying if it wasn’t for their help, he wouldn’t be standing there today and anticipating the wedding to his fiancé Victoria Volyanyuk, who was in the audience.

Lot split appeal – City Council affirmed the Northville Planning Commission’s approval, with conditions, of the lot splits to parcels 376 and 377 at Dubuar and Rogers Street. Those conditions state that the applicant must provide financial guarantees for the construction of a road and retaining wall to provide access to the parcels.

Police Dept. formalizes agreement with Wayne County SWOT – City Council agreed that the Northville Police Department should enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Western Wayne County Special Operations Team (WWCSOT) to formalize the participation of police officers and firefighters on the Western Wayne County Special Operations Team.

Fire Dept. formalizes communications agreement with state – City Council agreed that the City of Northville Fire Dept. should enter into its own subscriber agreement with the Michigan Public Safety Communications System (MPSCS). Until now, the City was included in Northville Township Fire Dept.’s agreement with the state.

150th anniversary celebration – Mayor Ken Roth publicly thanked Michele Fecht for organizing the event.

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