May 8, 2023 – City Council Meeting

General Meeting:

The consent agenda was approved.

The matter of establishing a fee structure for fines to owners of vacant/abandoned structures was sent to the Committee of the Whole.

A block party was approved.

A signage request by Metro Detroit Signs for Haggerty Road between 7 Mile and Phillips Rd was approved.

The Livonia Zoning Ordinance was approved (previously referred to as the Livonia Vision 21 Zoning Ordinance).

Study Meeting Agenda:

Approved for the consent agenda:

  • Block parties + Saint Rafka Maronite Catholic Church Cultural Festival
  • Compensation increase for Assistant City Treasurer and Clerk to align with Deputy Treasurer and Clerk
  • Transportation Study by OHM
  • Fence replacement at Botsford Pool
  • Renew agreements for animal sheltering with Michigan Humane Society and rock salt from Detroit Salt
  • Storm drain system improvements

The Basilica of St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church is planning its annual festival for August 10th -13th and requested a waiver for the City’s noise ordinance at the Study Meeting. In response to resident concerns, Council is proposing a decibel restriction that will be considered at the next Council meeting.

Development/improvement requests by Plymouth Auto Sales, Nofar Hotel Group (Schoolcraft Rd by Merriman) and Four Winds Church will be evaluated further at the next meeting.

As always, the meeting agendas can be viewed on the city website here:

The meetings can be watched unedited on the city’s Youtube channel here:

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