Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Farmington officials discuss the sale of publicly owned properties, but what should replace them?
In a recent blog post, Farmington Mayor Pro Tem Bill Galvin suggested the sale of publicly owned properties for private development and building a new city campus with some of the proceeds. The idea of selling properties like the former 47th District Court building on 10 Mile Road, the Maxfield Training Center on Thomas Street and even city hall is nothing new, Mayor Tom Buck pointed out during a Monday night city council meeting. But with the push to create a new vision for Farmington, we thought it would be fun to do some dreaming. Here's your assignment: Imagine that Farmington City Hall and Public Safety Department, and the Farmington Community Library Farmington branch were lifted off the property that stretches down the east side of…
Monday, January 7, 2013
Time is also allotted for public comment on any issue during the Monday, 7 p.m. meeting.
Farmington city council members hold their first meeting of the new year on Monday, 7 p.m., at city hall. Officials will consider resolutions related to renovations at Drakeshire Plaza and the Grove Street improvement project. In addition, the agenda includes an analysis of bills passed during the legislative lame duck session and discussion of appointments to the city's visioning task force. Time is also allotted for public comment on any issue. Here's a list of Farmington and Farmington Hills events for which you'll need to register or RSVP later in the week: Check our calendar for more activities, classes and events happening today and throughout the week. If your event isn't listed, feel free to add it.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
The food shelf serves Farmington area families in need.
An organization that helps families in need in Farmington and Farmington Hills needs your help. The Neighborhood House/Farmington Area Goodfellows Food Pantry is running very low on canned and boxed goods. Items especially needed are cereals, canned fruits and any non-perishable item that can be used to make dinner. There's also a need for personal hygiene products like toothpaste and shampoo. Donations may be dropped off at the following locations: Farmington Hills City Hall, 31455 W. 11 Mile Farmington City Hall, 23600 Liberty Farmington Public Library Farmington Branch, 23500 Liberty Farmington and Farmington Hills residents who need help with food may call Loretta at the Neighborhood House, 248-871-2848 or write to FAgoodfellows@…