Farmington officials consider millage question, clerk appointment

Farmington officials have two packed agendas for special and regular meetings held Monday, July 16, at Farmington City Hall, 23600 Liberty St.

Both meetings are open to the public. Farmington Voice will livestream the special meeting on Facebook; the regular meeting will be broadcast on the city website.

During the 6 p.m. special meeting, officials will discuss language for a proposed millage rate request to be placed on the November 6 ballot. Last month, council members decided to maintain the city’s existing millage rate and ask voters to approve 3 mills, evenly split between the general fund and capital improvements.

With plans for a 115-unit apartment complex at the Maxfield Training Center site on the table, council members will also talk about finding “data driven solutions” for parking in the Warner/Thomas/School Street area.

The 7 p.m. agenda includes:

  • a downward adjustment to water and sewer rates
  • approval of the November 6 ballot language
  • a proposal to update the city’s Master Plan
  • an extension request for the former 47th District Courthouse property agreement
  • appointment of Deputy City Clerk Mary Mullison to the position of City Clerk
  • approval of an agreement with DTE to convert city streetlights to LEDs, at a cost of  $136,470

You can view the full agendas and supporting materials on the city’s website.