Farmington officials look at Oakland Street project

Farmington city officials will talk Tuesday night about a reconstruction project that will add parking on Oakland Street, between Grand River and Farmington Road.

The 6 p.m. special meeting agenda starts with interviews of three candidates for open positions on the Planning Commission, Board of Review, Health Committee, and Zoning Board of Appeals. The agenda packet, with a detailed drawing of the Oakland Street project, is posted at farmgov.com.

During their regular 7 p.m. meeting, council members will consider permit requests for spring/summer events including the Haitian Arts & Crafts Festival, July 28-29; Bodhi Yoga’s Downward Dog Days of Summer, June 11; and Farmington Library’s Pavilion Story Time and Family Fun in Riley Park events. They’ll consider declaring February 7 National Optimist Day and hear a Farmington Farmers & Artisans Market presentation.

The agenda also includes actions related to Public Works projects, a Stormwater Management Ordinance, the 2019 Recreation Master Plan, and a no-match grant award of $100,000 for the Public Safety Department’s Public Surveillance Camera Program. Funds would be used to add cameras in downtown Farmington parking lots and at the intersection of Grand River Avenue and Farmington Road.

At the end of the meeting, officials will meet in closed session to talk about collective bargaining and correspondence from the city attorney.

The agenda and supporting materials for the regular meeting are posted at farmgov.com.