Farmington may get a new council member on Tuesday

After interviewing nine candidates, Farmington city council members on Tuesday plan to fill a council seat vacant since early January.

Bill Galvin’s resignation was officially accepted on January 6. Officials then had 60 days to appoint a successor. Under the city charter, if they do not appoint by March 6, the city is required to hold a special election.

Also on the 7 p.m. meeting agenda:

  • Hope for the Day’s 2020 Suicide Prevention & Action Month proclamation
  • Oakland County Water Resource Commission Corrective Action Plan for the Evergreen Farmington Sewage Disposal
  • Special Event Applications for the Greater Farmington Founders Festival (July 9-12), and VegMichigan (Sept. 13)
  • A contract for replacement of about 102 lineal feet of concrete curb on Shiawassee
  • A grant agreement between the Michigan Indigent Defense Commission (MIDC) and the cities of Farmington and Farmington Hills, and an agreement for Arraignment-Only Attorney Services with Oakland County for the MIDC program
  • Final payment to SLC Meter for meter installations
  • Authorizing HVAC design and inspection services at the DPW building and City Hall

The full agenda and supporting materials are posted at

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