Matt Lambert, urban planner with DPZ in Miami, presented a look at the first draft of the Birmingham 2040 citywide master plan at the joint workshop meeting between the city commission and planning board on Thursday, October 17, which was met with both attention and critiques by board members and the public.
Lambert said they were looking for feedback on the first draft, which came in at 322 pages. “We've identified areas for work, primarily the neighborhoods,” he said. “Th
A political action committee formed to support a Special Assessment District (SAD) in Bloomfield Township that was rejected by voters on August 6 has paid $2,100 in campaign finance fines for failing to file contributions in a timely manner.
The Committee To Protect Our Police And Fire was formed in June of 2019 by Bloomfield Township Supervisor Leo Savoie and Treasurer Brian Kepes. On July 26, the committee filed a pre-election statement showing the committee took in $30,0
After receiving preliminary approval from the Birmingham City Commission on April 8, Brooklyn Pizza came before the Birmingham Planning Board on Wednesday, October 23, for a special land use permit to operate a bistro, and for final site plan and design review, where the bistro was recommended for approval.
The planning board, by a vote of 6-1, recommended Brooklyn Pizza receive a bistro liquor license to operate a bistro as they expand their restaurant into the adjacent Bi
Budget cuts and cost-cutting measures being undertaken in Bloomfield Township are expected to provide an additional $3.25 million to the municipality's annual budget, but could still require the township to dip into fund balance reserves in order to cover an estimated $2.2 million deficit and provide $2 million for unfunded liabilities.
Bloomfield Township Finance Director Jason Theis on Wednesday, October 16, presented the township board of trustees with budget projections
The Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees on Monday, November 11, will hold a public hearing regarding its 2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, which will provide about $66,000 to benefit low-income residents and seniors.
Bloomfield Township Senior Services has participated in the CDBG program since 2009 and has invested nearly $600,000 in the community, which will again requesting direct funds.
The CDBG program provides federal funds to local municipali