Attorney Roger Young, at the February 24 Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees meeting, provided updates about the township's current legal challenge by the law firm Hanley Kickham, a class action lawsuit over potential excessive water and sewer fees.
A class action suit against Bloomfield Township was filed in April 2016 by the law firm Hanley Kickham, which has been largely successful suing municipalities for excessive water and sewer fees, asserting they have been part
Supervisor Leo Savoie was met with applause after he finished his comments at the Monday, February 24, Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees meeting in response to public comments made at the last few meetings and in the community by an outspoken group in the township.
"I want to speak tonight about the truth and I want to speak about integrity," he said. "I want to speak about the facts and how a small group of people in the township who are twisting reality to suit their
Bloomfield Township Director of Public Works Thomas Trice went before the board of trustees on Monday, February 24, to ask for approval on the tri-party program for Wing Lake, Wabeek, and Exeter roads and to give the supervisor the necessary authority to sign the agreements.
The tri-party agreement will have Bloomfield Township, Oakland County, and the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) all paying for one-third of the cost of the projects.
According to Trice, the p
A public hearing was held at the Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees meeting Monday, February 24, on an accepted petition to pave part of Brookdale Street and all of Dryden Lane in the Bloomfield Estates Subdivision, but a motion failed and the streets will remain unpaved, consistent with the rest of the subdivision.
The petition would provide for paving part of Brookdale Street between Strathmore Street and Dryden Lane, and all of Dryden Lane.
The proposed project woul
Birmingham city commissioners approved a street light agreement between the city of Birmingham and DTE Energy Company for the removal, manufacture and installation of new street lights for the Maple Road reconstruction plan at their meeting on Monday, February 24.
Austin Fletcher, assistant city engineer, explained in a memo that for the second phase of the Maple Road reconstruction project, scheduled to begin in March, a total of 48 existing street lights will be removed a
After returning home from a vacation, residents living in the 100 block of Baldwin Avenue, Birmingham, discovered their home had been broken into on Sunday, February 23.
They informed officers that numerous items were missing from inside the home, and the front door appeared to have been pried open.
Birmingham police are investigating.
On Friday, February 21, Birmingham residents came home from vacation to find their home had been ransacked.
The homeowners, who live in the 900 block of Northlawn discovered the rear sliding door was ajar. Numerous items were missing from the home, they told officers.
Birmingham police are investigating.
Birmingham police officers on Thursday, February 20, were dispatched on reports of a larceny from an automobile in progress by a man in a ski mask.
A witness made the report of an incident in the 900 block of Henrietta after seeing a man with a black ski mask on going through a car at night.
A perimeter was set up by Birmingham and Troy police with a K-9, who tracked the suspect to the 800 block of Pierce in Birmingham, where he was found hiding in the bushes.
In three separate incidents, residents of Bloomfield Township had packages delivered but then stolen, two at the same residence, on Thursday, February 6, and again on Tuesday, February 18, and another on Thursday, February 20.
On Wednesday, February 19, Bloomfield Township police were dispatched to 4235 Covered Bridge Road, where the homeowner informed officer that she had had two separate packages delivered, one on February 6, and another on February 18. She had received d
A man and a woman stole six steaks and a bottle of whiskey from the Kroger store at Maple and Lahser roads in Bloomfield Township on Saturday, February 22.
The store manager informed Bloomfield Township police officers that around 8:30 p.m., two people entered the store and ordered six steaks from the butcher counter. While waiting for their order to be prepared, they began acting suspiciously, the manager said. After receiving their order, the suspects walked to the liquo