A resident living in the 555 S. Old Woodward building damaged some items and then activated the fire alarm before taking off in the middle of the night on Monday, October 26, the building manager told Birmingham police.
When officers arrived, the property manager on site at the residences at 555 S. Old Woodward informed them a table lamp and painting had been damaged. A witnessed reported a 33-year-old resident had knocked over the lamp and removed a picture from the wall
An employee arrived for work on Sunday, October 25, at Motor City Power Sports in Bloomfield Township and discovered several motorcycles tipped over.
Around 8:30 a.m., Bloomfield Township police received a breaking and entering complaint at 1645 S. Telegraph Road. When officers arrived, an employee said that he arrived at the store to find one of the front showroom windows smashed.
Officers searched the building and found several motorcycles tipped over in the showroom. T
A Bloomfield Township resident reported to police on Thursday, October 22, that someone used his personal information to obtain a small business loan.
The victim, 51, who lives in the 500 block of Foxhall Court, informed township officers that he received letters from the U.S. Small Business Loan Administration (SBA) stating he was the debtor of a $30,000 loan. The victim reported that in addition to the SBA loan, his personal information was used to file unemployment benef
A Bloomfield Township resident discovered someone entered her vehicle sometime during the night of Friday, October 23, and stole her backpack, which contained her ID, keys, bankcards and laptop.
The resident, who lives in the 2000 block of Aspen Lane, informed Bloomfield Township police, that sometime during the night someone had entered her 2017 Ford Escape and stolen her backpack. The vehicle was parked in her driveway and left unlocked. Inside the backpack was the victim
With a supermajority of 6-1, Birmingham City Commissioners voted to have their labor attorneys begin discussions with former city manager Tom Markus regarding terms of possible employment, as well as acting as a go between with the commission on their terms, at their meeting on Monday, October 26, following the recent resignation of current city manger Joe Valentine, effective at the end of December. Markus proposed returning to the city for a five-year stint in light of curr
While the city commission continues in discussions with former city manager Tom Markus, they unanimously agreed to have city staff develop a request for proposal (RFP) for an executive recruitment firm to begin the recruitment process for a new city manager at its meeting on Monday, October 26.
At their meeting on October 19, the city commission agreed to both engage a professional recruitment firm and to interview Markus, following the unexpected resignation of current ci
Birmingham City Commissioners took no action on a review of the organizational structure of Birmingham's parking system at their meeting on Monday, October 26, noting the timing of the project was wrong with city management undergoing change.
The proposal to solicit a proposal to have the organizational structure of Birmingham's parking structure reviewed by city contractor Nelson Nygaard was requested by commissioners Clinton Baller and Brad Host, and unanimously supported
Five new bistro applications and one for an existing restaurant, the Whistle Stop Diner, received preliminary approval by the Birmingham City Commission on Monday, October 26, meaning they can all be moved on to the city's planning board for full review before returning to the city commission for final approval.
October 1 is the deadline each year for bistro applications for the following year, planning director Jana Ecker explained. Commissioners had initial review screeni
Birmingham resident Mark Mitchell's Daxton Hotel is almost ready to remove the construction fence and introduce his vision of luxury hospitality to visitors, with an opening date of February 2021 marked on the calendar.
“We are excited to show travelers the very best of Michigan and beyond in a market worthy of a world-class hotel,” said Mitchell. “Daxton will set a hospitality standard far beyond the Midwest and it is an absolute privilege to deliver a project that will b
In light of Birmingham city manager Joe Valentine's recent resignation, the city commission agreed on Monday, October 19, to both engage a professional recruitment firm and to interview former city manager Tom Markus.
A special meeting has been called to interview Markus on Friday, October 23, at 3 p.m.
“For those who don't know, our city manager is leaving at the end of the year, and as a result we are faced with filling his position,” mayor Pierre Boutros began the conv