dbrightwell@cityofsouthfield.com Term Expires November 2023 248-796-5150, Lloyd Crews AGBU Alex and Marie Manoogian School is an Armenian charter in Southfield. The major thoroughfares in the city include the John C. Lodge Freeway (M-10), which is among the first urban to suburban highways constructed in the United States. Duggan was the clear favorite to. State Senate District 8 was vacated when Peter Lucido was elected Macomb County Prosecutor in November of 2020. The Democratic nominee for Oakland County Executive in 2008 and for lieutenant governor in 2010, she was elected U.S. Representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district . Voting NO will side with the city. A vote of YES would leave the memorial in its current place. RELATED: Washtenaw County Election Results, This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. WDETis committed to bringing you accurate information about the races and will do so on-air and online when election results areavailable. She took the most votes in Oakland County, carrying Southfield, Pontiac and Oak Park, as well as Royal Oak Township. This is the seat that Spivey had until he resigned earlier this year. Cities by state. The major eastwest streets are 8 Mile Road (which forms the southern boundary of the city), 9 Mile Road (which is split by the Southfield Freeway), 10 Mile Road, 11 Mile Road (which is split by the Lodge), and 12 Mile Road. Southfield is home to over 780 acres (3.2km2) of parkland and a nationally recognized public school district.[who?]. (WDIV) Track live election results for Southfield in the 2021 Michigan General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 2. Lawrence had a 30-year career with the United States Postal Service, advancing to work in human resources. In 2001 Dr. Siver was elected to the Southfield City Council. 2023 FOX Television Stations, The Associated Press reports Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan has easily defeated attorney Anthony Adams. 36.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The mayor said he is unware of how many employees Compuware has or plans to bring to Southfield, or precisely why the company is making this move. Ms. Garrett also currently serves as Mayor of Lathrup . As of 6 a.m. he had won more than 75% of the vote. Mayor Fournier was first elected to the Royal Oak city commission in 2011 and has been serving as Mayor since 2016. All 623 precincts have reported their votes. City of Southfield,26000 Evergreen Road,Southfield, MI 48076(248) 796-5000Copyright 2023 All Rights Reserved. Residents don't have control over setting spending limits on ordinances. Update: Durhal slim lead grew even smaller over the night. On January 23, 2014, Lawrence announced that she would run for the 14th district for the second time.[18]. She then earned her bachelor's degree in Public Administration from Central Michigan University.[3]. nbanks@cityofsouthfield.com Term Expires November 2023 248-796-5150, Daniel Brightwell I encourage you to be informed on the issues facing our community, ask questions, and share your thoughts on how your city leaders can best serve the Wyoming community. Council Member Luke Londo. According to Southfield Mayor Ken Siver, who also serves as a board member and spokesman for the revitalization company, $10 million was used to repay debts spent on the rehabilitation. Nominations may be hand delivered to the Neighborhood & Information Center, mailed to: City of Southfield, Attn: Community Relations, 26000 Evergreen Road, P.O. Genter won the Democratic nominations versus just one opponent. The city also contains I-696, Southfield Freeway (M-39), and US 24 (Telegraph Road). City Council Chairman Tim Woolley won Tuesday night over a former council colleague in the race to be the next mayor of Taylor, a downriver community that has been beset by federal charges . With all 13 precincts in, Woolley has 50.7 percent of the vote to Democratic State Rep. Alex Garza's 40 percent. City of Southfield, 26000 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076 (248) 796-5000Copyright 2023 All Rights Reserved. The winning Democrat will face one of the three Republicans running, Mark Ambrose of Bloomfield Township, Matthew DenOtter of Waterford and Gabi Grossbard of Southfield, in the fall. Four charged in alleged robbery, assault. "It seems to be very definite. Dr. Siver has been an involved citizen since first moving here. Update: Gabriela Santiago-Romero has 71 percent of the vote at 11:59 p.m. For the latter Dr. Siver has chaired the annual Southfield Garden Walk for the past eight years. A member of the Democratic Party, Lawrence served as mayor of Southfield, Michigan, from 2001 to 2015, and was the party's nominee for Oakland County executive in 2008 and for lieutenant governor in 2010. We're thrilled," Siver said. Results for races in Southeast Michigan on Nov. 2, 2021 Decision 2021. There were 31,778 households, of which 26.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 33.5% were married couples living together, 19.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.8% were non-families. The autonomous city of Lathrup Village is an enclave within Southfield. Brenda L. Lawrence is a well-known and high-profile Democratic Party politician from Michigan who currently serves as the U.S. Representative for the state's Fourteenth Congressional District. The separate city of Lathrup Village sits as an enclave in the eastern part of the city, completely surrounded by Southfield. As of the 2020 census, the city had a population of 76,618.[5]. Decision 2021. For more information, call the Community Relations Department at (248) 796-5130. [30], Lawrence is married to McArthur Lawrence. 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Hawkins (term expires November 2025), This page was last edited on 18 February 2023, at 20:55. A Michigan city considered to be the center of Arab America has finally elected its first Arab-American mayor.. Abdullah Hammoud, the son of Lebanese immigrants, was born and raised in Dearborn . MICHIGAN. Council members are elected at large to four-year terms, with the low vote-getter in each election receiving a two-year term. The city had 76,618 residents as of 2020, according to the United States Census Bureau. Ms. Garrett is the first state director and has grown the base across metro Detroit. The gender makeup of the city was 44.7% male and 55.3% female. City of Southfield,26000 Evergreen Road,Southfield, MI 48076(248) 796-5000Copyright 2023 All Rights Reserved. [22] Students living in parts of Northern Southfield attend schools in the Birmingham City School District, while students living in the southeast corner of Southfield attend schools in the Oak Park School District. Ayers won the primary with 400 more votes than Young. [29], The Southfield Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for 775 acres of parks, nature preserves and open space and historic properties at 33 sites within the city. A transmitter for WDIV-TV is in the city; it is the only television station based in downtown Detroit. Missouri defensive lineman Darius Robinson carries the Mayor's Cup after the Tigers beat South Carolina 17-10 on Nov. 21, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. . About 5.8% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.2% of those under age 18 and 10.2% of those age 65 or over. [11] She was reelected to a fourth term unopposed in 2013. Southfield is situated in Oakland County and is part of the Detroit Metro Area. That was just after the city emerged from the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. [citation needed] In the 1950s, cities and villages began to incorporate within the township, including Lathrup Village in 1950, and Beverly Hills in 1957. The electors of the city shall elect a City Council of five members, one of whom shall serve as Mayor, which Council shall constitute the legislative and governing body of the city and which shall have power and authority except as in this charter or by law providing otherwise, to exercise all powers conferred upon or possessed by the city, and The Treasurer is elected to a four-year term. Title: Mayor. better known as hallucinogenic magic mushrooms, peyote, and iboga, The heaviest snow is behind us heading into the weekend, Snow storm shuts down Detroit Metro Airport, Power outages hit Metro Detroit hard as winter storm pounds area, WATCH - Jennifer Hammond talks with Detroit Titans guard Antoine Davis after coming up just short of the NCAA all-time scoring record, Dead woman found tied up, wrapped in tarp in abandoned Monroe County building, sources say, I didnt realize: Woman mistakenly eats heart-shaped chip that could have won her 100K, Disneyland banned Rebel Wilson over selfie, actress says, Macomb Township amputee gets snow shoveling help from neighborhood teen, Police: Wayne County Morgue employee broke into homes of the deceased. Update: Community volunteer Latisha Johnson held a commanding lead with 60 percent of the vote as of 6 a.m. Elrick had just 39%. A past president, vice president, secretary of the Magnolia Board, Dr. Siver has been the neighborhoods treasurer and membership chair since 1995. The main branch of the River Rouge runs through Southfield. Democratic state Rep. Alex Garza is looking to become the city's first Latino mayor. Box 2055 Lawrence was elected mayor of the city of Southfield in November of 2001, beating opponent Donald Fracassi with 52.6 per cent of the vote. He worked as a manufacturer's representative to the auto industry from 1973-1994. The city is home to Audacys Detroit studios. We're monitoring all the races that matter the most across Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne Counties. Concerned with housing, Dr. Siver joined the Southfield Non-Profit Housing Board in 2010. The city also had the area's sole Chaldean retirement home.[21]. The. As of 6 a.m., He has a 59-vote lead over Ross with all precincts reporting. Honestly, I dont know if they are totally moving out of downtown or not," he said. [29] While redistricting did create an open, heavily Democratic 13th district, the reshuffle combined with several deaths in Lawrence's family led to speculation that Lawrence would opt not to seek reelection. In 2008 she was elected Vice President (Policy) of the National Conference of Democratic Mayors, having served as a Michigan delegate to the 2004 Democratic National Convention. Kenson J. Siver Eric graduated from the University of Michigan in 1971. During the primary, Wozniak won a crowded race to get the Republican nomination. Brenda Lawrence (ne Lulenar; born October 18, 1954) is an American politician who served as the U.S. representative from Michigan's 14th congressional district from 2015 to 2023. Metro Detroit's regional sports network Bally Sports Detroit is in Southfield on 11 Mile and Evergreen roads. Email (ccfournier@romi.gov) Background. [30][31], Smith, Natalie Jill. There were 35,698 housing units at an average density of 1,360.8 per square mile (525.4/km2). Overall, Southfield is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. Dr. Siver is proud to be a founding member of the Southfield Martin Luther King Task Force. City Council Special Meeting Monday, March 06, 2023 06:00 PM 27400 Southfield Road, Lathrup Village, Michigan 48076. Detroit has two citywide at-large council seats. Lawrence's challenge to the polarizing Patterson was identified as the strongest challenge he faced in his six elections for County Executive. The seven-member City Council is the Citys legislative and policy-making body. [9] The office had 150 employees. City of Southfield, 26000 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076 (248) 796-5000Copyright 2023 All Rights Reserved. Also on the ballot is Tawnya Morris. The popularly elected mayor, who does not vote on council actions, has the right to veto council actions and appoints the city's planner, assessor, attorney, and members of various commissions. He is a past-president of that organization and current member of the Board of Directors. He collaborated with the School of Architecture at Lawrence Technological University and the Southfield Planning Department on cataloging and defining Southfields Mid Century Modern architecture. Dr. Siver is the author of three local histories, Southfield Faces the Crucial Decades:The Development of a Suburb & Its School System in the Years Following World War II (1987), A Brief History of Southfield (for elementary school students 1991) and Southfield:The History of Our City in its 50th Year (2009). Mayor Lawrence is a member of the Oakland County Chapter of the NAACP, a member of the Michigan Association of Mayor's Board of Directors, the U.S. Conference of Mayors Advisory Board, Southfield-Lathrup Optimist Club, Women's Economic Club, Women Officials Network Board of Directors, Birmingham YMCA Advisory Board, the Pepsi Community Advisory Board and the Board of Governors of the Renaissance/Skyline Club. Democrat Martin Genter is taking on Republican Douglas Wozniak. [1], Lawrence grew up in Detroit's northeast side, on Lumpkin Street. The Royal Oak Veterans Memorial near downtown was subjected to a move as the city planned to redesign the park. In late 2011, Lawrence announced she would be running in the newly redrawn 14th congressional district. She was raised by her grandparents after her mother died when she was three years old. The recent tours have been in partnership with DoCoMoMo (Documentation & Conservation of Buildings, Sites and Neighborhoods of the Modern Movement). 2021 Candidate Interview: Kenson Siver for Southfield Mayor (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 9, 2021) Southfield, MI - In the race for Mayor of Southfield, incumbent Kenson Siver is running for re-election. During the 2022 redistricting cycle, Lawrence's 14th district was eliminated as Detroit's congressional districts were radically reshuffled. City of Southfield, 26000 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076 (248) 796-5000Copyright 2023 All Rights Reserved. Mayor Lawrence has been a community advocate for many years, both as an elected official and local citizen. In 1986 he was promoted to Director of Information Services and in 2004 to Deputy Superintendent of Schools. Mayor Kenson J. Siver City of Southfield,26000 Evergreen Road,Southfield, MI 48076(248) 796-5000Copyright 2023 All Rights Reserved. In the 1960s he organized community service activities and championed environmental causes. As the city's chief elected officer, the Mayor serves as liaison to other government officials, agencies and boards, at the local, state, and federal levels, representing the City of Southfield. As of that year, the largest Chaldean church, by number of congregants, was based here. [6] The first settlers came from nearby Birmingham and Royal Oak, Michigan, as well as New York and Vermont. Rochester Post. Michael "Ari" Mandelbaum mmandelbaum@cityofsouthfield.com Term Expires November 2023 248-796-5150 Southfield was surveyed in 1817 according to the plan by Michigan territorial governor Lewis Cass. Council President Sylvia Jordan, who is African American, is running for mayor against Ken Siver, a former longtime councilman, who is white "Let's Get the Blacks Out of Southfield in November". All these officials hold nonpartisan positions. Task Force 2014. [7] The age distribution in the city's population was spread out, with 21.6% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. P.O. With residents from a rich array of cultural, racial, ethnic and religious backgrounds, Southfields wide variety of eating establishments offer the best in Asian, Italian, African-American, Middle Eastern, Jewish and continental cuisine. She assumed office on January 3, 2015. The Southfield Fire Department was formed on April 6, 1942, and the Southfield Police Department in 1953. chouge@cityofsouthfield.com Term Expires November 2023 248-796-5150, Allyson Bettis (function($) {window.fnames = new Array(); window.ftypes = new Array();fnames[0]='EMAIL';ftypes[0]='email';fnames[1]='FNAME';ftypes[1]='text';fnames[2]='LNAME';ftypes[2]='text';fnames[4]='MMERGE4';ftypes[4]='date';fnames[6]='MMERGE6';ftypes[6]='text';fnames[5]='MMERGE5';ftypes[5]='date';fnames[3]='MMERGE3';ftypes[3]='date';fnames[7]='MMERGE7';ftypes[7]='date';fnames[8]='MMERGE8';ftypes[8]='zip';fnames[9]='MMERGE9';ftypes[9]='radio';fnames[10]='MMERGE10';ftypes[10]='text';fnames[11]='MMERGE11';ftypes[11]='text';}(jQuery));var $mcj = jQuery.noConflict(true); Your connection to news, music, conversation. [2] She attended local schools, graduating from Detroit's Pershing High School. View election results for Southfield mayor and clerk. Peters won with 47%, to Clarke's 35%, Lawrence's 13%, and Waters's 3%. Read More. Dear Friends, Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, City Council Procedures Request for Recognition Form. ltaylor@cityofsouthfield.com Term Expires November 2025 248-796-5150, Nancy L.M. On the latter, Dr. Siver worked to strengthen city neighborhoods and sponsored numerous ordinances to address appearances and vacant homes. abettis@cityofsouthfield.com Term Expires November 2023 248-796-5150, Irv M. Lowenberg Phone: 248-246-3463. The city of Southfield did not actively recruit Compuware, and hasn't been approached by the company to provide any tax breaks or similar incentives for making the move. Duggan had won more than 72% of the votes in the August primary in which the top two vote-getters in the nonpartisan primary moved on to the general election. The racial makeup of the city was 70.3% African American, 24.9% White, 0.2% Native American, 1.7% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Voter turnout hit 21%. Southfield's per capita income in 2010 was $28,995. Telephone: (248) 796-5100 Mayor's Office Mayor Mike Duggan Mike Duggan was elected Mayor of the City of Detroit on November 5, 2013, and re-elected to a second term on November 7, 2017. Adams was a former deputy mayor in the early to mid-2000s under Kwame Kilpatrick. City council This Material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in any form. All Rights Reserved. 8000 East Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48214. There are numerous ball fields, tennis and handball courts, picnic areas and shelters. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 3.01. Ken Siver. Age: 75 Current job: Mayor of Southfield Education: BA from Oakland University; MA and doctorate from Wayne State University About Ken Siver: I am a public servant; not a politician.Most people know me as Ken. 2023 www.freep.com. In 2013, he began leading tours of Southfields Mid Century Modern Architecture. She was the first Black woman to serve as mayor of Southfield in 2001. Among the founders were the Heth, Stephens, Harmon, McClelland and Thompson families. UPDATE: Tate was winning with 74% of the vote by 6 a.m. over Larsosa. Hamtramck: Challenger Amer Ghalib, 41, will become the city's first Arab American and Muslim mayor Tuesday as he unseated longtime, four-term Hamtramck Mayor Karen Majewski, 66, in unofficial. There are soccer fields, play lots and sand volleyball courts throughout the city. Driver charged in fatal crash. City of Southfield, 26000 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076 (248) 796-5000Copyright 2023 All Rights Reserved. The Chaldean Federation of America, an umbrella organization for most regional Chaldean groups, is in Southfield. Among the founders were the Heth, Stephens, Harmon, McClelland and Thompson families. [19], As of 2011, many African Americans from Detroit were moving into Southfield and other suburbs of Oakland and Macomb counties. A product of Michigan's public school system, Mayor Lawrence is an alumna of Pershing High School and received her BA in Public Administration from Central Michigan University. ilowenberg@cityofsouthfield.com Term Expires November 2025 248-796-5200. Southfield uses the council-manager form of government, and thus is governed by a City Council consisting of seven council members. Kenson Siver was elected Southfield's new mayor Tuesday, defeating Sylvia Jordan 7,119 votes to 5,350 votes, according to unofficial election results. He taught English, journalism and American history at Thompson Junior High School from 1967 to 1977. Prior to her ascension to Mayor, Ms. Garrett was Mayor Pro tem from 2013 to 2017. Males had a median income of $48,341 versus $37,949 for females. She served as president, vice president, and secretary of the board. Most of what was left of the township was formally incorporated as a city on April 28, 1958, to protect it from annexation attempts by Detroit; whites who had migrated to the suburbs did not want to be associated with Detroit's expanding black community.[7]. Today, the company is owned byHouston-based BMC Software, which isbackedbyNew York private-equity firm KKR & Co., and BMC Compuware's employee headcount is believed to be much smaller than it was in the mid-2010s. He also gives tours of Southfield for new employees and realtors. The per capita income for the city was $28,096. The mayor of Southfield said Thursday that Detroit-based Compuware is definitely relocating workers to his suburban city, although he isn't sure whether the company intends to fully pull out of downtown Detroit. The city council appoints a City Administrator, who manages the day-to-day operations of the city. Brenda Lawrence ( Democratic Party) was a member of the U.S. House, representing Michigan's 14th Congressional District. 1:46. The city has several freeway interchanges connecting local roads to the freeways. State Senate District 28 on the state's west side around Grand Rapids and Wyoming has also been vacant since November of 2020 when Peter MacGregor (R) was elected Kent County Treasurer. The City Clerk is in charge of administering elections and providing records from City Council meetings. Meetings are listed in thecalendarand are subject to change. lcrews@cityofsouthfield.com Term Expires November 2025 248-796-5150, Myron Frasier

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