27400 Southfield Road
Lathrup Village, MI 48076
E-Newsletter - December 11, 2020
City News
Tim Prast - Retirement
After many years of dedicated service with the Department of Public Services and now Lathrup Services, Tim Prast is retiring!

His last day with us is December 15th -- which is also his birthday!

We join with a grateful community in expressing our heartfelt appreciation and wish Tim all the very best!
From Everyone in Lathrup Village!
  • The last day for Bagged Leaf Pickup is Monday, December 14th

  • City Hall is closed daily from 12:30-1:30 PM.

  • Friday, December 18th - City Hall closes at 12noon for Staff Appreciation.

Board / Commission Seats
Accepting Applications
for Council Appointment
Historic District Commission
Application Deadline: Dec. 15, 2021
Term ending: 12/31/2021

Board of Review
Application deadline: Jan. 8, 2021
Term ending: 12/31/2024

Downtown Development Authority
Application Deadline: Jan. 15, 2021
Term ending: 2/1/2025
  • Applicants should have an interest in property located in the downtown district or officers, members, trustees, principals, or employees of a legal entity having an interest in property located in the downtown district.

Those interested in a position can fill out the Application for Committees and return the application to City Hall.
Water Service Material Survey
Lathrup Village residents are being asked to assist in identifying if the water service leads to their home contains lead, copper, or galvanized steel.
An easy online survey form is available at
Or, residents can use the QR Code.

Helpful information is available through the National Public Radio (NPR) online tool that helps residents to walk through the identification process step-by-step.

The information submitted will be reviewed by staff and loaded onto a GIS map and database. This will make it easier for the Department of Public Service to identify the materials for each property and which may require replacement.
2021 MLK Day Programs
Local residents are invited to participate in a citywide food drive benefiting Lighthouse Oakland County and a “Community Experience Journal” where they can write or videotaped personal stories, experiences, or perspectives, as it relates to the legacy of Dr. King and social justice.

The Lathrup Village Parks & Recreation Department will host a friendly competition between sections of the city. Residents will receive weekly updates indicating upcoming themes and flash challenges. 2 To participate in the citywide food drive, residents may:
  • Drop off donations during business hours between Monday, December 14, and Monday, January 18, 2021, to the Community Room of Lathrup Village City Hall, located at 27400 Southfield Road, Lathrup Village, 48076.
  • Drop off donations to block captains or business collection sites. A list of block captains and business sites is available at
  • Participate in “Fill the Truck” porch collection dates on Friday, January 8, and Saturday, January 16, 2021.

Visit the website here to learn more about how to participate in the Citywide Food Drive and the Community Experience Journal.
Winter Your Town 2021

Winter Your Town is now available!

To view the digital copy of Your Town, click here.
Lighthouse Donation Drive
Please join us in donating to Lighthouse. Find their Pantry Wish List below and donations can be dropped off in the Donation Box inside City Hall by the City Office counter. The donation drive runs until December 15th.

To learn more about Lighthouse, visit their website here.
Remote Meetings
Planning Commission
For login information, click here.
Tuesday, December 15, 2020,
at 7:00 PM
Public Hearing--Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment

City Council Study Session
Monday, December 21, 2020,
at 6:00 PM

City Council Meeting
Monday, December 21, 2020 at 7:00 PM

Mayor Mykale "Kelly" Garrett

Mayor Pro Tem Bruce Kantor

Council Member Ian Ferguson

Council Member Saleem Siddiqi

Council Member Donna Stallings


Dr. Sheryl L. Mitchell, City Administrator

Pamela Bratschi, Treasurer

Chief Scott McKee, Police Department

Yvette Talley, City Clerk

Susie Stec, Community & Econ Dev

Christopher Clough, Parks & Rec
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