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CITY OF HIGHLAND PARK RETURN TO EXCELLENCE


TODAY’S AGENDA Lunch Mix & Mingle Welcome Greetings By Mayor Hubert Yopp Business Introductions Department Head Presentations Mayor’s Remarks Q&A, Wrap Up

11: 30 am - 12:15 pm


TODAY’S AGENDA Lunch Mix & Mingle Welcome Greetings By Mayor Hubert Yopp Business Introductions Department Head Presentations Mayor’s Remarks Q&A, Wrap Up

12:15 pm - 12: 20 pm


TODAY’S AGENDA Lunch Mix & Mingle Welcome Greetings By Mayor Hubert Yopp Business Introductions Department Head Presentations Mayor’s Remarks Q&A, Wrap Up

12:20 pm - 12:25 pm


MAYOR HUBERT YOPP CITY OF HIGHLAND PARK


TODAY’S AGENDA Lunch Mix & Mingle Welcome Greetings By Mayor Hubert Yopp Business Introductions Department Head Presentations Mayor’s Remarks Q&A, Wrap Up

12:25 pm - 12:45 pm


TODAY’S AGENDA Lunch Mix & Mingle Welcome Greetings By Mayor Hubert Yopp Business Introductions Department Head Presentations Mayor’s Remarks Q&A, Wrap Up

12:45 pm - 1:15 pm


TERRY FORD CITY ATTORNEY


SHORT BIO CITY ATTORNEY

FORMER HIGHLAND PARKER ATTENDED HIGHLAND PARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS GRADUATED FROM WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL 33 YEARS OF UNINTERRUPTED LAW PRACTICE SERVED 3 MAYORS SECOND TIME SERVING CURRENT MAYOR HUBERT YOPP


WHAT WE DO • UTILIZING CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE AS A RESOURCE TO ASSIST THEIR • BUSINESSES TO AVOID OR EXPEDITE RESOLUTION OF CITY LEGAL ISSUES • ISSUES THAT IMPACT EMPLOYEES • ISSUES THAT IMPACT BUSINESSES • INTERFACING WITH THEIR LEGAL COUNSEL TO HELP THEM WHERE POSSIBLE • INTERFACING WITH THEIR DESIGNEE WHEN NECESSARY


KEVIN CONEY FIRE CHIEF


• Fire

inspections are ongoing and

nearly complete.

• Identifying unlicensed business and

FIRE PREVENTION

investigation such hazard continue to be researched and enforced to obtain a business license.

•A

community fire safety awareness program has been drafted ready for implementation.


Highland Park Fire Department will be hosting hands-on and scenario "Manday" training with surrounding jurisdictions such as Detroit, and Hamtramck.

MUTUAL AID & UNIFIED COMMAND TRAINING

This training is essential for fire personnel whom may become trapped and unable to find themselves out of a dangerous environment. Crews will be practice lifesaving skill under certain conditions. This training will be held:

October 25 & 26, 2016


CHESTER LOGAN POLICE CHIEF


TRAINING & EQUIPMENT Newly added Police Officer


TRAINING & EQUIPMENT TWO NEW POLICE VEHICLES


TRAINING & EQUIPMENT SET TO ADD AN ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER WITHIN 30 DAYS


TRAINING & EQUIPMENT REDUCED INSTANCES OF BREAK-IN AND ARM ROBBERY THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE OF THE BUSINESS IN THE CITY


TRAINING & EQUIPMENT RECONSTRUCTED NARCOTIC UNIT WILL BE WORKING WITH OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT PARTNERS TO CURTAIL THE DRUG TRADE


TRAINING & EQUIPMENT COMMUNITY OUTREACH COMMITTEE NAMES:

H.P. C.A.R.E.S. (HIGHLAND PARK COMMUNITY RESOURCEFUL EVENTS SERVICES)

E TOUCH OUR YOUTH AS WELL AS SENIORS IN OUR COMMUNITY


DAMON GARRETT

DIRECTOR OF REBUILDING CUSTOMER


WATER & SEWERAGE REBUILDING CUSTOMER RAPPORT WITH WATER DEPARTMENT STABILIZING WATER DEPARTMENT BUDGET • Confirming revenue • Billing • Property ownership verification (business related) • Hydrant installation, repairs, flushing • Pressure issues • Metering accuracy


WATER & SEWERAGE NEGOTIATIONS WITH GREAT LAKES WATER AUTHORITY (GLWA) • Sewer Rate Discussion with GLWA in November • Current debt / confirmation of bill components • Sewer volume reduction as it relates to bill reduction


WATER & SEWERAGE STORM WATER • What is it ? • How is it assessed for each property? • Mitigation


VOLUME OF FLOW IN PIPE

Sewage 20%

Storm Water 80%

Metro Consulting Associates October 1, 2015 4


DRY WEATHER FLOW (SEWAGE) Residential Occupied Commercial, Institutional, Office

Industrial

DWSD $ Storm Water and Sewage – Combined Sewerage System

Metro Consulting Associates October 1, 2015 4


WET WEATHER FLOW (STORM WEATHER) Transportation, Utilities, Recreation

Commercial, Institutional, Office

Residential Occupied

Industrial Residential Vacant

DWSD $ Storm Water and Sewage – Combined Sewerage System

Metro Consulting Associates October 1, 2015 4


WATER & SEWERAGE STORM WATER • What is it ? • How is it assessed for each property? • Mitigation


WATER & SEWERAGE STORM WATER • What is it ? • How is it assessed for each property? • Mitigation


YVETTE ROBINSON

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT


CED MISSION / GOALS / COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Economic Development is key focus for the City of Highland Park as it is essential to the growth & sustainability of the City which enhances the quality of life for our citizens.

The

success of the City's goal to "Return to Excellence" is heavily dependent upon retaining and establishing a strong economic base.


CED MISSION / GOALS / COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

In efforts to achieve this goal, The City of Highland Park is strongly committed to soliciting, supporting and strengthening businesses in their efforts to grow, expand and locate within our borders.


CED MISSION / GOALS / COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT This is accomplished by the City working to partner with the business community to achieve the right incentives, programs and support needed to aid in the growth of businesses, both large and small.


CED MISSION / GOALS / COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Develop a strong and consistent partnership with the Business Community :

• Quarterly Business Roundtable • Open communication • Networking Assistance • Mitigation Partnership


CED MISSION / GOALS / COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

• Customers, Workers and Clients through Community & Housing Development

• HP Housing Reinvestment Program


TODAY’S AGENDA Lunch Mix & Mingle Welcome Greetings By Mayor Hubert Yopp Business Introductions Department Head Presentations Mayor’s Remarks Q&A, Wrap Up

1:15 pm - 1:30 pm


TODAY’S AGENDA Lunch Mix & Mingle Welcome Greetings By Mayor Hubert Yopp Business Introductions Department Head Presentations Mayor’s Remarks Q&A, Wrap Up

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

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