City Officials Envision New Pathway Around Municipal Lawn

City Officials Envision New Pathway Around Municipal Lawn

Council approves motion to seek bids, then decide on spring construction
By Jessica Strachan Velazquez

SOUTHFIELD – City officials see Southfield’s Municipal Complex as a “canvas” of sorts, and health is at the center of that blank canvas, council members explained during a recent meeting.

A proposed sidewalk loop for recreational activities, which would encompass the lawn, leads the way in promoting healthy activity on municipal grounds.

“Parks and Recreation has had a plan, pretty much on the books for 20 years, of doing a circular loop in the front lawn,” City Planner Terry Croad explained to council during the Dec. 3 meeting. “I thought it was a great idea for many reasons. As you know, we’re trying to make the City Centre District more pedestrian-friendly and also put life on the street.”

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