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Future of Health - Detroit
Under Detroit’s Community Benefits Ordinance (CBO) the following proposed projects qualify as a Tier 1 CBO Development
The Developers, consisting of Henry Ford Health, Michigan State University, and the Detroit Pistons, propose a sweeping community development that brings connectivity between Henry Ford’s hospital campus footprint to the north and south of West Grand Boulevard while transforming the section of New Center which currently houses the headquarters of both Henry Ford Health System and the Detroit Pistons.
The proposed projects consist of integrated parking plans, health care/research/laboratory space, retail/commercial space and mixed-income residential units including:
Major expansion of Henry Ford Hospital with new 1 million+ sq ft patient tower, expanded emergency department, support services, and utility infrastructure
New cutting-edge 335,000 sq ft Research Center for Henry Ford Health + Michigan State University Health Sciences
Creation of 600 - plus housing units and 33,000 sq ft of retail and community space located in two new residential / mixed-use buildings and the conversion of One Ford Place to a residential/mixed-use building. Planned residential housing will include an affordable housing component
Two new parking structures with ~2,000 total spaces
New public recreation and green spaces
The Developers seek governmental and requisite board approvals by the first quarter of 2024 with a goal to commence site remediation and construction on the first phase of the projects in 2024.
More Information on the proposed Future of Health Developments:
- Future of Health Development Summary (English)
- Resumen de Desarrollo de El Futuro de la Salud (en español)
- ملخص تطوير مستقبل الصحة (باللغة العربية)
- স্বাস্থ্যের ভবিষ্যতের উন্নয়ন সারাংশ (আরবি ভাষায়)
Future of Health - Detroit CBO Impact Area
The project Impact Area contains all of Census Tracts 5236, 5224, and 5339. As shown on the map, this area is bounded by W. Euclid St. on the north, Woodward Ave. on the east, I-94 Fwy on the south, and Rosa Parks Blvd. on the west. The Impact Area includes all or part of the following neighborhoods: Elijah McCoy, New Center, New Center Commons, Tech Town, Virginia Park, and Virginia Park Community.
Future of Health - Detroit Neighborhood Advisory Council
A nine (9) member Neighborhood Advisory Council (NAC) will be established for this community benefits process. Any Detroit resident who lives in the Impact Area and is over the age of 18 is eligible to serve on the Neighborhood Advisory Council. Members of the NAC are expected to attend all scheduled public meetings during the CBO process: consisting of at least 5 meetings over a period of 2 – 3 months.
NAC Election and Appointment Process: At the CBO Meeting on October 10, 2023, Impact Area Residents heard from prospective Neighborhood Advisory Council candidates and elected 2 representatives to the NAC.
In accordance with the Community Benefits Ordinance. following the October 10th meeting the three appointing City Council Members as well as the Planning and Development Department have invited additional nominated candidates to fill the remaining positions as shown below.
Neighborhood Advisory Council (NAC) Members
Term beginning Tuesday, October 24th, 2023
Joanne Adams (Co Vice-Chair) - Elected by Impact Area Residents
Russell Howard - Appointed by Council President Mary Sheffield
Lauren McNeary - Appointed by Council Member Coleman A. Young II
Venita Thompkins (Co Vice-Chair) - Appointed by Council Member Mary Waters
Stephan Bobalik - Appointed by Planning & Development
Lynda Jeffries (Chair) - Appointed by Planning & Development
Marcus Keys (Secretary) - Appointed by Planning & Development
Gary Williams - Appointed by Planning & Development
Benjamin Bennett - Appointed by fellow NAC members*
*Former member Steven Rimmer resigned from the NAC effective November 1, 2023. In accordance with the Community Benefits Ordinance, at the November 1st public meeting, the NAC appointed Benjamin Bennett as the permanent replacement to fill the vacated seat.
Congratulations to each of the Neighborhood Advisory Council Members, we truly appreciate your commitment to your neighbors!
Additional NAC Meetings
Monday, October 30th, 2023 - Follow up meeting with DEGC to answer additional NAC members' questions about tax incentives and financial impact of the Future of Health
Monday, December 4th, 2023: The Future of Health Development Team made themselves available to answer questions from the Neighborhood Advisory Council regarding the potential community benefits proposal.
How to Participate in CBO Meetings
ADVANCE REGISTRATRION STRONGLY ENCOURAGED: https://bit.ly/futureofhealthdetroit
PUBLIC CBO MEETINGS WILL TAKE PLACE IN PERSON AT UNIVERISTY PREP HIGH SCHOOL WITH AN OPTION TO WATCH REMOTELY VIA ZOOM
Please note that in person attendance is highly encouraged to fully participate in the CBO Meetings. Zoom participation may be limited due to technical constraints.
ALL MEETINGS WILL BEGIN AT 6:00PM – DOORS OPEN AT 5:30PM FOR REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS
ATTEND IN PERSON
University Prep High School, Ed Parks Campus
610 Antoinette St. Detroit, MI 48202
- Public parking: is available in the surface lot across Antoinette from the school.
- Transit information: The meeting location is conveniently served by DDOT (routes 23, 16, 42, and 4), SMART (routes 462 and 461), the QLine Amsterdam St. Stop and nearby MoGo Bike Share stations.
VIEW REMOTELY VIA ZOOM
Register to receive meeting link: https://bit.ly/futureofhealthdetroit
Dial by phone: +1 312 626 6799
Meeting ID: 873 4667 3162
Upcoming Public Community Benefits Meetings
Tuesday October 3rd, 2023 at 6:00pm
CBO PROCESS AND PROJECT INFORMATION
Tuesday October 10th, 2023 at 6:00pm
ELECTION OF TWO (2) NEIGHBORHOOD ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBERS –
ONLY IMPACT AREA RESIDENTS ATTENDING IN PERSON MEETING MAY VOTE
IMPORTANT FOR NAC CANDIDATES AND VOTING IMPACT AREA RESIDENTS
If you plan to be nominated for the NAC or you are an Impact Area Resident who will vote - please bring documentation that can verify your primary residential address.
A current photo ID with your address or other valid documentation showing your home address will be accepted.
HOW TO REQUEST LANGUAGE OR ACCESSIBILITY ACCOMMODATIONS
With advance notice of seven calendar days, the City of Detroit will provide interpreter services at public meetings, including language translation and reasonable ADA accommodations. Please contact the Civil Rights, Inclusion and Opportunity Department at 313-224-4950, through the TTY number 711, or email [email protected] to schedule these services.
Mediante un aviso previo de siete días calendario, la ciudad de Detroit proporcionará servicios de interpretación en las reuniones públicas, incluida la traducción de idiomas y las adaptaciones razonables de acuerdo con la Ley ADA. Para programar dichos servicios, comuníquese con el Departamento de Derechos Civiles, Inclusión y Oportunidad llamando al 313-224-4950, por medio del número TTY 711, o envíe un correo electrónico a [email protected] .
سوف توفر مدينة ديترويت خدمات الترجمة الفورية في الاجتماعات العامة، إذا تلقينا إشعارًا مسبقًا قبل الاجتماع بسبعة أيام تقويمية أو أكثر، بما في ذلك خدمات الترجمة وتعديلات قانون الأمريكيين ذوي الإعاقة (ADA) المعقولة. ويُرجى التواصل مع "إدارة الحقوق المدنية والدمج والفرص" على الرقم 4950-224-313، أو من خلال رقم الهاتف النصي (TTY) على الرقم 711، أو إرسال بريد إلكتروني إلى [email protected] للحصول على هذه الخدمات.
ক্যালেন্ডার অনুযায়ী সাত দিনের অগ্রিম নোটিশ সহ, ডেট্রয়েট সিটি জনসভায় ভাষা অনুবাদ এবং যুক্তিসঙ্গত ADA থাকার ব্যবস্থা সহ দোভাষী পরিষেবা প্রদান করবে। এই পরিষেবাগুলির সময়সূচী নির্ধারণ করার জন্য অনুগ্রহ করে সিভিল রাইটস, ইনক্লুশন অ্যান্ড অপারচুনিটি ডিপার্টমেন্টে 313-224-4950 নম্বরে কল করে, TTY নম্বর 711-এর মাধ্যমে [email protected] -এ ইমেইলের মাধ্যমে যোগাযোগ করুন।
Schedule of CBO Meetings
*Please note that this schedule might change and any updates will be provided below
Register for all meetings at: https://bit.ly/futureofhealthdetroit
Meetings will begin at 6:00 PM (doors open at 5:30 for registration and refreshments) and take place at University Prep High School, Ed Parks Campus – 610 Antoinette St. Detroit, MI 48202 with an option to view the meetings remotely via Zoom.
Tuesday, October 3rd, 2023 - Introduction of project and CBO process
Tuesday, October 10th, 2023 - Introduction of project and CBO process + Election of two (2) Neighborhood Advisory Council (NAC) Members - Only Impact Area Residents attending in person may vote in the NAC election.
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 - 1st convening of the NAC and presentation of project details and financial incentives
Wednesday, November 1, 2023 - NAC Working Meeting
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 -NAC and Developer discussion of project impacts and potential community benefits / mitigations n
Tuesday, November 14, 2023 - Continued NAC and Developer discussion of project impacts and potential community benefits / mitigations
Tuesday, November 28, 2023 -NAC presentation of project impacts and proposed community benefits/mitigations
Tuesday December 5th at 6pm - Developer presentation of response to project impacts and proposed community benefits / mitigations
Tuesday December 12th at 6pm - Finalization and potential NAC vote to support Community Benefits Proposal