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Current City Council Agenda

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
 
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
 Monday, March 27, 2017 | 7 P.M.
Council Chambers | Novi Civic Center |45175 Ten Mile Road
(248) 347-0460 

 
 
CALL TO ORDER       
                                                                                                                      
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
ROLL CALL:  Mayor Gatt, Mayor Pro Tem Staudt, Council Members Burke, Casey, Markham, Mutch, Wrobel
 
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
 
PUBLIC HEARING
 
1. Special Assessment District 179 for streets within Vistas of Novi Planned Unit Development
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2. Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Grant for land acquisition application
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PRESENTATIONS
 
1.  National Emergency Telecommunicator’s Week – April 9-15, 2017 – Alan Patterson, Communications Manager
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REPORTS:
 
1.   MANAGER/STAFF
 
2.   ATTORNEY
 
AUDIENCE COMMENT – In order to hear all citizen comments at a reasonable hour, the City Council requests that speakers respect the three-minute time limit. This is not a question-answer session. However, it is an opportunity to voice your thoughts with City Council. Speakers wishing to display visual materials through the City’s audiovisual system must provide the materials to the City Clerk’s Office no later than 5 p.m. five days before the meeting and the materials cannot be changed before the meeting.
 
CONSENT AGENDA REMOVALS AND APPROVALS (See items A-P) All items listed under Consent Agenda are considered routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Council Member so requests, in which event the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered at the end of the normal Agenda.    

MATTERS FOR COUNCIL ACTION
 
1. Approval of Resolution to establish an Industrial Development District for Madias Brothers Inc. on Twelve Mile Road east of Taft Road.
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2. Approval of Resolution authorizing application from A 123 Systems LLC. for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate for an approximately 88,580 square foot New Facility to be located on Twelve Mile Road east of Taft Road, and related Agreement concerning Industrial Facilities Tax Abatement.
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3. Approval of Resolution authorizing submission of a Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Grant (MNRTF) grant application for land acquisition of 20.31 acres of property parcel  50-22-31-200-021  located  on  Nine  Mile  Road,  west  of  Garfield  Road.  Total estimated purchase cost, including grant, is $490,000, with the 25 percent City match of $122,500.
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4. Consideration of adoption of Ordinance No. 17-188, an ordinance to amend the City of Novi Code of Ordinances, at Chapter 28, “Signs,” in order to comprehensively revise regulations relating to purpose and intent; permitting process; permanent and temporary signs; off-premises signs; definitions; appeals; and other provisions of the ordinance.  Second Reading
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5. Approval of Ordinance Review Committee recommendation to adopt Ordinance No. 17-107.04, amending Chapter 18, “Housing,” Article III “Disclosure Requirements for Sale of New Single-Family Residences,” of the City of Novi Code, in order to repeal the regulations and provisions.  First Reading
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6. Approval of Ordinance Review Committee recommendation to adopt Ordinance No. 17-119.3, amending Chapter 12, “Drainage and Flood Damage Protection,” Article VII “Fertilizer Application,” of the City of Novi Code, in order to delete the requirements of Section 12-274, “Rates and Application Schedule; Prohibitions” relating to required mailings, delete Section 12-276, “Registration Requirement and Procedure,” and renumber the remaining provisions accordingly.  First Reading
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7. Approval of Ordinance Review Committee recommendation to adopt Ordinance No. 17-189, amending Chapter 7, “Building and Building Regulations,” Article VI, “Business of Renting Buildings,” of the City of Novi Code, in order to repeal the regulations and provisions.  First Reading
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8. Approval of the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) request for a Variance of the City’s Noise Ordinance for the proposed reconstruction of 10 Mile Road from Copperwood Drive (Lyon Township) to Nepavine Drive and the construction of a modern roundabout at the intersection of Napier Road and Ten Mile Road.  This project also includes the paving of the existing gravel road along Napier Road from 9 Mile Road to 10 Mile Road.
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9. Consideration to approve Memorandum of Understanding Regarding Future Realignment of Taft Road (Commerce Park Development) relating to property on the south side of Twelve Mile and west side of Taft Road.
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10. Approval to award a unit price contract for landscaping services on city-owned properties to KBK Landscaping Inc., the lowest qualified bidder, for a one year term with three one year renewal options with a total estimated cost of $119,706.
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AUDIENCE COMMENT – In order to hear all citizen comments at a reasonable hour, the City Council requests that speakers respect the three-minute time limit. This is not a question-answer session. However, it is an opportunity to voice your thoughts with City Council. Speakers wishing to display visual materials through the City’s audiovisual system must provide the materials to the City Clerk’s Office no later than 5 p.m. five days before the meeting and the materials cannot be changed before the meeting.
 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

MAYOR AND COUNCIL ISSUES
 
CONSENT AGENDA REMOVALS FOR COUNCIL ACTION:  Consent Agenda items which have been removed for discussion and/or action.
 
COMMUNICATIONS: 
 
CONSENT AGENDA:  Background information for Consent Agenda items is available for review at the City Clerk’s Office.

A. Approve Minutes of:
     1. March 13, 2017 – Regular meeting
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B. Approval of the final payment to L.J. Construction, Inc., for the ITC Pathway – Phase 1A project in the amount of $45,046.97, plus interest earned on retainage.
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C. Approval of Ordinance Review Committee recommendation resolution to eliminate fees charges for yearly re-inspections of Outdoor Seating installations and assignment of addresses.
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D. Approval of Resolution Authorizing “2017 Stars and Stripes Festival” to occur on the Suburban Collection Showplace property at 46100 Grand River Avenue including adjacent temporary supporting uses.
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E. Approval of the Beautification Commission’s recommendation on the Neighborhood Entryway Enhancement Matching Grant Program to award the requested grant amount for the following neighborhoods upon successful completion of the entryway work depicted in the applications: Briarwood ($5,000.00), Camden Court ($5,000.00), Meadowbrook Glens ($1,400.00), Meadowbrook Lake ($ 5,000.00), Oakridge Place ($1,684.50), Roma Ridge ($2,250.00), and Yerkes Manor ($ 5,000.00).
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F. Approval to award an amendment to the engineering services agreement with Spalding DeDecker for design engineering services associated with the 2017 Neighborhood Road Program (NRP) in the amount of $89,195.02.
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G. Approval to award the Barracuda Backup Appliance and associated Cloud Storage Project to CDW-G in the amount of $43,443.14 using a competitively bid contract through the State of Michigan MiDEALS extended purchasing program.
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H. Approval to procure a Husqvarna, Model FS 5000 D – 30 ET, Concrete Cutting Saw and factory installed 5th wheel kit, from Cougar Sales and Rental, Inc., the low bidder, in the amount of $25,574.95.
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I. Acceptance of two warranty deeds from the owners of parcels 22-10-400-070 and 22-10-400-072 for the dedication of a 43-foot master planned right-of-way half width along the east side of Dixon Road and north of Twelve Mile Road as part of the Dixon Meadows project.
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J. Correcting the name of the previously accepted Academy Lane to Everbrook Lane, and corresponding Act 51 New Street Resolution accepting it as public.
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K. Approval of renumbering existing Traffic Control Orders 16-32 through 16-50 adopted between October 10, 2016 and December 19, 2016 to 16-55 through 16-73; and correcting the street name on the existing Traffic Control Order 17-14 adopted on March 13, 2017 from Academy Lane to Everbrook Lane.
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L. Acceptance of a Quit Claim Deed from Secure Development Properties, LLC for the conveyance of remaining interest in the 50 foot half width right-of-way, if any, along the south side of Grand River Avenue west of Taft Road as part of the Paradise Park commercial development; and approval to execute a Quit Claim Deed conveying said right-of-way to the Road Commission for Oakland County.
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M. Approval of a Storm Drainage Facility Maintenance Easement Agreement from Mirage Development, LLC for the Montebello Estates development located north of Nine Mile Road and west of Novi Road (parcel 22-27-453-035).
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N. Consideration of a request from Robert D’Angelo for a variance from Section 11-256(f) of the Design and Construction Standards and Chapter 7 of the Engineering Design Manual to install stamped concrete sidewalk along the street frontage of a home at 21213 Equestrian Trail (parcel 22-32-401-079).
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O. Approval of Resolution No. 3 for Special Assessment District No. 179 (Holmes Road, Hemingway Drive, and Brownstone Drive within the Vistas of Novi Planned Unit Development) approving the preliminary plans and cost estimate, designating the special assessment district and directing the City Assessor to prepare a proposed special assessment roll.
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P. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 984
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ADJOURNMENT
 
SCHEDULED MEETINGS - All Regular Council meetings are held in the Council Chambers unless otherwise noted.  The following schedule consists of meetings that are routinely held in the Council Chambers.  For a complete listing of scheduled meetings, please visit the Event Calendar at cityofnovi.org.
 
April
 5 – City Council Budget – Council Chambers 7 p.m.
 5 – Planning Commission – Activities Room – 7 p.m.
10 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
11 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
12 – City Council Budget – Council Chambers 7 p.m. – if necessary
14 – City Offices Closed
19 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
20 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission
24 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
27 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
 
May
  2 – Novi Youth Assistance Board – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
  8 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
  9 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
10 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
18 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
22 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
24 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
25 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
29 – City Offices Closed
 
 
 
NOTICE:  People with disabilities needing accommodations for effective participation in this meeting should contact the City Clerk (248) 347-0456 at least two working days in advance of the meeting.  An attempt will be made to make reasonable accommodations.
 
We kindly request that you turn off all cell phones while in the Council Chambers.  Thank you.