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Current City Council Agenda

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
 Monday, April 24, 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. Recommended Annual Budget and Financial Plan 2017-2018
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2. Request to Establish an Industrial Development District for 43043 West Nine Mile, LLC
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3. Request to Approve an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate for EJ Brooks Company, Inc. dba Brooks Utility Products
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PRESENTATIONS
 
1.  Recognition of Linda Blair for years of service to the Novi Parks Foundation – David Landry, President – Novi Parks Foundation  
 
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-J) 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 to award a construction contract for the Christina Culverts Rehabilitation project to Springline Excavating, LLC, the low-bidder, in the amount of $143,532.00, subject to final review and approval of the form and agreement by the City Manager’s office and the City Attorney.
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2. Approval to award a construction contract for the 2017 Neighborhood Roads Program-Asphalt (Contract 3) project to Florence Cement Company, the low-bidder, in the amount of $629,062.79, subject to final review and approval of the form and agreement by the City Manager’s office and the City Attorney.
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3. Approval of Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment 18.283 to amend the City of Novi Zoning Ordinance at Article 5.5, Landscape Standards within Article 5, Site Standards, to update the landscape ordinance standards and the landscape design manual, in order to promote health of planted materials and the health of non-built open areas, to improve the visibility of buildings, to update the list of invasive species, to clean up inconsistencies, and to bring the ordinance into agreement with other recently amended ordinances.  FIRST READING
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4. Approval of resolution to authorize Budget Amendment #2017-3.
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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. April 5, 2017 – Special meeting
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    2. April 10, 2017 – Regular meeting
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B. Approval to renew Dispatch Contract with the City of South Lyon beginning July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020.
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C. Approval to award an amendment to the engineering services agreement with Spalding DeDecker for construction engineering services for the Meadowbrook Road Rehabilitation project (from I-96 to 12 Mile Roads) in the amount of $71,614.95.
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D. Approval to award an amendment to the engineering services agreement with URS Corporation – Great Lakes for design engineering services associated with Cabot Drive from Twelve Mile Road to Lewis Drive Improvements in the amount of $36,741.93.
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E. Approval to award geotechnical investigative services to Testing Engineers and Consultants, Inc. for the Eleven Mile Rehabilitation (Clark Street to Wixom Road) project in the amount of $18,470.00.
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F. Adoption of Resolution requesting that the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) include the bridges on Meadowbrook Road over Ingersol Creek, on Cranbrooke Drive over Ingersol Creek and on West Park Drive over the CSX railroad in the State Local Bridge Program List for Preventative Maintenance.  If MDOT selects these bridges, the City of Novi will accept 5% of the total cost.
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G. Approval to award geotechnical investigative services to Soils and Materials Engineers, Inc. for the Taft Road Rehabilitation (Nine Mile Road to Grand River Avenue) project in the amount of $32,000.
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H. Approval of Resolution to Submit a Grant Application for New Voting Equipment for the purpose of transmitting proof of authority to Oakland County to submit the Grant Application and enter into the HAVA Grant Agreement.
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I. Approval to enter into a Software License Agreement with Hart InterCivic, Inc. related to the purchase of new voting equipment.
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J. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 986
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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
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.