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Agenda - Monday, September 15, 2014

THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD ELECTRONICALLY AS AUTHORIZED BY EXECUTIVE ORDER 2020-154 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR WHITMER ON JULY 17, 2020, IN ORDER TO MITIGATE THE SPREAD OF COVID-19, PROTECT THE PUBLIC HEALTH, AND PROVIDE ESSENTIAL PROTECTIONS TO VULNERABLE MICHIGANDERS BY LIMITING IN-PERSON CONTACT AND THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE INTERACTING AT PUBLIC GATHERINGS. MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC MAY PARTICIPATE BY ELECTRONIC MEANS, AS DESCRIBED BELOW.

The City will be utilizing the video/audio conferencing platform Zoom. Members of the public body will be able to hear and speak to each other for the entire meeting. Except for any closed session portions of the meeting, members of the public will be able to hear (and possibly see) members of the public body during the entire meeting, but will only be able to speak during a public comment period.

In order to connect to the meeting through ZOOM a member of the public needs to do the following:

Members of the public participating in the public comment via ZOOM will wait in a virtual queue until called during the public comment period.

When public comment is permitted, members of the public will be called one at a time, as would happen during an in-person meeting.  A meeting coordinator will determine the order of public speakers. If you want to speak, you must use the "Raise Hand" feature in order for our moderator to know they need to be unmuted. When you are unmuted, you will have three (3) minutes to share your comments to the public body.  At the conclusion of your comments or your three (3) minutes, you will be re-muted and then removed from the queue.

Participants may also choose to submit comments that can be read into the record.   Comments can be submitted via an electronic form on www.cityofnovi.org.  Comments shall be done prior to 7 p.m. on the day of the meeting. Forms can be found at:

Procedures by which persons may contact members of the public body prior to a meeting.

The City of Novi government e-mail addresses of the members of all public bodies utilizing this means of meeting are available on the City’s website at:
https://cityofnovi.org/Government/Mayor-And-Council.aspx

Procedures for participation by persons with disabilities.

The City will be following its normal procedures for accommodation of persons with disabilities. Those individuals 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.

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
 Monday, September 15, 2014 | 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 Casey, Fischer, Markham, Mutch, Wrobel
 
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
 
PUBLIC HEARING
 
PRESENTATIONS
 
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-N) 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 Industrial Development District for Harman Becker Automotive Systems, Inc. at the northwest corner of M-5 and 13 Mile Road.
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2. Approval to award a unit price contract to Scodeller Construction Inc., the low bidder, for the FY14/15 Joint and Crack Sealing Program in the estimated amount of $141,500.  The contract term is one year with two one-year extensions.
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3. Approval of resolution to authorize Budget Amendment #2014-15.
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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. August 25, 2014 – Regular meeting
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B. Approval of Traffic Control Order 14-18 requiring southbound traffic on Martin to stop at Linhart.
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C. Acceptance of a Conservation Easement from Pulte Land Company for woodland and wetland conservation areas on the Berkshire Pointe development, located on the west side of Wixom Road south of Grand River Avenue in Section 18 of the City.
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D. Acceptance of an Open Space Preservation Easement from Toll Brothers, Inc. for open space preservation areas on The Preserve at Island Lake (Phase 8) development, located at the northeast corner of Ten Mile Road and Napier Road in Section 19 of the City.
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E. Approval of Labor Agreement between the City of Novi and the Michigan Association of Fire Fighters (MAFF) for a term of July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2017.
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F. Approval of request by E & M, Inc. (Society Hill) for one-year extension, to October 9, 2015, of site plan approval for a 312-unit apartment project developed as a PD-1 option in a multi-family (RM-1) district, located at the southwest corner of Novi Road and 12 ½ Mile Road, previously extended under a consent judgment and subject to annual extension reviews.
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G. Approval of Ordinance Amendment 14-97.03 to amend the City of Novi Code of Ordinances, at Chapter 4, “Amusements and Entertainments,” Article III, “Pinball Arcades and Machines,” in order to remove the requirement for an Arcade License (Division 2) and Machine License (Division 3) and to amend the remaining Division 1 (Generally) to delete references to "License" and "Licensee." SECOND READING
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H. Approval of liquor license request from Daily Post, Inc. to transfer ownership of 2013 Class C Licensed Business with New SDM, Sunday Sales (AM & PM), Dance-Entertainment Permit, Outdoor Service (2 areas), Specific Purpose Permit (Food), and (3) bars from AA Bar II, LLC to be located at 42875 Grand River Avenue, Suite 104, Novi, MI 48375.
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I. Approval to award a construction contract for the Novi Rd. - North Pressure Reducing Valve Vault Upgrades to Reliance Building Company, the low bidder, in the amount of $64,600.
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J. Approval to award Novi Enterprise Asset Management System(NEAMS) Phase IV (management of water system cross-connection Inspections) implementation and system upgrade services to Power Engineers in the amount of $39,346.
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K. Approval of the final payment to Cadillac Asphalt for the 2013 Neighborhood Road Program--Contact 2 (Asphalt) in the amount of $49,347.
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L. Acceptance of a pathway easement as a donation from Novi Real Estate, LLC for the property located at 48300 Eleven Mile Road for a portion of the regional trail system constructed by the property owner as part of the Medilodge development (parcel 22-17-400-002).
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M. Approval to award an amendment to the engineering services agreement with Spalding DeDecker Associates for additional design services for the 2014 Neighborhood Road Program--Contract 3 in the amount of $65,424.
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N. Acceptance of a warranty deed from Novi Real Estate, LLC. for the master planned 43-foot right-of-way along the north side of Eleven Mile Road (Parcel 22-17-400-002) as part of the Medilodge development.
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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.
 
September
17 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
18 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
22 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
 
October
  6 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
  8 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
14 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
15 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
16 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
20 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
22 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
 
 
 
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.