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Agenda - Monday, December 5, 2016

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, December 5, 2016 | 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.  2017 Community Development Block Grant Program
( Click for this packet item)
 
PRESENTATIONS
 
1.  Recognition of the Novi High School Cross Country Academic State Champions
 
2.  Recognition of the Novi High School Women’s Varsity Volleyball Team 2016 State Champions
 
INTERVIEWS FOR BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
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1.  Mark Evenson – Board of Review; Planning Commission
2.  John Avdoulos – Planning Commission
3.  Mark Garrison – Planning Commission; Zoning Board of Appeals; HCD
4.  Brandon Stewart – Planning Commission; Zoning Board of Appeals; Board of Review
5.  Chester Roaden – HCD; Planning Commission; Zoning Board of Appeals
6.  Thomas Nafso – Zoning Board of Appeals; Planning Commission
7.  Kelly Breen – Planning Commission; Board of Review; HCD; Election Commission
8.  Lisa Hill – Planning Commission
 
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

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. November 28, 2016 – Regular meeting
    ( Click for this packet item)
           
B. Enter Executive Session immediately following the regular meeting of December 5, 2016 in the Council Annex for the purpose of discussing settlement of litigation and privileged correspondence from legal counsel.
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C. Approval of the Novi Fire Department Automatic Mutual Aid Agreements between the City of Novi, the City of Northville, and Northville Township.
( Click for this packet item)
 
D. Approval of bid award to administer the 2016 Program Year for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Minor Home Repair Program to Oakland Livingston Human Services Agency (OLHSA) in the amount of $14,825.
( Click for this packet item)
 
E. Approve the Program Year 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Application in the approximate amount of $98,481 and authorize the Mayor to sign the Application and Sub-recipient Agreement.
( Click for this packet item)
 
F. Acceptance of a boardwalk on the west side of Beck Road within the Right-of-Way for public use and maintenance from Interphase Land Development for the Casa Loma project located on the West side of Beck Road (south of Bellagio)  between Eight Mile and Nine Mile Roads.
( Click for this packet item)
 
G. Approval of the First Amendment to the Storm Drainage Facility Maintenance Easement Agreement with HCP Land, LLC and ET Novi Seating, LLC for the Magna Seating of America project located at 30020 Cabot Drive on the east side of Cabot Drive, north of Thirteen Mile Road (parcel 22-01-400-037).
( Click for this packet item)
 
H. Acceptance of the Valencia Estates subdivision street, Valencia Circle, and adoption of Act 51 New Street Resolution accepting it as public, adding 0.44 miles of roadway to the City's street system.
( Click for this packet item)
 
I. Approval of Traffic Control Orders 16-33 through 16-49 for Valencia Circle located within Valencia Estates.
( Click for this packet item)
 
J. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 977
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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.
 
December
  7 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
13 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
15 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
19 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
21 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
23 – City Offices Closed
26 – City Offices Closed
30 – City Offices Closed
 
January
  2 – City Offices Closed
  9 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
14 – City Council Goal Setting – Council Chambers
16 – City Offices Closed
23 – City Council – 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