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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

 

CITY OF NOVI

Regular City Council Meeting

 Monday, September 12, 2011 |  7 P.M.

Council Chambers | Novi Civic Center |45175 W. Ten Mile Road

(248) 347-0460

 

CALL TO ORDER       

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL: Mayor Landry, Mayor Pro Tem Gatt, Council Members Fischer, Margolis, Mutch, Staudt, Wrobel

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

PUBLIC HEARING

PRESENTATIONS

1. Community Reads Event and Partnerships for 2011 - Laura Liddicoat, Novi Public Library
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2. Providence Park Hospital Anniversary - Jean Meyer, MSN, RN and Lou Martin, Public Relations
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REPORTS:

1. MANAGER/STAFF - Snow and Ice Management Service Plan for 2011/2012
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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 for individual comments and the five-minute time limit for an individual speaking on behalf of a group.

CONSENT AGENDA REMOVALS AND APPROVALS (See items A-U) 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 - Part I

1. Approval of Resolution Opposing Elimination of Personal Property Tax on all Businesses, Shifting Burden to Residents, unless there is Dedicated Replacement Revenue of Equal Amount.
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2. Approval to amend the City's Fund Balance/Reserve policy to include certain Special Revenue Funds and the Capital Replacement Reserve policy for the Enterprise Funds (in addition to the General Fund-Fund Balance policy).
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3. Consideration of a Public Act 210 of 2005 Commercial Rehabilitation Act, Tax Abatement Policy as recommended by the Ordinance Review Committee.
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4. Adoption of Resolution to rename an existing street from Delwal Drive to Lee BeGole Drive. The street is located on the north side of Eleven Mile Road, between Town Center Drive and Meadowbrook Road, in Section 14.  
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5. Approval to purchase an International 7400 SBA 4X2 Single Axle V-Box Truck from Tri-County International Trucks, Inc., the low bidder, in the amount of $156,895.
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6. Approval to purchase an International 7400 SBA 6X4 Tandem Axle V-Box Truck from Tri-County International Trucks, Inc., the low bidder, in the amount of $167,656.
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7. Approval to award a vehicle bid to Stanford Brothers, Inc. (dba Varsity Ford), for the purchase of one 2012 Ford F-250 4x4 pickup truck ($25,744), two 2012 Ford Transit Connect XLT cargo vans ($40,670), and two 2012 Ford F-350 4x4 SRW pickup trucks ($54,014), in the amount of $120,428.
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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 for individual comments and the five-minute time limit for an individual speaking on behalf of a group.

BREAK

MATTERS FOR COUNCIL ACTION - Part II

COMMITTEE REPORTS

MAYOR AND COUNCIL ISSUES

1. Refer to Ordinance Review Committee a confirmation or review of the City's approach to existing private residential streets - Council Member Margolis

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 22, 2011 - Regular meeting
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B. Enter Executive Session immediately following the regular meeting of September 12, 2011 in the Council Annex for the purpose of discussing labor negotiations and privileged correspondence from legal counsel.
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C. Approval to award a one-year renewal option of the Agreement for Professional Engineering Services to Orchard, Hiltz & McCliment, URS Corporation, and Spalding DeDecker Associates with no changes to the terms, conditions, or fee structure through September 24, 2012.
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D. Approval to change the regular Council meeting from Monday, October 10, to Monday, October 17, 2011.
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E. Approval of Request by E & M, Inc. (Society Hill) for one-year extension, to October 9, 2012, of site plan approval of 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 Mile Road, previously extended under a consent judgment and subject to annual extension reviews.
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F. Approval to accept the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Grant TF-10-043 for the development of the Landings Park Trailhead/Waterfront.
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G. Approval to award the first contract renewal option to Impressive Promotional Products for youth and adult sports apparel, with an estimated annual cost of $35,000.
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H. Approval to award the first one-year renewal option for the general printing services contract (business cards, envelopes, letterhead and forms) to Accuform Printing & Graphics based on the same terms, conditions, and pricing submitted on their original bid dated May 19, 2010, with an estimated annual cost of $12,000-$15,000.
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I. Approval of Claims and Accounts - Warrant No. 851
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J. Approval to award a one year contract with two annual renewal options to Sheila Nauseda for Hair Salon services at Meadowbrook Commons beginning September 28, 2011.
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K. Acceptance of a Non-Development Easement from Providence Hospital and Medical Centers, Inc., for Providence Orthopaedic Center, SP06-22, located on the east side of the Providence Park Ring Road, south of Grand River Avenue in Section 17.  The easement covers 18,988 square feet.
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L. Approval to award an engineering services contract for design engineering services related to the I-96 Pedestrian Crossing Study to Orchard, Hiltz & McCliment, Inc. (OHM), in the amount of $13,200.
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M. Approval to award an engineering services contract for design engineering services related to the development of Complete Streets Standards and Specifications to Orchard, Hiltz & McCliment, Inc. (OHM), in the amount of $21,661.
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N. Approval of a request from Krista Franchi for a variance from Section 11-194(a)(19) of the Design and Construction Standards to permit:  1) a reduction in the size of a secondary emergency access easement across Units 5 and 6 of the Mirabella Estates Condominium Subdivision from the required 25 feet to 15 feet and 2) a reduction in the physical width of the emergency drive from the required 18 feet to 15 feet.  The secondary access was required on the approved site plan for Mirabella Estates Condominium (formerly known as Meadowbrook 8 Subdivision).
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O. Approval to award a one year renewal option of the Debris Removal contract with Bob Myers Excavating Inc., based on the terms, conditions and pricing of the existing contract for an estimated annual cost of $30,000 and an effective date of September 12, 2011.
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P. Approval to award a one-year renewal option on a unit price contract for backup snow removal support services on an as-needed basis for major and local roads to Rotondo Construction Corporation.
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Q. Adoption of MERS 2010 Restated Uniform Defined Contribution Program Resolution for the Dispatchers Division 20 (effective for Dispatch new-hires after September 1, 2011).
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R. Adoption of Resolution to Amend the VantageCare Retirement Health Savings (RHS) Program to include the Dispatchers (effective for Dispatcher new-hires after September 1, 2011).
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S. Approval to dispose of nineteen (19) surplus in-car cameras with the intention of providing them to the Warren Police Department and the Hazel Park Police Department.
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T. Approval to award the Photography contract to Princeton Studios for sport leagues and special events.
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U. Approval of amended resolution for approval of Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate for Tognum, adding representation required by the State Tax Commission. 
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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 for individual comments and the five-minute time limit for an individual speaking on behalf of a group.

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

13 - Zoning Board of Appeals - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

21 - Planning Commission - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

26 - City Council - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

 

October

  3 - City Council - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m. (if approved)

  5 - Planning Commission - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

11 - Zoning Board of Appeals - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

13 - Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission - 7:00 p.m.

19 - Library Board Meeting - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

24 - City Council - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

26 - Planning Commission - Council Chambers - 7:00 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.

 

 

 

 

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