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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

CITY OF NOVI

Regular City Council Meeting
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 | 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 Gatt, Mayor Pro Tem Staudt, Council Members Casey, Fischer, Margolis, Mutch, Wrobel

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

PUBLIC HEARING

1. Special Assessment District No. 176 Woodham Road Watermain
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PRESENTATIONS

1. Proclamation declaring March as National Nutrition Month - Aarti Batavia, Registered Dietitian
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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 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-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 of the following recommendations pertaining to the City's General Counsel Legal Services:

A. Approval of termination, effective immediately, of the 12/31/10 Contract for General Legal Counsel Services between the City of Novi and Secrest Wardle and authorization for the City Clerk to issue to Secrest Wardle a Notice of Termination For cause of said contract;

B. Approve resolution to authorize the City Manager to provide the law firm of Secrest Wardle with a written authorization and direction to deliver all files and data regarding legal matters involving the City of Novi to the law firm of Johnson, Rosati, Schultz and Joppich PC in order that further legal representation to the City of Novi and legal services to be provided to the City of Novi be handled by the law firm Johnson, Rosati, Schultz and Joppich PC.
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2. Approval to proceed with the following recommendations pertaining to the City's General Counsel Legal Services:

A. Authorize the immediate retention by the City of Novi of the law firm of Johnson, Rosati, Schultz and Joppich PC to perform general legal counsel services on behalf of the City of Novi, at the same legal fee schedule as the former legal services contract between the City and Secrest Wardle, for a time period not to exceed thirty (30) days until a formal legal services contract can be approved by City Council;

B. Authorize the City Manager and Attorney David B. Landry to negotiate a Contract for General Legal Counsel Services between the City of Novi and the law firm Johnson, Rosati, Schultz and Joppich PC, for presentation to the Consultant Review Committee for recommendation to the City Council for approval, to cover time period through December 31, 2012 with an option on the part of the City to renew for an additional year to December 31, 2013 said contract to include the same legal fee schedule as the former legal services contract with Secrest Wardle.
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3 Consideration of request of Pinnacle Homes for Zoning Map Amendment 18.702 to rezone land located south of Twelve Mile Road, and east of Napier Road in Section 18, from RA, Residential Acreage District and R-1, One-Family Residential District to R-4, One-Family Residential District. The subject property totals 64 acres.
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4. Approval of Resolution for Adoption of the 2012 City of Novi Economic Development Goals & Strategies; and Review of 2011 Economic Development Goals & Strategies.
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5. Approval of resolution to authorize Budget Amendment #2012-3.
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6 Appointments to Boards and Commissions
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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

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.
February 6, 2012 - Regular meeting
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B. Enter Executive Session immediately following the regular meeting of February 21, 2012 in the Council Annex for the purpose of discussing pending litigation, labor negotiations, property acquisition and privileged correspondence from legal counsel.
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C. Approval of Change Order No. 1 to Italia Construction Company for the Nine Mile Pathway (Meadowbrook to Haggerty) project in the amount of $17,512.
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D. Approval to award the second one-year renewal option for the office supplies contract to Global Office Solutions, through the Wayne County Schools Purchasing Council (WCSPC) cooperative purchasing program, for the estimated annual amount of $61,000.
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E. Approval of a Storm Drainage Facility Maintenance Easement Agreement, acceptance of a Warranty Deed for additional right-of-way along Garfield Road and acceptance of a Sidewalk Easement along Eight Mile Road from Novi Investment Company, LLC, for the Tuscany Reserve development located at the northeast corner of Eight Mile and Garfield Roads in Section 32.
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F. Approval of a Storm Drainage Facility Maintenance Easement Agreement from HCP Land, LLC, and MacKenzie South Technology Centre, LLC for the Tognum America Headquarters development located at 39525 MacKenzie Drive, at the southwest corner of Haggerty Road and MacKenzie Drive (parcel 22-01-400-027).
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G. Approval of Amendment to Easement from Alan Hudson and Judith Whittum-Hudson for an existing Ingress/Egress easement granted to the City and recorded in L. 13010, P. 720 through 722, Oakland County Records, to revise the location of the easement description to reflect the revised location of the storm water detention basin access on the property located at 44550 Thornton Lane (parcel 22-15-376-026).
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H. Approval of Resolution No. 3 for Special Assessment District No, 176 (Woodham Road Water Main Extension) 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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I. Approval to amend Professional Services contract to Hamilton Anderson Associates to include design and engineering services for Phase 2 development of the Landings park property in the amount of $19,060.
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J. Approval of Claims and Accounts - Warrant No. 862
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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.

 February

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

March

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

  8 - Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

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

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

21 - Library Board - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

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

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

April

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

  6 - City Offices Closed

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

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

18 - Library Board - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

19 - Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

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

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

28 - Budget Session 1

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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