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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
 CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
 February 24, 2020 | 7:00 PM
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 Breen, Casey, Crawford, Fischer, Mutch

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

PUBLIC HEARINGS

PRESENTATIONS

1.  Novi Chamber of Commerce Toast of the Town 2020 Novi Business Award Winners – Mayor Gatt

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS CANDIDATE INTRODUCTIONS

1.  Priya Gurumurthy- Library Board, Housing and Community Development Advisory Committee, and Historical Commission

2.  Liz Larson- Housing and Community Development Advisory Committee, Zoning Board of Appeals

3.  Tara Michener- Library Board

4.  Michael Thompson- Zoning Board of Appeals

5.  Arjun Tuteja- Zoning Board of Appeals, Historical Commission, Library Board

6.  Carolyn Upton- Zoning Board of Appeals

7.  Geoffrey Wood- Library Board

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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. 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 12:00 P.M. the day of the meeting. The materials cannot be changed before the meeting.

CONSENT AGENDA REMOVALS AND APPROVALS – 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.  Consideration of approval to award a service contract to Ferguson Waterworks, through the Oakland County Cooperative Purchasing Contract, for the replacement of residential water meters (Phase 1 and 2) as part of the City’s initiative to implement an Advanced Metering Infrastructure network, in the amount of $1,459,319.55.
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2.  Consideration of approval of a resolution consolidating Precincts 21 and 22 for the May 5, 2020 election.
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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 12:00 P.M. the day of the meeting. The materials cannot be changed before the meeting.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

MAYOR AND COUNCIL ISSUES

1. Fire Department Strategy and Accreditation 
 
2. Human Trafficking Education and Training for City Employees


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.  Approval of Minutes from February 10, 2020 - Regular Meeting
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B.  Approval of recommendation for student representative to the Library Board.
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C.  Approval of resolution in support of Lakes Area Homeowners Association's request to participate in the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Goose Nest Destruction Program for Walled Lake.
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D.  Approval of resolution in support of Lakes Area Homeowners Association's request to participate in the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Goose Nest Destruction Program for Shawood Lake.
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E.  Approval to award a contract for the administration of the 2019 Program Year for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Minor Home Repair Program to McKenna & Associates in the amount of $20,806.
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F.  Approval of a Warranty Deed to dedicate 60 feet of half-width right-of-way along the west side of Meadowbrook Road as part of the Jaguar/Land Rover Dealership (parcel 50-22-23-251-025).
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G.  Approval of Claims and Warrants – Warrant No. 1054.
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ADJOURNMENT

SCHEDULED MEETINGS – All Regular Council meetings are held in the Council Chambers unless otherwise noted. For a complete listing of scheduled meetings, please visit the Event Calendar at cityofnovi.org.
 
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.