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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
 
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
 Monday, January 25, 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
 
PRESENTATIONS
 
1.  Recognition of Employees of the Year – Pat Cauchi and Brandon McCullough
 
2.  RF Events (Running Fit) donation to the Novi Youth Council for “Addicted” events – Randy Step
 
3.  Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) – Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police David Molloy
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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 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-P) 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. Reconsideration of a request from Mirabella Estates Condominium Association for a variance from: 1) Section 2-210 of the Ordinance to waive the required legal review escrow deposit, in the amount of $2,039 associated with the review of legal document exhibits for the dedication of the road and utilities in the condominium and 2) Section 11-301 of the Ordinance to waive the required fees in the amount of $8,900 for the City to prepare the record drawings showing the completed utility locations on the project.
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2. Consideration of Implementation Plan for Novi Cable/Video
Operations.
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3. Approval of resolution to authorize Budget Amendment #2016-2.
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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. January 9 – Special meeting
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   2. January 11 – Regular meeting
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B. Enter Executive Session immediately following the regular meeting of January 25, 2016 in the Council Annex for the purpose of discussing labor negotiations, property acquisition and privileged correspondence from legal counsel.
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C. Approval  of  the  final  payment  to  Fonson  Company,  Inc.  for  the  Town  Center Reconstruction-Contract 2 (11 Mile to Crescent) project in the amount of $6,920.00, plus interest earned on retainage.
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D. Approval to award engineering design services to URS Corporation (AECOM) for the Fire Station 4 Parking Lot and Police Entrance Drive Rehabilitation project in the amount of $9,350.
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E. Acceptance of the Asbury Park subdivision streets and adoption of a New Street Resolution accepting Mandalay Circle, Mandalay Court and Sunbury Court as public, adding 0.90 miles of roadway to the City's street system.
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F. Approval of Traffic Control Orders 16-01 through 16-04 for traffic control signs within Asbury Park.
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G. Acceptance of the Liberty Park Single Family Residence Phase III subdivision streets and collector  road  and  adoption  of  a  New  Street  Resolution  accepting  Clymer  Drive, Witherspoon Drive and Declaration Drive as public, adding 0.47 miles of roadway to the City's street system, and approval of a quit claim deed dedicating a portion of City owned property as right-of-way for Declaration Drive.
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H. Approval of Traffic Control Orders 16-05 through 16-09 for traffic control signs within Liberty Park Single Family Phase 3 and on the remaining portion of Declaration Drive.
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I. Approval of Traffic Control Order 16-10 to set the speed limit on Nick Lidstrom Drive at 35 miles per hour.
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J. Approval of Resolution authorizing amendment to Agreement Concerning Industrial Facilities Tax Abatement between the City and Magna Seating of America, Inc., approved on July 27, 2015.
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K. Acceptance of three highway easements as a donation from Novi Town Center Investors, LLC, along the both sides of Town Center Drive (parcels 22-14-376-009, 22-14-126-014, and 22-14-351-063).
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L. Approval of the final payment to Commerce Construction & Landscaping, Inc. for the Haggerty Road Widening (from Shorebrook Lane to Stonehenge Boulevard) project in the amount of $9,845.55, plus interest earned on retainage.
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M. Approval of the final payment to Goretski Construction Company for the Heslip Drive Rehabilitation project in the amount of $16,115.97, plus interest earned on retainage.
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N. Approval of a Storm Drainage Facility Maintenance Easement Agreement from Neptune Property Management, LLC for the office and industrial facility development located at 44300 Grand River Avenue (parcel 22-15-451-009).
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O. Approval to  award  an  amendment to  the  engineering services  agreement with Orchard,  Hiltz  &  McCliment  for  additional  design  engineering  services  for  drainage improvements along Quince and the portion of Tamara between Quince and Orchard Hills School as part of the 2015 Neighborhood Road Program in the amount of $30,163, and approval of an additional appropriation in the amount of $30,163 for this budget line item within the Drain Fund.
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P. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 956
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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.
 
January
27 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
 
February
 3 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
 8 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
11 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
15 – City Offices Closed
17 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
24 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
29 – 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.