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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
 
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
 Monday, February 8, 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

INTERVIEWS FOR BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

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1.  Melissa Agosta – Library Board
2.  Geoffrey Wood – Library Board
3.  Linda Rose – Library Board

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

1. Adoption of Resolution authorizing cost participation under a Federal Surface Transportation Program grant, and approval of a cost share agreement with the Michigan Department of Transportation (with an estimated allocation of $262,260 paid by Federal grant funds and $455,540 to be paid by the City of Novi) for the Nine Mile Road  (Meadowbrook to Novi Road) Rehabilitation project.
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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 25 – Regular meeting
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B. Approval to purchase an unmarked vehicle from Signature Ford, Owosso, MI for the Novi Police Department in the amount of $26,619 through the Macomb County cooperative purchasing bid.
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C. Approval of the ownership transfer of a 2015 Class C & SDM Licensed Business with Sunday Sales Permit PM and New Dance Permit from Wasabi Japanese Sushi & Steakhouse, Inc. to Wasabi K & H, Inc., located at 42050 Grand River Avenue, Novi, MI 48375.
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D. Approval of Traffic Control Orders 16-11 through 16-13 to prohibit parking in along one-side of Quince, Tamara, and portions of Aspen in Orchard Hills Subdivision.
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E. Approval of the final payment to Culy Contracting, Inc. for the 2015 Sanitary Sewer Manhole Rehabilitation project in the amount of $21,824.49, plus interest earned on retainage.
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F. Approval of the final payment to ILE Excavating, Inc. for the Whipple Street Culvert Replacement project in the amount of $6,470.17, plus interest earned on retainage.
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G. Acceptance of a warranty deed from The Asbury Park Condominium Association and Asbury Park Development, LLC for the  dedication of the  master  planned 60-foot  right-of-way along 11 Mile Road as part of the Asbury Park Subdivision.
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H. Approval of a Street Light Purchase Agreement with Detroit Edison Company for the installation and ongoing operation costs of two street lights near the intersection of Singh Blvd and Meadowbrook Road and S. Heatherbrae Way and Nine Mile Road to serve the Turtle Creek development; and approval of an agreement with Turtle Creek Homeowners Association for the sharing of installation costs per the City’s Street Lighting Policy.
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I. Approval of resolution recognizing Vision Research ROPARD Foundation as a nonprofit organization operating in the City of Novi for the purpose of obtaining a charitable gaming license from the State of Michigan.
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J. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 957
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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
  3 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
  8 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
  9 – Zoning Board of Appeals – 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.  

March
  9 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
10 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
14 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
15 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
16 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
23 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
25 – City Offices Closed
28 – 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