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Agenda - Monday, May 6, 2013
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
 
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
Monday, May 6, 2013 | 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. Annual Fiscal Year Budget 2013-2014
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PRESENTATIONS

1. Recognition of Siemens Foundation award winners Akhil Nistala and Krithika Swaminathan
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2. American Public Works Association 2013 Excellence in Snow & Ice Control Award to the City of Novi – Larry Hummel, APWA-Michigan Chapter President and Matt Wiktorowski, Field Operations Senior Manager
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3. Proclamation in recognition of Drinking Water Week, May 5-11, 2013 – Tim Kuhns, Water & Sewer Senior Engineer
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4. Proclamation in recognition of National Police Week, May 12 – 18, 2013 and Peace Officers’ Memorial Day, May 15, 2013 – David Molloy, Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police
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5. Proclamation for National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive Day, May 11, 2013 – Sherri McIntosh
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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.  This is not a question-answer session; however, it is an opportunity to voice your thoughts with City Council.

CONSENT AGENDA REMOVALS AND APPROVALS (See items A-L) 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 an ordinance to amend the City of Novi Code of Ordinances, at Chapter 3, “Alcoholic Liquor,” to clarify the time frame for City Council decision, to revise requirements for license transfers, and to add a prohibition on nudity.  FIRST READING
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2. Approval to approve Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment 18.266 to amend the City of Novi Zoning Ordinance at Article 25, “General Provisions”, to add Section 2525, “Service of Alcoholic Beverages; Special Use Approval Required”, and to amend Article 16, TC and TC-1 Town Center Districts at Sections 1601 and 1602, to require Special Use Approval for the sale of alcohol for consumption on premises, and review of associated fee resolution.  FIRST READING
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3. Approval of cost participation agreement with the Road Commission for Oakland County for the rehabilitation of Eight Mile Road (Beck Road to Napier Road) in the estimated amount of $174,476.  
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4. Approval of the Fire Department Automatic Mutual Aid Agreement between the City of Novi and the City of Northville.
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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.  This is not a question-answer session; however, it is an opportunity to voice your thoughts with City Council.

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. April 15, 2013 - Special meeting 
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   2. April 22, 2013 – Regular meeting
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B. Enter Executive Session immediately following the regular meeting of May 6, 2013 in the Council Annex for the purpose of discussing labor negotiations and privileged correspondence from legal counsel. 
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C. Approval of recommendations from the Interview Committee for Appointments to Youth Council and Youth Boards & Commissions Representatives.
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D. Approval of Resolution to close Ten Mile Road from Karim Boulevard to Taft Road from 9 am to 12 pm for the Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27, 2013.
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E. Approval to exercise option for purchase of approximately 5-acre parcel of land located on Ten Mile Road just east of Wixom Road, the site of the former Comerica Oil and Gas Lease (SOMOCO), under an option agreement executed by the City of Novi and Edward and Rochelle Wodowski dated June 15, 1999, for the amount of $20,000, and to direct the City Administration to undertake, prior to closing, the appropriate due diligence with respect to the site, including (but not limited to) an environmental review to the extent required to determine the satisfactory condition of the property following the oil and gas extraction use, the entire amount of the transaction not to exceed $34,000 without further approval of the Council.
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F. Approval of a request by the owners of Unit 30 Condominium, Trek, Inc. and Century Construction and Management, LLC, to waive the Maintenance and Guarantee Bond required under Section 26.5-33(1)(d)(12) of the ordinance for water and sewer facilities installed for the Desoto Investments site located in the Beck North Corporate Park in Section 4.
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G. Approval of Resolution for the City of Novi to enter into an agreement with the Oakland County Sherriff’s Office for the purpose of providing marine patrol services on the portion of Walled Lake in the City of Novi for an estimated cost of $7,000. 
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H. Approval to award the bid for Police and Fire Department uniforms to Allie Brothers, Inc., the lowest bidder based on unit pricing, for an estimated annual amount of $50,000-$60,000 for a period of two (2) years, with three (3) renewal options in one (1) year increments.  
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I. Approval to award a contract for professional services to Carlisle/Wortman Associates Inc. for review of the Master Plan for Land Use, Zoning Ordinance, and Wayfinding Signage for the Town Center Study Area, in an amount not to exceed $44,900.
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J. Approval to change the December 16, 2013 City Council meeting to Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
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K. Approval of a ground lease with the US Postal Service for approximately 10,680 square feet of City-owned vacant land on the west side of Novi Road, north of Ten Mile Road, immediately north of the US Post Office Branch, for a period of five years, with an optional additional lease of five years, as shown on the submitted conceptual site plan.    
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L. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 891
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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.

May
14 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
15 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
16 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
20 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
22 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
27 – City Offices Closed
29 – Planning Commission – 7:00 p.m.

June
3 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
11 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
12 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
17 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
19 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
20 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services – 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.