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Agenda - Monday, August 26, 2013
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
 
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
Monday, August 26, 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

PRESENTATIONS

1. 2013 Constitution Week Proclamation - Daughters of the American Revolution – Chapter Regent, Kathy Ripley Leo
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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-R) 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 requests from JJY Cigar, LLC d/b/a Socialight Bistro Bar and Cigar Lounge: 
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A) Consideration of request for a Special Land Use for approval for service of alcoholic beverages.
 
B) Consideration of request to transfer ownership of an escrowed Class C liquor license with Sunday Sales AM Permit, New Outdoor Service Area Permit and new SDM from S7, LLC to be located at 44375 Twelve Mile, Suite G157, Novi, MI 48377.

2. Approval of Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment 18.268 to amend the City of Novi Zoning Ordinance at Article 19, “I-1, Light Industrial District”, Section 1903, “Principal Uses Permitted In Locations Not Abutting a Residential District and Subject to Special Conditions” in order to permit passenger motor vehicle rental facilities in the I-1 District.  FIRST READING 
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3. Approval to award a construction contract for the Novi Road Pathway and 2013 ADA Compliance project to Fonson, Inc., the low bidder, in the amount of $179,187.
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4. Approval to award professional services contract to Clearzoning for modification to the format of the Zoning Ordinance, in the amount of $37,000.  
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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. August 12, 2013 – Regular meeting 
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B. Enter Executive Session immediately following the regular meeting of August 26, 2013 in the Council Annex for the purpose of discussing pending litigation, property acquisition, and privileged correspondence from legal counsel.
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C. Approval of a contract with Municipal Web Services to host and maintain the City of Novi’s two public websites (cityofnovi.org and InvestNovi.org) and intranet for three years for the period of December 12, 2013 through December 11, 2016, with two renewal options in one-year increments, in the approximate amount of $63,000 and development of a Responsive Web Design solution for mobile devices and tablets in the amount of $25,000.  
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D. Approval of Labor Agreement between the City of Novi and the Michigan Association of Public Employees (MAPE) for a term of July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2017, with the signed Agreement to follow.
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E. Approval to purchase a 2014 Ford Expedition El 4 x 4 from Signature Ford, Owosso, MI for the Novi Fire Department in the amount of $32,495 through the Macomb County cooperative purchasing contract.
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F. Approval of adoption of a revised resolution to rescind the City’s October 8, 2012 local approval of a quota liquor license for Grace Sharing Club, LLC (d/b/a Fifth Avenue Club and Restaurant), given the failure of the applicant to take sufficient steps to secure occupancy permits and issuance of such license by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission, and to comply with representations with regard to the use.
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G. Approval of appointment of Judith Reedy (Employee Delegate) and Jessica Dorey (Officer Delegate) as the 2013 City of Novi representatives to attend the annual Municipal Employees Retirement System (MERS) Conference to be held October 1 – October 3, 2013.
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H. Approval to award a three year contract to R.W. Mead & Sons, Inc. for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) services. The Contract includes scheduled inspection, preventative maintenance and service/repair at an estimated cost of $64,000.
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I. Approval to award the purchase and installation of a Unitrends integrated backup, archiving and disaster recovery appliance to CTS-Companies, Inc., in the amount of $70,434.
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J. Approval of request by E & M, Inc. (Society Hill) for one-year extension, to October 9, 2014, of site plan approval for a 312-unit apartment project developed as a PD-1 option in a multi-family (RM-1) district, located at the southwest corner of Novi Road and 12 ½ Mile Road, previously extended under a consent judgment and subject to annual extension reviews.
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K. Approval to award an amendment to the engineering services agreement to Spalding DeDecker Associates for the construction phase engineering services related to the Novi Road Pathway and 2013 ADA Compliance project in the amount of $24,063.
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L. Approval to award an engineering services agreement to Orchard Hiltz & McCliment for design engineering services related to the Jo Drive Rehabilitation and Extension project in the amount of $29,639.
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M. Approval to award an engineering services agreement to Spalding DeDecker Associates for design engineering services related to the Town Center Drive Rehabilitation Project in the amount of $43,159
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N. Approval to award a construction contract for the Police Station West Parking Lot rehabilitation project to Nagle Paving Company, the low bidder, in the amount of $51,403.
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O. Approval of Traffic Control Orders 13-33 through 13-36 related to signage along East Lake Drive, Endwell, and 13 Mile Road near Pavilion Shore Park.
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P. Approval of the final payment and balancing change order to Cadillac Asphalt, LLC for the West Oaks Roadways and Ten Mile Pathway project in the amount of $35,149.31.
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Q. Approval of a corrected and revised Good Faith Offer in the amount of $10,000 for  two permanent pathway easements  over parcels 22-27-200-010 and 22-27-200-012 to be allocated between the two parcels pursuant to the agreement of the parties for the purpose of constructing a pedestrian safety path on the west side of Novi Road between Nine Mile and Ten Mile.
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R. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 898
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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.

August
28 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.

September
  2 – City Offices Closed
10 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
11 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
16 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
18 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
19 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
30 – City Council – 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.