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Agenda - Monday, August 11, 2014
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
 
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
 Monday, August 11, 2014 | 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 Casey, Fischer, Markham, Mutch, Wrobel
 
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
 
PUBLIC HEARING
 
PRESENTATIONS
 
1. Redevelopment Ready Communities – Report of Findings: Joseph Meyers, Michigan Economic Development Corporation
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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-Q) 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. Approval of the request of Novi Town Center Investors for Town Center Fountain Shops JSP14-24, for the Preliminary Site Plan and Stormwater Management Plan approval.  The subject property is located at the intersection of Ingersol Drive and Crescent Boulevard in the TC, Town Center district. The applicant is proposing a 7,108 square foot retail building.
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2. Approval to award a construction contract for the Town Center Drive Reconstruction to Pavex Corporation, the low bidder, in the amount of $955,526, subject to final review and approval of form of agreement by the City Manager's office and City Attorney.
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3.  Approval of Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment 18.269 to amend the City of Novi Zoning Ordinance at Article 12, “OSC, Office Service Commercial District”, Section 1203, “Required Conditions” in order to permit Outdoor Display Areas in conjunction with a permitted General Hospital Use.  FIRST READING
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4. Approval to award a construction contract for the 2014 Chip Seal Program to Highway Maintenance and Construction, the low bidder, in the amount of $250,630,  subject to final review and approval of form of agreement by the City Manager's office and City Attorney; and approval of an additional appropriation in the amount of $217,700 as a rollover from FY13-14 for this budget line item.
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5. Consideration of a request from Kamil and Debbie Krainski for a variance from Section 11-276(b) of the Design and Construction Standards requiring pathways along the arterial roadway network in accordance with the City’s master plan for the single family home under construction at 23140 Meadowbrook Road.
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6. Consideration of the 2015 City Council Meeting Calendar.
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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. July 21, 2014 – Regular meeting
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B. Enter Executive Session immediately following the regular meeting of August 11, 2014 in the Council Annex for the purpose of discussing pending litigation, labor negotiations, property acquisition and privileged correspondence from legal counsel.
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C. Approval of Carl Johnson (Officer Delegate) and Judith Reedy (Employee Delegate) as the 2014 City of Novi representatives to attend the annual Municipal Employees Retirement System (MERS) conference to be held September 24 – September 26, 2014.
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D. Approval to award Janitorial Services contract, for one year with (2) one year renewals to American Cleaning LLC., in the amount of $64,752.00 (annually).
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E. Approval to award bond consulting services for the 2014 Ice Arena Refunding Bonds to Bendzinski & Co. (financial advisor) and Miller Canfield (bond counsel).
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F. Approval of Ordinance No. 14-171.02, Chapter 2, Article VII, Section 2-210 to amend the procedure for administering payments made for review of legal documents submitted for private or individual benefit. SECOND READING
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G. Approval of Ordinance Amendment 14-120.12 to amend the City of Novi Code of Ordinances, at Chapter 20, “Massage”, Article I, “In General”, and Article III, “Massage Therapist Permit”, in order to remove the requirement for a city-issued individual Massage Therapist Permit as a result of state preemption of such requirement.  SECOND READING
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H. Approval to award an amendment to the engineering services agreement with URS Corporation for construction engineering services for the 2014 Chip Seal Program in the amount of $24,025.
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I. Approval to award geotechnical services to Testing and Engineering Consultants (TEC) for the Water Storage Facility Project in the amount of $24,570.
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J. Approval of a License Agreement with International Transmission Company (ITC) to allow the City of Novi to construct and maintain a 10-foot wide pathway on ITC Property between the north property line of Community Sports Park and City parkland along Ten Mile Road, near Fire Station 4. 
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K. Approval to purchase one (1) 2015 GMC Terrain vehicle from Red Holman GMC for the amount of $22,387.00 based on Oakland County cooperative pricing to replace a vehicle currently used by Community Development inspection staff.
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L. Approval of a Storm Drainage Facility Maintenance Easement Agreement from Advance Stores Company, Inc. for Advance Auto Parts located at 42520 Grand River Avenue (parcel 22-23-126-015).
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M. Approval to award an amendment to the engineering services agreement with Spalding DeDecker for construction engineering services for the Town Center Drive Reconstruction project in the amount of $89,332.
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N.  Approval to award an amendment to the engineering services agreement with URS Corporation for construction engineering services for the Grand River Avenue– Westbound Right Turn Lane Extension at Beck Road project in the amount of $33,196.
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O. Approval to award an amendment to the engineering services agreement with URS Corporation for construction engineering services for the Haggerty Road – SB Right Turn Lane at Grand River Avenue project in the amount of $29,945.
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P. Approval to award an engineering services agreement with URS Corporation for design engineering services related to the Grand River Dual Left Turn at Beck Road project in the amount of $42,281.
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Q. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 921
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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
11 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
12 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
13 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
20 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
21 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
25 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
27 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
 
September
  1 – City Offices Closed
  9 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
10 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
15 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
17 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
18 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
22 – 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.