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Agenda - Monday, October 20, 2014

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
Monday, October 20, 2014 | 7 P.M.
Council Chambers | Novi Civic Center

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. Recognition of Council Member Justin Fischer’s Contributions

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 ConsentAgenda 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 to purchase a John Deere 6105D tractor outfitted with a Tiger LRS Bengal Brute roadside mower from Flint New Holland Inc., the low bidder, in the amount of $102,961.
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2. Approval to purchase water meters from Michigan Meter Technology Group, Inc., a sole source procurement, for an estimated annual amount of $255,000.
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3. Approval of resolution to authorize Budget Amendment #2015-1.
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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. October 6, 2014 – Regular meeting 
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B. Approval to award a unit price contract to United Resource, LLC, the low bidder, for the FY14/15 Snow Removal – Major Pathways program in an estimated amount of $29,000. The contract term is one year with two one-year extensions. 
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C. Approval of the final payment to RCL Construction Company, Inc., for the 2014 Bridge Rehabilitation Project in the amount of $25,741.64.
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D. Approval of a variance from Section 26.5-10, requiring a Maintenance and Guarantee Bond from LTF Real Estate Company, Inc. for the water main improvements for Lifetime Fitness, located at 40000 High Pointe Blvd (parcel 22-36-200-034).
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E. Approval of a Street Light Purchase Agreement with Detroit Edison Company for the installation and ongoing operation costs of street lights at the two entrances to Berkshire Pointe on Wixom Road; and approval of an agreement with Pulte Land Co, LLC for the sharing of installation and ongoing operation costs per the City's Street Lighting Policy.
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F. Approval of a Street Light Purchase Agreement with Detroit Edison Company for the installation and ongoing operation costs of street lights at the intersection of Wixom Road and Glenwood Drive in the amount of $12,768 for installation and $1,412 annually for operating costs. 
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G. Approval of a Street Light Purchase Agreement with Detroit Edison Company for the installation and ongoing operation costs of street lights at the intersection of 13 Mile Road and Cabot Drive in the amount of $17,509 for installation and $1,248 annually for operating costs.
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H. Approval to award the Novi Ice Arena Arcade renovation construction phase to Cross Renovation Inc., the low bidder, in the amount of $22,115.
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I. Approval to purchase new furniture for the Arcade remodel project at the Novi Ice Arena facility from ISCG, Inc., in the amount of $20,858.94 based on State of Michigan MiDeal Cooperative Purchasing program.
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J. Approval to award the purchase of natural gas supply for the November 2014 through the March 2017 billing cycle to Interstate Gas Supply, Inc. (IGS).
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K. Acceptance of a Conservation Easement from NADLAN 56 LLC for woodland conservation areas on the Beck North Lot 56 development, located on the north side of Cartier Drive at Hudson Drive in Section 4 of the City.
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L. Approval of the FY 14/15 Winter Maintenance Agreement between the City of Novi and the Road Commission for Oakland County for snow and ice control on selected County roads in Novi; and adoption of resolution authorizing Novi to provide winter maintenance of selected County roads.
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M. Approval of a Resolution Concerning Acquisition and Approving Declaration of Necessity and Taking and authorization of Offer to Purchase in the amount of $2,129 for a permanent easement and temporary grading permit on the Suppliers Investment Co. L.L.C. property (parcel 50-22-23-376-013) for the purpose of constructing a pedestrian safety path on the north side of Ten Mile Road between Catherine Industrial Road and the CSX Railroad.
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N. Approval of a Resolution Concerning Acquisition and Approving Declaration of Necessity and Taking and authorization of Offer to Purchase in the amount of $1,810 for a permanent easement and temporary grading permit on the Suppliers Investment Co. L.L.C. property (parcel 50-22-23-376-014) for the purpose of constructing a pedestrian safety path on the north side of Ten Mile Road between Catherine Industrial Road and the CSX Railroad.
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O. Approval to award engineering design services to URS Corporation for the Civic Center Parking and Power Park Pathway Rehabilitation in the amount of $10,700. 
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P. Approval of Resolution regarding Temporary Holiday Promotional Signage allowing temporary relief from Sign Ordinance from November 28 through December 26, 2014.
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Q. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 926
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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.

October
22 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.

November
10 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
11 – City Offices Closed
12 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
18 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
19 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
20 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
24 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
27 – City Offices Closed
28 – City Offices Closed

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