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Agenda - Monday, November 10, 2014

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
 
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
 Monday, November 10, 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, Markham, Mutch, Wrobel
 
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
 
PUBLIC HEARING
 
PRESENTATIONS
 
1.   Neighborhood Entryway Matching Grant Program - Crystal McLain, Management Analyst Graduate Intern
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2.   Metro Branch Snow Plow Roadeo Championship Trophy Presentation to Marc Tolsdorf and Matt Turco – Gary Mekjian, American Public Works Association Michigan Chapter President; and Matt Wiktorowski, DPS Field Operations Senior Manager
 
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-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. Approval of installation of a concrete pad and generator including necessary materials and labor of Meadowbrook Commons Activity Center estimated at $90,000; and amend the budget.
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2. Approval to eliminate the General Administration Department within the General Fund to comply with the Uniform Chart of Accounts for Local Governments as set forth by the State of Michigan Department of Treasury; and amend the budget.
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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 20, 2014 – Regular meeting
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B. Enter Executive Session immediately following the regular meeting of November 10, 2014 in the Council Annex for the purpose of discussing property acquisition and privileged correspondence from legal counsel.
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C. Approval of recommendation from the Consultant Review Committee to award a two-year Traffic Engineering Consulting Services contract to URS (with the option for a one-year renewal) and adoption of revised fee schedule, effective December 15, 2014.
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D. Approval of resolution recognizing Giving Songs, Inc. as a non-profit organization for religious, charitable and educational purposes.
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E. Approval of an amendment to the engineering services agreement with URS Corporation for additional design engineering services for the Christina Lane Culvert Rehabilitation Project in the amount of $14,820.
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F. Approval to award the purchase (including a five year maintenance agreement) of a Mailroom DS-75 Folder/Insert to Neopost USA through the Western States Contracting Alliance (WSCA) cooperative purchasing contract in the amount of $13,758.
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G. Approval to award Novi Enterprise Asset Management System (NEAMS) mobile device purchase to CDW Government for 20 field tablets and operational accessories through the National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance Company (IPA) cooperative purchasing program in the amount of $40,744.
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H. Approval to dispose of obsolete Turnout Gear with the intention of providing them to the Highland Park Fire Department.
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I. Approval to set a Public Hearing Date on November 24, 2014 for the 2015 Community Development Block Grant Program.
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J. Approval of a Storm Drainage Facility Maintenance Easement Agreement from the Kroger Company of Michigan for the Kroger Office Expansion located at 40393 Grand River Avenue (parcel 22-24-327-010).
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K. Approval to set a public hearing for the December 8, 2014 City Council meeting for the request of Foresta Architects, LLC to amend the Sandstone Associates Limited Partnership v. City of Novi Consent Judgment to allow the proposed Tortora lot split to construct two single-family homes on the northwest side of Novi Road, south of Thirteen Mile Road.
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L. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 927
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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.
 
November
11 – City Offices Closed
12 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
13 – City Council – 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
 
December
  8 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
10 – Planning Commission – 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.
24 – City Offices Closed
25 – City Offices Closed
31 – 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.