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Agenda - Monday, November 24, 2014

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
 
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
 Monday, November 24, 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, Poupard, Wrobel
 
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
 
PUBLIC HEARING
 
1.  2015 Community Development Block Grant Program
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PRESENTATIONS
 
1. Results of National Citizen Survey Perceptions – Dr. Thomas Miller, National Research Center
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2. Comprehensive Financial Audit for year-end June 30, 2014 – Andrews, Hooper, Pavlik
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3. Comprehensive Annual Financial Report ending June 30, 2014 – Carl Johnson, Finance Director
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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-M) 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 a request of Eberspaecher North America, Inc. for a variance from Section 22-100(d)(1) of the City Code prohibiting loading and unloading of any commercial vehicle between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. within 400 feet of a residential structure.  The applicant would like to conduct loading and unloading activities between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. within 210 feet of the adjacent residential property.
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2. Approval to award a unit price service contract for forestry services to Asplundh Tree Expert Company (for a one-year term with three one-year renewal options) for an estimated annual price of $123,000.
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3.  Approval of the final payment to VIL Construction, Inc., for the Pavilion Shore Park project in the amount of $264,055.02.
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4. Approval to award a construction contract for Regency Centre and Knightsbridge Gate Lift Station Upgrades to Great Lakes Power & Lighting, the low bidder, in the amount of $121,980.
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BREAK
 
MATTERS FOR COUNCIL ACTION – PART II
 
5. Approval to award the Civic Center and Police Headquarters Air Handler Replacement Project to R.W. Mead and Sons, Inc., the low bidder, in the amount of $456,950.
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6. Consideration of Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment 18.271 to update, amend and re-format Appendix A, “Zoning”, of the City of Novi Code of Ordinances (the prior Ordinance No. 97-18, as amended) and related Zoning Map for purposes of incorporating Clearzoning formatting and clarifying certain provisions.  FIRST READING
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7. Consideration of Ordinance No. 14-124.19, Chapter 11 “Design and Construction Standards”, Articles XI “Bicycle Paths”, and Article XII “Pedestrian Safety Paths”; and Ordinance No. 14-45.30, Appendix C of the City of Novi Code of Ordinance, Article VI, “Design Standards”, Section 4.05, “Pedestrian Safety Paths, Bicycle Paths and Public Walkways”, in order to amend the existing design and construction standards to incorporate the Engineering Design Manual standards for off-road non-motorized facilities and to repeal conflicting Design and Construction Standards for Bicycle Paths, Pedestrian Safety Paths and public walkways.  FIRST READING
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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. November 10, 2014 – Regular meeting
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   2. November 13, 2014 – Special meeting
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B. Approval of the Resolution for Adoption of the Novi Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Strategic Community Recreation and Master Parks Plan 2015 to 2019.
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C. Approval of bid award to administer the 2015 Program Year for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Minor Home Repair Program to Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency (OLHSA) in the amount of $15,501.
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D. Approve the Program Year 2015 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Application in the approximate amount of $91,505 and authorize the Mayor to sign the Application and Sub-recipient Agreement.
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E. Approval of traffic control orders 14-21 through 14-24 for the placement of an all-way stop at the intersection of White Pines Drive and Moorgate Drive in Royal Crown subdivision.
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F. Approval of traffic control orders 14-25 through 14-48 for traffic control signage within Island Lake of Novi Phases 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B and 3C.
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G. Approval to award the purchase and installation of one hot water boiler and one heating boiler at the Novi Ice Arena facility, to Serve-Ice, the low qualified bidder in the amount of $23,442; and to amend the budget.
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H. Approval to apply for a 2014 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) for a Digital Fire Attack Training System with a total potential match of $2,110 by the City of Novi.
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I. Approval to award an amendment to the engineering services agreement with Spalding DeDecker for construction engineering services for the Regency Centre and Knightsbridge Gate Lift Station Upgrades in the amount of $14,269.
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J. Approval of Resolution Concerning Acquisition and Approving Declaration of Necessity and Taking and authorization of Offer to Purchase in the total amount of $500 for the acquisition of Lot 34, Shore Acres Subdivision (parcel 22-02-176-018) for the purpose of constructing the NC-1 pathway connection between East Lake Drive and Novi Road.
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K. Approval of a Street Light Purchase Agreement with Detroit Edison Company for the installation and ongoing operation costs of street lights within the Preserve at Island Lake (Phase 8) development on Ten Mile Road; and approval of an agreement with Toll Brothers MI II for the sharing of installation and ongoing operation costs per the City’s Street Lighting Policy.
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L. Approval of a new Taxicab License for Kurt’s Green Transport Service with one (1) taxicab.
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M. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 928
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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
27 – City Offices Closed
28 – City Offices Closed
 
December
  8 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
  9 – Zoning Board of Appeals – 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.