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Agenda - Monday, July 27, 2015
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
 
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
 Monday, July 27, 2015 | 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
 
PRESENTATIONS
 
1.  Proclamation in recognition of Amber Staudt and Ellen Czajka for Life Saving Action
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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-P) 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 Resolution Approving Application of Magna Seating of America Inc., for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate for an approximately 180,000 square foot New Facility to be located at the northwest corner of Haggerty and 13 Mile Road and related Agreement Concerning Industrial Facilities Tax Abatement.
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2. Consideration of the request of Beck South, LLC for JSP13-75 with Zoning Map Amendment 18.706 to rezone property in Section 29, on the southwest corner of Beck Road and Ten Mile Road from R-1, One-Family Residential to R-3, One-Family Residential with a Planned Rezoning Overlay.  The property totals 41.31 acres and the applicant is proposing a 66-unit single-family residential development.
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3. Approval of resolution to authorize a budget amendment to amend the 2015-16 Library Contributed adopted budget to reflect the Library Board approved budget.
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4. Approval of Ordinance No. 15-183, an Ordinance to amend the City of Novi Code of Ordinances, at Chapter 21, “Nuisances,” Article II, “Related to Property,” Division 8, “Refuse Collection,” in order to further limit the hours for refuse collection in residentially zoned districts and to add a new Section 21-147, stating that the penalty for violation of the division shall be a civil infraction, rather than a misdemeanor.  FIRST READING
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5. Approval of Ordinance No.15-184 an Ordinance to amend the City of Novi Code of Ordinances, at Chapter 16, “Garbage and Refuse,” to add Article IV, “Collection, Recycling and Disposal,” to provide for future collection of solid waste from residential premises pursuant to a contract with a designated waste hauler, to provide standards and specifications for the services to be provided, to provide for the administration of a solid waste program, and to provide penalties for failure to comply. FIRST READING
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6. Adoption of resolution and approval of agreement with the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department and the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) to assign the City of Novi’s wholesale water service customer contract from DWSD to GLWA.
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7. Approval to award a construction contract for 11 Mile Road Pathways (Town Center to Meadowbrook) project to Anglin Civil, the low bidder, in the amount of $495,225.12, subject to final review and approval of form of agreement by City Manager’s office and the City Attorney; and approval of a resolution authorizing the rollover of FY14-15 funds in the amount of $380,000 and appropriation of an additional $116,000 for this budget line item.
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8. Approval of Proposed Water & Sewer Rate Resolutions for 2015-2016.
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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:
July 13, 2015 – Regular meeting
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B. Approval of amendment to contract for City Manager and City Clerk.
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C. Approval of Resolution to close Grand River Avenue between Flint Street and 46100 Grand River Avenue (Suburban Collection Showplace) from 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Monday, September 7, 2015 for the Michigan State Fair Parade.
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D. Approval and authorization for City Manager to travel September 7 – 16, 2015 with representatives from the City of Southfield, Oakland County and Detroit Regional Chamber to promote the City of Novi to perspective Japanese companies for the not-to-exceed amount of $6,500.
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E. Approval of a resolution authorizing termination of portions of an existing access easement and emergency access easement (recorded at Liber 40754, Pages 551 through 556 Oakland County Records) at the request BCP Novi, LLC., as part of the American Tire Distributors site located at 25250 Regency Drive (parcel 22-24-276-023).
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F. Approval of a Storm Drainage Facility Maintenance Easement Agreement from Novi Food Center, LLC, for Novi Food Center located south of Grand River Avenue and east of Novi Road (parcels 22-23-104-010 and 22-23-104-009).
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G. Approval to award an amendment to the engineering services agreement with Orchard, Hiltz & McCliment for construction engineering services for the Whipple Street Culvert Replacement project in the amount of $13,459.
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H. Approval to award an amendment to the engineering services agreement with URS Corporation for construction engineering services for the 11 Mile Road Pathways (Town Center to Meadowbrook) project in the amount of $58,430; and approval of a resolution authorizing the rollover of FY14-15 funds in the amount of $55,050 and appropriation of an additional $18,000 for this budget line item. 
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I. Approval of the final payment to Rauhorn Electric, Inc. for the 2014 Traffic Signal Improvements Project in the amount of $32,881.82.
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J. Approval of a Street Light Purchase Agreement with Detroit Edison Company for the installation and ongoing operation costs of decorative street lights along Olde Orchard Drive to serve the Olde Orchard Condo development; approval of an agreement with Olde Orchard Country Homes Condominium Association related to the installation and operation costs consistent with the City’s Street Lighting Policy; and termination of the existing Memorandum of Agreement for the Association dated May 26, 1971 effective upon payment of the final bill for the existing lighting that is being removed.
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K. Approval of Change Order No. 4 to Commerce Construction for the Haggerty Road Lane Gap project in the amount of $32,766.63 to make drainage improvements and remove a section of the existing boulevard island at Shorebrooke to improve traffic safety; and approval of a resolution authorizing the allocation of an additional $33,000 for this budget line item from the Municipal Street Fund.
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L. Approval to award geotechnical services to Testing Engineers and Consultants, Inc. for the 2015 Neighborhood Road Program—Contract 1 (White Pines Drive) project in the amount of $17,920.
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M. Approval of the request of Toll Brothers for JSP 14-18 with Zoning Map Amendment 18.707 to rezone property in Section 26, on the east side of Novi Road, south of Ten Mile Road from I-1, Light Industrial and OS-1, Office Service to RM-1, Low Density Low-Rise Multiple-Family Residential with a Planned Rezoning Overlay and to approve the corresponding concept plan and revised PRO Agreement between the City and the applicant.  The property totals 20.9 acres and the applicant is proposing a 93 unit attached condominium multiple-family residential development.
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N. Approval to purchase a Dell EqualLogic Storage Array from Netech Corporation in the amount of $57,415 using a competitively bid contract through the Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC).
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O. Approval to award a construction contract for Whipple Street Culvert Replacement project to ILE Excavating, the low bidder, in the amount of $77,054, subject to final review and approval of form of agreement by City Manager’s office and the City Attorney; and approval of a resolution authorizing the rollover of FY14-15 funds in the amount of $93,000 for these budget line items.
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P. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 944
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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
10 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
11 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
12 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
19 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
20 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
21 – Novi Public Library Closed
24 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
26 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
 
September
  7 – City Offices Closed
  9 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
14 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
15 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
16 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
17 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
28 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
30 – Planning Commission – 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.