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Agenda - Monday, August 24, 2015
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
 
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
 Monday, August 24, 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.  2015 Constitution Week Proclamation - Daughters of the American Revolution – Donna Busch
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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 Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment 18.275 to amend the City of Novi Zoning Ordinance at Article 3, Zoning Districts, Section 3.14, I-1 District Required Conditions, in order to allow for accessory outside storage as a Special Land Use in the Light Industrial District.  FIRST READING
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2. Approval 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, and to approve the corresponding concept plan and PRO Agreement between the City and the applicant.  The property totals 41.31 acres and the applicant is proposing a 64-unit single-family residential development.
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3. Approval to purchase three Force America CommandAll regulating controllers and three wing plows for the City’s winter maintenance fleet from Truck and Trailer Specialties Inc., the low bidder, in the amount of $154,188; and approval of a resolution to amend the budget to add $24,200 to this line item.
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4. Approval to award a construction contract for 2015 Neighborhood Road Program Contract 2 (Asphalt) to Cadillac Asphalt LLC, the low bidder, in the amount of $1,209,822, subject to final review and approval of form of agreement by City Manager’s office and the City Attorney.
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5. Approval to award a construction contract for 2015 Neighborhood Road Program Contract 3 (Concrete) to Fiore Enterprises, LLC, the low bidder, in the amount of $1,599,001, subject to final review and approval of form of agreement by City Manager’s office and the City Attorney; and approval of a resolution to amend the budget to roll over funds from FY14-15 for this budget line item.
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6. Consideration of a request from Michael and Rachael O’Sullivan for a variance from Section 11-216(e)(8) and Section 11-256(f) of the Design and Construction Standards, which allows a maximum driveway slope of 10% and a maximum sidewalk cross slope of 2%, to allow the applicant to maintain the slopes as-constructed for the construction of a home at 21379 Equestrian Trail (parcel 22-32-401-074).
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7. Adoption of Resolution authorizing cost participation under a Federal Safety Hazard Elimination Program, approval of a cost participation agreement with Michigan Department of Transportation for the Grand River/Beck Dual Left Turn Lane project, which is funded by a federal safety grant in the amount of $448,160 with a match by the City in the amount of $188,940, and is offset by Tri-Party Funds; and approval of a resolution to amend the budget to roll over funds from FY14-15 for this budget line item.
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8. Approval to award an amendment to the engineering services agreement with Orchard, Hiltz & McCliment for construction engineering services for the 2015 Neighborhood Road Program Contract 2 (Asphalt)  in the amount of $105,721; and approval of a resolution to amend the budget to roll over funds from FY14-15 for this budget line item.
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9. Approval to award an amendment to the engineering services agreement with Orchard, Hiltz & McCliment for construction engineering services for the 2015 Neighborhood Road Program Contract 3 (Concrete) in the amount of $132,747.
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10. Approval to award the contract for as-needed Supplemental Building & Trade Inspection Services and Plan Review Services to SAFEbuilt Michigan, LLC, subject to final review and approval of form of agreement by City Manager’s office and the City Attorney for an estimated annual maximum cost of $115,500 and a budget amendment for an additional $28,800 in Professional Services Funds.
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11. Consideration of the 2016 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:
August 10, 2015 – Regular meeting
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B. Approval of resolution to permanently transfer Precincts 9 and 11 currently located at Brightmoor Christian Church to Crosspointe Meadows Church, 29000 Meadowbrook Road, effective immediately.
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C. Approval of Ordinance No. 15-99.16, an ordinance to amend the City of Novi Code of Ordinances, Chapter 15, Fire Protection and Prevention, to adopt the International Fire Code, 2012 Edition, by reference with certain amendments.  SECOND READING
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D. Approval of an Inter-agency Agreement between the Alliance of Rouge Communities and the City of Novi for participation in the federal grant referred to as the “Great Lakes Restoration Initiative: Restoring Tree Canopy in the Rouge River Area of Concern” with no matching costs required from the City of Novi.
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E. Approval of Resolution to close the intersection of Ten Mile Road and Taft Road from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM for the Novi High School Homecoming Parade on Friday October 9, 2015. 
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F. Approval of Traffic Control Order 15-18 to prohibit left turns from westbound Citygate Drive to southbound Beck Road between the hours of 7 AM to 7 PM.
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G. Approval to award an amendment to the engineering services agreement with Spalding DeDecker Associates for additional design engineering services for the Eight Mile Road Pathway (Beck to Garfield) project in the amount of $30,395; and approval of a resolution to amend the budget to add $30,395 to this line item.
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H. Approval to award an amendment to the engineering services agreement with URS Corporation for additional construction engineering services for the Grand River Avenue Right Turn Lane Extension (at Beck Road) in the amount of $33,760; and approval of a resolution to amend the budget to add $33,760 to this line item.
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I. Approval to award an amendment to the engineering services agreement with URS Corporation for additional design engineering services for the ITC Pathway Phase1A project in the amount of $27,134; and approval of a resolution to amend the budget to add $23,134 to this line item.
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J. Approval to award an amendment to the engineering services agreement with Spalding DeDecker for additional design engineering services for the Providence Park Connector Trail (ITC Pathway Phase 3B) in the amount of $24,272; and approval of a resolution to amend the budget to add $24,272 to this line item.
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K. Acceptance of a pathway easement as a donation from Providence Hospital and Medical Centers, Inc., as part of the Rose Senior Living site located south of Grand River Avenue and west of Beck Road (parcel 22-17-400-040) to accommodate the future extension of the ITC Trail from the Medilodge property to Beck Road.
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L. Acceptance of a Wetlands Conservation Easement and a Woodlands Conservation Easement from Providence Hospital and Medical Centers, Inc. for woodland and wetland conservation areas offered as a part of the Rose Senior Living development, located on the west side of Beck Road south of Grand River Avenue in Section 17 of the City.
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M. Approval of a Storm Drainage Facility Maintenance Easement Agreement from Providence Hospital and Medical Centers, Inc., as part of the Rose Senior Living site located south of Grand River Avenue and west of Beck Road (parcel 22-17-400-040).
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N. Approval of Uniform Video Service Local Franchise Agreement with Bright House Networks, LLC, to provide video service in the City of Novi.
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O. Approval of Community Single Use License with International Transmission Company (ITC) in connection with the City of Novi 5K Emergency Challenge Run.
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P. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 946
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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
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.