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Agenda - Monday, October 12, 2015
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
 
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
 Monday, October 12, 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
 
1. Creation of Special Assessment District 178C to finance road and utility construction related to Crossroads Commerce Park Parcel Nos. 22-17-101-010 and 22-17-101-012 located south of Grand River Avenue and west of Providence Parkway.
 
PRESENTATIONS
 
1. Proclamation recognizing October as Fire Prevention Month – Jeff Johnson, Director of Emergency Services and Fire Operations
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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-K) 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 to award a professional services agreement to The Corradino Group of Michigan, Inc. for preparation of a Thoroughfare Master Plan in the amount of $119,480, subject to final review and approval of form of agreement by City Manager’s office and the City Attorney.
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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. September 28, 2015 – Regular meeting
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B. Enter Executive Session immediately following the regular meeting of October 12, 2015 in the Council Annex for the purpose of discussing privileged correspondence from legal counsel.
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C. Approval to award contract for the 2015 Fall Tree and Landscape Planting to the lowest bidder, RC Tuttle Refinishing Co., for the amount of $70,413, and to concurrently amend the FY 15/16 budget.
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D. Approval of Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation of Resource Recovery and Recycling Authority of Southwest Oakland County (RRRASOC).
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E. Approval of the FY15/16 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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F. Approval of Ordinance Amendment 15-185 to amend the City of Novi Code of Ordinances, at Chapter 22, “Offenses”, Article V, “Offenses Against Public Peace,” in order to add a new Section 22-102, “Conduct in Cemeteries,” to establish rules for appropriate conduct in cemeteries within the City.  SECOND READING
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G. Approval to award engineering design services to Spalding DeDecker for the 2016 Pathways and ADA Compliance program (which includes segments 1B, 10 and a mid-block crossing at Taft and Jacob) in the amount of $26,927.
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H. Approval of a resolution authorizing termination of an existing sanitary sewer easement (recorded at Liber 22132, Page 169, Oakland County Records), which was replaced by a revised sanitary sewer easement (recorded at Liber 40820, page 72, Oakland County Records) in 2009.
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I. Approval to award a unit price contract to United Resource, LLC, the low bidder, for the FY15/16 Snow Removal – Major Pathways program in an estimated amount of $60,000. The contract term is one year with two one-year extensions.
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J. Approval to enter into Oakland County Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area Memorandum of Understanding and authorization to submit letter of commitment for grant under the 2015 Michigan Invasive Species Grant Project (MISGP).
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K. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 949
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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
13 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
14 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
15 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
21 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
26 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
28 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
 
November
  4 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
  9 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
10 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
11 – City Offices Closed
18 – Library Board – Council Chambers - 7 p.m.
19 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – 7 p.m.
23 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
26 – City Offices Closed
27 – 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.