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Agenda - Monday, November 13, 2017
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
Monday, November 13, 2017 | 7 P.M.
Council Chambers | Novi Civic Center |45175 Ten Mile Road
(248) 347-0460

6:45 p.m. SWEARING-IN CEREMONY – Mayor Gatt, Council Members Breen, Markham, Mutch

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL: Mayor Gatt, Council Members Breen, Casey, Markham, Mutch, Staudt, Wrobel

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

APPOINTMENT OF MAYOR PRO TEM

PUBLIC HEARING

PRESENTATIONS

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. Consideration to introduce Ordinance No. 17-187.01, an Ordinance to amend the City of Novi Code of Ordinances, at Chapter 26, “Peddlers, Solicitors, Commercial Handbills,” Section 26.1, “Definitions,” Section 26.3, “Non-Commercial Solicitation Permits,” and Section 26.10, “Hours of Operation” in order to conform existing regulations relating to charitable solicitation in rights-of-way to state law. 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


1. Appointments to Council Committees

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 23, 2017 – Regular meeting
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B. Approval of recommendation from the Consultant Review Committee to award a contract for Labor Relations and Employment Law to Shifman Law for a two-year contract with two one-year renewal options, and adoption of associated fees and charges, effective January 1, 2018.
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C. Approval of request for Fireworks Display Permit by City of Novi Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services, to be operated by ACE Pyro, on Friday, December 1, 2017 for the community event, Light Up The Night, subject to final approval as to form by City Manager and City Attorney.
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D. Acceptance of a sidewalk easement for 45265 Gateway Road as part of the Pontiac Trail Sidewalk project (Parcel 50-22-03-101-006).
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E. Approval to award an amendment to the engineering services agreement with Spalding DeDecker for design engineering services associated with the Ingersol Creek Streambank Stabilization project (Ten Mile Road to Willowbrook Drive) in the amount of $34,608.00.
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F. Approval of Traffic Control Orders 17-31, 32, 33, and 34 for ’30 MPH Speed Limit’ Signs and to rescind Traffic Control Orders 17-22 & 17-23 on Dixon Road and Twelve ½ Mile Road.
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G. Approval of a Storm Drainage Facility Maintenance Easement Agreement from Doeting Education Company for the Goddard School of Novi project located north of Grand River Avenue, south of Twelve Mile Road and east of Wixom Road (parcel 50-22-17-126-012).
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H. Approval of (1) a Resolution Concerning Acquisition and Approving Declaration of Necessity and Taking and authorization of Offer to Purchase; (2) a Declaration of Taking; and, (3) an Agreement of Sale and Offer to Purchase Easements over Real Property in the amount of $19,616.10 for sidewalk easements and temporary grading permits on parcel (50-22-03-101-010) for the construction of new sidewalk along the south side of Pontiac Trail between Beck Road and West Park Drive.
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I. Approval of (1) a Resolution Concerning Acquisition and Approving Declaration of Necessity and Taking and authorization of Offer to Purchase; (2) a Declaration of Taking; and, (3) an Agreement of Sale and Offer to Purchase Easements over Real Property in the amount of $240.39 for sidewalk easements and temporary grading permits on parcel (50-22-04-200-011) for the construction of new sidewalk along the south side of Pontiac Trail between Beck Road and West Park Drive.
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J. Approval of (1) a Resolution Concerning Acquisition and Approving Declaration of Necessity and Taking and authorization of Offer to Purchase; (2) a Declaration of Taking; and, (3) an Agreement of Sale and Offer to Purchase Easements over Real Property in the amount of $31,098.93 for sidewalk easements, temporary grading permits and storm sewer easements on two parcels (50-22-04-100-010 and 50-22-04-100-034) for the construction of new sidewalk along the south side of Pontiac Trail between Beck Road and West Park Drive.
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K. Acceptance of a sidewalk easement for 42101 Fountain Park Drive as part of the 2017 Pathways and ADA Compliance project (Parcel 50-22-23-251-020).
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L. Approval of a request from Haggerty Novi Owner, LLC for a variance from Chapter 3, Article II, Section 3-16 of the City of Novi Code of Ordinances regarding the transfer of an existing liquor license for the continued operation of the Novi Sheraton, located at 21111 Haggerty Rd, Novi, MI 48375, to allow the applicant to continue operating the existing business under the same liquor license for an additional fourteen (14) days pending the completion of the City’s investigation required pursuant to Section 3-16 of the Code of Ordinances, and subsequent City Council consideration of the transfer application.
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M. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 999
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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
14 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
15 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
16 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
23 – City Offices Closed
24 – City Offices Closed
27 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.

December
4 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
12 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
13 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
14 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – 7 p.m.
18 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
20 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
25 – City Offices Closed
26 – 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.