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Agenda - Monday, April 15, 2019

THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD ELECTRONICALLY AS AUTHORIZED BY EXECUTIVE ORDER 2020-154 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR WHITMER ON JULY 17, 2020, IN ORDER TO MITIGATE THE SPREAD OF COVID-19, PROTECT THE PUBLIC HEALTH, AND PROVIDE ESSENTIAL PROTECTIONS TO VULNERABLE MICHIGANDERS BY LIMITING IN-PERSON CONTACT AND THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE INTERACTING AT PUBLIC GATHERINGS. MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC MAY PARTICIPATE BY ELECTRONIC MEANS, AS DESCRIBED BELOW.

The City will be utilizing the video/audio conferencing platform Zoom. Members of the public body will be able to hear and speak to each other for the entire meeting. Except for any closed session portions of the meeting, members of the public will be able to hear (and possibly see) members of the public body during the entire meeting, but will only be able to speak during a public comment period.

In order to connect to the meeting through ZOOM a member of the public needs to do the following:

Members of the public participating in the public comment via ZOOM will wait in a virtual queue until called during the public comment period.

When public comment is permitted, members of the public will be called one at a time, as would happen during an in-person meeting. A meeting coordinator will determine the order of public speakers. If you want to speak, you must use the "Raise Hand" feature in order for our moderator to know they need to be unmuted. When you are unmuted, you will have three (3) minutes to share your comments to the public body. At the conclusion of your comments or your three (3) minutes, you will be re-muted and then removed from the queue.

Participants may also choose to submit comments that can be read into the record. Comments can be submitted via an electronic form on www.cityofnovi.org. Comments shall be done prior to 7 p.m. on the day of the meeting. Forms can be found at:

Procedures by which persons may contact members of the public body prior to a meeting.

The City of Novi government e-mail addresses of the members of all public bodies utilizing this means of meeting are available on the City’s website at:
https://cityofnovi.org/Government/Mayor-And-Council.aspx

Procedures for participation by persons with disabilities.

The City will be following its normal procedures for accommodation of persons with disabilities. Those individuals 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.

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
 Monday, April 15, 2019 | 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 Breen, Casey, Mutch, Poupard, Verma
 
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
 
PUBLIC HEARING
 
PRESENTATIONS
 
1. Proclamation in Recognition of Arbor Day, Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 9 – 11 a.m. at Rotary Park – Wendy DuVall, Community Outreach &Events Specialist
   ( Click for this packet item)
 
2. Recognition of Novi Catholic Central 2019 Division 1 State Champions for Wrestling & Hockey
 
3.  Safe Routes to School – Jeff Herczeg, Director of Public Works and Jessica Katers, OHM Advisors
     ( Click for this packet item)
 
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 12:00 P.M. the day of the meeting. The materials cannot be changed before the meeting.
 
CONSENT AGENDA REMOVALS AND APPROVALS (See items A-I) 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 the Development Agreement Regarding Commercial Property for The Bond (Mixed-Use) Development between Bond at Novi, LLC and the City for the construction of a mixed-use development with two four-story multi-family residential buildings with a total of 255 apartments and a single-story commercial building up to 5,578 square feet, and associated site improvements.
( Click for this packet item)
 
2. Approval of a DTE Purchase Agreement to remove and relocate seven (7) DTE Energy utility poles to allow for the construction of the Industrial Spur Road off of Crescent Boulevard between Novi Road and Grand River Avenue in the amount of $215,000.
( Click for this packet item)
 
3. Consideration to approve Third Amendment to the previously-approved Conditional Agreement of Purchase and Sale on North Grand River City Property, located north of Grand River Avenue, east of Town Center Drive.
( Click for this packet item)
 
4. Consideration to Introduce Ordinance No. 19-71.01, an Ordinance to Amend the City of Novi Code of Ordinances, Chapter 36, “Waterways,” Article II, “Business of Operating Docks and/or Marinas”, in order to repeal the regulations and provisions therein in their entirety.  FIRST READING
( Click for this packet item)
 
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 12:00 P.M. the day of the meeting. The materials cannot be changed before the meeting.
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS
 
MAYOR AND COUNCIL ISSUES
 
1.  DTE Power Outages – Member Mutch
 
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. April 1, 2019 – Regular meeting
       ( Click for this packet item)
           
B. Enter Executive Session immediately following the regular meeting of April 15, 2019 in the Council Annex for the purpose of discussing City Manager Performance Evaluation and privileged correspondence from legal counsel.
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C. Approval to purchase Wonderware Human Machine Interface Software and associated equipment for the Novi Police Department from CBTS for $40,125 through a General Services Administration (GSA) contract.
( Click for this packet item)
 
D. Approval of Ordinance No. 19-97.04, an Ordinance To Amend The City of Novi Code of Ordinances, Chapter 4, “Amusements And Entertainments,” Article III, “Pinball Arcades And Machines”, in order to repeal the regulations and provisions therein in their entirety.  SECOND READING
( Click for this packet item)
 
E. Approval of Warranty Deed to dedicate 30 feet to 35 feet of variable half-width right-of-way along the south side of Flint Street (aka: Bond Street) along the frontage of the proposed The Bond (Mixed-Use) Development (parcels 50-22-22-226-003 and 50-22-22-226-005).
( Click for this packet item)
 
F. Approval to award geotechnical engineering services to Professional Service Industries, Inc. (PSI) for material testing services associated with the Crescent Boulevard (NW Ring Road) and Industrial Spur Road Construction project in the amount of $89,620.
( Click for this packet item)
 
G. Approval of the final payment to Hutch Paving, Inc., for the Special Assessment District 179 (Holmes Road, Hemingway Drive, and Brownstone Drive within the Vistas of Novi PUD) project in the amount of $34,734.11, plus interest earned on retainage.
( Click for this packet item)
 
H. Approval of the final payment to Anglin Civil, LLC, for the Villa Barr Park Pedestrian Path and Parking Lot Additions in the amount of $11,793.39, plus interest earned on retainage.
( Click for this packet item)
 
I. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 1034
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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.
 
April
17 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
18 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
19 – City Offices Closed
24 – Council Budget Session (if necessary) – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
25 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
 
May
  6 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
  8 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
14 – Zoning  Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
16 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
20 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
22 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
23 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
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.