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Agenda - Monday, May 6, 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, May 6, 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

 
1. Recommended Annual Budget and Financial Plan 2019-2020
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PRESENTATIONS
 
1.  Proclamation  recognizing  May  as  Building  Safety  Month – Larry Butler, Community Development Deputy Director and Jeff Johnson, Director of Emergency Medical Services/Fire Operations
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2.  Proclamation in recognition of National Police Week, May 12 – 18, 2019 and Peace Officers’ Memorial Day, May15, 2019 – David Molloy, Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police
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3. Proclamation in recognition of Public Works Week, May 19-25, 2019 – Jeff Herczeg, Director of Public Works
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4.  Proclamation in recognition of National Letter Carriers’ Food Drive Day, May 11th – Sherri McIntosh
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5.  Novi Parks Foundation – David Landry, President
 
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-Q) 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 accept a donation from the Novi Parks Foundation in the amount of $250,000 to assist with replacement of the Tim Pope Play Structure located at ITC Community Sports Park and to assist with the future installation of four pickleball courts and fencing at Wildlife Woods Park.
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2. Consideration of the request of Orville Properties, LLC for Tentative Approval of the First Amendment to the previously-approved Planned Rezoning Overlay (PRO) Plan and Agreement, JZ18-24, Adell Center PRO. The subject property is approximately 23 acres and is located on Expo Center Drive (now Adell Center Drive), north of Grand River Avenue and south of I-96 in Section 15. The applicant seeks to revise the PRO Agreement to amend the approved layout for Units 6 and 7, common landscape areas, building signage, and location of accessory units.
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3. Consideration at the request of Gateway Village of Novi, LLC  of the draft Third Amendment to Consent Judgment for the Gateway Village Development in the matter of Gateway Village of Novi LLC v City of Novi and authorization for the City attorney to take all action to file the amendment with Circuit Court. The subject property is located in the northwest corner of Grand River Avenue and Meadowbrook Road in Section 23. The amendment is required for approval of JSP 18-22 Gateway Townhomes of Novi to provide for a new style building for the final phase of the multi-family residential component of the development.
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4. Approval of Resolution for 2019 Millage Rates.
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5. Approval of Resolution for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Budget and Acknowledging the Multi-Year Budget, including Projections for Future Fiscal Years 2020-2021 and 2021-2022.
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6. Approval of resolution to authorize Budget Amendment #2019-3.
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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 12:00 P.M. the day of the meeting. 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.  April 10, 2019 – Special meeting
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    2.  April 15, 2019 – Regular meeting
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B. Enter Executive Session immediately following the regular meeting of May 6, 2019 in the Council Annex for the purpose of discussing property acquisition and privileged correspondence from legal counsel.
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C. Approval of Resolution granting the Novi Parks Foundation a one-time exemption from the City’s policy regarding alcohol on public property for purposed of its August 2, 2019 fundraiser at Pavilion Shore Park.
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D. Approval of 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.  SECOND READING
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E. Approval of Resolution Authorizing parking and staging for the “2019 Motor City Comic-Con” to occur on certain parcels near the Suburban Collection Showplace property at 46100 Grand River Avenue.
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F. Approval to award a Sidewalk Trip Hazard Elimination project to Precision Concrete Inc., a sole source service provider, in the estimated amount of $53,950.
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G. Approval to award a Generator Preventative Maintenance and Repair Services contract to The W.W. Williams Company LLC, for an estimated annual amount of $46,000. The contract term is one year, with two one-year extensions.
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H. Approval to award civil engineering services to OHM Advisors for design engineering services associated with the 2019 Sanitary Sewer Manhole and Pipe Rehabilitation in the amount of $41,550.
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I. Approval of a Storm Drainage Facility Maintenance Easement Agreement (SDFMEA) from Feldman Automotive, for the Feldman Automotive Parking Expansion project (parcel 50-22-23-251-024).
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J. Approval of a temporary construction easement on city property known as Wildlife Woods Park for the Villas at Stonebrook residential development (parcel 50-22-17-300-016).
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K. Approval of a revised access easement located on city park property known as Wildlife Woods Park to provide access to the existing Somoco oil well (parcel 50-22-17-300-016).
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L. Approval of a deviation from Subdivision Ordinance, Appendix C, Section 4.04 for the lack of a secondary connection at an interval exceeding one thousand three hundred feet for the site plan associated with Woodbridge Park (parcel 50-22-26-300-015) located at the northeast corner of 9 Mile and Novi Road.
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M. Adoption of Resolution seeking reimbursement from Oakland County for expenses associated with the City of Novi’s annual Mosquito Control Program.
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N. Approval of a DTE Purchase Agreement to remove and relocate seven (7) DTE Energy utility poles to allow for the realignment and reconstruction of Flint/Bond Street as part of the proposed ring road located around the intersection of Novi Road and Grand River Avenue in the amount of $55,017.54.
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O. Approval of recommendation from Consultant Review Committee to award a contract for annual audit services to Rehmann Robson for a three year term and two one year renewal options and adoption of associated fees effective May 6, 2019.
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P. Request for Adoption of a Resolution for a Local Pavement Warranty Program and a Resolution to Implement a Local Pavement Warranty Program as part of the Michigan Local Pavement Warranty Program as required by Michigan Legislature (MCL 247.662, 247.663) and Public Act 51.
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Q. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 1035
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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.
 
May
  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
 
June
  3 – 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.
17 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
20 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
26 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
27 – Library Board – 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.