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Agenda - Monday, July 8, 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, July 8, 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. MSU Tollgate Community Happenings/Partnership – Matt Mathis, Acting Director Tollgate Farm & Education Center

2. Water Transmission Main Assessment/ Prestressed Concrete Cylinder Pipe (PCCP) Inspection
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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 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-O) 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. 19-49.04, an ordinance to amend the City of Novi Code of Ordinances, at Chapter 15, “Fire Prevention and Protection,” in order to repeal Article IV, “Self-Service Gas Stations.”  FIRST READING
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2. Consideration to introduce Ordinance No. 19-104.11, an ordinance to amend the city of Novi Code Of Ordinances, At Chapter 21, “Nuisances,” Article II, “Related to Property,” in order to repeal Division 6, “Portable Toilets.”  FIRST READING
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3. Consideration to introduce Ordinance No. 19-181.04, an ordinance to amend The City of Novi Code Of Ordinances, at Chapter 27.5, “Registration and Licensing,” Article III, “Secondhand Dealers and Junk Dealers,” to add automated recycling kiosks to the list of regulated dealers.  FIRST READING
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4. Consideration to introduce Ordinance No. 19-115.05, an ordinance to amend the City of Novi Code Of Ordinances, at Chapter 33, “Traffic And Motor Vehicles,” Article III, “Parking, Stopping, and Standing,” Division 5, “Snow Emergencies,” in order to repeal the regulations and provisions therein in their entirety.  FIRST READING
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5. Approval of Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment 18.282 to amend the City of Novi Zoning Ordinance in numerous separate sections, and Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment 18.287 to amend the Zoning Ordinance at Article 3, Section 3.31 “Planned Development Options.” The amendments make miscellaneous revisions necessary to address inconsistencies, to clarify certain ordinance language, and to conform with other recent ordinance amendments.  SECOND READING
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6. Approval of the request of GPD Group JSP 18-75 Chick-Fil-A for Zoning Map Amendment 18.731 to rezone the property from Regional Center (RC) to Regional Center with a Planned Development 2 Option (PD-2). The subject property is located at the northeast corner of Novi Road and the I-96 service drive in Section 14. This is required in order to effectuate a PD Option for the subject property.  SECOND READING
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7. Consideration of the request of GPD group for Chick-Fil-A, JSP 18-75, for Preliminary Site Plan with a Planned Development (PD-2) Option, Special Land Use and Stormwater Management Plan approval. The subject property is 1.40 acres located at the northeast corner of Novi Road and the I-96 service drive in Section 14 in the RC, Regional Center District. The applicant is proposing to develop a 4,990 square foot Chick-Fil-A restaurant with a drive-through.
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8. Approval to award a service contract for Sanitary Sewer Televising and Cleaning Services to Metro Environmental Services, Inc., the lowest responsive bidder, in the estimated amount of $313,142.58. The contract term is until December 31, 2020 with a one-year extension option.
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9. Approval of Resolution to utilize Public Act 51 Funding for the Safe Routes to School Program to construct sidewalks, crosswalks and pedestrian signals.
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10. Approval to Purchase a 2019 PL Custom Classic 170 Type I Ambulance on a F-450 chassis purchased from PL Custom Inc. through the Sourcewell contract #022118-PLC in the amount of $253,961.  
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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


1. The creation of a Task Force to look into the creation  and funding of a Fiber Network in Novi. 

2. Consideration of selling City owned land, particularly on Walled Lake.

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. June 17, 2019 – Regular meeting
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B. Enter Executive Session immediately following the regular meeting of July 8, 2019 in the Council Annex for the purpose of discussing property acquisition.
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C. Approval to purchase Courts and Law Enforcement Management Information System (CLEMIS) and Fire Records Management System (FRMS) fees and services from Oakland County for the 2019-20 fiscal year in the amount of $56,235.  
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D. Approval of resolution to authorize a budget amendment to amend the FY 2019-20 Library Fund and Library Contribution Fund adopted budgets to reflect the Library Board approved budgets.
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E. Approval of Pawnbroker License renewal requested by Gary Weinstein, owner of Weinstein Jewelers of Novi, 41990 Grand River Avenue.
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F. Approval of a Street Light Purchase Agreement with Detroit Edison Company for the installation and ongoing operation cost of one (1) street light at the entrance of Liberty Park off of Dixon Road, and approval of an agreement with the Liberty Park Recreational Facilities Association for the sharing of installation and ongoing operation costs per the City’s Street Lighting Policy.
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G. Approval of a Warranty Deed to dedicate 43 feet of right-of-way along the north side of Eleven Mile Road and 21.5 feet of right-of-way along the east side of Town Center Drive as part of The Learning Experience development (parcel 50-22-14-376-017).
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H. Approval of a Storm Drainage Facility Maintenance Easement Agreement (SDFMEA) from Arrow Group LLC, for The Learning Experience development located on the northeast corner of Town Center Drive and Eleven Mile Road (parcel 50-22-14-376-017).
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I.  Approval of Resolution appointing City Engineer Ben Croy as Traffic Engineer in accordance with Section 33-51of the Code of Ordinances.
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J. Approval to Purchase a 2019 Rescue One Fire Connector Boat from MIlPRO Marine LLC, as a sole source provider in the state of Michigan in the amount of $32,810.
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K. Approval to award a three-year contract to 123Net, Inc. for two Primary Rate Interface (PRI) phone lines, 420 Direct Inward Dialing (DID) numbers in the amount of $641 per month and backup Internet Services at 200 Mbps in the amount of $724 per month.
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L. Acceptance of a Conservation/Berm Easement from LeMarbe Holdings, LLC for conservation of woodland replacement and a landscape screening berm offered as a part of the JSP 16-33 Hadley’s Towing project, located on the south side of Grand River Avenue and east of Wixom Road in Section 17 of the City.
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M. Approve a Hold Harmless Agreement with Detroit Catholic Central for South West Oakland Special Response Team and Novi Fire Department training.
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N. Final approval of two purchase agreements and authorization to proceed with closings, for properties located on Ten Mile Road west of Novi Road (JAMCO, LLC), Parcel 22-22-400-009, in the amount of $300,000, and on Grand River Avenue west of Novi Road (Country Building & Supplies), Parcel 22-15-477-005/006, in the amount of $630,000.
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O. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 1039
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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.

July
  9 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
10 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
11 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
22 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
24 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
25 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.

August
12 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
13 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
14 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
15 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – 7 p.m.
22 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
26 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
28 – 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.