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Agenda - Monday, October 7, 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, October 7, 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, Verma
 
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
 
PUBLIC HEARING
 
PRESENTATIONS


1. Proclamation for Fire Prevention Week October 6-12, 2019
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REPORTS

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 - 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 of approval to purchase a 2020 Ford F-550 Chassis from Signature Ford, through the Macomb County Cooperative Purchasing Contract, and the Swaploader upfits to be completed by Truck and Trailer Specialties through the City of Rochester Hills RFP contract, in the amount of $117,186.
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2. Consideration to award a unit price contract to Superior Lawn Care LLC., the low bidder, for the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Tree and Landscape Planting Projects in an estimated amount of $169,380.
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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. Approval of Minutes of September 23, 2019 - Regular Meeting
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B. Approval of Ordinance 19-120.13, an ordinance to amend the City of Novi Code of Ordinances, Chapter 20, “Massages,” in order to amend certain sections to update the regulations of massage establishments within the City. SECOND READING
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C. Approval of Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment 18.289 to amend the City of Novi Zoning Ordinance at Article 3, Section 3.10 “B-1, B-2 and B-3 Business Districts Required Conditions.” The amendment would allow building height to be increased to 52 feet or four stories in the B-2 District under certain conditions. SECOND READING
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D. Approval of Election Precinct Agreements, subject to minor amendments as approved by the City Manager and City Attorney.
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E. Approval to accept the residential streets as part of The Preserve at Island Lake (Phase 8) and adoption of Act 51 New Street Resolution accepting Nepavine Drive, Nepavine Court, Denali Court, and a portion of Kennebee Drive as public, adding 0.60 miles of roadway to the City's public street system.
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F. Approval of a license agreement for improvements within the Old Novi Road right-of-way including decorative fences, a detention pond buffer, benches and a commemorative plaque.
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G. Approval to award a contract to Great Lakes Power and Lighting for improvements to the Hudson Pump Station, in the amount of $27,396.36.
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H. Consideration of approval of an Intergovernmental Water Service Agreement with the City of Wixom to allow the property at 48900 West 12 Mile Road, Wixom, Michigan, to connect to the City of Novi's public water system.
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I. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 1045
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ADJOURNMENT

SCHEDULED MEETINGS - All Regular Council meetings are held in the Council Chambers unless otherwise noted. For a complete listing of scheduled meetings, please visit the Event Calendar at cityofnovi.org.

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.