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Agenda - Tuesday, November 12, 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
 November 12, 2019 | 7:00 PM
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, Crawford, Fischer, Mutch

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

PUBLIC HEARINGS

PRESENTATIONS


1. Comprehensive Annual Financial Report ending June 30, 2019 - Carl Johnson, Finance Director

2. Comprehensive Financial Audit for year-end June 30, 2019 - Rehmann

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 – 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 Ordinance No. 19-195, an Ordinance to Amend the City of Novi Code of Ordinances, at Chapter 12, “Drainage and Flood Damage Prevention,” to add Article IV, “Illicit Discharge Elimination Program,” to Regulate Non-Stormwater Discharge. FIRST READING

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. 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. Approval of Minutes of October 28, 2019 - Regular Meeting

B. Acceptance of a Woodland Conservation Easement from Pulte Homes of Michigan, LLC for the woodland replacement trees, offered as a part of the Woodbridge Park development, located on the northeast corner of Novi Road and Nine Mile Road, in Section 26 of the City.

C. Acceptance of a Woodland Conservation Easement from Orville Properties, LLC for the woodland replacement trees, offered as a part of the Adell Center Roads and Utilities site plan, located west of Novi Road and south of I-96, in Section 15 of the City.

D. Approval of a Resolution of the City Council Authorizing Termination of Portion of Water Main Easement, for Daifuku North America located at 30100 Cabot Drive (parcel 50-22-01-400-041).

E. Approval of a Storm Drainage Facility Maintenance Easement Agreement from C&L Land Holding – Novi Mercedes, for Mercedes Benz of Novi located west of Haggerty Road and north of Grand River Avenue (parcel 50-22-24-426-010).

F. Approval of Claims and Warrants – Warrant No. 1047

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.