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Agenda - Thursday, October 20, 2016
CANCELLED due to lack of quorum




PARKS, RECREATION & CULTURAL SERVICES COMMISSION AGENDA

CITY OF NOVI
Regular Meeting
 Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 – 7 P.M.
Council Chambers | Novi Civic Center |45175 Ten Mile Road
248.347.0400
 


1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:  
 
2. ROLL CALL:  Commissioners Bauss, Dooley, Jewell, Pratt, Staab, Thomopoulos, Torimoto, Student Representative Katherine Wei
 
3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
 
4. CITIZEN COMMENTS: In order to hear all citizen comments at a reasonable hour, the Parks Commission 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 PRCS Commission. Speakers wishing to display visual materials through the City’s audiovisual system must provide the materials to the PRCS Office no later than 5 p.m. five days before the meeting and the materials cannot be changed before the meeting.
                                                                                                                                                
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

A. Approval of September 2016 minutes
 
6. COMMITTEE REPORTS:

A. Walkable Novi – Commissioners Thomopoulos & Bauss
B. Novi Park Foundation – Commissioner Torimoto & Jewell
C. Grants Committee – Commissioners Pratt & Dooley
D. Parks Updates
    1. Ella Mae Power Park – Commissioner Staab
    2. ITC Community Sports Park – Commissioner Pratt
    3. Novi Dog Park (Sept.) – Commissioner Pratt
    4. Wildlife Woods Park (Sept.) – Commissioner Torimoto
    5. Villa Barr Art Park (Aug.) – Commissioner Jewell
    6. Nov. will be Novi Ice Arena (Torimoto) & Brookfarm Park (Thomopoulos)
 
7. MATTERS FOR COMMISSION DISCUSSION AND/OR ACTION:

A. Presentation and Discussion on CAPRA Accreditation
B. Parks Foundation Committee Appointments
C. Presentation and Discussion on City Forestry by Tiffany Giacobazzi

8. STAFF REPORTS:
           
A. Administration Division – Director Jeff Muck
    1. Project Updates
    2. Villa Barr Art Park Update
                                                                                               
B. Recreation Division – Deputy Director Tracie Ringle
    1. Program & Services
    2. Light Up The Night on Dec. 2
 
C. Older Adults – Older Adult Services Manager Karen Kapchonick
    1. Program & Services
                                   
9. CITIZEN COMMENTS:
           
10. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS:

11. ADJOURNMENT
           
12. FUTURE EVENTS:        
 
           
October 2016
 
20         Parks Commission @ Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
23         Novi Concert Band Concert @ Novi Public Library – 2 p.m.
24         City Council @ Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
27         A “Boo”tiful Luncheon @ Meadowbrook Activity Center – noon-2 p.m.
27         Boo Bash @ Civic Center – 6-7:30 p.m.
30         Day of the Dead Celebration @ Civic Center – 2-4 p.m.
30         Spooky Skate @ Novi Ice Arena – 3-4:50 p.m.
           
November 2016
 
3          In Honor of Those Who Served Veterans Brunch @ Civic Center – 10 a.m.-noon
5          Civilian Pistol Safety Class @ Police Training Center – 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
5          Shredding Day @ Corrigan Record Storage – 9 a.m.-noon
5          A Walk Down Memory Lane @ Meadowbrook Activity Center – 2:30-4:30 p.m.
7          Addicted to Movies… Not Drugs @ Emagine Theatre Novi – 10 p.m.-6 a.m.
8          General Election @ Multiple Precincts – 7 a.m.-8 p.m.
9-10      AARP Smart Driver Program @ Civic Center – 12:30-4:30 p.m.
11         City Offices, Meadowbrook, Library Closed
14         City Council @ Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
17         So Much to be Thankful For Luncheon @ Meadowbrook Activity Center – noon-2 p.m.
17         Tween Craft Series @ Novi Meadows Elementary – 3-4 p.m.
17         Parks Commission @ Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
18         American Girl Slumber Party @ Civic Center – 6-8 p.m.
19         Electronic Waste Collection Day @ Ella Mae Power Park – 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
24-25    City Offices, Meadowbrook, Library Closed
28         City Council @ Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
 
NOTICE:  People with disabilities needing accommodations for effective participation in this meeting should contact the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department 248.347.0400 at least two working days in advance of the meeting. An attempt will be made to make reasonable accommodations.