REGULAR MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NOVI
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2011 AT 7:00 P.M.
COUNCIL CHAMBERS NOVI CIVIC CENTER 45175 W. TEN MILE ROAD
Mayor Gatt called the meeting to order at 7:00 P.M.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
APPOINTMENT OF MAYOR PRO TEM Mayor Gatt appointed Dave Staudt as Mayor Pro Tem. Mayor Pro Tem Staudt said he appreciated the opportunity and looks forward to working with him for many years.
ROLL CALL: Mayor Gatt, Mayor Pro Tem Staudt, Council Members Casey, Fischer, Margolis, Mutch, Wrobel
ALSO PRESENT: Clay Pearson, City Manager
Victor Cardenas, Assistant City Manager
Tom Schultz, City Attorney
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
CM-11-11-167 Moved by Fischer, seconded by Wrobel; CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY:
To approve the Agenda as presented
Roll call vote on CM-11-11-167 Yeas: Staudt, Casey, Fischer, Margolis, Mutch, Wrobel, Gatt
PUBLIC HEARING - None
PRESENTATIONS - None
1. MANAGER/STAFF - None
2. ATTORNEY - None
AUDIENCE COMMENT - None
CONSENT AGENDA REMOVALS AND APPROVALS (See items A-Q)
CM-11-11-168 Moved by Margolis, seconded by Staudt; CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY:
To approve the Consent Agenda as presented
Roll call vote on CM-11-11-168 Yeas: Casey, Fischer, Margolis, Mutch, Wrobel, Gatt, Staudt
A. Approve Minutes of:
B. Approval to renew emergency notification hosting and technical/support services with Dialogic Communications, Inc. for $16,495 for the period December 1, 2011 through November 30, 2012.
C. Approve the Program Year 2012 Community Development Block Grant Application in the approximate amount of $85,918 and authorize the Mayor to sign the Application and Sub-recipient Agreement.
D. Approval to transfer ownership of 2010 Resort Class C licensed business issued under MCL 436.1531(4), located at Twelve Oaks Mall, 27466 Novi, B237, Novi, MI 48377, Oakland County from Max & Ermas Restaurants, Inc. (A Delaware Corporation) to American Blue Ribbon Holdings, LLC (A Delaware Limited Liability Company).
E. Approval of Ordinance Text Amendment 11-104.08, as recommended by the Ordinance Review Committee, to amend Chapter 21, Nuisances, of the Novi City Code to increase the time to clear sidewalks and pathways after the end of each accumulation of snow greater than two inches from 24 to 48 hours, and to exempt occupants of single-family premises from having to clear major pathways that are not adjacent to the front of the lot or premises. Second Reading
F. Approval of a Completion Agreement for SP04-56 Stoneridge Office Park, located north of Twelve Mile Road and west of Novi Road, in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 26.5.
G. Approval of a new three-year contract with IPT by Bidnet, the host of the MITN (Michigan Intergovernmental Trade Network) e-procurement website, at no cost to the City.
H. Approval of Resolution regarding Temporary Holiday Promotional Signage allowing temporary relief from Sign Ordinance from November 25 through December 26, 2011.
I. Approval to award a change order in the amount of $15,963 to Camtronics, Inc., the Citys video technology vendor, for the addition of three video cameras at the Field Services Complex.
J. Approval of the final balancing change order and final pay estimate to Pro-Line Asphalt Paving Corporation for the South Lake Drive/13 Mile Intersection Improvements project in the amount of $2,122.81.
K. Approval of Traffic Control Orders 11-32 through 11-34 to prohibit on-street parking on both sides of Cartier Drive, Hudson Drive, and Nadlan Court within Beck North Phase II.
L. Approval of Traffic Control Orders 11-35 through 11-37 to prohibit on-street parking along portions of 12-1/2 Mile Road and Dixon Road near the 90-degree curve and in front of the emergency access gates for Lakeshore Park.
M. Approval of Traffic Control Order 11-38 and 11-39 for existing no parking signs on Buffington Drive near South Lake Drive.
N. Approval to change the regular Council meeting from Monday, February 27, 2012 to Tuesday, February 21, 2012.
O. Consideration to Approve Intergovernmental Agreement with Oakland County, Equalization Division, for File Maintenance Services for a Term Ending January 31, 2012.
P. Approval to purchase one (1) 2012 Ford Expedition 4x4 EL Special Service Vehicle through the Macomb County Cooperative Bid Program from Signature Ford, in the amount of $32,060.
Q. Approval of Claims and Accounts Warrant No. 855A and 855.
MATTERS FOR COUNCIL ACTION Part I
1. Approval of Resolution Number 1 for Special Assessment District 176 Woodham Road Water Main Extension authorizing the preparation of plans, specifications and cost estimates.
Mr. Pearson stated this is the next step in the process for a special assessment to bring a water main to several residential lots. They have been working with our engineering staff and wish to proceed with this special assessment for the infrastructure improvement.
CM-11-11-169 Moved by Margolis, seconded by Fischer; CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY:
To approve Resolution Number 1 for Special Assessment District 176 Woodham Road Water Main Extension authorizing the preparation of plans, specifications and cost estimates.
Roll call vote on CM-11-11-169 Yeas: Fischer, Margolis, Mutch, Wrobel, Gatt, Staudt, Casey
AUDIENCE COMMENT - None
MATTERS FOR COUNCIL ACTION Part II - None
COMMITTEE REPORTS - None
MAYOR AND COUNCIL ISSUES
1. Discussion of City Council Committee Appointments
Mayor Gatt explained it is his duty to make appointments to several committees and to nominate people for others. He began with the nominating process. For the Public Access Promotion Committee, he nominated Mayor Pro Tem David Staudt.
CM-11-11-170 Moved by Gatt, seconded by Wrobel; CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY:
To nominate Mayor Pro Tem Staudt to the Public Access Promotion Committee
Roll call vote on CM-11-11-170 Yeas: Margolis, Mutch, Wrobel, Gatt, Staudt, Casey, Fischer
Mayor Gatt nominated Member Fischer as the main active member and Member Casey as alternate member to the SEMCOG Committee.
CM-11-11-171 Moved by Staudt, seconded by Wrobel; CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY:
To nominate Member Fischer as the main member and Member Casey as alternate member to the SEMCOG Committee
Roll call vote on CM-11-11-171 Yeas: Mutch, Wrobel, Gatt, Staudt, Casey, Fischer, Margolis
Mayor Gatt nominated Member Mutch and Mayor Pro Tem Staudt to the Pathway and Sidewalk Prioritization Committee
CM-11-11-172 Moved by Fischer, seconded by Wrobel; CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY:
To nominate Member Mutch and Mayor Pro Tem Staudt to the Pathway and Sidewalk Prioritization Committee
Roll call vote on CM-11-11-172 Yeas: Wrobel, Gatt, Staudt, Casey, Fischer, Margolis, Mutch
Mayor Gatt said there are four committees to appoint to unless there is an objection. He appointed Member Fischer, Member Casey, and Member Wrobel to the Capital Improvement Program Committee. He appointed Member Wrobel, Member Casey, and Mayor Pro Tem Staudt for the Consultant Review Committee. For the Ordinance Review Committee he appointed Member Margolis, and Member Mutch with Member Fischer as the Alternate Member. For the Rules Committee he appointed Mayor Pro Tem Staudt and Member Margolis.
CONSENT AGENDA REMOVALS FOR COUNCIL ACTION - None
COMMUNICATIONS - None
AUDIENCE COMMENT - None
There being no further business to come before Council, the meeting was adjourned at 7:07 P.M.
Robert J. Gatt, Mayor Maryanne Cornelius, City Clerk
________________________________ Date approved: November 28, 2011
Transcribed by Jane Keller