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Summary of Monday's Novi City Council meeting
June 7, 2016

NOVI, MI - The following is a summary of Monday's Novi City Council meeting.


APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Approved as presented.

INTERVIEW FOR CITY ASSESSOR

1. Michael R. Lohmeier

INTERVIEW FOR CITY CLERK

1. Cortney Hanson

INTERVIEWS FOR BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

1. David Greco – Planning Commission
2. David Baratta – Planning Commission
3. Charles A. Staab – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission
4. Karen Katinas – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission
5. Douglas Bauss – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission
6. Shelley Thomopoulos – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission
7. Harold “Butch” Wingfield - Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission
8. Robert J. Giacopetti – Planning Commission

PRESENTATIONS:

1. Proclamation in recognition of Maryanne Cornelius for years of service.

 CITY MANAGER/STAFF REPORT: None

ATTORNEY REPORT: None

AUDIENCE COMMENTS:

Phil Thompson, Dunbarton Pines resident, expressed his concern about inadequate system in the fire department. He felt the majority were part time. He thanked Council for the 24 hour police protection. He felt concern about 2 homes that burned and felt it was possibly because of the station being closed at that time. He felt there was inadequate staffing during the nights and weekends. He mentioned a response time at Oak Pointe Church that was 13 minutes. He felt that other cities of similar size have 24 hour fire departments. He asked how Novi could expect to attract and retain quality residents if it don’t provide 24 hour fire protection. He stated there were two requirements for government: 1) preserve and protect individual liberty and 2) provide for common defense. He commented that Novi is a great city. Let’s make it better.

CONSENT AGENDA: All Approved as presented.

A. Approve Minutes of: 1. May 23, 2016 – Regular meeting

B. Approval to purchase a tax-foreclosed property from Oakland County, under Act 123 of 1999, parcel number 50-22-11-177-042, located in the City of Novi Section 11, for the amount of $3,731.04 plus additional fees, charges, or other costs as determined by the County and as required by law for the property.

C. Approval of two Quit Claim Deeds for parcels located on the south side of Twelve Mile Road, west of Meadowbrook Road to dedicate the 90-foot master planned right-of-way along Twelve Mile Road to the Road Commission for Oakland County (parcels 22-14-200-025 and 22-14-200-031, formerly 22-14-200-026).

D. Acceptance of two pathway easements as a donation from Novi Ten Associates, LLC in connection with the Ridgeview Villas of Novi development for two portions of pathway within the development.

E. Approval to award an amendment to the engineering services agreement with URS Corporation for additional design engineering services for the 2016 Neighborhood Road Program in the amount of $62,740.

F. Approval to award an amendment to the engineering services agreement with OHM Advisors for construction engineering services for Karim Boulevard Reconstruction project in the amount of $87,131.

G. Approval to award an amendment to the engineering services agreement with URS Corporation for construction engineering services for the 2016 Neighborhood Road Program—Contract 1 (Concrete) in the amount of $60,724.

H. Approval of a Municipal Vactor Dumping and Removal Agreement with the Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner to allow the ability to unload sanitary sewage collected by the City’s vactor equipment.

I. Approval of the final payment to Pavex Corporation for the 2014 Neighborhood Road Program—Contract 1 (Haverhill Farms) in the amount of $25,326.13, plus interest earned on retainage.

J. Approval of the final payment to Pavex Corporation for the Town Center Drive Reconstruction—Phase 1 project in the amount of $216.78, plus interest earned on retainage.

K. Approval of Resolution to close Ten Mile Road from the Civic Center to Taft Road for the Festival of Chariots from 11:30am to 12:30pm on Sunday, July 24, 2016.

L. Approval to award the Ice Arena rubber flooring replacement project to City Carpet and Flooring, Inc., the low bidder, in the amount of $18,650 and both Alternate 1 and 2 for $11,350.

M. Approval of the request of Learning Care Academy (aka Everbrook Academy), JSP15-57, for a revised Planned Suburban Low-Rise (PSLR) Overlay Development Agreement and revised Concept Plan. The subject property is 4.15 acres of vacant land located on the west side of Beck Road, north of Eleven Mile Road, in Section 17. The applicant is proposing a child care facility to serve up to 138 children.

N. Adoption of Resolution seeking reimbursement from Oakland County for expenses associated with the City of Novi’s annual Mosquito Control Program.

O. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 965

MATTERS FOR COUNCIL ACTION

1. Adoption of Resolution authorizing cost participation under a Federal Surface Transportation Program grant, and approval of a cost share agreement with the Michigan Department of Transportation (with an estimated allocation of $689,300 paid by Federal grant funds and $1,032,900 to be paid by the City of Novi) for the Novi Road (12 Mile to 13 Mile) Rehabilitation project. NOT APPROVED

2. Approval to award a construction contract for Karim Boulevard Reconstruction project to Cadillac Asphalt, LLC, the low bidder, in the amount of $741,419.80, subject to final review and approval of form of agreement by City Manager’s office and the City Attorney. NOT APPROVED

3. Approval to award a construction contract for 2016 Neighborhood Road Program—Contract 1 (Concrete) to Mattioli Cement, the low bidder, in the amount of $548,818, subject to final review and approval of form of agreement by City Manager’s office and the City Attorney. APPROVED

4. Approval to renew the City’s 2016-17 Property and Liability Insurance coverage with the Stevenson Company in the amount of $317,444. APPROVED

AUDIENCE COMMENTS: None

COMMITTEE REPORTS: None

MAYOR & COUNCIL ISSUES: None