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Agenda - Monday, January 7, 2013
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
 
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
Monday, January 7, 2013 | 7 P.M.
Council Chambers | Novi Civic Center |45175 W. Ten Mile Road
(248) 347-0460
 
 
CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL: Mayor Gatt, Mayor Pro Tem Staudt, Council Members Casey, Fischer, Margolis, Mutch, Wrobel

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

PUBLIC HEARING

PRESENTATIONS

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 for individual comments and the five-minute time limit for an individual speaking on behalf of a group.  This is not a question-answer session, however, it is an opportunity to voice your thoughts with City Council.

CONSENT AGENDA REMOVALS AND APPROVALS (See items A-H) 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. Approval of the request of Panera Bread for Special Land Use Permit, Preliminary Site Plan and Stormwater Management Plan approval.  Panera Bread is located in City Center Plaza at 25875 Novi Road, at the northwest corner of Novi Road and Flint Street in the TC-1, Town Center District.  The subject property is approximately 5.3 acres.  The applicant is proposing to construct a drive-through lane adjacent to the existing Panera Bread Restaurant along with a 468 square foot building addition.
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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 for individual comments and the five-minute time limit for an individual speaking on behalf of a group.  This is not a question-answer session, however, it is an opportunity to voice your thoughts with City Council.

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. Approve Minutes of:
    1. December 17, 2012 – Regular meeting
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B. Enter Executive Session immediately following the regular meeting of January 7, 2013 in the Council Annex for the purpose of discussing pending litigation, labor negotiations, property acquisition and privileged correspondence from legal counsel.
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C. Approval of an agreement with Harbor House Publishers to produce a fourth edition Community Profile and accompanying Economic Development complimentary piece at no cost to the City of Novi.
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D. Adoption of a Resolution to approve Amendment No. 2 to the Water Service Contract with the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department to adjust the contract values related to maximum day water demand and peak hour water demand, and to make language amendments requested by Detroit in all contract amendments with customer communities.
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E. Approval of (1) a Resolution Concerning Acquisition and Approving Declaration of Necessity and Taking and authorization of Offer to Purchase; (2) a Declaration of Taking; and, (3) an Agreement of Sale and Offer to Purchase Easements over Real Property in the amount of $854 for a permanent pathway easement and a temporary grading permit on the Appel/Nelson property (parcel 50-22-27-200-010) for the purpose of constructing a pedestrian safety path on the west side of Novi Road between Nine Mile and Ten Mile.
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F. Approval of (1) a Resolution Concerning Acquisition and Approving Declaration of Necessity and Taking and authorization of Offer to Purchase; (2) a Declaration of Taking; and, (3) an Agreement of Sale and Offer to Purchase Easements over Real Property in the amount of $1,632 for a permanent pathway easement and a temporary grading permit on the Appel property (parcel 50-22-27-200-012) for the purpose of constructing a pedestrian safety path on the west side of Novi Road between Nine Mile and Ten Mile.
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G. Approval of a request from Great Oaks Landscape Associates, Inc. for a variance from Section 11-239(b)(1) of the Design and Construction Standards requiring all parking areas, including parking spaces and maneuvering lanes, to be hard-curbed to allow the installation of an uncurbed commercial driveway. The applicant has demonstrated that enforcement of the standard cross-section would result in a substantial hardship in conducting landscape business operations on this site. 
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H. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 883
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ADJOURNMENT

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

January
  8 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
  9 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
21 – City Offices Closed
23 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
24 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
28 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.

February
11 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
12 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
13 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
18 – City Offices Closed
20 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
21 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
25 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
27 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.

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.