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Agenda - Monday, January 28, 2013
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
 
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
Monday, January 28, 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-I) 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 Resolution for Adoption of the 2013 City of Novi Economic Development Goals & Strategies; and Review of 2012 Economic Development Goals & Strategies.
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2. Approval of City Code amendment 13-134.03 to amend the City of Novi Code of Ordinances at Chapter 7, “Buildings and Building Regulations” Article II, “State Construction Code” in order to add a new Section 7-26 to confirm and provide notice of necessary construction documents and site plan information and establish conditions to be included in permits and certificates issued for towers and wireless communications structures, equipment and facilities.  FIRST READING
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3. Approval of Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment 18.264 to amend the City of Novi Zoning Ordinance at Article 25, “General Provisions” Section 2511, “Exterior Lighting” in order to require and establish standards for lighting at residential development entrances.  FIRST READING
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4. Approval of Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment 18.265 to amend the City of Novi Zoning Ordinance at Article 25, “General Provisions” Section 2508.1, “Commercial Television and Radio Towers, Communication Antennas, Public Utility Microwave Towers, Public Utilities T.V. Transmitting Towers” in order to recognize and provide for implementation of State and Federal legislation regarding wireless communication equipment and facilities.  FIRST READING
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5. Approval of resolution to authorize Budget Amendment #2013-3.
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6. Consideration of a request from Darren Yanke for a variance from Section 11-278(a) of the Design and Construction Standards, which requires pedestrian safety paths to be constructed of concrete, to allow the use of brick pavers for a sidewalk within the public right-of-way. (The subject property occupies parcel number 22-35-280-001 and is located at 41621 Hempshire Street).
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7. Approval of request from Ortagu, Inc. (d/b/a El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant) to transfer ownership of escrowed 2012 Class C and SDM Licensed Business with Sunday Sales Permit (PM) from T & C Restaurant LLC to 31150 Novi Road, Novi, MI 48377.
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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. January 5, 2013 – Special meeting
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    2. January 7, 2013 – Regular meeting 
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B. Approval of request from Ruchi LLC (d/b/a Mirchi Indian Cuisine) to transfer location of 2012 Class C licensed business from 43317 Grand River, Novi 48375 to 25750 Novi, Suite 101, Novi, MI 48375.
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C. Approval of Pawnbroker License renewal requested by Gary Weinstein, owner of Weinstein Jewelers, 41990 Grand River Avenue.
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D. Approval of a Labor Agreement between the City of Novi and the Full-Time Fire Fighters Association for a term of July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2015.
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E. Approval to exercise the second option for one year contract for banking services with Fifth Third Bank, ending on December 31, 2013, at an estimated annual cost of $22,500.00.
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F. Approval of a Completion Agreement with Normandy SD, LLC for SP05-003, the Normandy Hills Estates Condominium located north of Eight Mile Road and west of Meadowbrook Road, in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 26.5.
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G. Approval to purchase a Ford F-550 1-Ton dump truck from Signature Ford, Inc., the low bidder, in the amount of $60,521.
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H. Approval to dispose of three (3) surplus Mobile Data Computers (MDCs) with the intention of providing them to the Orchard Lake Police Department.
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I. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 884
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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.

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.

March
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.
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.
29 – City Offices Closed

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.