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Agenda - Monday, March 11, 2013
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
 
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
Monday, March 11, 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

1. Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) Grant Application Proposal for trail through Wildlife Woods Park and along Wixom Road.
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2. Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) Grant Application Proposal for Pavilion Shore Park Phase 3 resubmission of revised scope items.
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PRESENTATIONS

1. Proclamation in Recognition of Sunshine Week March 10-16, 2013 
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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-E) 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 to adopt resolution establishing an ad hoc Charter Review Committee with the task of reviewing the City's Charter (adopted initially in 1977) and reporting to the City Council any suggested amendments required or advised for updating the Charter and to assist in the drafting of ballot questions for submission to the voters in order to make such amendments.
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2. Preliminary approval of the request of Toll Brothers, Inc. for The Meadows of Island Lake of Novi JSP12-65, for inclusion of the subject property into the existing Island Lake of Novi Residential Unit Development (RUD), and modifications to the RUD concept plan.  The subject property is 40.68 acres of land located near the northeast corner of Ten Mile Road and Wixom Road.  The applicant is proposing a 74 unit single family development that would be Phase 7 of the existing Island Lake of Novi development.  
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3. Approval of the request of Sun Vally, Ltd. for GFS Marketplace JSP12-71, for the Preliminary Site Plan, Special Land Use and Stormwater Management Plan.  The subject property is located south of Twelve Mile Road and west of Donelson Drive in the RC, Regional Center District.  The subject property is 2.15 acres and the applicant is proposing an approximately 16,000 square foot GFS Marketplace retail store at the Twelve Mile Crossing at Fountain Walk Shopping Center.
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4. Approval of Resolution adopting a formal Debt Management Policy to set parameters for future issuance of debt to ensure responsible use of debt issuance. 
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5. Creation of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Grant Citizen Advisory Committee.
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BREAK

6. Approval of Resolution authorizing participation in the Road Commission for Oakland County’s 2013 Tri-Party Program for Road Improvements dedicating Novi’s 2013 allotment of $161,697 to the construction of Eight Mile Road (Beck Road to Napier Road) Rehabilitation Project.
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7. Direction to City Administration to prepare amendments to Chapter 3, Alcoholic Liquor, of the City of Novi Code of ordinances and to Ordinance No. 97-18 as amended, the City of Novi Zoning Ordinance, Article 25, “General Provisions,” to revise regulations relating to the transfer of liquor licenses creating a requirement for applicants for all liquor licenses to secure approval by the City of a "plan of operation" and/or to create standards for issuance of special land use approvals for new/altered licensed establishments.
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8. Approval to award a one-year contract extension (the final of three extensions) to Brien’s Services, Inc. to perform 2013 Lawn and Landscape Maintenance Services for an estimated annual amount of $164,000.
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9. Approval of resolution to authorize Budget Amendment #2013-4.
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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. February 25, 2013 – Regular meeting 
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B. Approval of a quit claim deed for parcel 22-09-201-007 to dedicate a 60-foot right-of-way along Treatment Plant Access Road (from West Park Drive to the Walled-Lake Novi Wastewater Treatment Plant) and adoption of Act 51 New Street Resolution accepting Treatment Plant Access Road as a public street adding 0.35 miles of roadway to the City’s street system.
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C. Approval of quit claim deeds for parcels 22-35-127-014 and 22-36-176-017, respectively, to dedicate a 60-foot right-of-way along Ashbury Drive (two discrete segments between the south boundary of Rotary Park to Roethel Drive) and adoption of Act 51 New Street Resolution accepting Ashbury Drive as a public street adding 0.23 miles of roadway to the City’s street system.
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D. Approval of a quit claim deed for parcel 22-24-100-008 to dedicate a 60-foot right-of-way along Jo Drive and adoption of Act 51 New Street Resolution accepting Jo Drive as a public street adding 0.11 miles of roadway to the City’s street system.
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E. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 887
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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.

March
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

April
  3 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
  8 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
  9 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
15 – Budget Session 1 – Council Chambers - 5:30 p.m.
17 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
18 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
20 – Budget Session 2 – Council Chambers – 8:00 a.m.
22 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
24 – 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.