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Agenda - Monday, March 25, 2013
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
 
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
Monday, March 25, 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-M) 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 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. Pricing for the 2013 season will be at the same terms as the original contract awarded in 2010.
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2. Approval of the request of Toll Brothers, Inc. for The Meadows of Island Lake of Novi JSP12-65, for approval of the proposed Sixth Amendment to the Residential Unit Development (RUD) Agreement.  The subject property to be included as part of the amendment 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 Stucky Vitale Architects for Detroit Metropolitan Credit Union JSP12-69, for the Preliminary Site Plan, Woodland Permit and Stormwater Management Plan approval.  The subject property is located at the northeast corner of the intersection of Main Street and Novi Road in the TC-1, Town Center District.  The development area is 0.83 acres and the applicant is proposing an approximately 3,000 square foot Detroit Metropolitan Credit Union.
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4. Approval for the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Department to receive the David Barr art piece, “Fate of Empires” in the amount of $36,800 under the Novi Parks Foundation Naming Rights Agreement. In addition, to receive funding in the amount of $15,000 towards the design, engineering and fabrication for the David Barr art sculpture “Roman Ruin No. VI”. 
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BREAK 

5. Approval to create Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) Older Adult Advisory Board, consisting of 5 interested residents of the community.
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6. Approval to create Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) Cultural Arts Advisory Board, consisting of 5 members consisting of an art educator, one local artist and 3 Novi residents.
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7. Approval to award a unit price Water Service Connections contract to D & D Water and Sewer, Inc., the low bidder for a term of one year with three 1-year renewal options for an estimated annual amount of $140,630. 
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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. March 11, 2013 – Regular meeting 
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B. Enter Executive Session immediately following the regular meeting of March 25, 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 the request of TRM Architecture for The Cheesecake Factory for Preliminary Site Plan and Section 9 Façade Waiver approval.  The subject property is located in Section 14 at 27500 Novi Road within the Twelve Oaks Mall in the RC, Regional Center District.  The applicant is proposing to modify the existing façade and outdoor eating area of Space E-121 in the Twelve Oaks Mall.
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D. Approval of a revised Good Faith Offer in the amount of $2,519 for a permanent pathway easement and a temporary grading permit on the Herbel/Toler property (parcel 22-27-200-011) located at 23777 Novi Road 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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E. Approval to award an engineering services agreement with Spalding DeDecker Associates for design engineering services for the Nine Mile Road (Novi Road to Meadowbrook Road) Rehabilitation project in the amount of $33,953.
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F. Approval to award the Electrical Services Contract to Great Lakes Power & Lighting Inc., the lowest qualified bidder based on hourly rates for an estimated annual cost of $50,000-$70,000.
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G. Approval of a Storm Drainage Facility Maintenance Easement Agreement from the Elliott Investment Corporation for the Karim Boulevard Office Building Parking Lot Expansion project located at 24300 Karim Boulevard (parcel 22-24-476-026).
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H. Approval of a Storm Drainage Facility Maintenance Easement Agreement from Toll MI II Limited Partnership for the Island Lake of Novi – Phase 5C residential project located at Ten Mile Road and Terra Del Mar Drive (parcels 22-19-451-001 through -022).
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I. Approval of request from Blue Fin Fish Market and Seafood Restaurant, Inc. to transfer ownership and location of escrowed 2012 Class C Licensed Business with Sunday Sales Permit (AM and PM), Outdoor Service (1 area), New Additional Bar Permit (for a total of 2 bars) and New Entertainment Permit to 42875 Grand River Avenue, Suite 103, Novi, MI 48375.
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J. Approval to dispose of sixty-five (65) used duty holsters with the intention of providing them to Grand Valley State University Police Academy. 
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K. Approval of Resolution authorizing submission of a Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) grant application for Wildlife Woods Trail.
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L. Approval of Resolution authorizing re-submission of a Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) grant application for Pavilion Shore Park Phase 3, located at 43390 Thirteen Mile Road, Novi, MI.
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M. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 888
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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
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.