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Agenda - Monday, July 22, 2013
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
 
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
Monday, July 22, 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-K) 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 Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment 18.267 to amend the City of Novi Zoning Ordinance at Article 25, “General Provision”, to add Section 2526 “Bicycle Parking Facilities Requirements” to provide bicycle parking requirements and bicycle parking area layout standards.  SECOND READING
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2. Approval of Parks and Recreation Ordinance Text Amendment 13-113.04 an ordinance to amend Chapter 25, “Parks and Recreation” of the City of Novi Code to update language pertaining to the operation of vehicles on lakes, beaches, and watercourses.  SECOND READING
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3. Consideration of Adoption of Ordinance Amendments to update Chapter 22 in accordance with recent changes in legislation:
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A) Consideration of adoption of Ordinance 13-160.02, an ordinance to amend the City of Novi Code of Ordinances, Chapter 22, “Offenses, Article VI, “Offenses Against Public Safety,” Division 1, "Generally," Section 22-112, “Fireworks,” in order to incorporate changes to state law regarding the prohibition of the ignition and discharge of fireworks except on certain days and the hours of discharge. FIRST READING

B) Consideration of adoption of Ordinance 13-23.29, an ordinance to amend the City of Novi Code of Ordinances, Chapter 22, “Offenses”, Article V, “Offenses Against the Public Peace”, Section 22-96, “Noise Disturbances Prohibited”, to limit the current exception for lawful fireworks by reference to certain times when the discharge will be permitted.  FIRST READING 

4. Consideration of the 2014 City Council Meeting Calendar.
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5. Policy discussion on the installation of destination/informational guide signs in the public right-of-way for non-motorized transportation use.
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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. July 8, 2013 – Regular meeting 
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B. Enter Executive Session immediately following the regular meeting of July 22, 2013 in the Council Annex for the purpose of discussing pending labor negotiations.
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C. Approval to award an engineering services agreement with URS Corporation for design engineering services related to the Westbound Grand River at Beck Right Turn Lane Extension Project in the amount of $13,190.
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D. Approval of a request from Bristol Corners Homeowners Association to terminate the 2003 Street Name Sign Agreement covering a portion of Bristol Corners, and approval of a new Decorative Street Sign Support Agreement for all phases of Bristol Corners for the installation of decorative street name sign posts within the public right-of-way.
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E. Approval of traffic control orders 13-15 through 13-32 for traffic control signs within Bristol Corner West, Bristol Corners North and Bristol Corners South Subdivisions.
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F. Approval of amendment to contracts for City Manager and City Clerk.
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G. Approval of Resolution Authorizing “2013 Michigan State Fair” to occur on the Suburban Collection Showplace property at 46100 Grand River Avenue.
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H. Approval of the final payment and change order to Nagle Paving Company for the 2012 Parking Lot Improvements project at Novi Ice Arena (access drive and parking lot), Ella Mae Power Park (access drive and south parking lot), Fire Station No. 1, and Police Headquarters (east parking lot), in the amount of $41,524.18.
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I. Approval of Resolution seeking reimbursement from Oakland County for expenses associated with the annual Mosquito Control Project.
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J. Acceptance of a Conservation Easement from Tollgate Woods III LLC for wetland conservation areas in Tollgate Woods Phase III, located west of Meadowbrook Road and south of Thirteen Mile Road in Section 11 of the City.
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K. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 896
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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.

July
24 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers 7:00 p.m.

August
12 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
13 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
14 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
15 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
21 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
26 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
28 – 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.