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Agenda - Monday, December 8, 2014

THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD ELECTRONICALLY AS AUTHORIZED BY EXECUTIVE ORDER 2020-154 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR WHITMER ON JULY 17, 2020, IN ORDER TO MITIGATE THE SPREAD OF COVID-19, PROTECT THE PUBLIC HEALTH, AND PROVIDE ESSENTIAL PROTECTIONS TO VULNERABLE MICHIGANDERS BY LIMITING IN-PERSON CONTACT AND THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE INTERACTING AT PUBLIC GATHERINGS. MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC MAY PARTICIPATE BY ELECTRONIC MEANS, AS DESCRIBED BELOW.

The City will be utilizing the video/audio conferencing platform Zoom. Members of the public body will be able to hear and speak to each other for the entire meeting. Except for any closed session portions of the meeting, members of the public will be able to hear (and possibly see) members of the public body during the entire meeting, but will only be able to speak during a public comment period.

In order to connect to the meeting through ZOOM a member of the public needs to do the following:

Members of the public participating in the public comment via ZOOM will wait in a virtual queue until called during the public comment period.

When public comment is permitted, members of the public will be called one at a time, as would happen during an in-person meeting.  A meeting coordinator will determine the order of public speakers. If you want to speak, you must use the "Raise Hand" feature in order for our moderator to know they need to be unmuted. When you are unmuted, you will have three (3) minutes to share your comments to the public body.  At the conclusion of your comments or your three (3) minutes, you will be re-muted and then removed from the queue.

Participants may also choose to submit comments that can be read into the record.   Comments can be submitted via an electronic form on www.cityofnovi.org.  Comments shall be done prior to 7 p.m. on the day of the meeting. Forms can be found at:

Procedures by which persons may contact members of the public body prior to a meeting.

The City of Novi government e-mail addresses of the members of all public bodies utilizing this means of meeting are available on the City’s website at:
https://cityofnovi.org/Government/Mayor-And-Council.aspx

Procedures for participation by persons with disabilities.

The City will be following its normal procedures for accommodation of persons with disabilities. Those individuals 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.

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
Monday, December 8, 2014 | 7 P.M.
Council Chambers | Novi Civic Center |45175 Ten Mile Road
(248) 347-0460

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL: Mayor Gatt, Mayor Pro Tem Staudt, Council Members Casey, Markham, Mutch, Poupard, Wrobel

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

PUBLIC HEARING

1. Request of Foresta Architects, LLC to amend the Sandstone Associates Limited Partnership v. City of Novi Consent Judgment to allow the construction of two single-family homes on two separate parcels to be created on the northwest side of Novi Road, south of Thirteen Mile Road within the Vistas PUD.
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PRESENTATIONS

1. Recognition of the Novi High School Cross Country Academic State Champions

2. Recognition of the Novi High School State Championship Boys Tennis Team

INTERVIEWS FOR BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
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1. Kamran Qadeer – Library Board
2. Datara Michener – Library Board
3. Sandra Kearney – Library Board
4. William Lawler – Library Board
5. Jason Richert – Zoning Board of Appeals, Library Board
6. Cynthia Gronachan – Zoning Board of Appeals
7. Carmela Langley – Library Board
8. John Roznowski – Zoning Board of Appeals

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. This is not a question-answer session. However, it is an opportunity to voice your thoughts with City Council. Speakers wishing to display visual materials through the City’s audiovisual system must provide the materials to the City Clerk’s Office no later than 5 p.m. five days before the meeting and the materials cannot be changed before the meeting.

CONSENT AGENDA REMOVALS AND APPROVALS (See items A-F) 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. Consideration of the request of Foresta Architects, LLC to amend the Sandstone Associates Limited Partnership v. City of Novi Consent Judgment to allow the construction of two single-family homes on two separate parcels to be created on the northwest side of Novi Road, south of Thirteen Mile Road within the Vistas PUD.
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2. Consideration of the request of Toll Brothers for JSP 14-18 with Zoning Map Amendment 18.707 to rezone property in Section 26, on the east side of Novi Road, south of Ten Mile Road from I-1, Light Industrial and OS-1, Office Service to RM-1, Low Density Low-Rise Multiple-Family Residential with a Planned Rezoning Overlay. The property totals 20.9 acres and the applicant is proposing a 93 unit attached condominium multiple-family
residential development.
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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. This is not a question-answer session. However, it is an opportunity to voice your thoughts with City Council. Speakers wishing to display visual materials through the City’s audiovisual system must provide the materials to the City Clerk’s Office no later than 5 p.m. five days before the meeting and the materials cannot be changed before the meeting.

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. November 24, 2014 – Regular meeting
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B. Approval of resolution in support of Lakes Area Homeowners  Association’s request to participate in the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Goose Nest Destruction Program.
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C. Approval of the proposed City of Novi Emergency Operations Support Plan, supporting the Oakland County Emergency Operations Plan.
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D. Approval of Ordinance No. 14-124.19, Chapter 11 “Design and Construction Standards”, Articles XI “Bicycle Paths”, and Article XII “Pedestrian Safety Paths”; and Ordinance No. 14-45.30, Appendix C of the City of Novi Code of Ordinance, Article VI, “Design Standards”, Section 4.05, “Pedestrian Safety Paths, Bicycle Paths and Public Walkways”, in order to amend the existing design and construction standards to incorporate the Engineering Design Manual standards for off-road non-motorized facilities and to repeal conflicting Design and Construction Standards for Bicycle Paths, Pedestrian Safety Paths and public walkways. SECOND READING
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E. Approval to set a Public Hearing Date on January 12, 2015 regarding the proposed dissolution of the Lake Improvement Board for Walled Lake as set forth in the City Council resolution to establish the Lake Board on January 12, 2009.
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F. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 929
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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.

December
9 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
10 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
17 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
18 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
22 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
24 – City Offices Closed
25 – City Offices Closed
31 – City Offices Closed

January
1 – City Offices Closed
10 – City Council – Council Chambers – 9 a.m.
12 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
15 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
19 – City Offices Closed
21 – Library Board – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
26 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 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.