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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
Monday, February 8, 2010  |  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 Landry, Mayor Pro Tem Gatt, Council Members Crawford, Fischer, Margolis, Mutch, Staudt

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

PUBLIC HEARING

PRESENTATIONS

1.  Hometown Olympians Send-Off

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.

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 – Part I

1. Discussion of "Landings" property located at Thirteen Mile Road and Old Novi Road:
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a)  Approval of  initial  park  development  components  to include in a Michigan  Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) development grant application; and

b)  Consideration  to  adopt  a  Resolution  to  set  a  public hearing to consider vacating roadways in Chapman Walled Lake Subdivision, Pratt Subdivision, and Walled Lake Road Shores Subdivision, and to vacate certain other unplatted roads, all in the area of the City-owned property in the "Landings" area near Old Novi Road and Thirteen Mile Road in the City of Novi

2. Consideration of financial participation in the Walled Lake Improvement Board project in the amount of $45,000 for the estimated portion of the total five-year cost of the project attributable to the Landings, Lakeshore Park and 15 other parcels that are either owned by the City of Novi or that have unknown ownership.
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3. Approval to award a one year renewal option of the Pavement Striping contract with R.S. Contracting, Inc. based on the terms, conditions and pricing of the existing contract for an estimated annual cost of $191,958.42 and an effective date of May 18, 2010.
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4. Consideration of the request of Novi Town Center Investors for Zoning Map Amendment 18.692 to rezone properties in Section 14, at Town Center Drive and Crescent Boulevard and also at Town Center Drive between Grand River Avenue and Eleven Mile Road, from OS-1, Office Service District and OSC, Office Service Commercial District, to TC, Town Center District.  The subject properties total approximately 10.85 acres. 
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5. Consideration of the request of Novi Mile, LLC for Zoning Map Amendment 18.694 to rezone property in Section 16, east of Beck Road between I-96 and Grand River Avenue, from OST, Office Service Technology District to FS, Freeway Service District.  The subject property is approximately 1.81 acres.
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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.

BREAK

MATTERS FOR COUNCIL ACTION – Part II

6. Consideration of Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment 18.238, to amend Ordinance No. 97-18 as amended, the City of Novi Zoning Ordinance, at Article 15, B-3, General Business District, Section 1502, Principal Permitted Uses Permitted Subject to Special Conditions, at Article 25, General Provisions, Section 2505, Off-street Parking Requirements, and at Section 2506, Off-street Stacking Space, Layout Standards, Construction and Maintenance in order to include drive-through uses in the B-3 District and clarify the requirements for fast food parking standards and stacking space requirements.  First Reading
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7. Consideration of Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment 18.239, to amend Ordinance No. 97-18, as amended, the City of Novi Zoning Ordinance at Article 2, “Construction of Language and Definitions, Zoning Districts Map, Section 201, “Definitions,” to amend the definition of gasoline service stations to specify permitted accessory uses with a limited prohibition on the sale of alcohol; and Article 25, “General Provisions,” Section 2505, “Off-Street Parking Requirements” to revise the parking requirements for self-service gas stations.  First Reading   
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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 25, 2010 – Regular meeting
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B. Approval of the request to transfer ownership of 2008 Class C licensed business, located in escrow at 1949 W. Maple, Troy, MI 48084, Oakland County, from Motor City of Troy, Inc. to Novi Park, Inc.; transfer location (Governmental Unit) (MCL 436.1531(1) to 43155 Main, units #206 & #208, Novi, MI 48375, Oakland County; and request a new dance-entertainment permit. 
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C. Approval to apply for the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) Minigrant for Sizzling Summer Arts Series (SSAS), for a maximum grant award of $4,000 which requires dollar-for-dollar matching funds.
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D. Adopt resolution to opt-out of the exemption of the alternative energy personal property from local personal property taxes acquired by A123 Systems.  
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E. Approval to award a contract for design engineering services for the Nine Mile Road (Taft Road to Beck Road) Repaving Project to Orchard, Hiltz & McCliment, Inc. (OHM) for a not-to-exceed design fee of $29,099.
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F. Acceptance of a warranty deed from Heritage Office Park, LLC and the Apex Company, LLC for the dedication of 60 feet of right-of-way along Novi Road as part of the Heritage Office Complex development located at 23623 and 23587 Novi Road (parcel 22-27-280-001) and approval to execute a Quit Claim Deed conveying the dedicated 60 foot right-of-way to Oakland County.
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G. Approval of a variance from Section 26.5-10, requiring a maintenance and guarantee bond from Toll Michigan II, Ltd. for the water and sanitary sewer improvements for Island Lake of Novi Phases 4B-1 and 5B, located north of Ten Mile Road and east of Napier Road in Section 19.
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H. Approval of the request of Hotel Baronette for Phasing Plan approval, SP 10-03.  The applicant is proposing a Phasing Plan, consistent with the previously approved site plan, to allow construction of three phases of the development over a period of time.  The property is located in Section 14, east of Novi Road and south of Twelve Mile Road in the RC, Regional Center District. 
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I. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 812
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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.

ADJOURNMENT

SCHEDULED MEETINGS - All Regular Council meetings are held in the Council Chambers unless otherwise noted. 

February

  9 – Zoning Board of Appeals - Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
10 – Planning Commission - Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
11 – Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Commission - Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
15 – City Offices Closed
22 – City Council - Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
24 – Planning Commission - Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.

March

  8 – City Council - Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
  9 – Zoning Board of Appeals - Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
10 – Planning Commission - Council Chambers – 7:00 p.m.
11 – Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Commission - Council Chambers – 7:00 p.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.

 

 

 

 

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