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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

CITY OF NOVI

Regular City Council Meeting
Monday, March 26, 2012 | 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 Pavilion Shore Park Phase 3 located at 13 Mile and Old Novi Road.
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2. Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) Grant Application Proposal for ITC Connector Trail between ITC Transmission Corridor and 8 Mile within ITC Community Sports Park with Trailhead located in ITC Community Sports Park.
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PRESENTATIONS

1. Public Access Promotion Committee Update - Brian Golden, Chair

2. Proclamation in Recognition of Michigan Paralyzed Veterans Annual Awareness Week April 11 - 17, 2012 - Michael Harris
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3. Proclamation in recognition of National Library Week April 8 - 14, 2012 - Julie Farkas, Library Director
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4. Novi Road Pedestrian Route Study over I-96 - Rob Hayes, City Engineer and Mark Loch, Orchard Hiltz & McCliment
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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.

CONSENT AGENDA REMOVALS AND APPROVALS (See items A-O) 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 Beck Ten Land, LLC for ZCM12-02 with Zoning Map Amendment 18.701 to rezone property in Section 20, on the northwest corner of Beck Road and Ten Mile Road from R-1, One-Family Residential to R-3, One-Family Residential with a Planned Rezoning Overlay.  The property totals 24.24 acres and the applicant is proposing a 38 unit single-family residential development.
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2. Approval to refund previously received federal grant funds in the amount of $169,502 to the Michigan Department of Transportation for the preliminary engineering of Ten Mile Road widening (Novi Road to Haggerty Road) project.
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3. Consideration to Adopt First Amendment to Agreement concerning Act 210 Commercial Rehabilitation Agreement (Suburban Collection Hotel/Convention Center) previously approved by City Council on October 24, 2011, in order to extend the date for the completion of the Hyatt Place Hotel from December 31, 2012 to July 1, 2013.
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4. Consideration of a new Pawnbroker License for Gold Buy and Jewelry, Inc., 41490 Grand River Avenue, Suite D, following determination whether such use is permitted in the Gateway Village pursuant to Consent Judgment dated May 16, 2001.
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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

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 12, 2012 - Regular meeting
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B. Enter Executive Session immediately following the regular meeting of March 26, 2012 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 to award bid for the purchase of Fire Department protective turnout gear to Apollo Fire Equipment, the lowest qualified bidder, in the amount of $26,550.
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D. Approval of Traffic Control Orders 12-01 and 12-02 for traffic control signs within Willowbrook Farms No. 4 subdivision.
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E. Acceptance of a quit claim deed from City of Novi for the dedication of 60-foot right-of-way for the existing location of South Lake Drive and acceptance of a quit claim deed from the City of Novi for dedication of 60-foot right-of-way for the existing location of East Lake Drive in the vicinity of Pavilion Shore Park.
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F. Approval of Resolution authorizing submission of a Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) grant application for Pavilion Shore Park Phase 3 located at 13 Mile and Old Novi Road.
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G. Approval of Resolution authorizing submission of a Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) grant application for ITC Connector Trail between ITC Transmission Corridor and 8 Mile within ITC Community Sports Park with Trailhead located in ITC Community Sports Park.
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H. Approval of Resolution regarding Temporary Promotional Signage for businesses along Grand River Avenue (between Haggerty and Novi Roads) allowing temporary relief from the Sign Ordinance from March 27 through September 15, 2012.
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I. Approval of MERS Hybrid Program (Benefit Program H) and Defined Contribution Component Resolutions for POLC (Police Officers Labor Council) new hires effective April 1, 2012, pursuant to the arbitration ruling on March 15, 2012.
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J. Approval of Resolution for Changing MERS benefits for the POLC (Police Officers Labor Council) Division 02 for: (a) Earlier Normal Retirement from F25 (25 years of service and out) to F25/50 (25 years of service and age 50), and (b) for purposes of computation of final average compensation to include a cap of 350 overtime hours annually, effective April 1, 2012, pursuant to the arbitration ruling on March 15, 2012.
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K. Adoption of Resolution to Amend the VantageCare Retirement Health Savings (RHS) Program to include the POLC (Police Officers Labor Council), effective April 1, 2012 for POLC new hires, pursuant to the arbitration ruling on March 15, 2012; and to clarify eligibility for all groups.
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L. Approval to extend the 2010 Electrical Services contract (an annual contract with two one year renewal options) with Great Lakes Power & Lighting, Inc. for one year based on the same terms, conditions and pricing as the original contract at an estimated amount of $50,000 - $70,000. This is the second and final renewal option for this contract.
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M. Approval to adopt Resolution relating to requirements for Outdoor Seating Permitted under the Zoning Ordinance.
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N. Approval of application from Blue Ribbon Restaurants Novi, LLC to transfer all membership interest in 2011 Resort Class C licensed Limited Liability Company issued under MCL 436.1531(4), located at 43350 Crescent, Novi, MI 48375, Oakland County, wherein Elliot J. Baum transfers 0.9% membership interest each to new members Aaron Baum, Natalie Baum, and Steven Baum, on or about August 25, 2011, by dropping Alon D. Kaufman as member through transfer of 55% membership interest to the Limited Liability Company, August 31, 2011; and wherein member Elliot J. Baum transfers 94% membership interest to new member, BR Restaurant Holdings, LLC, and members Aaron Baum, Natalie Baum, and Steven Baum each transfer 2% membership interest to new member, BR Restaurant Holdings, LLC, on or about October 2, 2011.
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O. Approval of Claims and Accounts - Warrant No. 864
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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

28 - Planning Commission - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

 

April

  4 - Planning Commission - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

  6 - City Offices Closed

  9 - City Council - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

10 - Zoning Board of Appeals - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

14 - Budget Session 1 - Council Chambers - 8:00 a.m.

18 - Library Board - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

19 - Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

23 - City Council - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

25 - Planning Commission - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

28 - Budget Session 2 - Council Chambers - 8:00 a.m. (if necessary)

 

May

  2 - Budget Session 3 (if necessary) - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

  7 - City Council - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

  8 - Zoning Board of Appeals - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

  9 - Planning Commission - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

16 - Library Board - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

17 - Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

21 - City Council - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

23 - Planning Commission - Council Chambers - 7:00 p.m.

28 - City Offices Closed

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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