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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting

Monday, May 21, 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. Vacation of part of Orchard Avenue/Paul Bunyan Drive (a.k.a. Sixth Gate)
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PRESENTATIONS

1. Proclamation in recognition of May as Mental Health Month - Christine Burk, Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority
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2. Field Services Complex Open House - Wednesday, May 23, 2012 from 10 - 2 p.m.
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a) Proclamation in recognition of Public Works Week, May 20-26, 2012 - Rob Hayes, Director of Public Services
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b) Proclamation in recognition of Drinking Water Week, May 20-26, 2012 - Bob West, Water & Sewer Manager
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3. Proclamation in recognition of the City of Novi's 20-year designation as Tree City USA - John Thompson, Parks & Forestry Asset Manager; and David Beschke, Landscape Architect
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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.  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-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

1. Approval of the "Final Tax Abatement Policy and Area Plan" for the Ten Mile and Meadowbrook Commercial Rehabilitation Area consistent with the Tax Abatement Policy adopted by the City Council in October 2011 for the properties near the intersection of Ten Mile and Meadowbrook Roads.    
( Click for this packet item 1.3MB) - Motion Sheet and Supporting Documents
( Click for this packet item 30MB) - Ten Mile and Meadowbrook Commercial Rehabilitation Area Plan (Draft 5/1/12)

2. Consideration of adoption of Ordinance No. 12-81.25 to amend the City of Novi Code of Ordinances at Chapter 33, Traffic and Motor Vehicles, to allow prosecution of cases under Section 625 (1) (C) of the Motor Vehicle Code with enhanced penalties for high bodily alcohol level (BAC). - First Reading
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3. Consideration of the request of TCF Bank for Preliminary Site Plan approval for Main Street, SP12-16.  The subject site is 20.66 acres of land located in Section 23, east of Novi Road, and south of Grand River Avenue, in the TC-1, Town Center-1 Zoning District.  The applicant is proposing to terminate the two condominiums recorded over the property, and create three separate metes-and-bounds parcels. Preliminary Site Plan approval is subject to the following documents being approved by the City signed by all relevant parties at the time of Final Site Plan approval:
a. Main Street Area Reciprocal Parking, Access, and Public/Private Utilities Agreement;
b. First Amendment to Exchange Agreement (Main Street Area);
c. Termination of Condominium Project and Master Deed - Main Market Condominium;
d. Termination of Condominium Project and Master Deed - Novi Main Street Condominium; and
e. Any other easements or documents required in connection with Final Site Plan approval. 
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4. Consideration of adoption of a resolution to vacate the remaining public right of way of Paul Bunyan Drive, also known as Orchard Avenue or Sixth Gate, east of Novi Road and south of Grand River Avenue.
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5. Approval to award a construction contract for the West Oaks Area Roadways (including West Oaks Drive, S. Karevich Drive, and Fountain Walk Drive) and Ten Mile Road Pathway Project to Cadillac Asphalt, in the amount of $564,085.
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6. Approval of Resolution authorizing cost participation for the Nine Mile Road (Taft Road to Beck Road) Rehabilitation Project under a Federal Surface Transportation Program grant and a cost share agreement with Michigan Department of Transportation with an estimated allocation of $380,000 paid by Federal grant funds and $217,400 to be paid by the City of Novi.
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7. Approval of Resolution for Budget Amendment 2012-4.
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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. May 7, 2012 - Regular meeting
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B. Enter Executive Session immediately following the regular meeting of May 21, 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 an amendment to the engineering services agreement with URS Corporation for construction engineering services related to the West Oaks Area Roadways (including West Oaks Drive, S. Karevich Drive and Fountain Walk Drive) and Ten Mile Road Pathway Project, in the amount of $85,081.
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D. Approval of Traffic Control Orders 12-03 and 12-04 to prohibit trucks as through traffic on Chase Drive and Ashbury Drive.
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E. Approval of Traffic Control Order 12-05 to prohibit parking adjacent to the island of the cul-de-sac located on Thatcher Drive in Churchill Crossing Phase III per the approved site plan.
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F. Acceptance of Churchill Crossing No. 3 Subdivision streets and adoption of Act 51 New Street Resolution accepting the remainder of Thatcher Drive as public, adding 2,328 linear feet or 0.44 miles of roadway to the City's street system.
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G. Approval of a Storm Drainage Facility Maintenance Easement Agreement from Eden Garden, LLC, for the Evergreen Estates development located on Nine Mile Road, between Napier and Garfield Roads.
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H. Approval to award the one (1) year contract renewal option to Terzo Bologna Inc., Fuller Appraisal Services, and Integra Realty Resources, to provide Property Appraisal and Related Services, for an estimated annual amount of $100,000. 
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I. Approval of Claims and Warrants - Warrant No. 868
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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.

May

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

28 - City Offices Closed

June

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

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

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

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

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

21 - Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission - 7:00 p.m.

27 - 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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