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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
Monday, January 11, 2016 | 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 Burke, Casey, Markham, Mutch, Wrobel

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

PUBLIC HEARING

PRESENTATIONS


1. Proclamation in recognition of Barbara Greenberg for 20 years of service on the Beautification Commission
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2. Upcoming I-275 Project Work Hours – Courtney DeFauw, Traffic Operations Engineer, Michigan Department of Transportation
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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. 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-J) 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 tentative approval of the request of Hunter Pasteur Homes for Dunhill Park, JSP 15-13, with Zoning Map Amendment 18.711, to rezone property in Section 32, located at the northwest corner of Beck Road and Eight Mile Road from RA (Residential Acreage) to R-1 (One-Family Residential) with a Planned Rezoning Overlay (PRO), and corresponding concept plan. The property totals 23.76 acres and the applicant is proposing to construct a 31-unit single family residential development in a cluster arrangement with frontage on and access to Eight Mile Road.
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2. Consideration of a request from Mirabella Estates Condominium Association for a variance from: 1) Section 2-210 of the Ordinance to waive the required legal review escrow deposit, in the amount of $2,039 associated with the review of legal document exhibits for the dedication of the road and utilities in the condominium; and 2) Section 11-301 of the Ordinance to waive the required fees in the amount of $8,900 for the City to prepare the record drawings showing the completed utility locations on the project.
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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. December 21, 2015 – Regular meeting
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B. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 955
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C. Approval of the final payment to Florence Cement Company for the Beck Road Mid-Block Crossing project in the amount of $17,018.89, plus interest earned on retainage.
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D. Appoint Adam Wayne as the City of Novi Representative to the Walled Lake Improvement Board.
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E. Approval of the ownership transfer of a 2015 Resort Class C & SDM Licensed Business with Sunday Sales Permit (AM & PM) from Great Lakes Dining, Inc. to Central Florida Restaurants, Inc. (doing business as TGI Friday’s), located at 43200 Crescent Blvd., Novi, MI 48375.
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F. Approval of adoption of a Resolution of amended OWI Cost Recovery Fee Schedule.
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G. Approval of the request of the applicant, ACR Investments, for a two-year extension to the termination date provided in the PRO Agreement for Triangle Place, JSP13-53, a 2,575 square foot office or retail development, proposed to be located on a 0.48 acre parcel of land located on the east side of Haggerty Road, north of Eight Mile Road.
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H. Acceptance of a pathway easement as a donation from Kris Krstovski, along the north side of Eleven Mile Road east of Taft Road for a pathway constructed as part of a new single family home at 44780 Eleven Mile Road (parcel 22-15-351-040).
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I. Approval of Community Single Use License with International Transmission Company (ITC) in connection with the City of Novi 5K Emergency Challenge.
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J. Approval of recommendation from the Consultant Review Committee to exercise the renewal options for 2016 and 2017 to extend the term of the contract for General Legal Services to Johnson, Rosati, Schultz and Joppich PC through December 31, 2017 or until notice of termination is provided by either City Council or the Firm; and
a) On January 1, 2016 to increase the hourly rate $5 for Partners from $130 to $135; and for Associates from $125 to $130; and
b) On January 1, 2017 to increase the hourly rate $5 for Partners from $135 to $140; and for Associates from $130 to $135.
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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.

January
13 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
25 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
27 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.

February
3 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
8 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
15 – City Offices Closed
24 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
29 – 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.