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Summary of Monday's Novi City Council meeting
December 20, 2016

NOVI, MI - The following is a summary of Monday's Novi City Council meeting:

APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Approved as presented.



1. Novi Public Library Year-In-Review and Annual Report – Julie Farkas, Library Director CITY MANAGER/STAFF REPORT: None



CONSENT AGENDA: Approved as presented.

A. Approve Minutes of: 1. December 5, 2016 – Regular meeting

B. Enter Executive Session immediately following the regular meeting of December 19, 2016 in the Council Annex for the purpose of discussing settlement of pending litigation and privileged correspondence from legal counsel.

C. Approval of liquor license transfer request from OSH II, Inc. (d/b/a O’Sushi Novi), transferring ownership of a 2016 Resort Class C and SDM licensed business issued under MCL 436.1531 (2) with Sunday Sales Permit (PM) from New Ah Wok, LLC to be located at 41563 W. 10 Mile Road, Novi, MI 48375.

D. Approval of recommendations from the Interview Committee for Appointments to Youth Council and Youth Boards & Commissions Representatives.

E. Approval of a Storm Drainage Facility Maintenance Easement Agreement from Grand Promenade LLC for the Grand Promenade Commercial Center located south of Grand River Avenue east of Wixom Road (parcel 22-17-101-026).

F. Approval of a Storm Drainage Facility Maintenance Easement Agreement from Novi Promenade Holdings LLC for the Novi Promenade Storm Water Management/Wetland Mitigation project located east of Wixom Road south of Grand River Avenue (parcel 22-17-101-032).

G. Acceptance of Wetland Preservation Easements from Novi Promenade Holdings, LLC for wetland preservation areas as part of the Novi Promenade project site, JSP 14-30, located south of Grand River Avenue and east of Wixom Road in Section 17 of the City.

H. Acceptance of Andelina Ridge Single Family Residence Phase 1 subdivision streets and adoption of Act 51 New Street Resolution accepting Medina Boulevard, Amadora Circle, Pamplona Lane, Estrada Lane, an Murcia Road as public, adding 0.45 miles of roadway to the City's street system.

I. Approval of Traffic Control Orders 16-50 through 16-54 for Medina Boulevard, Amadora Circle, Pamplona Lane and Murcia Road located in Andelina Ridge Phase 1 subdivision.

J. Approval of a Street Light Purchase Agreement with Detroit Edison Company for the installation and ongoing operation costs of a street light within The Oberlin Phase 1 development on 11 Mile Road; and approval of an agreement with Pulte Homes of Michigan, a Michigan Limited Liability Company for the of installation and ongoing operation costs per the City’s Street Lighting Policy.

K. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 978


1. Approval of the request of GR Meadowbrook, LLC for approval of a Concept Plan, Preliminary Site Plan, Phasing Plan, Stormwater Management Plan, and Special Development Option (SDO) Agreement for the Huntley Manor site, JSP16-34. The property is located on the south side of Grand River Avenue, west of Meadowbrook Road in the Gateway East (GE) District and consists of a 203-unit multiple-family gated community. APPROVED

2. Approval at the request of McBride Dale Clarion for the Speedway at 14 Mile and Haggerty, JSP 16-13, with Zoning Map Amendment 18.714, to rezone property in Section 1, located at the southwest corner of Fourteen Mile Road and Haggerty Road from OST (Planned Office Service Technology) and B-3 (General Business) to B-3 (General Business) subject to the related Planned Rezoning Overlay (PRO) Agreement and corresponding PRO Plan. The property totals 2.03 acres and the applicant is proposing to update and rebuild the whole site. APPROVED

3. Approval of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) request for a Variance of the City’s Noise Ordinance for the 2017 M-5 Expressway Concrete Patching Project between 12 Mile and Pontiac Trail (of which 12 Mile to 14 Mile is within City jurisdiction). APPROVED

4. Approval of Resolution No. 1 to proceed with preparation of plans, specifications and cost estimate for a proposed Special Assessment District (SAD) for the financing of street improvements within the Vistas of Novi Planned Unit Development. APPROVED

5. Appointments to Boards and Commissions

Planning Commission - John Avdoulos
Beautification Commission – Carolyn Upton
Board of Review – Kevin Cassady
Election Commission – Pamela Superfisky
Historical Commission – Kim Nice
Housing & Community Development Advisory Committee – Keith Mixer, Chester Roaden, Katherine Dooley (Partial Term)
Zoning Board of Appeals – Mark Garrison, Thomas Nafso, Brandon Stewart (Alternate)

6. Approval of a motion to direct the City Attorney and City Manager to proceed with settlement of the Knightsbridge Gate litigation along the lines discussed in closed session, with any minor amendments to the draft Consent Judgment to be reviewed and approved by them prior to entry with the Court. APPROVED