AGENDA

BOARD OF THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF WEST BLOOMFIELD

REGULAR MEETING

 

 

 

Monday, February 6, 2012, 6:45 P.M.

 

 

4550 Walnut Lake Road

*Please Note

West Bloomfield, MI  48323

Due to Closed Session this

Telephone:  (248) 451-4855

Meeting will begin at 6:45 P.M.

 

Catherine Shaughnessy

Website:  www.wbtwp.com

Township Clerk

                                               

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REVISED - FEBRUARY 3, 2012

 

      1.            CALL TO ORDER                 CLICK HERE FOR PRINT VERSION                    

      2.            ROLL CALL

      3.            PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

      4.            APPROVAL OF AGENDA

      5.            CLOSED SESSION:

A.                  Regarding attorney-client privileged communications – Burlak v West Bloomfield

B.                 Regarding attorney-client privileged communications – Warren v West Bloomfield

      6.            PUBLIC COMMENT (non-related agenda items – 2 minutes per speaker)

      7.            CONSENT AGENDA

A.                  Approval of Minutes – Special Meeting, January 26, 2011

B.                 Approval of Minutes – Regular Meeting, January 23, 2011

C.                 Approval of Prepaid expenditures and/or investments from the Common Account [Summary]

D.                 Approval Prepaid expenditures paid by credit card

E.                 Approval of Trustee Attendance

F.                  Receipt of 2011 Planning Commission Annual Report

G.                 Approval to appoint Sharon Florio to a Board of Review term expiring December 31st, 2012

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

      8.            Consideration of Civic Center Paving Project

      9.            Consideration of appointment/reappointment to Planning Commission for expiring term of Don Jackson

  10.            Consideration of Treasurer’s 4th quarter/annual report for 2011 (No report received)

NEW BUSINESS

  11.            Consideration to approve conversion/mitigation of parcel at Drake Sports Park

  12.            Consideration of take home car request of SONIC vehicles for Police Department

  13.            Consideration of Greater West Bloomfield Cable Communications Commission Budget Regarding Upgrade for Meeting Coverage in West Bloomfield Town Hall Rooms 75 and 76

  14.            PUBLIC COMMENT (non-related agenda items – 2 minutes per speaker)

GUIDELINES AND RULES FOR MEETING EFFICIENCY

 

 

                         1.            Adhere to the most recently published Roberts Rules of Order.  Be recognized by the Chair before speaking.  Rudeness shall not be tolerated.  Speak to agenda issues only – except during Public Comment.  Motions should be made before discussion of the topic.  {This does NOT apply to appeals.}

                         2.            Public Comment on non-related agenda items will be heard at the beginning or the end of the meeting with a 2 minute time limit per person.  A person may speak during one of the Public Comment periods only.

                         3.            Do not interrupt the public or another Board member when they are speaking.  When a Public Hearing is in process, it is only for the public.  Board members shall not speak until after the hearing is closed.  Once the hearing is closed, comments from the public shall no longer be accepted. 

                         4.            Hold all comments to 3 minutes (including Board members).  Audience members may speak once per issue.  Board members may speak no more than twice per issue.

                         5.            Large groups shall appoint two or three representatives to present their pro or con position to the Board during their agenda item.  (This does not apply to SADs).

                         6.            Chairperson or his/her designee shall use a timer to keep meeting flowing.

                         7.            Lengthy presentations should be held to a total of 30 minutes and scheduled through the Clerk.

                         8.            Appeals from Commissions and Boards to the Township Board shall be limited to 15 minute explanations.

                         9.            Cellular phones and pagers must be turned off during meetings.

                      10.            Closed Sessions from visiting attorneys shall be held before the Regular meeting.

                      11.            After a final vote on a motion – no further comments will be taken from anyone.

                      12.            No new agenda item will commence after 10:00 p.m.

                      13.            Any changes will be at the discretion of the Chair.

 

 

The Township of West Bloomfield will provide necessary, reasonable auxiliary aids and services upon proper notification to the Township Clerk or the Development Services Director at 4550 Walnut Lake Road, Box 250130, West Bloomfield, MI 48325-0130, (248) 451-4800 or TDD (248) 451-4899.  Such services provided include:

·          Hearing impaired sound system & receivers  – [notify one (1) day prior to meeting of interest]

·          Signers for the hearing impaired – [provide two (2) weeks advance notice]

·          Audio tapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting (to individuals with disabilities)  – [provide two (2) weeks notice in writing or by calling]