Monday, May 20, 2013: Regular Meeting – 7:00 PM




4550 Walnut Lake Road


West Bloomfield, MI  48323


Telephone:  (248) 451-4855



Catherine Shaughnessy


Township Clerk


1.          CALL TO ORDER                 CLICK HERE FOR PRINT VERSION


2.          ROLL CALL






5.          PRESENTATION:  Presentation of Proclamation for Ealy Elementary School (5 Minutes)


6.          PRESENTATION:  Presentation of SEMCOG Sustainable Community Award (5 Minutes)


7.          PRESENTATION:  Presentation of Water Resources Commissioner CO and EF projects (15 Minutes)


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

9.          CONSENT AGENDA

A.                 Approval of Minutes – Regular meeting, April 22, 2013

B.                 Approval of Minutes - Special Work Session of April 16, 2013

C.                 Approval of Minutes - Special Interview Session of April 23, 2013

D.                 Approval of Minutes - Special Interview Session of April 24, 2013

E.                 Approval of Minutes - Special Work Session of April 30, 2013

F.                  Approval of prepaid expenditures and/or investments from the Common Account [Summary]

G.                Approval of prepaid expenditures paid by credit card

H.                 Approval of Trustee attendance

I.                    Approval of Adoption of Ordinance No. C-774 to Repeal Ordinance No. C-175 related to Acceptance of Water Supply and Sewage Disposal System of Beaumont Properties, Inc.

J.                  Approval of budget amendment increasing Acct. No. 401-200-976.000 by $175,000 for Tri-Party Project No. 51101 and No. 51621

K.                 Approval to amend Civic Center paving project with Nagle Paving to include Lone Pine Villas SAD 146

L.                  Approval of Budget Amendment from General Fund 101-000-390 in the amount of $47,700 to be allocated towards bank fees

M.                Approval of recommendation of Greater West Bloomfield Cable Communications Commission to amend the budget for the Cable Commission’s Green Media Center project (260 773 970) through the allocation of an additional 4.1 percent (4.1%) of its Cable Joint Venture Fund equity as of December 31, 2011 (Restricted Fund Balance West Bloomfield 260-000-392-296), the amount being $42,674 (4.1% of 1,040,837).”

N.                 Approval of as-needed contract for Road Committee engineering consultant, Mike Labadie, with Fleis & Vandenbrink Engineering, Inc.

O.                Approval of Personnel Committee recommendation to reorganize Code Enforcement (postponed from 4/22/2013)

P.                 Approval of Master Agreement for Municipal Lighting with The Detroit Edison Company for lighting equipment located at Crest Top Dr. at W. Maple Rd. in the amount of $8,985.00 (paid by Bloomfield Pines Subdivision Association)

Q.                Approval of Vijaya Rao, owner of the Bombay Grille, LLC., 4299 Orchard Lake Road unit 196, request to transfer ownership of a 2012 Class C License from Calimira, LLC, with an Outdoor Seating Permit, Sunday Sales Permit, and a new SDM License

R.                 Approval of Jeffrey Yatooma, Steven Romaya, and Ronie Kalasho, owners of the Socialight Bar, 6139 Haggerty Road, request to transfer ownership of a Class C License from Highland Breeze, LLC, with a new SDM License, a Sunday Sales Permit, and an Outdoor Service Permit

S.                 Approval of Mark Mendola, Safa Zaraga, and Eduardo Mayin, owners of MSE Hospitality, LLC, 6199 Orchard Lake Road, request to transfer ownership of a Class C License from D Restaurants, Inc., with a new SDM License, a Sunday Sales Permit, one Additional Bar permit, Dance/Entertainment Permit and an Outdoor Service Permit

T.                  Approval of Oakland County Hazard Mitigation Plan Resolution

U.                 Approval of project award to low responsible bidder PaMar Enterprises, Inc., New Haven, MI, in the amount of $1,041,680.50 for the Knollwood Heights Subdivision Water Main Replacement Improvement Project located in Section No. 36 of the Township’s water distribution system

V.                 FIREWORKS:

1.                  Approval of Fireworks Display, Pine Lake Country Club, for a display scheduled for July 3, 2013 (at dusk) [rain date: July 4, 2013] (pending FD review and recommendations)

2.                  Approval of Fireworks Display, Union Lake Fireworks, for a display scheduled for July 3, 2013 (at dusk) [rain date: July 13, 2013] (pending FD review and recommendations)

3.                  Approval of Fireworks Display, Shady Beach Improvement Association, for a display scheduled for July 6, 2013 (at dusk) [rain date: July 7, 2013] (pending FD review and recommendations)

4.                  Approval of Fireworks Display, Green Lake Association, for a display scheduled for July 6, 2013 (at dusk) [rain date: July 7, 2013] (pending FD review and recommendations)

5.                  Approval of Fireworks Display, Benson Ford, Jr. – Walnut Lake, for a display scheduled for July 4, 2013 (at dusk) [rain date: July 5, 2013] (pending FD review and recommendations)

W.               Approval of Pak Bungalow By-Law Amendment

X.                 Approval of Proclamation declaring June 2013 as Scleroderma Awareness month

Y.                 Approval of 2013 Broker and Bank List

Z.                  Approval of Personnel Committee Recommendations

1)      Approval to backfill the Clerk’s office Executive Assistant position if vacated

2)      Approval to hire an additional three (3) Police Officers

3)      Approval to promote an Officer to Sergeant from the still valid Sergeant promotional list immediately upon the Sergeant's separation from service

4)      Approval to hire two (2) full-time Dispatchers to replace five (5) part-time Dispatcher vacancies, not to exceed current authorized budget





10.     Consideration of agreement with RCOC for Orchard Lake Road and the Maple/Orchard intersection

11.     Consideration of resolution approving Clinton Oakland Sewage Disposal System 2013 Inter-Municipal Contract

12.     Consideration of resolution approving Clinton Oakland Sewage Disposal District Inter-Municipal Contract for Acquisition, Construction and Financing Perry Street Diversion Project

13.     Consideration to purchase 8 MFPs from low responsible bidder Konica Minolta Business Solutions in the amount $54,120

14.     Consideration of advertising in ASource magazine

15.     Consideration of resolution on Smoking Lounges and Facilities Moratorium

16.     Consideration of FOIA Appeal – Deneweth


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



       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.            Individuals speaking at any publicly held meeting, including township board meetings, and board and commission meetings, shall be required to state their name and indicate whether they are a resident or non-resident. Speakers are not required to provide their address. (Adopted by Township Board on 10/1/2012)

       4.            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. 

       5.            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.

       6.            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).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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