Monday, June 3, 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




4.            APPROVAL OF AGENDA


5.            PRESENTATION:  Presentation Honoring Retired West Bloomfield Schools Board of Education Member Bruce Tobin – (postponed from 3-4-2013 meeting)


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

7.            CONSENT AGENDA

A.                 Approval of Minutes – Regular meeting, May 20, 2013

B.                 Approval of Minutes - Special Work Session of May 21, 2013

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

D.                 Approval of prepaid expenditures paid by credit card

E.                 Approval of Trustee attendance

F.                  Approval of Vacation of the Water Main Easement recorded at Liber 10928, page 615, Oakland County Records, dated December 13, 1988; and the Quit Claim Deed recorded at Liber 10928, page 612, Oakland County Records, dated December 13, 1988 in the water supply and sewer disposal facilities located therein and granted thereby (C-774 – Beaumont)

G.                Approval of Introduction of Ordinance No. C-777, Traffic Control Order for Aldingbrooke Apartments (Aldingbrooke North, Aldingbrooke South, and Confluence)

H.                 Approval of a budget amendment creating account 441-000-390 and debiting account 441-447-960 in the amount of $85,223.67 for the Jamian Drain Project – SAD 134




8.            Consideration to fund $3,500 of the $21,000 repaving cost of Seminary Road, with the remainder to be covered by the City of Orchard Lake Village and the Road Commission of Oakland County

9.            Consideration of appeal of Wetland/PC decision regarding Pine Lake County Club dock expansion – (15 minutes)

10.       Consideration of introduction of Ordinance C-775 Alcohol Enforcement – Liquor Licenses

11.       Consideration to adopt resolution authorizing authority for alcohol enforcement

12.       Consideration to adopt resolution authorizing the removal of the Ealy Elementary School traffic light

13.       Consideration to approve Manhal Kashat and Fakher Kashat, owners of the Chaldean Catering, Inc. (Kubba House), 7414 Haggerty Road, request to purchase the Township’s last quota Class C License


14.     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.