Monday, June 4, 2012, 7:00 P.M.



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

      3.            PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

      4.            APPROVAL OF AGENDA     

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

      6.            CONSENT AGENDA

A.                  Approval of Minutes – Regular Meeting, May 14th, 2012

B.                 Approval of Minutes – Regular Meeting, May 23rd, 2012

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

D.                 Approval Prepaid expenditures paid by credit card  

E.                 Approval of Adoption of Ordinance No. C-762 to amend Chapter 1 (General Provisions), Section 1-12 (Stop work orders; violations and penalties) of the West Bloomfield Code of Ordinances, the process for Stop Work Orders to authorize issuance by all Township personnel with appearance ticket authority and provide for pre-order notices



      7.            Consideration of IT Consultants’ recommended five year plan

      8.            Consideration of amendment to Storm Water plan for parcel numbers #18-27-476-086 & #18-27-476-013 (Doraid Markus)


      9.            Consideration of Introduction and Adoption of an Emergency Ordinance (No. C-763) to prohibit the possession and use of, and trafficking in, synthetic marijuana and other products or materials that are in a form that allows for human consumption by inhalation of smoke or vapors, ingestion, injection or application, and that contain chemical substances, compounds, or agents that cause or may cause an intoxicating, narcotic, stimulant, depressant, and/or hallucinogenic effect and an imminent threat to the safety of persons that consume such products or materials and/or persons they come in contact with

  10.            Consideration of Resolution authorizing moving Precinct 4 to Scotch Elementary School, and Precinct 10 to Beth Ahm Synagogue, in accordance with Michigan Election Law

  11.            Consideration to increase salaries for election workers and approval of a Budget Amendment to increase account number 101-191-701-000 in the amount of $2000.00

  12.            Consideration of Greater West Bloomfield Cable Communications Commission Budget for Civic Center TV/Green Media Center Project (Phase 3– Video, Information Technology, Furnishings, and Appliances)

  13.            Consideration of  request of Bangkok Cuisine WB Inc. (Owners Somnuk Arpachinda and Yia Hazelwood) to: Transfer ownership and location of a Class C with Sunday Sale Permit and Dance Permit from Frock, Inc. to Bangkok Cuisine WB, Inc. to 4301 Orchard Lake Road and cancelation of the existing Dance Permit and SDM 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.            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]