Monday, June 17, 2013: Regular Meeting 7:00 PM




4550 Walnut Lake Road


West Bloomfield, MI 48323


Telephone: (248) 451-4855



Catherine Shaughnessy


Township Clerk




2.                  ROLL CALL


3.                  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE


4.                  APPROVAL OF AGENDA


5.                  PRESENTATION: Presentation by Plante Moran:

A.                 2012 Fiscal Year Audit

1)      Report to Township Board December 31, 2012

2)      Financial Report with Supplemental Information - December 31, 2012

B.                 Ten Year Projection - General Fund & Public Safety Projection Fiscal Years Ended December 31, 2013 through 2022


6.                  PRESENTATION: Consideration of resolution to adopt the FY-2013/2014 Township Water Rates Increase from $38.64/Mcf to $38.16/Mcf (-1.24%), Sanitary Sewer Rate Increase from $28.83/Mcf to $30.30/Mcf (5.10%), and Sewer-Only Rate Increase from $112.45/Quarter to $118.18/Quarter (5.10%), effective with all July 1, 2013 customer billings

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

8.                  CONSENT AGENDA

A.                 Approval of Minutes Regular meeting, June 3, 2013

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

C.                 Approval of Minutes - Special Meeting of June 4, 2013

D.                 Approval of Minutes - Special Meeting of June 5, 2013

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

F.                  Approval of prepaid expenditures paid by credit card

G.                Approval of Trustee attendance

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

I.                    Approval of Site Plan & Special Land Use amendment: Maple Orchard Commercial Development (SP-10-01) Clock Tower

J.                  Approval of EMS Billing Contract extension resolution with AccuMed Billing, Inc.

K.                 Approval of Civic Center Paving Project: Bond Sale - Bond Authorizing Resolution

L.                  Approval of budget amendment to transfer from Cable Restricted Fund Balance 260- 000-392-296 to account number 260-771-970-490 Cable Capital Improvements in the amount of $2,500.00 for relocation of audio equipment, establishment of an audio line for the recording secretary, and cable path to rooms 75 & 76


9.                  Consideration of adoption of Ordinance No. C-775, Alcoholic Liquor Ordinance Amendment, amending sections 5-1 to 5-27; and to adopt and incorporate the stated findings in the Resolution Supporting Ordinance No. C-775, and the legislative record related to adverse secondary effects, including the judicial opinions, studies, reports and the Regulating Negative Secondary Effects, Alcohol and Adult Entertainment Presentation submitted for consideration on June 3, 2013.



10.             Consideration of introduction of Ordinance C-776 proposed amendment to the Amusements and Entertainment Ordinance Chapter 6 of the West Bloomfield Code of Ordinances, Sections 6-120 to 6-190

11.             Consideration to close Township Hall on Friday, July 5, 2013 and allow employees to use a personal/sick/vacation day


12.             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.