Monday, November 19, 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


    4.        APPROVAL OF AGENDA  

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

    6.        PRESENTATIONS:

A.            Presentation and Approval of Resolution of Support for 2013-2017 Parks and Recreation Master Plan

B.            Presentation of Parks and Recreation 2013 Budget

C.           Presentation of 48th District Court 2013 Budget

D.           Presentation of Cable Communications Commission 2013 Budget



    7.        PUBLIC HEARING: Approval of Resolution for 2013 CDBG Application and Authorization for Township Supervisor to sign the Sub-recipient Agreement

    8.        CONSENT AGENDA

A.            Approval of the Minutes – Regular Meeting of October 15, 2012

B.            Approval of the Minutes – Special Budget Meeting of October 22, 2012

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 – October 2012

F.            Approval of renewal of Local Open Space Easement for Detroit Archers, Inc.

G.           Approval of Extension of Contract for Household Hazardous Waste contract        

H.           Approval of entering into an Agreement with Point and Pay for Electronic Payment Processing pending review of the vendor’s service agreement by Township legal counsel prior to Township signing

I.              Approval of Invoice for Jax Kar Wash in the amount of $10,080.00 for the 2013 calendar year

J.            Approval of Renewal of Comcast Fiber Internet Agreement

K.            Approval of Resolution regarding Public Act 152 for Calendar Year 2013

L.            Approval of Budget Amendment to transfer $2000.00 from General Fund Balance Account 101-000-390.000 to Office Supplies Account 101-253-740.000 for Treasurer’s Department due to higher toner and other office supply costs

M.           Approval of Budget Amendment to transfer $47,500 from account 101-000-390.000 General Fund balance to accounts (101-262) for costs related to elections




    9.        Consideration of Treasurer’s Office Departmental Third Quarter Report (Postponed 10/15)

  10.        Consideration of the Electric Vehicle Charging Station at Civic Center Campus, Jumpstart Agreement and the Associated Service Contract with Chargepoint


  11.        Consideration of Resolution No. 1 for Special Assessment District No. 146 - Lone Pine Villas Roadway Improvement Project

  12.        Consideration of circulation rates for designated newspapers for Township Notices, etc.

  13.        Consideration of publication of quarterly Township newsletter with Community Publishing and Marketing, proposal from Scott Marx

  14.        Consideration of recommendations from Personnel Committee:

A.         Community Development

B.         Development Services

C.        Police/Dispatch

  15.        Consideration to accept tax foreclosure parcels from Oakland County Treasurer

  16.        Appointment/Reappointment to Boards or Commissions for expiring terms of:

Member                                              Board                                           Expiration Date

Sharon Florio                                      Board of Review                                 12/31/2012

                        Richard Coffey                                   Board of Review                                 12/31/2012

                        Stephen Bloom                                  Board of Review                                 12/31/2012

                        James Matthews (New)                     Board of Review                                 12/31/2012

                        Jamal Shallal                                      Board of Review                                 12/31/2012

                        Stewart Shipper                                  Board of Review                                 12/31/2012

                        Joseph Silver                                      Board of Review                                 12/31/2012

                        Daniel Krause                                     Board of Review                                 12/31/2012

                        Howard Novetsky                               Board of Review                                 12/31/2012


  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.



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]