1.         CALL TO ORDER                                                                          Printable Version


2.         ROLL CALL






5.         CLOSED SESSION:

a.    Regarding Attorney client privileged communication regarding ZBA Case No. 10-111788-AS

b.    Regarding labor negotiations pursuant to Section 8 of the Michigan Open Meetings Act

c.    Regarding client privileged communications regarding pending litigation – West Bloomfield v Jacob



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



                        A – Approval of Minutes – Special Budget Meeting held Wednesday, December 1, 2010

                              Approval of Minutes – Regular Meeting held Monday, December 6, 2010

[Exhibit 1] [Exhibit 2]

                        B – Prepaid expenditures and/or investments from the Common Account [Summary]

                        C – Prepaid expenditures paid by credit card 

                        D – Approval of $5,000 annual contribution to Greater West Bloomfield Community

        Youth Assistance {subject to approval of Public Purpose Service Contract}

                        E - Report of General, Public Safety, Water/Sewer and Safety Path Budgets for August, September and October, 2010 {tabled from 12/6/10 meeting}    

F – 2011 Proposed Furlough Days {revised}  

G – Approval of invoice from JAX Car Wash reflective of $9,085 cost reduction 

                        H – Approval of Fire Budget Amendment for 20% match of FEMA grant ($34,549)




 8.        Consideration of cable facility expansion project {tabled at 11-15-10 Board meeting}

 9.        Consideration of changing date of the February 22, 2011 Township Board meeting

10.       Consideration of Resolution No. 1-2011 in Support of the Recording of Summary Minutes for  Township Board meetings {tabled from 6/7/10 meeting}

11.       Consideration of Trustee Compensation and Water and Sewer Benevolent Fund

                                    A.  Consideration of Trustee Compensation Budget Resolution

                                    B.  Consideration of 2009 Trustee Compensation Budget Amendment Resolution

C.  Consideration of 2010 Trustee Compensation Budget Amendment Resolution

D.  Consideration of 2011 Trustee Compensation Budget Amendment Resolution




12.       Consideration for closed session meeting minutes and approval

13.       Consideration of Appeal of the Wetland Review Board's denial of an after-the-fact permit

request to remove vegetation from and place fill material within wetland and the 25 foot

environmental features setback to Walnut Lake.  Sidwell # 18-24-351-040 &

18-24-351-041; 5425 Middlebelt Road ~ Applicant:  Isam Yaldo  [Protest Letter]

(15 minute time limit)

14.       Consideration of a cost recovery ordinance

15.       Consideration of Budget Amendment to re-allocate Retiree Health Care reductions between General and Water and Sewer funds

16.       Consideration of Personnel Committee recommendations:

A. Proposed options to fill two (2) Recording Secretary positions within Development Services

                        B. To fill a seventh (7th) part-time Cadet position within Police Department



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.             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


                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 SAD’s).

                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


                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.







Cell phones and pagers must be turned off at all meetings


The Township of West Bloomfield will provide necessary, reasonable auxiliary aids and services

such as:


  • Hearing impaired sound system & receivers (notify Clerk/Development Services Department one day
  • prior to meeting of interest)
  • Signers for the hearing impaired (two [2] weeks advance notice)
  • Audio tapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting (to individuals with disabilities)

two (2) weeks notice in writing or by calling 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