Monday, June 27, 2011, 6:45 P.M.



4550 Walnut Lake Road

*Please Note

West Bloomfield, MI 48323

Due to Closed Session this

Telephone: (248) 451-4855

Meeting will begin at 6:45 P.M.


Catherine Shaughnessy


Township Clerk




      1.            CALL TO ORDER

      2.            ROLL CALL

      3.            PLEDGE OF ALLEGIENCE

      4.            APPROVAL OF AGENDA

      5.            CLOSED SESSION:

A.                  Regarding attorney-client privileged communications pertaining to litigation Kelly v West Bloomfield

B.                 Regarding attorney-client privileged communications pertaining to litigation - Perez-DeLeon v West Bloomfield Township Police Department

C.                 Regarding collective bargaining pursuant to Section 8 of the Open Meetings Act

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

      7.            PRESENTATIONS of Participation Certificates for Fire Operations 101

      8.            PRESENTATIONS of 2010 Fiscal Year Audit by Plante & Moran (Financial Report) (Federal Awards) (Report to The Township Board) (Pension System)

      9.            PUBLIC HEARING and Consideration of Approval for Township Water Rate Increase from $36.37/Mcf to $38.54/Mcf (5.97%), Sanitary Sewer Rate Increase from $25.43/Mcf to $26.82/Mcf; and Sewer-Only Rate Increase from $99.19/Quarter to $104.59/Quarter (5.47%), effective with all July 1, 2011 Billings

  10.            PUBLIC HEARING and Consideration of Approval of Site Plan & Special Land Use, and stormwater management plan for Maple Orchard Commercial Development (SP-10-01)

  11.            CONSENT AGENDA

A.                  Prepaid expenditures and/or investments from the Common Account [Summary]

B.                 Prepaid expenditures paid by credit card

C.                 Approval of Trustee Attendance (Kaplan)

D.                 Approval of Award of Bid to Physio-Control, Inc. for cardiac monitors / defibrillators in an amount not to exceed $157,905.90 and that the Fire Department be authorized to sell the existing cardiac monitors / defibrillators if sale prices exceeds quoted trade-in value

E.                 Introduction of Ordinance No. C-751, Acceptance of Water Supply and Sewer Disposal Systems of Berman Theater at JCC, Project No. 09-004, Sec. 29

F.                  Introduction of Ordinance No. C-752, Acceptance of Water Supply System of Key Bank at Old Orchard Shopping Center, Project No. 10-006, Sec. 35

G.                 Approval of Extension of the Contract for Lawn Cutting/Grounds Maintenance for Civic Center, Water/Sewer and Hosner Cemetery for the 2011 Season, with the addition of weekly mowing of the Water/Sewer Grounds

H.                 Approval of Resolution to Approve Participation in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Oakland County, Michigan Urban County Qualification 2012-2014

I.                     Approval to join Crime Stoppers and approval of a budget amendment reflecting a $2000 expenditure from the state drug forfeiture fund to support the non-profit organization

J.                   Approval of a Public Purpose service agreement with Crime Stoppers

K.                 Approval of purchase of Video Scaler for Board Room monitors

L.                  Approval of Outdoor Gathering Permit for the HAP 50th Anniversary Health & Wellness Event to be held on July 16, 2011 (with set up date of July 15, 2011) at Henry Ford Hospital {pending Fire, Building, Code and ZBA approvals} Applicant:  Gail & Rice, Inc.



  12.            Consideration of Public Safety Millage Renewal and Increase on the November 8, 2011 ballot

  13.            Consideration of Adoption of Planning Commission Ordinance C-750

  14.            Consideration of Township Board policy regarding approval of closed session minutes

  15.            Consideration of Resolution Extending Medical Marijuana Moratorium 

  16.            Consideration of Northwestern Connector Project


  17.            Consideration to Reappoint Michael Ringuette to the West Bloomfield Township Pension Board to a term expiring on June 30, 2014

  18.            Consideration of Sanitary Sewer Capital Costs Related to the Oakland-Macomb Sewer Interceptor Improvement Project

  19.            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]

          Audio tapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting (to individuals with disabilities) [provide two (2) weeks notice in writing or by calling]