AGENDA

BOARD OF THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF WEST BLOOMFIELD

SPECIAL BUDGET MEETING

 

 

 

Thursday, September 15, 2011, 12:30 P.M.

 

 

4550 Walnut Lake Road

 

West Bloomfield, MI 48323

 

Telephone: (248) 451-4855

 

 

Catherine Shaughnessy

Website: www.wbtwp.com

Township Clerk

 

Conference Room 75-76

 

      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

BUDGET ITEMS

      6.            Review of State Forfeiture Fund Budget

      7.            Review of Justice Department Forfeiture Fund Budget

      8.            Review of Federal Forfeiture Fund Budget

      9.            Review of Capital Projects Fund Budget

  10.            Review of Public Safety Fund - Operating Costs Budget

  11.            Review of Water and Sewer Fund Operating Costs Budget Document 2

GUIDELINES AND RULES FOR MEETING EFFICIENCY

 

                         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]