1.         CALL TO ORDER                                                               Printable Version


2.         ROLL CALL




4.            APPROVAL OF AGENDA


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



                        A – Approval of Minutes – Regular Meeting held Monday, January 10, 2011

                        B – Approval of Closed Session Minutes held Monday, January 10, 2011

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

                        D – Prepaid expenditures paid by credit card

E – Approval of Interlocal Agreement for Ballot Layout and Programming Services           between Oakland County and Township of West Bloomfield

F – Approval of Trustee Attendance Report, December 2010    

G – Departmental Quarterly Reports

1.    Assessing

2.    Community Development Department

3.    Fire

4.    Police

5.    Engineering Consultants  

6.    GIS

7.    Development Services Department

8.    Water and Sewer Department; and Johnson & Anderson Engineering Update

9.    Personnel

10.  Information Technologies


H –  Other Reports

1.    Cable Board
2.   Civic Center TV 15


I – Report of General, Public Safety, Safety Path, Capital Projects and Water/Sewer Fund
        Budgets for November, 2010




7.         Consideration of approval of Firefighter Hiring Policy (incomplete since June 2009)

8.         Consideration of compensation for police chief and fire chief

9.         Consideration of alternative dates for Township Board Meetings for April 18, 2011 and    November 21, 2011

10.       Introduction of Ordinance No. CZ-10-04 – Zoning Text Amendment: Planned Unit Development (PUDs) Types & Confirm Penalties




11.       Appeal of the Woodland Review Board's denial of the after-the-fact request to      

                  remove trees and understory vegetation from a regulated woodland and

                  appealing the woodland restoration order approved by the Woodland

                  Review Board on November 3, 2010  - Sidwell # 18-20-303-009;

                  2649 Cove Road ~ Applicant: Dr. and Rita Moyhi (15 minute time limit)

12.       Appeal of the Woodland Review Board's denial of a request to table the case

       to a later meeting and the woodland restoration conditions established

       within the Woodland Review Board’s November 3, 2010 approval of

       Case # PWD10-0246 - Sidwell # 18-20-303-009; 5434 Avalon Ct. ~ Applicant: 

       Kenneth and Aureia Jamerson (15 minute time limit)

13.       Consideration of cleaning services at town hall and the water and sewer building

14.       Consideration to replace plasma monitor

15.       Consideration of vehicle policy change (supporting documentation)



16.       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