1.         CALL TO ORDER


2.         ROLL CALL






5.         PRESENTATION to Township Board regarding training from Treasurer’s consultant




7.         CLOSED SESSION regarding Union Negotiations



            A – Approval of Minutes – Regular Meeting held Monday, January 26, 2009 Minutes 1-26-09 Reg.pdf

                  Approval of Minutes – Regular Meeting held February 2, 2009  Minutes 2-2-09 Reg.PDF

            B – Approval of prepaid expenditures and/or investments and expenditures to be paid

                        from the Common Account [Summary]  Expenditures.pdf

            C – Approval of prepaid expenditures to be paid by credit card  Credit Card Report.pdf

            D – Trustee Attendance  Trustee Attendance January.PDF

            E – Acceptance of Treasurer’s Annual Report  Final Investment Report 2008.pdf

            F – Adoption of Ordinance No. C-647-A, Cost Recovery Ordinance

Amendment  Ord No. C-647-A Adopt.pdf

G – Approval of Local Resolution for Charitable Gaming License issued by the Michigan Lottery to

                         Jewish Family Service, 6555 W. Maple Road, for a Raffle License  Resolution State Lottery.pdf

H – Approval of the Spring 2009 Household Hazardous Waste Collection

            Event for May 2, 2009  Household Hazardous Collection.pdf

             I   Approval to schedule Special Work Sessions (with Township Board):

                        (1) Wetland and Woodland Boards for Tuesday, March 10, 2009

                        (2) Planning Commission for Thursday, March 19, 2009



  9.       Consideration regarding Unification of Building and Code Enforcement

Departments  Building Code Unification.pdf

            A – Consideration of Proposed Budget Amendment for Building and Code

Reorganization  Memo from Steve Brideau.pdf


10.       Discussion and Consideration of new Mission Statement  Mission Statement.pdf

11.       Consideration of appointments to:  (1) Cable Board (2) Wetland Board, and

 (3) Woodland Board



12.       Introduction of Ordinance No. C- 604-A, Special Assessment District Escrow Ordinance

                        Amendment Ord No. C-604-A.pdf

13.       Ratification of Fire Fighter Contract from 1-1-07 to 12-31-2010 FFsettlement.pdf

14.       Establish consensus for scheduling of Closed Sessions, Committee Meetings, and Special

                        Work Sessions

15.       Consideration of Fire Department Budget Carry Over Requests Fire Budget Carryover.pdf

16.       Consideration of Solid Waste Recycling Contract Extension with

Allied Waste  Solid Waste Extension.pdf

17.       Approval of Bank Depository List  Bank Depositories.pdf

18.       Approval of and Acceptance of Updated Investment and Portfolio Policy  Investment Policy.pdf





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.          Executive 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/Planning Depts. 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 Planning Director at

4550 Walnut Lake Road, Box 250130, West Bloomfield, MI 48325-0130, (248) 451-4800 or

TDD (248) 451-4899