1.         CALL TO ORDER


2.         ROLL CALL









                        A – Approval of Minutes – Regular Meeting held Tuesday, February 17, 2009 min02-17-09.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 Rpt.pdf

                        D – Contract Renewal for the 2009 Season for: Bid Renewal 2009 Lawn.pdf

                                    1.  Civic Center Lawn Cutting/Grounds Maintenance

                                    2.  Hosner Cemetery Lawn Cutting

                                    3.  Water & Sewer Department Lawn Cutting/Grounds Maintenance

                        E –  Introduction of Ordinance No. C-677-A, to Update International Property Maintenance

                                    Code from 2003 to 2006 in Article VII of Chapter 8 of Ordinance Code

                                    Ordinance No. C-677-A.pdf  

                        F –  Introduction of Ordinance No. C-158-A, to Amend Property Maintenance Ordinance

                                    in Article XIV of Chapter 8 of Ordinance Code Ordinance No. C-158-A.pdf

                        G –  Approval to award low bidder, Irish Construction Co. of Howell, MI, Sanitary Sewer

                                    Lift Station # 14 & # 15 Improvement Project in amount of $410,300

                                    Lift Stations 14 15.pdf



             7.        Consideration to establish a Citizen Advisory Council {postponed from the 1-26-09 and

2-2-09 meetings} Citizen Advisory Council.pdf

             8.        Adoption of Ordinance No. C-604-A, Special Assessment District Escrow Ordinance

                                    Amendment and Approval of Fee Resolution Ord. No. C-604-A and Res..pdf

            9.         Consideration of Solid Waste/Recycling Contract Extension with Allied Waste  {tabled

                                     from 2-17-09 meeting} Solid Waste Allied.pdf

            10.       Approval of Bank Depository List {tabled from 2-17-09 meeting}Bank Depositories.pdf



            11.       Approval and Acceptance of Updated Investment and Portfolio Policy {tabled from

                                    2-17-09 meeting} Treasurer Investment Policy.pdf

            12.       Approval to reschedule the March 18, 2009 meeting {between the Planning Commission

                                    and the Township Board} to Monday, March 23, 2009, 7:00 p.m.



13.       Discussion Regarding Sewer Charges for Water Irrigation Usage

            Metered Water Sewer Charges.pdf

14.       Discussion regarding restructuring of the Human Resource Department

            HR Department Re-org.pdf

15.       Hiring Policy

A.   Repeal of Police Hiring Ordinance and approval of Police Hiring Policy


                        B.   Consideration to introduce ordinance revision to current Ordinance No. C-387,

Sections 18-21 through 18-25, Police Hiring Ordinance {new Ordinance

No. C-387-A if introduced} 

                        Police Hiring Procedures.pdf

16.       Review of Continuing Education Cost Reports and Consideration to amend 2009

 Budget to amend tuition reimbursement account Continuing Education Costs.pdf


18.       CLOSED SESSION Confidential Attorney Client Privileged Opinion regarding

Northwestern Connector Project and Contract

19.       DISCUSSION and Consideration of the Orchard Lake Corridor Design Plan and Road

 Commission Plans




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