1.         CALL TO ORDER                                                                               Printable Version


2.         ROLL CALL






5.         PRESENTATION BY:  Executive Director and teen leaders from the Greater West Bloomfield

 Community Coalition for Youth Presentation Community Coalition.pdf


6.         PRESENTATION BY:  Resident Gerry Therrien regarding size limitations on new construction

                        and reconstruction of homes Presentation Therrien.pdf


7.         PRESENTATION OF PLAQUE: In recognition of the West Bloomfield High School

                        Debate Team for winning the Michigan Interscholastic Forensic Varsity State Debate






                        A – Approval of Minutes – Regular Meeting held Monday, March 2, 2009 min03-02-09 Reg.pdf

                              Approval of Minutes – Special Meeting held Thursday, March 5, 2009 min03-05-09Spec.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 cardCredit Card Report.pdf

                        D – Trustee Attendance Trustee Attendance.pdf

                        E –  Adoption 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 –  Adoption 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 of Local Governing Body Resolution for Charitable Gaming Licenses issued

                                    by the Michigan Lottery Charitable Gaming Division to NFWB Baseball and

Softball (North Farmington West Bloomfield) to conduct a “Texas Hold’em”

Event in May at the Shark’s Club in Canton, Mi Resolution Charitable Gaming.pdf




                        H –  Approval of Forfeiture Request from Police Department for Buffer Zone Security

 Grant bufferzonesec.pdf






            10.       Approval and Acceptance of Updated Investment and Portfolio Policy and Legal

Review of Proposed Amendments {tabled from 2-17-09  and 3-2-09 meetings}

Investment Policy.pdf

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

 Budget to amend Tuition Reimbursement Account {tabled from 3-2-09 Board

Meeting} Continuing Education Costs.pdf

            12.       Approval of License Application for Richfield Equities LLC Richfield Application.pdf

            13.       Contract Renewal

                        [a]  2009 contract renewal with Secrest, Wardle, Lynch, Clark and Hampton as municipal

                                    attorneys Renewal Secrest Wardle.pdf  

                        [b]  2009 contract renewal with Sherman & Sherman, P.C. as prosecuting attorneys

                                     Renewal Sherman & Sherman.pdf

                        [c]  2009 contract renewal with Spalding DeDecker Associates, Inc. (SDA) Consulting

                                    Engineers and Surveyors Renewal Spalding.pdf

                        [d]  2009 contract renewal with Niswander Environmental for environmental consulting services

                                    Renewal Niswander Environmental.pdf  



14.       Approval of new contract with Johnson and Anderson Engineering

 Johnson Anderson Contract.pdf

15.       Hiring Policy {tabled from 3-2-09 meeting} Police Hiring Procedures.pdf

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} 

16.       Hiring Policies Dispatch-General Employee Hiring.pdf

A.   Repeal of Dispatch and General Employee Hiring Ordinance and approval

 of Dispatch and General Employee Hiring Policy


                        B.   Consideration to introduce ordinance revision to current Ordinance No. C-692,

                                    Sections 2-71 through 2-78, Officers and Employees Ordinance [Clerical

Hiring] {new Ordinance No. C-692-A if introduced}

                        C.   Consideration to prepare new Ordinance and New Chapter for Dispatchers  in

                                    West Bloomfield Code of Ordinances

            17.       Consideration of Approval to reinstate Clerk’s Position in the Water and Sewer

 Department; and Approval of Budget Amendment for same

 Water Sewer Clerk.pdf

            18.       Approval to fill vacancies [due to retirement] for EMS Captain and Assistant Fire Chief

 in the Fire  Department Fire Department Vacancies.pdf




            19.       Approval of Resolution from Jonna Markets, LCC (Plum Market) to transfer

ownership of 2008 Class C Liquor License {located in escrow at 43259 Woodward,

Bloomfield Hills}  from Huda Restaurant, Inc. and transfer location to

6565 Orchard Lake Road and also allow for authorization for a new Sunday

sales permit Liquor License Resolution.pdf

            20.       Introduction of Ordinance No. C-171-C, Amendment to Code of Ordinances, to

                                    Authorize the Township to be reimbursed for prosecution expenses incurred

as part of a sentence for a conviction of an enumerated offense pursuant to Public Act 120 of 2002 being MCL 769.1f Ordinance No. C-171-C Intro.pdf

            21.       Approval of PRO Plan Amendment and Stormwater Management Variance regarding

 Windmill Party Store, Sidwell #18-06-205-061 Windmill Stormwater Plan.pdf

            22.       Discussion and Consideration of West Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce Membership

                                    Proposal Chamber Request.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