1.         CALL TO ORDER                                                                               Printable Version


2.         ROLL CALL






5.         PUBLIC COMMENT regarding non-agenda items


6.         CLOSED SESSION regarding:  Command Officers Contract


6a.       CONSIDERATION of Command Officers Contract


7.         PRESENTATION of Certificate to Theresa Conner (U.S. Postal mail carrier)

            Mail Carrier Recognition.pdf



                        A – Approval of Minutes – Special Meeting held Tuesday, March 31, 2009

                                    Min 03-31-09 Special.pdf

                              Approval of Minutes – Regular Meeting held Monday, April 6, 2009

                                    Min 04-06-09 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 Rpt.pdf

                        D – Trustee Attendance Trustee Attendance  

                        E –  Departmental Reports – Quarterly

1.    Assessing Departmental-Assessing.pdf

2.    Building/Code Enforcement Departmental-Building-Code.pdf

3.    Fire Departmental-Fire.pdf

4.    Police Departmental-Police.pdf

5.    Engineering Consultants Departmental-Engineering.pdf

6.    GIS Departmental-GIS.pdf

7.    Developmental Services Departmental-Development Services.pdf

8.    Water and Sewer Department Departmental-WaterSewer.pdf

9.    Johnson & Anderson Engineering Update Departmental-JohnsonAnderson.pdf

10.  Personnel Departmental-Personnel.pdf



11.  Information Technologies Departmental-IT.pdf

12.  Planning Department Departmental-Planning.pdf

F –  Other Reports

1.    Cable Board Departmental-Cable.pdf

2.    Civic Center TV 15 {not provided}

                        G –  Approval of Resolution to install an over-the-road banner {over Orchard Lake

                                     Road near Jack Cauley Chevrolet} to advertise the Relay for Life Event,

                                    scheduled for June 6 and 7, 2009 Relay for Life - Resolution for Banner.pdf

                        H –  Approval of Outdoor Gathering for the Relay for Life Event to be held on June 6

                                    and June 7, 2009, at West Bloomfield High School to conduct a 24-hour walk to benefit

                                    cancer research ~ Applicant:  American Cancer Society

                                    Relay for Life - Outdoor Gathering.pdf 

                         I –   Approval of Resolution to install an over-the-road banner over Orchard Lake Road

                                    {between 14 and 15 Mile Roads} to advertise the Walk of Ages Event, scheduled

                                     for Sunday, May 17, 2009 ~ Applicant:  Jewish Home & Aging Services

                                    Walk of Ages - Banner.pdf    

                        J –    Introduction of Ordinance No. C-732, Traffic Control Order for Henry Ford Hospital

                                    West Bloomfield Campus Traffic Control Order C-732.pdf 

                        K –    Adoption of Ordinance No. C-692-A, Repeal of Police Employment Ordinance

                                    Repeal of Police Hiring Ordinance.pdf

                        L –    Approval of Energy Efficiency Block Grant Award Program (and time line)

                                    Energy Block Grant.pdf



              9.       Reconsideration of motion to approve Police and Fire Department fee waivers

                                    regarding  Walk for Israel event scheduled for May 3, 2009

                                    Waiver of Fees.pdf

            10.       Consideration to Adopt Ordinance No. C-731, School Truancy Ordinance


            11.       Report of General Fund Budget Reconciliation {tabled from 4-6-09 Board meeting}

                                    Budget Reconciliation Report.pdf

            12.       Review and Consideration of Supervisor’s Letter Regarding Waste Hauling and

                        Hauling Survey {tabled from 4-6-09 Board meeting}

                        Supervisor Let Waste Haul.pdf

            13.       Consideration of appointments/reappointments to the Wetland Review Board; and

                                    Woodlands Board Appoint-Reappoint.pdf  



            NEW BUSINESS

            14.       Discussion and Consideration of Revisions to Solid Waste Ordinance

                                    Solid Waste Ordinance.pdf

15.       Consideration of Bond Authorizing Resolution {not to exceed $480,000} for 2009 Special

 Assessment Improvement Bonds to finance Interlaken Improvement Project,

 SAD #140 Bond Authorizing Resolution.pdf

16.       Consideration of Amendments to Massage Ordinance in Response to State

                        Licensing of Therapists Massage Ordinance Amend.pdf

17.       Consideration to create a West Bloomfield Township Capital Projects Fund

                        Capital Projects Fund.pdf



18.       Discussion and Consideration to take legal action regarding unfinished construction

                        and to amend ordinance, Section 26-304 for construction permit renewal period

                        Unfinished Construction.pdf

            19.       Consideration of Special Land Use and Site Plan Amendment to construct a

performing arts center, Berman Theater at the JCC, located at the northwest corner of Drake and Maple, Sidwell #18-29-451-006 ~ Applicant:  JCC

represented by Neumann/Smith Architects Berman Theater SitePlan.pdf

            20.       Consideration of PUD Qualification:  The Arbors, to redevelop properties into a

                                    senior independent living complex, located at 5600 and 5700 Drake Road,

south of Walnut Lake, Sidwell #18-29-226-040 and 043 ~ Applicant: Beztak Companies BEZTAK SR.pdf    BEZTAK PLANS.pdf

            21.       Discussion and Consideration of 2009 Yearly Donation of $10,000 to West Bloomfield

                                    Youth Assistance; and Approval of Public Purpose Service Contract for same


            22.       PUBLIC PARTICIPATION


                                                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


                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