1.         CALL TO ORDER                                                                                Printable Version


2.         ROLL CALL






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



                        A – Regular Meeting held Monday, June 15, 2009 Min-06-15-09.PDF

                              Special Meeting held Monday, June 22, 2009 min06-22-09special.pdf

                              Special Meeting held Thursday, July 2, 2009 min07-02-09ph-special.pdf

                        B – Prepaid expenditures and/or investments and expenditures to be paid

                                    from the Common Account [Summary] Expenditures.pdf

                        C – Prepaid expenditures to be paid by credit card Credit Card Report.pdf

                        D – Trustee Attendance Trustee Attendance.pdf

                        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.    Development Services Department Departmental-DevelopmentServices.pdf

8.    Water and Sewer Department Departmental-W-S.pdf

9.    Johnson & Johnson Engineering Update Departmental-J&A.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 Departmental-TV-15.pdf

                        G –  Approval of low bid to Apollo Fire Apparatus Repair, Incorporated for the refurbishment

of a 1995 Pierce Fire Engine Bid - Apollo Fire.pdf




                        H –  Approval of low bid to Matzak, Inc. for improvements at Pump Stations 18 and 21


                        I –   Consideration of Approval for Award to Low Bidder, Asphalt Specialists, Inc., for Interlaken

 Road and Drainage Improvement Project (SAD 140) in the amount of $656,341.20

Bid-Asphalt Specialties.pdf



            7.         Adoption of Ordinance No. C-709-B, Text Amendment to Zoning Ordinance, (Parking

 Rates), to allow petitioners to propose the methodology for the basis of parking

 rates required for site plan approval under Section 26-29 Parking Requirements

                                    Adopt Ordinance No. C-709-B.pdf

            8.         Cost estimate for shrubs near safety path, John Freeman and Deneen Macedonia

residence (tabled from 6-1-09 Board meeting) Cost Estimate-Shrubs.pdf

            9.         Consideration to send Ordinance No. C-737, Text Amendment to Zoning Ordinance,

                                    (Bicycle Storage Facilities) to the Planning Commission for a Public Hearing

 [tabled at 6-15-09 Board meeting] Bike Storage Facilities.pdf



10.       Consideration of increase in water rates from $32.32 per mcf to $35.18 per mcf (+8.85%),

                        an increase in sanitary sewer rates from $23.05 per mcf to $24.52 per mcf (+6.38%),

                        and sewer-only customer rate increase from $89.89 per quarter to $95.62 per

                        quarter (+6.38%), to be effective with all August 1, 2009 billings 2009 2010 ws rates.pdf

11.       Consideration of Woodland Ordinance Revision Woodland Revision.pdf

12.       Consideration to Introduce Ordinance No. C-661-A, Exterior Appliances, Revision of

            placement standards and noise levels for exterior appliances in one-family

            zoning districts Intro Ordinance No. C-661-A.pdf

13.       Consideration of Site Plan and Special Land Use Amendment, Chabad Lubavitch

Menorah Sculpture, Sidwell # 18-29-300-017, located on the north side  of Maple Road, east of Halsted Road, represented by Sam Blumenstein

Lubavitch Site Plan.pdf

14.       Consideration to direct the Planning Commission Amendment Committee to review

            Accessory living units (Guest Homes) on lots two (2) acres or greater within one-

            family zoning districts Guest Homes.pdf

15.       Consideration to direct the Planning Commission Amendment Committee to review

            and consolidate office-use zoning districts and include uses that align with

            emerging sectors of economic activity Office Uses.pdf

            16.       Consideration of Resolution for Approval of a Class C License for Seven #2, Inc.

(located in the Old Orchard Mall Space A110), West Bloomfield Township,

MI, Oakland County

            17.       Consideration of Resolution to Transfer Ownership of 2008 Class C Licensed

Business, located in escrow at 5656 W. Maple, West Bloomfield, MI,

Oakland County, from C. A. Muer Corporation to 5656 Maple, LLC; with

license to be held in escrow

18.       Consideration of Amendment to Investment Policy Investment Policy.pdf

19.       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/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