1.         CALL TO ORDER                                                                               Printable Version


2.         ROLL CALL






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


6.         CLOSED SESSION:

(1) Wendrow v West Bloomfield, et al

(2) West Bloomfield v Faig Shumanov, et al Settlement


            6a.       CONSIDERATION regarding Wendrow v West Bloomfield. et al

            6b.       CONSIDERATION regarding Shumanov Settlement


            7.         PRESENTATION:  Consideration of donation: Ramsond Hybrid Wind Solar LED  Street

 Lighting System; and Approval of Resolution for Energy Efficiency, Conservation

 and Renewable Sources Ramsond System.pdf



                        A – Approval of Minutes – Special Meeting held Wednesday, July 15, 2009 Min07-15-09.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 – Treasurer’s Quarterly Report Treasurer's Investment Report.pdf

                        E –  Approval of Resolution and Recognition of 50th Anniversary Honoring Sylvan Lake

                                    Lutheran Church Resolution Lutheran Church.pdf

F –  Approval of Resolution for Red Carpet Run, scheduled for  Wednesday,

September 9, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. ~ Applicant:  Running Fit

Resolution - Red Carpet Run.pdf

                        G – Consideration of new rates for EMS services EMS Fee Schedule.pdf



              9.       Consideration of recommendation from Personnel Committee regarding Assessing

                                    Position Assessing Position.pdf


            10.       Plante Moran Audit Report Plante Moran Report.pdf


            NEW BUSINESS

11.       Consideration to construct a Memorial Garden in remembrance of Marilyn Henry

12.       Presentation and Discussion of Wetland Proposal from Wetland Review Board

            Member, Sara Oltarz-Schwartz Wetland Proposals.pdf

13.       Consideration of Gertsberg FOIA appeal Gertsberg FOIA Appeal.pdf

            14.       Discussion regarding policy on website content, Facebook and Twitter

            15.       Consideration of Amendment to General Employees Hiring Policy

                        General Hiring Policy.pdf

            16.       Consideration of RFP for Labor Attorney RFP Labor Atty.pdf

            17.       Consideration to Introduce Ordinance No. C-692-C to rescind General Employees,

 Cadet, and Dispatcher Hiring Ordinances

                                     Ord. No. C-692-C Hiring Procedures Repeal.pdf

18.       Consideration to establish timeline for annual RFP’s for Public Services, including

Police/Fire fees for public service events Comm Events Waiver.pdf

            19.       Consideration of Site Plan and Special Land Use Application for Wireless

Communication Facility at DTE Walnut Substation to install an 87’ tall monopine or monopole structure with up to three antenna arrays shrouded in false pine branches, PIN #18-13-251-003 – Applicant:  T-Mobile (Planning Commission recommended denial) DTE Substation Monopole.pdf

            20.       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