1.         CALL TO ORDER                                                                               Printable Version


2.         ROLL CALL






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


6.         PUBLIC HEARING:  Approval of Resolution, Tax Millage Levy 2009 and Certification

                        of Millage Rates on L-4029 Resolution Certification.pdf



                        A – Regular Meeting held Monday, August 3, 2009 min08-03-09 Regular.pdf

                        B – Prepaid expenditures and/or investments from the Common Account [Summary]


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

                        D – Trustee Attendance Trustee Attendance.pdf

                        E –  Report of General, Public Safety, Safety Path and Water/Sewer Funds for June 2009

                                    Budget report 6 30 2009.pdf

                        F –  Resolution for Michigan Air-Line Railway Acquisition

                                    Resolution Mi Air-Line Railway Acquisition.pdf                                 

                        G –  Fire Department overtime budget amendment; reallocation-transfer of reimbursed funds

 from Henry Ford Hospital FD Overtime Amendment.pdf

                        H –  Second Reading:  Amendment to General Employees Hiring Policy

                                    General Hiring Policy.pdf

                         I  -  Friendship Circle Request  Resolution Friendship Circle.pdf         

                                    [pending FD, PD and ZBA approval]

                                    Date of Event:              Sunday, September 13, 2009

                                    Time:                           2:00 – 3:30 p.m

                                    Location:                     6892 W. Maple Road

                                    Applicant:                    Levi Shemtov / Cheskel Stein

a.    Approval of Resolution to conduct a Walk 4 Friendship (prior to gathering)

b.    Approval of Outdoor Gathering Permit

c.    Approval to Waive Fees for Friendship Circle Event




                        J –  Reserve Officer Request by West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation Reserve Officer.pdf

                        K –  Introduction of Ordinance No. C-738, Traffic Control Order for Greenpointe II

                                     Condominiums Ord. No. C-738 Traffic Control.pdf

                         L – Introduction of Ordinance No. C-739, Acceptance of Water Supply System of The

                                    Corners:  A Campus for Caring Community, Project No. 08-002, Section 25

                                    Ord. No. C-739 The Corners.pdf

                        M – Introduction of Ordinance No. C-740, Acceptance of Water Supply and Sewer

                                    Disposal Systems of Henry Ford Hospital Phase I and II, Project No.

                                    (Phase I) 04-032 and (Phase II) 06-005, Section 32 Ord. No. C-740 Henry Ford.pdf

                        N –  Introduction of Ordinance No. C-741, Acceptance of Water Supply System of

                                    Temple Kol Ami – Phase I, Project No. 07-007, Section 28

                                    Ord. No. C-741 Temple Kol Ami.pdf

                        O –  Introduction of Ordinance No. C-742, Acceptance of Water Supply System of

                                    Old Orchard Shopping Center, Project No. 08-006, Section 35

                                    Ord. No. C-742 Old Orchard.pdf

                        P –  Introduction of Ordinance No. C-743, Acceptance of Water Supply System of

                                    Market Square, Project No. 06-016, Section 25 Ord. No. C-743 Market Square.pdf                


              8.       Consideration to Adopt Ordinance No. C-692-C to rescind General Employees,

                                    Cadet, and Dispatcher Hiring Ordinances

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

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

                        Police/Fire fees for public service events (tabled at 8-3-09 Board meeting)

                        Event Fee Waiver.pdf

            10.       Consideration to Hire Investment Advisor



 11.      Consideration to seek bids on Employee Benefit Consultants Contract and/or

                        contracting directly with carriers Benefit Consultants Contract.pdf

 12.      Consideration of recommendation of Savings Summary for 2010 Budget

                        Savings Summary.pdf

 13.      Consideration of RFP for single hauler for waste management and recycling

                        RFP Single Hauler.pdf

 14.      Consideration to televise Special Meetings Televise Special Meetings.pdf

 15.      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 Ord. No. C-661-A Exterior Appliances.pdf

 16.      Consideration of GWBCAB Proposal for New Name and Reorganization as Greater

                        West Bloomfield Cable Communications Commission Cable New Name.pdf

 17.      Consideration of Proposal to Reconcile the Cable Joint Venture Fund

                        Cable Joint Venture.pdf

 18.      Consideration of Gertsberg FOIA appeal # 2 (re:  4th FOIA request); and

                        Consideration of Gertsberg FOIA appeal # 3 (re:  3rd FOIA request)

                        Gertsberg Appeals.pdf

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





                                                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.          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