Monday, September 8, 2008, 7:00 P.M.




4550 Walnut Lake Road, P. O. Box 250130

West Bloomfield, MI 48325-0130

Telephone (248) 451-4848



1.   Call to Order


2.   Roll Call


3.      Pledge of Allegiance


4.   Approval of Agenda


5.   Public Comment on non-related agenda items - 2 minutes per speaker


6.   Consent Agenda

A - Approval of Minutes:

            Regular Meeting held Monday, August 18, 2008 min08-18-08.pdf

            Special Budget Meeting held Monday, August 25, 2008 Min8-25-08Bgt.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 creditcardrpt.pdf

D - Report of General, Public Safety and Water and Sewer Funds for the

            Month of June ReportGenFundJune.pdf

            E -  Trustee attendance TrusteePay.PDF

            F -  Approval of Resolution for the West Bloomfield High School Homecoming Parade,

                        on Green Road, scheduled for Friday, September 26, 2008 ResWBParade.PDF

            G - Approval of Resolution for St. Mary’s Preparatory (High School) to hang a banner

                        over Orchard Lake Road at Jack Cauley Chevrolet and Crosswinds Mall to

                        advertise the Polish Country Fair, scheduled for May 22 through May 25, 2009


            H - Approval of Fireworks Display for Camp-In, Camp-Out Event at Marshbank

                        Park, scheduled for Friday, September 12, 2008 FireworksMarshbank.pdf

             I - Consideration to Approve a Resolution to Request that the Michigan General Assembly

                        and the Michigan Congressional Delegation Continue to Support the Families of

                        Michigan, and to Support Strong Trade Policy {postponed at 6/16/08 meeting for

                        more info} ResolGeneralAssem.pdf

J -  Approval of Local Resolution for Charitable Gaming License issued by the

            Michigan Lottery to Strategic Partners in Community Athletic Development and

            Sports Education ResolLottery.pdf

K - Approval of Township Board Meetings for 2009 TwpBoardMeetings.pdf

L - Approval of Township Holidays for 2009 Holidays.pdf


Unfinished Business

 7.  Approval of Budget Amendment to the Federal Forfeiture Fund for Buffer Zone

            Security Grant ForfeitureFund.pdf




New Business

 8.  Approval of Revisions to Job Description and Pay Grades for Fire Clerical FireClerical.pdf

 9.  Stormwater Management Plan Approval:  Comerica Bank Re-development

           (SP-060):  in conjunction with a façade upgrade, revised landscaping,

            parking, and internal driveway areas, Parcel #18-15-476-007, west side of

Orchard Lake at Long Lake Road – Applicant: Ramco Gershenson


10.  Site Plan/Special Land Use Approval:  Notting Hill of West Bloomfield, Case #SP-

            623, located on the vacant lot on the Southeast corner of Maple and Drake

            Roads, Sidwell #18-33-101-001, for a request to develop a skilled care nursing

            facility (nursing home) – Applicant:  Angelo Torcolacci for Maple-Drake Real

            Estate NottingHillSite.pdf

11. Consideration of a Wetland Review Board denial of 8-13-08 for a request to

            construct a 50 LF boulder seawall above the ordinary high water mark of

            Pleasant Lake on the basis that the proposed structure would cause harm to

            the environment, Case No. W-1653, located at 6642 Leytonstone, Parcel

            #18-29-126-015 ~ Applicant:  Salma and Ramzi H. Ajo WetlandAjo.pdf

12. Introduction of Ordinance No. C-614-B, Zoning Ordinance Text

           Amendment (Condemnation Nonconformities) to amend Section 26-26,

           Chapter 26, to provide regulations for lots, buildings, structures and

            Improvements OrdNoC-614-B.pdf

13. Introduction of Ordinance No. C-727, Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment

          Senior Independent Living Ordinance PUD (Planned Unit Development) to

          add Division numbers in Article VI (Chapter 26) and establish planned unit

          development regulations generally and for senior independent living

          developments OrdNoC-727.pdf

 14.  Public Participation



 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 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


 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 10:30 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                  Sharon A. Law                Township Clerk