1.         CALL TO ORDER                                                                               Printable Version


2.         ROLL CALL






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


6.         CLOSED SESSION regarding:

(1)  Confidential Attorney-Client Privileged Letter Regarding Ordinance Enforcement on

 Non-Conforming Deck; and

(2)   Collective Bargaining and Attorney-Client Privileged Communications Pursuant to

                        Section 8 of the Open Meetings Act


7.         PUBLIC HEARING:  for 2009 Revised and 2010 Proposed Budgets for Water and Sewer,

                        Retiree Health Care, Drains at Large, Safety Path Construction, Drug Enforcement

            Funds, Capital Projects Fund, General Fund/Public Safety, Budget Staffing Plan

            Proposed 2010 budget.pdf 


8.            PRESENTATION of 2010 Parks and Recreation Budget; Highlights & Overview  

                        Budget Parks-Rec.pdf 


9.         PRESENTATION of GWBCCC 2010 Budget Cable Budget.pdf


10          PRESENTATION of 48th District Court Budget for 2010 Court Budget.pdf


11.         CONSENT AGENDA

                        A – Approval of Minutes – Budget Work Session held Monday, November 30, 2009

                                    Minutes 11-30-09 Special Budget.pdf

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


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

                        D – Approval of Resolution for the United We Walk Parade Permit scheduled for Sunday,

                        January 17, 2010, beginning at 3:00 p.m. and ending by 4:00 p.m.

                        Resolution - United We Walk 2010.pdf



            E –  Approval of FOIA Labor Cost, Procedures and Guidelines Resolution Resolution - FOIA.pdf


            F –  Approval to award contract for Employee Benefit Consultant to D.R.M.

                        Stakor and Associates Benefit Consultant Award.pdf

            G –  Consideration of Resolution for Amended Water Service Contract between the

                        Charter Township of West Bloomfield and City of Detroit Detroit Wtr Contract.pdf

            H –  Approval of Marshbank Park DTE Easement Marshbank Park DTE Easement.pdf



            12.       Discussion and Consideration of negotiated contract with single hauler Richfield

                                    Equities, LLC  Richfield Negotiations Memo.pdf    Richfield Contract.pdf

12a.    Consideration to Adopt Ordinance No. C-366-B, Solid Waste Management Ordinance

                        Amendment Solid Waste Bd  Amend and License Resolutions.pdf

12b.    Consideration to Approve Solid Waste Licensing Performance Bond Resolution

12c.     Consideration to Approve Solid Waste Licensing Hazardous Waste Fee Resolution           

13.       Consideration to Approve a Township Mission, Vision and Value Statement


14.       Consideration to reappoint David Robertson to Zoning Board of Appeals



15.       Consideration of Special Land Use and Site Plan Amendment (SP 448a) to construct

                        a multi-purpose gym to the existing Friendship Circle building at the Lubavitch

                        Campus, located on the north side of Maple between Drake and Halsted Roads,

                        Sidwell #18-29-300-017, Applicant:  Rabbi Berel Shemtov, represented by

`                       Neumann/Smith Architects Friendship Circle.pdf

            16.       Consideration of SMART Bus Resolution SMART Resolution.pdf

            17        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