1.         CALL TO ORDER                                                            Printable Version


2.         ROLL CALL






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


6.          PUBLIC HEARING:  Charter Township of West Bloomfield 2011 Budget

                        Charter Township of West Bloomfield 2011 Budgets.pdf


7.         PRESENTATION of 48th District Court Budget for 2011


8.         PRESENTATION of Cable Commission Budget for 2011 



A –   Approval of Minutes - Regular Meeting held Monday, November 15, 2010

        Minutes - 11-15-10.pdf     Minutes - Exhibits - 11-15-10.pdf

                                Approval of Minutes – Special Budget Meeting held Wednesday, November 17, 2010

                                Minutes - 11-17-10.pdf

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

        Prepaid Expenditures.pdf

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

D –  Trustee Attendance  Trustee Attendance.pdf

E –   Report of General, Public Safety, Water/Sewer and Safety Path Budgets for August,

            September and October, 2010  Aug - Oct. 2010 Budget Reports.pdf

F –   Pension Board Annual Report and Pension Board 2011 Budget

        Pension Board Annual Report & Budget.pdf

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

            January 16, 2011, beginning at 3:00 p.m. and ending by 4:00 p.m. and Consideration

            of waiver of fees for Fire/EMS personnel not to exceed $500.00

        Resolution - United We Walk 2011.pdf

H – Consideration of the 2011 Household Hazardous Waste Event Schedule

        Hazardous Waste Day.pdf




 I –  Consideration of Metro Act Right of Way Permit Extension

        Metro Act ROW Permit Extension.pdf

J –   Consideration of Resolution from Country Club Holdings, LLC to transfer owner-

ship and location of a Class C license from the Commerce Township Develop-

ment Authority  with new SDM license, new  Dance – Entertainment Permit,

Outdoor Service Area, and 5 Official Permits for food and golf service for a

total of six bars, located at 5051 Orchard Lake Road (Tam O’Shanter Country

Club)  Liquor License - Country Club Holdings.pdf

K –       Consideration to convert previously approved part-time Sr. Development Clerk

            position to full-time  Part-time Sr. Development Clerk.pdf

            Development Svs. Business Plan.pdf

L –   Consideration to hire a second full-time Sr. Development Clerk from the outside,

            if no internal candidates apply  Full-time Sr. Development Clerk.pdf

M – Consideration to unfreeze Police Department testing funds to allow for testing

            for promotion to Sergeant  Unfreeze PD Testing Fund.pdf

N – Consideration to accept proposed changes to the Police Department Executive

        Assistant job description (with approved changes being implemented only after the current Executive Assistant retires)  Memo re Executive Assistant for PD.pdf

        Job Description - Executive Assistant for PD.pdf

O – Consideration to approve Municipal Employees Retirement System (MERS) to

            Administer the Health Care Savings Program for all full-time employees hired

            after March 1, 2010  Municipal Employees Retirement Services.pdf

P –   Consideration of Interlocal Agreement for Ballot Layout and Programming Services

            Between Oakland County and Township of West Bloomfield

            Interlocal Agreement for Ballot Layout.pdf





·         Consideration of 2011 contract renewal with Plante & Moran, LLP for certified public

               accounting services  Plante Moran Contract 2011.pdf

·         Consideration of 2011 contract renewal with Metropolitan Forestry Consultants, Inc.   

                     for forestry consulting services  Metropolitan Forestry 2011 Contract.pdf

·         Consideration of 2011 contract renewal with Hafeli, Staran, Hallahan, Christ & Dudek

               for professional legal services  Hafeli Staran Contract 2011.pdf

·         Consideration of 2011 contract renewal with Munfakh & Associates, LLC for engineering

               consulting services  Munfakh & Assoc. Contract & Fee Schedule - 2011.pdf

·         Consideration of 2011 contract renewal with Michigan Municipal Risk Management

                                 Authority for insurance consulting services  MMRMA Contract 2011.pdf

·         Consideration of 2011 contract renewal with Nowak & Fraus Engineers for engineering

               consulting services  Nowak & Fraus Contract 2011.pdf

                                 consulting services for Engineering Department  Hubbell Roth Contract - 2011.pdf

·         Consideration of 2011 contract renewal with Stakor and Associates for consulting services

                                 for benefits  Stakor and Associates Agreement 2011.pdf            








11.       Consideration of Approval for Oakland County Water Resources Commission

                        Office Sanitary Sewer System Rehabilitation Project for the Clinton-

                        Oakland Sanitary Disposal System (COSDS) in the amount of $781,000

                        paid 100% by Oakland County through EPA grant funds

                        Oakland County Sanitary Sewer Grant Project.pdf

12.       Consideration to Waive Fees (Police) for Walk for Israel which took place on

                        May 2, 2010  - Applicant: Andre Douville, Executive Director of Temple

                        Shir Shalom  Walk for Israel.pdf

            13.       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/Community Development Department 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 Community Development Director at 4550 Walnut Lake Road, P.O. Box 250130, West Bloomfield, MI 48325-0130,

(248) 451-4800 or TDD (248) 451-4899