Tuesday, February 19, 2008 7:00 P.M.




4550 Walnut Lake Road, P. O. Box 250130

West Bloomfield, MI 48325-0130

Telephone (248) 451-4848

REVISED 2/19/08



1.   Call to Order


2.   Roll Call


3.      Pledge of Allegiance


4.   Approval of Agenda


5.   Update:  Northwestern Connector Project from Road Commission for

            Oakland County


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


7.   Consent Agenda

A - Approval of Minutes - Regular Meeting held Monday, February 4, 2008 m2-04-08.pdf

B - Approval of prepaid expenditures and/or investments and expenditures to be

 paid from the Common Account [Summary] Expend.pdf

C - Approval of prepaid expenditures to be paid by credit card creditcard.pdf

D - Report of Trustee Attendance trusteepay.pdf

E -  Adoption of Ordinance No. C-622-B, Ordinance Amendment, Section 15-51, Assault

            and Assault and Deferral of Proceedings OrdC-622-B.pdf

F -  Adoption of Ordinance No. C-501-B, Ordinance Amendment, Purchase,

            Consumption, Possession by Person Under 21 OrdC-501-B.pdf

G - Adoption of Ordinance No. C-720, Ordinance Amendment, Deferral of Proceedings

            and Placement of Accused on Probation without Judgment of Guilt; Violation

            of Probation; Discharge and Dismissal OrdC-720.pdf

H -  Approval to increase Massage License Fees Massage2008.pdf

 I  - Approval of Resolution Re:  After-the-Fact Building Permit Fees ResBldgFees.pdf


Unfinished Business

8.  Update regarding Outdoor Customer Dining Areas, Ordinance

            No. C-709 OrdC-709Outdoor.pdf

9.  Approval to add language as remanded by the Township Board to the Planning

            Commission for Text Amendment to Zoning Ordinance No. C-718, Perimeter

             Parking Space Depth and approved by the Planning commission on

             February 12, 2008 OrdC-718REVISED.pdf


New Business

Removed 10. Approval of Resolution Request to Transfer Ownership of 2007 Class C Licensed

            Business with Dance-Entertainment Permit, located at 6041 Haggerty, West

            Bloomfield Township, from Tucan Tango, Inc. to Tango Too, Inc. LiqTangoToo.pdf


11.  Introduction of Ordinance No. C-721, to Amend Chapter 8, to add Article XV

            Building and Building Regulations, of the Code of Ordinances, Township

            of West Bloomfield, and Repeal Conflicting Ordinances OrdC-721.pdf

12. Introduction of Ordinance No. C- 435-A, to Amend Chapter 8, Article XIII, for

            the Purpose of Setting Forth Grading and Drainage Provisions and Repeal

            Conflicting Ordinance Provisions OrdC-435-A.pdf

13.  Public Participation

14.  Executive Session:

          (1) Confidential Attorney-Client Communication regarding litigation status on

                  LaSalle Bank Midwest and Road Commission v West Bloomfield


(2)   Confidential Attorney-Client Communication regarding litigation  Kalo v

      West Bloomfield

(3)  Confidential Attorney-Client Communication regarding Weiner v West

      Bloomfield Township

(4) Confidential Attorney Communication Regarding Conditions on Orchard

      Lake Road

(5) Discussion Regarding Initiation of Condemnation for Affected Properties

Included in the MDEQ DWRF Haggerty and Richardson Road Township

Water Main Improvement Project

            (6) Confidential Attorney-Client Communication regarding Boat Docking





 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