AGENDA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


1.         CALL TO ORDER                                                                               Printable Version

2.         ROLL CALL

3.         PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

4.         APPROVAL OF AGENDA

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

6.         DISCUSSION:   Master Plan Visioning Session Master Plan Visioning.pdf

 

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

                                accepted. 

                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

                                explanations.

                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