Monday, March 17, 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.   Executive Session regarding status of contract negotiations


6.   Public Hearing to Adopt Text Amendment to Zoning Ordinance No. C-718,

            Perimeter Parking Space Depth OrdC-718PubHrg.pdf


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


8.   Consent Agenda

A - Approval of Minutes - Regular Meeting held Monday, March 3, 2008 m03-03-08.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 creditcard.pdf

            D - Report of Trustee attendance TrusteesPay.pdf

            E -  Approval of the 2008 Great Lakes Electronics Contract for the Township

                        Household Hazardous Waste Recycle Event (to be held on Friday, May 2, 2008

                        for collections from 5:00-6:30 p.m.{appt. only} and collections on Saturday, May 3, 2008

                        from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.) GrLakesElec.pdf

            F -  Approval of Shred Corp, Inc. HHW Shredding Contract for 2008 ShredCorp.pdf

            G - Approval of Proclamation for National Child Abuse Prevention and

                         Awareness Month ProclamChild.pdf              

            H -  Approval of Police Department 2008 Budget Amendment Request BudgetPD.pdf

             I -  Approval of Proclamation in Honor of Pastor John (Jack) H. Freed ProcFreed.pdf

 J - Introduction of Ordinance No. C-723, Traffic Control on Village at Simsbury,

            Simsbury I, II and III OrdC-723Traffic.pdf

             K - Approval of Request for Amendments to Existing Ordinances, as follows:

                        (1) Anti-Blight Ordinance No. C-53-A-D, Section 10-20 (c)

                        (2) Dangerous Tree Ordinance No. C-705 Section  24-35

                        (3) Massage Ordinance – Section 14-5 (i)


             L - Acceptance of Water Main Easements for DWRF Project DWRFProj.pdf


Old Business

9.  Consideration of Realignment of Bike Path Segment to the South Side of Maple

            Road (previously approved for the north side of Maple Road by the Township Board

           on 2/5/07) BikePathMaple.pdf




Unfinished Business

10. Evaluation Report for the East Side versus West Side Cost Comparison for the

            proposed Middlebelt Road Safety Path between Long Lake Road and Square

            Lake Road BikePathMiddlebelt.pdf

11.  Authorization to proceed with a Community Video Program showcasing West

           Bloomfield Township {postponed at 3/3/08 meeting} CGIAgree.pdf


New Business

12. Approval to place the Renewal of the Existing Parks and Recreation Millage (that

            Expires in 2010) on the August 2008 Primary ballot ParksMillage.pdf

13. Consideration 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  

14.  Introduction of Ordinance No. C- 722, Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment on

            Senior Independent Living OrdC-722Senior.pdf

 15.  Public Participation

 16.  Executive Session regarding Acheson v WB




 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