1.         CALL TO ORDER                                                                               Printable Version


2.         ROLL CALL






5.         CLOSED SESSION regarding Attorney-Client Privileged Communication regarding

                        Personnel issue


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



            a)  Proclamation of Congratulations ~ 2010 Olympians Meryl Davis and Charlie White

            Proclamation Olympians.pdf

b)  Proclamation Announcing Presentation of OPTI Award to Bob Dube by Optimist Club

                        of West Bloomfield ProclamationBobDube.pdf

            c)  River Safe Program

            d)  Refunding and Re-Issuing of Library Bonds Library Bonds Update.pdf


                        A – Minutes - Regular Meeting held Monday, March 1, 2010 Min03-01-10.PDF

                              Minutes – Special Meeting held Monday, March 22, 2010 Min03-22-10.pdf

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


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

                        D – Trustee Attendance

                                    1.  February Trustee attendance - February.pdf

                                    2.  March Trustee attendance - March.pdf

                        E – Treasurer’s Reports:

·         Annual and 4th Quarter Report 2009 TreasurersReports.pdf

·         Detail requested from 2-16-10 Township Board meeting {tabled from 3-1-20 Board meeting} Treasurer Detail.pdf


                        F – Departmental Reports – Quarterly

1.    Assessing Departmental-Assessing.pdf

2.    Community Development Department Departmental-CommDevel.pdf

3.    Fire Departmental-Fire.pdf

4.    Police Departmental-Police.pdf

5.    Engineering Consultant Departmental-Engineering.pdf

6.    GIS Departmental-GIS.pdf

7.    Development Services Department Departmental-Devel Services.pdf

8.    Water and Sewer Department; and Johnson & Anderson Engineering Update


9.    Personnel Departmental-Personnel.pdf

10.  Information Technologies Departmental-IT.pdf

G – Other Reports

1.    Cable Board Departmental-Cable.pdf

2.    Civic Center TV 15 Departmental-TV15.pdf

H –  Report of General, Public Safety, Water/Sewer and Safety Path Budgets for February


 I –  Requested Extension of the Contract for Lawn Cutting/Grounds Maintenance for

 the Township Sites to Great Oaks Maintenance for the 2010 Season


                        J  – Outdoor Gathering Permit for the Relay for Life Event to be held on June 5-6, 2010

                        at West Bloomfield High School Football Track to conduct a 24-hour fundraising

                        walk to benefit cancer research and programs ~ Applicant:  American Cancer

                        Society Relay for Life Outdoor Gathering.pdf

K –  Resolution to conduct a Walk for Israel on Sunday, May 2, 2010; and Approval of

                        Outdoor Gathering Permit for the Walk for Israel scheduled for May 2, 2010

                        from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., located at Temple Shir Shalom

                        Resolution - Walk for Israel.pdf         

L –   2010 Pension Board Budget PensionBoardBudget.pdf

M    Consideration to release Letter of Credit to Richfield Equities Richfield Letter.pdf






  9.     Consideration of Resolution to adopt concessions for Department Heads, Deputies

and Confidential Employees consistent with proposed agreement, to include a

freeze in step pay raises, effective April 19, 2010 ConcessionDeptHead.pdf

            10.       Consideration of Resolution to adopt concessions for Part-Time employees and Cadet

                                    Employees ConcessionPartTime.pdf

            11.       Appeal of Woodland Review Board’s decision of 2/3/10 regarding Case No. T-243

 pertaining to an after-the-fact permit request to remove forest products,

deposit topsoil and stabilize property within regulated woodland area, Sidwell #18-21-102-005, 5811 Pontiac Trail, W.B. ~ Applicant:  Garabet Keshishian, represented by Michael C. Ewing, Esq. (15 minute time limit) 

Keshishian Appeal.pdf

            12.       Consideration to pay outstanding current costs associated with Mallard Court SAD

                                    Mallard Court Costs.pdf


            13.       Consideration regarding Collection of Costs and Charges on Summer Tax Billing

                                    Collection of Costs.pdf      

14.       Consideration of Personnel Committee recommendation regarding vacancy in

                        Assessing Department PersonnelComm.pdf

           15.        Consideration to post (internally) the part-time Treasurer’s Account Clerk position (3.5)

 as full time (4.0); and possible elimination of position vacated by employee

 moving to the Treasurer’s Department Treasurer-AccountClerk.pdf

            16.       Consideration of Special Land Use and Site Plan:  Notting Hill (SP-623, Sidwell

#18-33-101-001) to construct a Skilled Nursing Facility (nursing home) at the southeast corner of Maple and Drake Roads ~ Contact:  Mr. Roy Baker, NSA Architects Notting Hill.pdf

            17.       Consideration of Resolution No. 1 and No. 2 for Special Assessment District No. 141

regarding Potomac Towne Condominium Associations I, II, III, IV and V

Road Paving and Improvement Project, setting the Public Hearing date of May 17, 2010 @ 7:00 p.m. to consider approval of Resolution No. 3

Potomac Res1-2.pdf

            18.       Consideration of Amendment to Replace Existing Chapter 26 Zoning with Chapter 26

Clearzoning, to transform the existing Zoning Ordinance into a user-friendly,

digital document Clearzoning.pdf

            19.      Consideration to Introduce Ordinance No. C-265-A, Alternative Energy Devices

                                    Ord. No. C-265-A.pdf

20.       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/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