Monday, July 21, 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.   Public Comment on non-related agenda items - 2 minutes per speaker


6.   Consent Agenda

A - Approval of Minutes - Regular Meeting held Monday, July 7, 2008 min7-7-08.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 CreditCardRpt.pdf

            D - Trustee attendance TrusteesPay.PDF

E -  Acceptance of Treasurer’s Quarterly Report TreasQuarterly.pdf

F    - Departmental Reports - Quarterly

a.  Assessing depart-Assessing.pdf    

b.  Building depart-Bldg.pdf    

            c.  Fire    (not provided)

            d.  Police dept-Police.pdf

e.  Code Enforcement dept-Code.pdf               

f.   Engineering Consultants dept-Engrg.pdf

g.  GIS depart-GIS.pdf  

h.  Environmental dept-Environ.pdf

i.   Water and Sewer Department; and depart-WaterSewer.pdf  

     (Johnson & Anderson, Inc. Quarterly Engineering Update)

j.   Personnel dept-Personnel.pdf  

      k. Information Technologies dept-IT.pdf

            l.  Planning Department dept-Planning.pdf 

G - Other Reports

Cable Board dept-Cable.pdf

Civic Center TV-15 depart-TV-15.pdf

            H -  Approval of Proclamation Honoring the Official Visit {August 14-16, 2008} of Sister

                        Library:  Awaji City Higashiura Public Library Representatives:  Masao Osawa,

                        Fusako Inagaki, Yasuhiro Harada and Makiko ProclamAwaji.pdf

            I -   Proclamation to acknowledge Michael Sean Cheshire achieving the rank of

                        Eagle Scout ProclamEagleScout.pdf

            J  -  Friendship Circle Request    

                        Date of Event:  Sunday, September 7, 2008

                        Time:                           2:00 – 4:00 p.m

                        Location:                      6892 W. Maple Road

                        Applicant:                     Levi Shemtov / Cheskel Stein

a.      Approval of Resolution to conduct a Walk 4 Friendship

                              (prior to gathering) FrCirWalkRes.PDF

b.      Approval of Outdoor Gathering Permit FrCirOutdoorGath.PDF

c.       Approval to Waive Fees for Friendship Circle Event FrCirWaiverReq.pdf


             K -   Approval of Resolution for Parade Permit  for the JCC Macabbi Games “Walk for

                        Darfur”, to be held on Walnut Lake, Drake and Maple Roads on Wednesday,

                        August 20, 2008, from approximately 4:00-5:00 p.m. ParadeMacabbi.PDF                              L -  Adoption of Ordinance No. C-512-A,  to amend Section 24-148 of Chapter 24, Water

                       Supply and Sewage Disposal Systems, of the Code of Ordinances of the Charter

                       Township of West Bloomfield, Oakland County, Michigan, to revise the

                       classification of funds regarding the allocation and collection of revenues for the

                       system, and to repeal conflicting ordinances, whereby collected revenues of the

                       system shall be set aside and deposited into the Operation and Maintenance

                       Fund (OMF) and the Capital Improvement, Replacement and Financing Fund

                       (CIRFF) and such other funds that may be established by the Township Board;

                       AND Approval of Resolution to Adopt Ordinance No. C-512-A, to amend

                       Chapter 24 Water Supply and Sewage disposal Systems, Article IV,

                       Section 24-148 OrdC-512-A.pdf

           M - Approval of Resolution to Authorize a Request for Reimbursement of the West Nile

                       Fund Mosquito Smarts Program ResolutionWestNile.pdf

           N -  Approval to Increase Salaries for Election Inspectors InspectorIncrease.pdf

           O - Approval of Resolution of Support for Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund

                       Acquisition Grant – Michigan Airline Railway ResP&RAcquistion.pdf


Unfinished Business

7.   Fire Apparatus Purchase Update/Recommendation FirePurchaseUpdate.pdf


New Business



8.  Public Participation




 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)

Text Box:  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

Township Clerk