Monday, August 18, 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 21, 2008 min07-21-08.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 - Approval to add another year to term of Michael Ringuette on the Pension

                        Board RinguettePension.pdf

            E -  Request for Budget Amendment for Water and Sewer Department for fuel in the

                         amount of $23,000 for fiscal year 2008 BudgetAmendPetroleumW&S.pdf

            F -  Recommendation for the Award to Purchase One (1) Technical Rescue Trailer to

                        Forbes Trailers BidTrailer.pdf

            G – Approval of Proclamation Acknowledging September 24, 2008 as the

                        110th Anniversary of the “Visiting Nurse Association of Southeast


            H -  Request to Amend Township Animal Ordinance Re:  Leash Requirements         



Unfinished Business



New Business

 7.  Approval of Resolution authorizing the publication of the Notice of Intent to Issue

             Bonds for not to exceed $5.5 million 2008 Capital Improvement Bonds to

             finance park improvement projects ResolutionBonds.pdf

 8.  Approval for out-of-state professional development request from Development Services Director to attend “Designing Bio Infiltration Best Management Practices for Stormwater Quality Improvement” sponsored by the University of Wisconsin


 9.  Approval of Storm Water Management Plan:  Old Orchard Shopping Center,

           located on the southeast corner of Orchard Lake and Maple Roads, to

redevelop and expand 103,891 ft2 shopping center, pursuant to the plans dated 07/17/08 with stated conditions ~ Applicant:  Laith Hermiz, Ramco-Gershenson properties Trust OrchardStormWater.pdf



10. Public Participation


11. Executive Session regarding pending litigation:  Koza/Zeer v West

            Bloomfield Township ZBA





 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