About Us
Mr. Judson Bradway established Bloomfield Village in 1924 as a nonpolitical entity within Bloomfield Township in Oakland County. Bloomfield Village covers an area of approximately one square mile from Quarton Road on the north to Maple Road on the south and from Lahser Road on the west to the City of Birmingham on the east. There are nearly 1,000 homes in the Village.

Bloomfield Village is primarily residential with some of the finest homes, schools and public services in the Oakland County area.
 
 
 
 

 
12 Great Reasons to Live in Bloomfield Village!
  1. A welcoming community with active groups like Bloomfield Village Social Club and the Village Garden Club.
  2. Lower real estate taxes than the City of Birmingham.
  3. The award winning Birmingham School District.
  4. Professionally managed Bloomfield Village Association oversees community affairs. Village Bulletin published quarterly to keep residents apprised of issues affecting their community.
  5. Deed restriction and architectural guidelines that maintain and enhance the character and harmony of homes.
  6. A community of traditional homes distinguished by the exceptional use of architectural details with appropriate scale, balance and proportion. Houses utilize rear entrance garages so attached garages look like part of the house - eliminating the appearance of garage doors.
  7. Home settings on large lots distinguished by open lawns and the use of plantings for privacy.
  8. Bloomfield Village’s own Police provide dedicated service to the residents and Volunteer Fire department supplementing Bloomfield Township Fire.
  9. Sidewalks that follow virtually all the curving tree lined streets making for a charming, quaint, and beautiful neighborhood that can be enjoyed safely by children as well as adults.
  10. Village Knoll Shopping Center providing convenient grocery shopping, restaurant, coffee shop, bakery, banking, gas station and other needs.
  11. Outstanding Bloomfield Township municipal services.
  12. Convenient to and within walking distance of downtown Birmingham.
 
There are many more. We struggled to limit this to 12.
 

Bloomfield Village Association Administration
 
Bloomfield Village Association is administered by a twelve member Board of Trustees. Trustees serve on a volunteer basis for a three year term on the Board. Terms are staggered so that 4 Board members are elected each year during the Annual Meeting held on the third Tuesday in May. The Board elects officers for the positions of President, Vice-President, Treasurer and Secretary. Business items are conducted in the monthly Board of Trustees meetings. Operational details are defined by the Bylaws. Meeting agendas and minutes are available for review and posted on the website. Bloomfield Village Association has no employees. Day to day operations are handled by the Village Manager who is hired by the Board on an annual contract basis. The duties of the Village Manager are defined by a Service Operating Agreement.

Legal services for Bloomfield Village are provided by the Village Attorney. The Village Attorney is on retainer and hired by contract on an annual basis. The Village Attorney attends monthly Board of Trustee meetings and provides legal opinions, advice and services as needed.

Financial oversight is provided by the Treasurer in conjunction with financial services provided by an accounting service. These services consist of monthly compilations, an annual audit, tax reporting and tax return preparation. These services are contracted by annual engagement letters with an accounting firm.

Bloomfield Village Police services are coordinated by volunteer Village Police Commissioner and Deputy Police Commissioner. The Bloomfield Village Police Commissioners are elected by the Village Board of Trustees for a three year term. Village police services are provided by Bloomfield Township as defined by a Police Services Agreement and individual contracts for Village officers. Oversight of police services and finances are provided by the Village Treasurer, Bloomfield Village Board of Trustees and Bloomfield Township Finance Director.

Bloomfield Village Fire Services are provided by a volunteer fire department. Bloomfield Village Fire services are coordinated by a volunteer Village Fire Chief who is appointed annually by the Village Board of Trustees. A full time Village Deputy Fire Chief is hired by annual contract with the Village and paid monthly through Bloomfield Township. The Deputy Fire Chief runs day to day operations, equipment preparation and maintenance, firefighter training and training certification coordination. Oversight of fire services and finances are provided by the Village Treasurer, Bloomfield Village Board of Trustees and Bloomfield Township Finance Director.

If you have any questions about Bloomfield Village Association or these items, please contact: villagemanager@bloomfieldvillage.net


Web Posted: June 29, 2017