January 11, 2021

6:00 PM

Based on the COVID-19 Local State of Emergency declared and confirmed as continuing by Resolution of the Board of Trustees on December 9, 2020, this meeting will be held by electronic remote access that provides 2-way telephone or video conferencing as permitted by the Open Meetings Act as amended by Public Act No. 254 of 2020, and the Electronic Remote Meeting Procedures approved by Resolution of the Board of Trustees on December 9, 2020.

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Members of the public will only be able to speak during the public comment period at the end of the meeting and such comments will be limited to three minutes per person. To provide for orderly public participation, a person wishing to speak must first state their name and request to be recognized by the Chairperson of the meeting. The Chairperson will recognize all persons wishing to speak during the public comment period. Prior to the meeting, members of the public may contact the members of the Township Board to provide input or ask questions by email or mail to the Township employee/official and at the addresses listed below. Persons with disabilities in need of accommodations to be able to participate in the meeting should provide at least 24-hour advance notice to the listed Township employee by phone, email, or mail and an attempt will be made to provide reasonable accommodations.

 Kim Markee, Township Clerk
Charter Township of Waterford
5200 Civic Center Drive
Waterford, Michigan 48329
Phone (248) 674-6266

Approve Agenda




Campfire Permitting Process

Waterford Regional Fire Department has updated the campfire permitting process.  All Waterford Township campfire permits issued by the Waterford Regional Fire Department expired on January 1, 2021.  Residents wishing to renew their campfire permits may do so online at  A valid state ID, email address, and phone number must be entered when applying for a campfire permit. Upon processing of your application, a permit will be emailed to you.  Visit the website for more information  Once issued, campfire permits are valid for one year and will need to be renewed annually.   Thank you for your understanding and cooperation as we streamline our permitting process to make it as accurate and simplified as possible.

Office Closing - January 18, 2021

Waterford Township administrative offices will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2021, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Day.  All Emergency services will be available.


Need a Library Card?

Waterford and Lake Angelus residents are eligible for a Waterford Township Public Library Card. There is no charge to register. Follow the link from the Library’s homepage on the web,



The Library can't do in-person storytime right now, so why not take a storytime home with you?  Storytimes-in-a-Bag kits contain theme-related library books, songs, toys, and or activities geared toward specific age groups (Babies to Pre-Kindergarten).  Books and toys must be returned to the library, but the songs and activities are yours to keep.  Call the Children’s Librarians at (248) 618-7692 to request a bag. Pickup is in the Library’s entryway. 


Got homework?

Got homework?  Get HelpNow by Brainfuse. Free live online tutoring, writing lab and so much more. A great tool for students of all ages.  For more information please call 248-618-7693.

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Parks and Recreation 70th Anniversary

This year, in 2021, Waterford Parks and Recreation will be celebrating 70 years of serving our wonderful Waterford residents.  Our Parks and Recreation Team started in 1951 and are proud to have served for 7 decades!  Please stay tuned for upcoming events through-out the year.
  1. WPRD 70 Years.pdf

Puppy Love Photos

Have you ever wanted a professional photo of you and your dog?  Waterford Parks and Recreation along with Photography by Mari is offering a special photo session with you and your dog on Saturday, January 30th, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Drayton Plains Nature Center.  The cost is $50.00 (no refunds) and pre-registration is required.  Register online at or call 248-674-5441.  

Virtual Snowball Soiree

Join Parks and Recreation for the virtual Snowball Soiree on Saturday, February 20th, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  A dynamic professional DJ will bring the dance party into your living room!  Make your song request and dance the night away without leaving your home.  The cost is $25.00 per household, and you must pre-register by February 1st.  Each household registered will receive a FUN ACTIVITY BOX filled with winter-themed goodies.   Register online at or call 248-674-5441.

COVID-19 Vaccinations and Testing Appointments

The Waterford Township Fire Department has no control or ability to get someone scheduled for a vaccination or a COVID test.  For more information go to the Oakland County Health Department webpages:  or call 1-800-848-5533  

For testing of COVID-19 you must make an appointment to be tested by calling 1-800-848-5533 Monday - Thursday.  The Oakland County Health Department will make an appointment for you and you must have an appointment before going to Fire Station 1.


Consent Agenda

Board Members may remove items from the Consent Agenda for discussion purposes or for the purpose of voting in opposition. Public comment for items removed from the consent agenda may be received in the same manner immediately following the Consent Agenda.


December 9, 2020, Meeting Minutes

  1. M12-09-20.pdf

January 11, 2021, Bill Payment


Receive the Clerk's Office November 2020 Report


Receive the Waterford Regional Fire Department's Year End Fire Department Report


Receive the Library's October and November 2020 Reports


Receive the Treasurer's Office November 2020 Report


Board of Review Appointments & Reappointments; Carolyn Leonard, Sandy Pulk, Charles Turnow, and Ron Guiseppe


Appoint Nathan Shoemaker to the Cable Commission

  1. Cable Shoemaker.pdf

Appoint Jim Powers to the Cable Commission

  1. J Powers.pdf

Reappoint Steve Meredith to the Construction Board of Appeals


Appoint Maria Jura Kaupas to Library Advisory Board


Board Liaison Reports (Verbal)


Open Business


Possible Adoption of Rezoning Ordinance 2020-Z-009; Rezone of 2546 Pontiac Lake Rd from C-1 to R-1C


Possible Adoption of Ordinance 2020-Z-010; Minor Text Amendments throughout Zoning Ordinance




Rezoning Case No. 2021-Z-001; 13-33-352-006, SW Corner of Hiller Rd and Cooley Lake Rd


Rezoning Ordinance 2021-Z-002 - 13-13-401-031 and -033, W side of Telegraph Rd., S of Dixie Hwy


Rezoning Ordinance 2021-Z-003 - Rezoning 13-13-255-003, 13-13-255-004, and 13-13-401-001, West Side of Telegraph Rd., S of Dixie Hwy


Rezoning Ordinance 2021-Z-004 - 13-04-151-002, East side of Airport Rd., South of Andersonville Rd.


New Business


Facilities Use Agreement between The Charter Township of Waterford and Oakland County


Approval of Walled Lake to become a member of the West Oakland Transportation Authority (WOTA)


Approval of 2021 Budgeted Emergency Vehicles Purchase


Request to have rescue/ambulance remounted through EVP+


Request to purchase one Custom Pumper (fire engine) through Sutphen Corp.


Resolution to Adopt Poverty Exemption Policy & Guidelines for 2021


Civic Center Drive - Construction Recommendation


Liquor License Transfer Classification, 5834 Highland Road


Public Comments Limited to Three (3) Minutes per Speaker

In conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, large-print agendas and minutes are available upon request. Barrier-free parking and access are also available at town hall.  For the hearing impaired, there are four available headsets on a first come basis.  Minutes are available upon request at the clerk's department, and on the Township’s web site.