FEBRUARY 10, 2020
6:00 PM


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Monthly Paper Recycling

The monthly paper and cardboard recycling provided free of charge to Waterford residents and business owners moves to the SECOND Saturday of each month. The truck is here from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the front parking lot of Town Hall near the pond.  These dates and details are on the Township website calendar as well.  This service will still be provided when the Single Source Trash Hauler takes effect on March 30th.

Tuesday Teens

Middle and high school students are welcome to join us every other Tuesday to hang out with friends and to meet new ones on February 11th and February 25th, from 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Community Room.  We'll provide games, activities, craft materials, and light refreshments for you to enjoy.  Or, just come and work on homework or socialize with other kids your age.


Taxes Due February 14th

Taxes are due February 14th without penalty.  If you miss this date, 4% interest will be added to the unpaid total.  You can pay online by going to  If you have any questions please call the Treasurer’s Office on 248-674-6220.


Mardi Gras sur Samedi

Celebrate Mardi Gras a little early this year on Saturday (Samedi) with masks, crafts, fortunes, and snacks on Saturday, February 22nd, from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. in the Storytime & Craft Room.  Recommended for ages 5 & up. No registration required.


State of the Township

Join the Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce as they host the annual State of the Township breakfast February 19, 2020, 7:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. @ Overtyme Fireside Banquet Room. You'll enjoy a buffet style hot breakfast, and hear from Waterford Township Supervisor Gary Wall and Waterford School District Superintendent Scott Lindberg with updates on the state of the Township and School District. A can't-miss-event for the entire Waterford community! Tickets are $20 each and available for advance purchase only from the Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce office or on their website at

21st Annual Taste of Waterford

Gather the family and make plans to attend the 21st Annual Taste of Waterford on Thursday, February 20, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at the Oakland Schools Conference Center in Waterford! This year’s family-fun event for all ages takes us on a magical journey with the amazing Anthony Grupido. Admission includes all you can eat food from over 30 area restaurants who donate their food and staff to help support youth and families at this important community event. Participate in the pick-a-prize raffle and try your luck at the 50/50. This extremely popular community fun(d)raiser won’t leave you hungry as you beat the winter blues with friends and neighbors. For tickets, contact the Waterford Coalition for Youth at 248-618-7424, or visit

Single Residential Waste Hauler

As we near the March 30, 2020, launch date for Waterford’s transition to a single designated residential waste hauler program, keep up with all the latest information by visiting the Waterford Township website at  On this page you can also subscribe to receive email and/or text updates as information becomes available. Veterans & seniors: please stop by Town Hall with identification showing age or veteran status for your 5% discount by March 3, 2020. Snowbirds: please call 248-674-6201 or visit for information about service suspension options and delay of cart delivery.

Enhanced Evening Storytime

Enhanced Evening Storytime will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. Join us for this pilot program created with a grant from the Oakland County Great Start Collaborative. We will be meeting two evenings a week through the winter and spring months. Storytimes last 35-45 minutes and include stories and hands-on activities. Children are welcome to wear jammies and bring blankies and stuffed toys. No registration required.


Absentee Ballots

Absentee Ballots have been mailed.  If you are an Absentee Voter, please look for them to arrive sometime this week.  The State of Michigan has changed the look of the envelope.  It will be a blue and white envelope, so do not mistake it for junk mail.   Please complete your ballot as soon as possible and return it to the Clerk’s Office before 8:00 p.m., March 10th.  Feel free to drop it in the drop box located in the parking lot by the Police Department. 

Waterford Goodfellows - Thank you

Thank you Sponsors and Donators to the Waterford Goodfellows:
Waterford Eagles, Italian American Club, Tenutas, Impressive Printing & Promotions, Waterford Township Offices, Waterford Recreation Center, Waterford Dispatchers, Waterford Police, Waterford Fire Fighters, Waterford Schools, Waterford Rotarians / Optimist, Corvette Club, Genysis Credit Union, U-Haul, Waterford Kettering Music Dept., All Saints Cemetery, Waterford Historical Society, Riverstone Communities, O'Reilly's, Montissouri Schools, Krogers, K.A. Paul Landscape, Treasurers of to Morrow, Great Pontiac Host Committee, Our Lady of the Lakes Church 

Census Day 2020

Census Day 2020 is observed nationwide on April 1, 2020.  By this date, every home will receive an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census. The census provides critical data that lawmakers, business owners, teachers, and many others use to provide daily services, products, and support for you and your community.  Every year, billions of dollars in federal funding go to hospitals, fire departments, schools, roads, and other resources based on census data. For more information visit or call 800-923-8282

REAL ID-Compliant Driver's License and State ID

Starting Oct. 1, 2020, you’ll need a REAL ID-compliant document to fly in the U.S. and enter some federal facilities per federal law. You can obtain a REAL ID-compliant driver's license or state ID from the Michigan Secretary of State’s Office. Learn more at  Schedule an appointment to get your REAL ID at any Secretary of State office and get in and out in less than 30 minutes.
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Awards & Presentations


Recognition of Promotion and Newly Hired Police Officers


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.


January 27, 2020, Meeting Minutes

  1. M01-27-20.pdf

February 10, 2020, Bill Payment


51st District Court's 2019-2015 Caseload and Financial Trend Review


Receive the Department of Public Work's November 2019 Report


Receive the Library's December 2019 Report


Nature Center Advisory Board Reappointments - Aubrey Golden and Murray Day


Appoint Roman Wasylkevych to Parks and Recreation Board


Appointment of Jerry Frericks as Zoning Board of Appeals Alternate

  1. ZBA Frericks.pdf

Banner Application - Waterford Chamber of Commerce


Board Liaison Reports (Verbal)


Open Business


Possible Adoption of Ordinance 2020-003; Fire Prevention Code Ordinance Amendment




Rezoning Case No. 19-12-03; Rezone from R-M1, Low Density Multiple Family Residential to R-1A, Single Family Residential


New Business


Michigan Indigent Defense Commission (MIDC) Grant Contact for FY2020 and Interlocal Agreement with Oakland County


Hiring of Superintendent of Planning and Zoning - Jeffrey Polkowski


Ms. Rachel Woolcox Promotion to DPW Staff Analyst


DPW Engineer Job Description Revision


DPW Dump Truck Purchase


DLZ Water Main Engineering & Surveying Proposal for West Highland Road


Public Comments Limited to Three (3) Minutes per Topic

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.