CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF WATERFORD
5200 Civic Center Drive
Waterford, Michigan 48329

FEBRUARY 12, 2018
6:00 P.M.

-AGENDA-

1.

Approve Agenda

2.

Announcements

2.I.

Taxes Due

Winter 2017 property taxes are due and payable without penalty through Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Payments may be mailed, paid in person at the Waterford Township Treasurer’s Office, placed in the after hours drop box located near the lower entrance door to Town Hall, paid online through your financial institution, or paid through the Waterford Township website at www.waterfordmi.gov.  Please contact the Treasurer’s office at 248-674-6220 with any questions.
2.II.

Township Office Closure

Waterford Township Administrative offices and the Library will be closed Monday, February 19th in observance of Presidents’ Day. Emergency services remain available during this administrative closure.
2.III.

State of the Township Breakfast

Tickets are now on sale for the annual State of the Township Breakfast. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to hear the latest news and plans in Waterford Township from speakers including Township Supervisor Gary Wall, Waterford School District Superintendent Keith Wunderlich, and Oakland Community College Chairman of the Board of Trustees John McCulloch. This year’s event will take place Wednesday, February 21st at 7:30am at the Overtyme Fireside Lounge. Tickets are $20 each and may be purchased at the Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce office or online at www.waterfordchamber.org. 
2.IV.

Voting Precinct Boundaries Have Changed

Precinct boundaries have changed for most voters in Waterford and the number of precincts has been reduced from 29 to 21. Some polling places have closed and there are 2 new polling locations. Your New Voter Registration Cards are being mailed out this week. These voter ID cards have your new polling location. Please discard your old Voter ID card and put your new card in a safe place so you can find it before you vote on August 7th. 
2.V.

2018 Poetry Leaves

Poetry Leaves is accepting submittals of original poems to include in their 2018 exhibition.  You can submit your poem at www. poetry-leaves.com.
2.VI.

Keepsake Waterford Montage - Get Your Copy Now!

Pick up your copy of the new Waterford montage featuring iconic locations around Waterford that will surely stir up some fond memories and hometown pride!  A beautifully crafted artist's rendering to be displayed in your home, business location, or office for years to come. Just $10 cash or check. Available at Town Hall in the Supervisor's office, the Waterford Public Library or the Waterford Chamber office while supplies last!  Call 248-674-6201 for more information.

2.VII.

Lead the Pledge at a Board Meeting

Interested in leading the Pledge of Allegiance at a Waterford Township Board meeting? Scouts, Veterans, Groups and Individuals who would like to be part of this important ceremonial tradition should contact 248-674-6201 or email supervisor@waterfordmi.gov 

2.VIII.

Price Increase on Dog Licenses

Oakland County Animal Control has announced an increase on the 2018 license fees effective January 1, 2018.   This is the first increase in 24 years.
 
The license fees are:
            $10.50 if dog is spayed or neutered
            $18.00 if dog is not spayed or neutered
If pet owner is a senior citizen (65 years or older):
            $  9.75 if dog is spayed or neutered
            $16.50 if dog is not spayed or neutered

2.IX.

Waterford Goodfellows Association - Thank You

We serviced 140 people in the community.  Thank you to, Alison Swanson, for helping us by getting the facility we needed to be able to distribute our baskets.  We would like to thank them for including us in their Christmas Tree Lighting.  We would like to thank the community for the help.  There are many students that help from the school district.  The students do a great job collecting can goods for us.  We would like to thank the many businesses from the community to help us.  For the people that donate their time, to give of themselves to help the community, and that they do not go without a Christmas.
3.

Awards & Presentations

3.I.

Police Department New Hires and Promotion

New Hires:
Todd Ward - FT Police Officer
Joe Stevens - FT Police Officer
Noah Spencer - FT Police Officer
Alycia Mosher - PT Police Officer
Demmon Bell - PT Police Officer
Edwar Talia - PT Police Officer

Promotions:
Tom Bowen  - Sergeant

4.

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.

4.I.

January 22, 2018, Meeting Minutes

Documents:
  1. M01-22-2018.pdf
4.II.

February 12, 2018, Bill Payment

4.III.

Receive the Department of Public Work's January 2018 Report

4.IV.

Receive the Fire Department's January 2018 Report

Documents:
  1. Fire Jan 2018.pdf
4.V.

Receive the Library's November and December 2017 Reports

4.VII.

Reappointment of Jim Zampol to the Drayton Plains Nature Center

Documents:
  1. DPNC - J Zampol.pdf
4.VIII.

Banner Request - Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce

5.

Board Liaison Reports (Verbal)

6.

Introduction

6.I.

Resolution to Remove Alcohol Ban at Gas Stations

7.

New Business

7.I.

Approval of 2018 Township Depositories

7.II.

Approval of the Purchase of 17 Patrol Rifles

7.III.

Approval of H.J. UMBAUGH & Associates Utility Billing Rate Study

7.IV.

Approval of DPW Logo Revision

7.V.

Approval of Trailer Mounted Generators Purchase

7.VI.

Approval of Replacement Tapping Vehicle and Equipment

7.VII.

Approval of Vactor Sale

7.VIII.

Public Comments – Public comments will be limited to three (3) minutes per topic

7.IX.

Possible Closed Session to Discuss Confidential Attorney-Client Privileged Communication regarding Summit Place Litigation / Settlement Strategy

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.  Minutes are available upon request at the clerk's department, and on the Township’s web site.