February 22, 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

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Parking Lot Bingo

Parking lot bingo will be held on Tuesday, February 23rd from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the Waterford Recreation Center located at 5640 Williams Lake Road.  The cost is $2.00 per bingo card.  Space is limited and you must call to pre-register the amount of participants in your vehicle.  Participants will stay in their vehicles, and bingo spaces will be called through your car radio from inside the building.  Call 248-674-4881 for more information and to pre-register.

State of the Township

Join us for the annual State of the Township Address on Thursday, February 24th at 8:00 am. This year’s meeting will be held virtually via Zoom and features special guest speakers Waterford Township Supervisor Gary Wall, Waterford School District Superintendent Scott Lindberg, and Oakland Community College Chancellor Peter Provenzano.   Hear the latest and greatest for our community and schools directly from the source!  Where we’ve been, what’s in the works now, and where we’re headed next. If you want to connect to the community or catch a one-stop overview and update, this is the place to be!  It is free to attend, but you must sign up in advance through the Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce website Donations are appreciated with 50% of your donation going towards the Waterford Beautification Fund.

National Day of Unplugging

March 5th-6th is the National Day of Unplugging.  This 24 hour period runs from sundown on March 5th through sundown on March 6th.  Take this time to unplug, relax, reflect, be active, get outdoors, and connect with loved ones.  Get a FREE cell phone sleeping bag by snapping a photo of how you are unplugging and tag @WaterfordParksandRec on Facebook or Instagram.  Participate in a FREE guided nature hike at the Drayton Plains Nature Center, 2125 Denby Dr., on Saturday, March 6th, 2021.  Guided hikes begin at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 12:00 p.m.  Pre-registration is required at or by calling 248-674-5441.

"Habitats and Movement" at the Drayton Plains Nature Center

Oakland County Parks and Recreation Presents, "Habitats and Movement" at the Drayton Plains Nature Center, 2125 Denby Dr.  Naturalists offer an exciting look into Michigan animals' winter lives. Participants will get active outside, moving on snowshoes (winter hike, if necessary).  This event is geared towards those ages 4-12, with parent participation/supervision.  Pre-registration is required at or by calling 248-674-5441.  

Monthly Paper Recycling

Do you have cardboard, magazines, and paper taking over your home?  Bring them to the Township Hall Parking lot located at 5200 Civic Center Dr. on the second Saturday of every month from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Be sure to only bring corrugated cardboard, magazines, and paper board such as cereal boxes, toothpaste boxes, generally most food and personal product packaging. It must be free of food debris and dry.  Plastics, metals, and anything else will not be allowed.  This is for Waterford Residents only and no commercial haulers are allowed.  For more information visit:


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 ages 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. 


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,


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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CARE Act Rental and Mortgage Payment Subsistence Assistance

With funds received under the authorization of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Waterford Township may be able to provide rental and mortgage payment subsistence assistance to low to moderate income Township residents who have lost their job, been furloughed, or had their hours reduced because of the economic impact of COVID-19. Subsistence payments are made directly to the provider or lender on the applicants behalf. Eligible homeowners include those living in households in Waterford Township with incomes at or below 80% AMI and can provide documentation of need due to the applicable impact of COVID-19. Assistance will be provided to income qualified households on a first come first serve basis until the allocated funds are exhausted or the assistance program is no longer found to be necessary. Assistance cannot exceed three month’s rent or exceed three times the actual monthly mortgage payment.  Please contact the Waterford Township Development Services Department at 248-674-6238, or visit the Township’s website at for details.

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.


February 08, 2021, Meeting Minutes

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February 22, 2021, Bill Payment


Receive the Clerk's Office December 2020 Preliminary Report


Receive the Library's December 2020 Report


Civil Service Commission - Reappointment of Stanley Moore


Construction Board of Appeals - Appoint Jeff Wallis, Reappoint JR Olerich & Jeff Smith


Appoint Members to the Community Water Advisory Council; Gary Wall, Township Supervisor, Kim Markee, Township Clerk, Russell Williams, DPW Director, Rob Merinsky, Development Services Director and Township Engineer, Kristin Goetze, DPW Engineer, and Sue Camilleri, Waterford Resident


Board Liaison Reports (Verbal)


Open Business


Possible Adoption of Zoning Ordinance 2021-Z-005; Text Amendment Elder Care Facilities in C-3 & C-4


Possible Adoption of Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment Ordinance 2021-Z-006; Waterfront Setbacks


New Business


Purchase of Unmarked Police Vehicle


Town Hall Carpet Replacement


Fire Station 1 Driveway - Concrete Repair/Replacement


Cass Lake Rd WM Replacement-Relocation Engineering Services HRC


2021-2022 Contract Award for Portable Toilets


Banner Permit - Waterford School District


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.