MARCH 23, 2020

6:00 PM

In light of the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, in relation to the Monday, March 23, 2020 regularly scheduled Waterford Township Board of Trustees meeting at 6:00 p.m. EST, special accommodations have been set in place for public attendance.

In accordance with Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-11, in-person meeting attendance will be limited to 50 participants.  

Alternately, the public is encouraged to utilize remote access options to provide public comment to the Board of Trustees. 

To submit public comment to be read into the record, please email by 3:30pm on Monday, March 23, 2020. The public may also submit public comment during the live public comment period near the end of the meeting by calling 248-674-6200.

As is usual practice, the meeting will be live broadcast on Municipal Channel 20 available on Comcast channel 20 and AT&T U-Verse channel 99 under Waterford Township. The meeting will also livestream through the Township website at:

Anyone wishing to attend the meeting who has a need of special assistance under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is asked to contact the Clerk’s office at 248-674-6266 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. 


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Closures and Cancelations Related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

For the latest information related to Waterford Township and the Coronavirus, please visit our website dedicated to this topic at Information changes rapidly and updates are frequent.  Our postings will be related specifically to Waterford Township. 

At the time of this posting, these are the Waterford Township related cancellations and closures:
  • All Waterford Township offices are closed to the public
  • The Waterford Township Public Library is closed to the public
  • The Waterford Recreation Center is closed to the public
  • All Parks and Recreation programs have been cancelled through April 5th
  • All Library programs and events have been cancelled until further notice
Please visit the Township website for notices regarding cancellations of Township public meetings

Waterford Township staff members are still working and the public may conduct business remotely by phone, fax, email, drop boxes, and online forms. If you have specific questions, please directly contact the Department you wish to speak with during regular business hours for remote access options or check the website. All department contact information is available on the Township website If you do not have internet access, please call our main switchboard at 248-674-3111. 

Emergency services remain available. Please direct emergency related calls to 9-1-1 as usual.

Other Township closures and cancellations include:
  • All Waterford School District schools and all activities, events and athletics are cancelled through April 12, 2020.
  • The Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce has postponed the annual Live, Work, Play Expo to a future date to be determined.
  • The annual Business Recognition Breakfast scheduled for May 8th has been postponed to a future date to be determined.
  • The Waterford Senior Center is closed, however Meals on Wheels remains operational at this time.
  • The NoHaz Collection Event scheduled for April 18th has been cancelled.


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.  Everyone living in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories (Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands) is required by law to be counted 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.  Residents questions or concerns can be addressed by calling 800-923-8282 or go to


Office Closing - April 10, 2020

Township Offices will be closed on Friday, April 10, 2020.  Emergency services will be available.

Shredding Day

A free shredding day will be held on April 22, 2020, from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., in the front parking lot of Town Hall for Waterford Residents.  This event is sponsored by Treasurer Birch.

Earth Day 2020

Join us for the 5th Annual Earth Day Township Cleanup event Saturday, April 25, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Volunteers will be out in the community doing our part to collect and clean up rubbish along roadways in some of the most visible areas of the Township. Sign up in advance by emailing, calling 248-674-6201, or online at  Community service hours are available!

Waterford School District 2020 Bond Proposition

Due to COVID-19, the May 5th 2020 election for the Waterford School District Bond Proposition question has been moved to August 4th 2020.  For those of you that already submitted your red, white and green application for the May 5th election, you will not be receiving a ballot.  Our next election for Waterford Residents will be August 4th 2020.  If you are an absentee voter, you should receive another ballot application the last week of April.  If you have any questions please call 248-674-6266 or email; or visit our website at

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


Department of Public Works / Water System Response to COVID-19


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.


March 9, 2020, Meeting Minutes

  1. M03-09-20.pdf

March 23, 2020, Bill Payment


Receive the Treasurer's Office February 2020 Report

  1. Treas Feb 20.pdf

Parade/Walk Permit - VFW Post 1008 Memorial Day Parade


Banner Permit - Hot Works / Orchard Lake Fine Arts Fair


Board Liaison Reports (Verbal)




Introduce and Adopt Emergency Amendments to Emergency Preparedness Ordinance 2020-004


New Business


Consider Resolution Declaring Coronavirus Local State of Emergency


Resolution of Waterford Township Emergency Responders Emergency Family Medical Leave Expansion Act Regarding COVID-19


Resolution of Waterford Township Emergency Responders Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act Regarding COVID-19


HIDTA Sub- Recipient Agreement between the County of Oakland and the Township of Waterford


Possible Teamsters Local 214 Contract Ratification


Cerebral Palsy Awareness Resolution


Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month


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.