APRIL 8, 2019
6:00 PM


Approve Agenda




2nd Annual Book It 5K Event

Join the Friends of the Library on Saturday, April 13, 2019, for the 2nd annual Book It! - 5K event. Pets are welcome to participate with owners. Proceeds to benefit the Waterford Public Library. Start/Finish at the Warming House on the Civic Center campus. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with a 10:00 a.m. race start. Registration information available at the Library. Take advantage of early bird discount ending March 25, 2019.
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4th Annual Earth Day Cleanup

Join us for the 4th Annual Waterford Township Earth Day Cleanup event on Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. until 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 calling 248-674-6201, or email or online at  Volunteers will check in at Town Hall on Saturday, April 13th to receive their supplies

Park Clean Up Day

Kick off the spring season by gathering with friends and family on Earth Day to clean up one of your favorite parks in Waterford.  The Parks and Recreation Department will supply each park with garbage bags and any necessary equipment for the cleanup.  Call 248-674-5441 or email Sara at to sign up for a park by 4/12/2019.  Time slots are available all day.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  1. Earth Day Flyer.pdf

Court Night Open House

The 51st District Court, the Waterford Coalition for Youth, and Waterford Youth Assistance cordially invite the community to Court Night Open House on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, from 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at the 51st District Court, 5100 Civic Center Drive.  There will be special presentations at 4:45 p.m. and 5:45 p.m.  For more information please contact 248-618-7598.

Spring Garden Fair

Spring Garden Fair hosted by the Library Garden Club, Thursday, April 25, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. -8:00 p.m., Saturday, April 27, 2019, from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., and Sunday, April 28, 201, from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. for more information please contact the Library at 248-674-4831.

Annual Sheep Shearing

Spend a fun morning on the farm at Hess-Hathaway Park for our Annual Sheep Shearing and Pancake Breakfast that will include wool spinning demonstrations. Saturday, April 27 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., sheep are sheared at 10:00 a.m. The fee for breakfast is: $3.00 for those 10 years and under, $5.00 for those 11 years and over (cash only).  For more information visit or call Waterford Parks and Recreation at 248-674-5441

Unicorn Utopia Party

Join Parks and Recreation for a Unicorn Utopia Party on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at Hess-Hathaway Community Building from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Dress up in your favorite special gown or outfit for the magical chance to meet a unicorn.  Each child will have a unique photo opportunity on a unicorn and a ride.  There will be a craft, hayride, Hess-Hathaway animal tour and a special treat and drink.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  The fee is $18.00 per child and pre-registration is required at or 248-674-5441.

Free Comic Book Day

The Library's Youth, Teen, and Adult Departments will be giving out comic books on Free Comic Book Day (while supplies last) on Saturday, May 4, 2019.  One comic book per person please.  No registration required.  Drop in anytime between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  For more information visit or contact the Library at 248-674-4831.

25th Annual Business Recognition Breakfast

Waterford's 25th Annual Business Recognition Breakfast Tickets are now available for the 2019 Waterford Business Recognition Breakfast. Join us Friday, May 10th at 7:15 a.m. at OCC Highland Lakes Campus. Waterford Township and the Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce host the annual event to acknowledge longevity, commitment, community service, and beautification efforts of the Waterford business community. Tickets are $20 each and may be purchased online at or from the Waterford Township Supervisor’s office at 248-674-6201 or

Riverwalk Cleanup

Join us for the Spring Riverwalk Cleanup on Saturday, May 11th from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Volunteers will meet behind Planet Fitness near Crescent Lake Rd. & Highland Rd. Bring gloves, rakes, pruners, wheel barrows, tarps. Insect repellent, water and trash bags will be provided. Family friendly activity, all are welcome!

Family Dance Party

Join Parks and Recreation for a Family Dance Party on Saturday, May 18, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Waterford Recreation Center.  A professional 4x6 photograph and refreshments are included.  Pre-registration, $12.00 per person, is required at or call 248-674-5441.


Awards & Presentations


Rep. Andrea Schroeder presenting posthumous proclamation for Jeannie Richards


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 19, 2019, Special Joint Meeting Minutes with the Zoning Board of Appeals


March 25, 2019, Meeting Minutes

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March 26, 2019, Special Joint Meeting Minutes with the Planning Commission


April 8, 2019, Bill Payment


Receive the Department of Public Work's March 2019 Report


Receive the Fire Department's 2018 Annual Report


Receive the Parks & Recreation's February and March 2019 Reports


Planning Commission - Reappoint Steve Reno & Sandra Werth


ZBA - Appoint Todd Bonnivier; Reappoint Steve Reno, Rick Schneider, David Zuehlke


Board Liaison Reports (Verbal)


Old Business


Possible Adoption of Wireless Facilities in Right-of-Way Ordinance 2019-003




New Business


Resolution Establishing Fees for Wireless Facilities, Wireless Support Structures, and Utility Poles in Public Right-of-Way


Waterford Township Campus Paving Repairs


Resolution to Support the Reinstatement of the State Historic Tax Credits - Mr. Jordan Bellant


Public Comments limited to three (3) minutes per topic


Closed Session


Possible Closed Session to discuss Tentative Settlement MMRMA Lawsuit

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.