CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF WATERFORD
5200 Civic Center Drive
Waterford, Michigan 48329
April 10, 2023
The Library is hosting a Parent Workshop for Sweet Dreams, which is all about healthy sleep for infants, toddlers, and their families, on Thursday, April 13, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Registration is required. Go to www.waterfordmi.gov/library, and search for Parent Workshop. This parent workshop is presented by Early On Oakland and the Great Start Collaborative of Oakland County and will be held in the Waterford Township Library Community Room.
In celebration of National Poetry Month, on Saturday, April 15, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., everyone is invited to join the Waterford Writers Workshop for a “Poetry Open Mic” fun-filled event. Read your poetry, enjoy the work of other local writers, and share the joy of the written word. It will be held in the Library Community Room. No need to register. Presented by the Waterford Writers Workshop.
On Wednesday, April 19, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., the Library will host Jim Craft of the Oakland County Historical Commission, who will present “The American Guide Series: The New Deal’s Travel Books of the 1930s in the Community Room. The books contained fascinating perspectives about American life in the 1930s when much of the country was still heavily rural and traditional before the pre-industrial age. Using these books can make a road trip to Michigan incredibly rewarding.
Join us for the 8th Annual Waterford Township Earth Day Cleanup event on Saturday, April 22, 2023, from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Volunteers will be out in the community doing their part to clean up litter along roadsides and in parks in Waterford Township. Students, adults, families, individuals, and groups are encouraged to participate! Community service hours available. Choose your own hours between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., and help us clean up the planet one bag at a time! Sign up in advance online at www.waterfordmi.gov/earthday or call 248-674-6201.
Join the Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce and dozens of local businesses, governmental entities, and local organizations for the support local expo Tuesday, April 25, 2023, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Waterford Mott High School. This is a wonderful opportunity to connect with businesses and resources in the Waterford community. Free to attend, raffles and prizes, promotional items, and more.
Waterford Mott Music Boosters and Waterford Kettering Band Boosters will be soliciting Charitable Funds on Saturday, April 22, 2023, between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at the following intersections: Scott Lake Road and Pontiac Lake Road, Cooley Lake Road and Elizabeth Lake Road, Williams Lake Road and Elizabeth Lake Road, Airport Road and M-59, Crescent Lake Road and Hatchery Road, and Cass Lake Road and Cass Elizabeth Road. This announcement is not an endorsement by the Township of Waterford or any of its Officers or Employees.
The Waterford Genealogical Society is having a Lock-in on Saturday, April 29, 2023, from 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. in the Library Community Room. Enjoy an entire evening of research, learning, sharing, and networking with other ancestor hunters. The registration fee of $25 for WGS members and $30 for non-members must be mailed along with the registration form to WGS Lock-In. Copies of the registration form are also available in the library and can be found on the Library’s website at: www.waterfordmi.gov/library. Class size is limited, so register early. Beverages, Desserts, and Door Prizes are included.
The Friends of the Library are having a 5K Family Run/Walk that is untimed, on Saturday, May 6, from 9:00 a.m. to noon, located at the Waterford Township Warming House on Civic Center Campus. There will be lots of family fun, including special activities for kids, including games, crafts, door prizes, and a silent auction. Pets are also welcome. Registration and details can be found at www.waterfordmi.gov/library and search for Friends of the Library Fundraising Projects.
The Waterford Township Neighborhood Preservation Corps is seeking volunteers for the 2023 season beginning May 1st to help identify and report basic nuisance violations and blight conditions in the Township. For more information or to volunteer, please visit the NPC website at www.waterfordmi.gov/npc or contact the Supervisor’s office at 248-674-6201.
The annual Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 29, 2023. Are you interested in participating in the parade? If so, please call VFW Post 1008 between April 1, 2023, to May 12, 2023, at 248-674-2826 to sign up.
The Community Greenways Advisory Committee needs four (4) high school kids to assist with the rubber duck race on the Clinton River at the ribbon cutting for Just Ducky on Wednesday, June 14th, at 6:00 p.m. Two kids will dump the ducks in the river by Crescent Lake Road and herd them along, and two kids will be at the finish line (waders will be provided) to pick up the winner, and all four (4) will gather up all of the ducks. Please get in touch with Sue at 248-420-7735.
GFL Environmental is now collecting curbside yard waste and compost through the second full week of December, ending December 15th. Waterford customers have unlimited yard waste, but please remember waste must be contained in brown paper compost bags – no plastic bags, please – or plastic or metal containers 32 gallons or less, weighing 50 pounds or less, and clearly marked “yard waste” or “compost”. Branches and limbs must be bundled, measure less than 4 ft in length, less than 2” in diameter, and weigh less than 50 pounds. Place your yard waste at the curb on your regular collection day by 7:00 a.m. for collection. For more information, visit www.waterfordmi.gov/trash
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.
Address the Board suggesting an Ordinance 248-431-5202.
Regarding an Ordinance - Lake Safety.