CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF WATERFORD
5200 Civic Center Drive
Waterford, Michigan 48329
April 24, 2023
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
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.
On Saturday, May 6, 2023, the library is joining other libraries and comic book stores nationwide in giving away free comic books on Free Comic Book Day. Each library department (Children's, Teen, and Adult) will have free comics available while supplies last. (Limit 2 per person.) No registration is required. Drop in anytime between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. You can also enter the comic book trivia contest for a chance to win a $25 gift card to Comic City! One entry per person. The deadline to enter is 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 6th.
On Saturday, May 6, 2023, teams will compete to be the fastest at assembling a 500-piece jigsaw puzzle! Think you can lead your team to victory? Register as a team of 2-4 people by calling 248-618-7693 or visiting the Adult and Teen Services Reference Desk. A prize will be awarded to the quickest team. Teams have three hours to complete their puzzle. Puzzle-building begins promptly at 10:30 a.m. Registration required.
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.
Bottled Goodbyes will be held on Wednesday, June 7, from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in the Community Room. Bottled messages have been discovered onshore nearly as long as glass containers have existed. Based on Ric Mixter’s book, Bottled Goodbyes, his presentation chronicles the most famous messages ever recovered, including three bottles found after the Titanic disaster. Please visit waterfordmi.gov/library or call 248-618-7693 as registration is required.
The 4th bi-annual outdoor art exhibition on the Riverwalk returns to Waterford. Join us at the "Just Ducky" exhibition opening on Wednesday, June 28th at 6:00 p.m. for the exhibition opening next to Buffalo Wild Wings. 108 duck cutouts that have been decorated by artists, amateurs, and people with a sense of humor will be hanging in the trees along the Riverwalk. The opening will include music and a rubber duck race on the river. The exhibit will be open through the end of September. Come on down and join in the fun!
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 28th, 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.
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.
Regarding Sidewalks and Parks
SAD Dredge Project on Maceday Lake