JULY 8, 2019
6:00 PM


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Jedi Academey

The Ring of Steel: Jedi Academy will be held at the Waterford Library on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.   Learn about the ways of the Jedi Knights when costumed instructors bring the martial arts of the Star Wars movie to life.  There will be opportunities for the audience to practice what they've learned.  A traveling museum of arms and armor is party of this program.  Registration is required.  6th-12th graders only.  Please be respectful of the tweens and teens as they enjoy a library program planned just for them.  Call 248-674-4831 for more information.

Galaxy Slime!

The Waterford Library will be making Galaxy Slime on Thursday, July 11, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.  Mix paint, liquid starch, glue, and sparkles to create some cool cosmic slime!  Register for only one session.  Registration began Tuesday, June 11.  Call 248-674-4831 for more information.

Michigan History Program: Native American Tribes of Michigan

MICHIGAN HISTORY PROGRAM: NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES OF MICHIGAN. Joe Oldenburg, retired librarian and former Michigan history professor at OCC, will talk about the Native American tribes that lived in Michigan. Topics include their clothing, food, shelter, religious beliefs, warfare, transportation, land ownership, and reservations. He will also include the removal of some tribes to the West and the coming of casinos to Native American lands. Thursday, July 11 at 7:00p in the Library’s Community Room. Register online on the Library’s website, or call the Adults’ Reference Desk at 248-618-7693. 

Starlab Planetarium

Oakland County Parks & Rec are bringing their mobile Starlab Planetarium to the Library’s Community Room on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Join us to learn about the summer night sky and hear Native American stores about constellations. There will be 3 45-minutes sessions limited to 30 participants each. You must be able to crouch down to enter the planetarium and sit on the floor for 45 minutes and be at least 4 years old. Sessions begin promptly at 11:00am, 12:00 noon and 1:00pm. Register online on the Library’s website, or call the Children’s Desk at 248-618-7692. Register for only 1 session, please. 

Movies Under the Stars!

Join the Waterford Parks and Recreation for Park It, Family Fun Nights, Movies Under the Stars! on Tuesday, July 16th and Wednesday, August 21st at Hess Hathaway Park, 825 S. WIlliams Lake Road.  The event starts at 6:00 p.m., live music at 6:30 p.m. with the featured movie at 8:20 p.m.  For more information contact parks and reacreation at 248-674-5441.
  1. Park It.pdf

Animals of Planet Earth

Exotic Zoo with Javon Stacks is back with his menagerie of live furry, scaly, and feathery critters to educate young people about who we share our world with. Monday, July 22 in the Library’s Community Room. Two shows,  9:30a and 10:30a. Register online on the Library’s website, or call the Children’s Desk at 248-618-7692. Register for only 1 session, please.

Silent Library

Shhhhhhhh…you’re in the library!  On Tuesday, Tuesday, July 23rd from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, see how quiet you can be as you and your teammates are subjected to a variety of challenges that are meant to make you laugh and make noise. Teams will be given points based on how quiet they are. The team that earn the most points wins! Register online on the Library’s website, or call the Adults’ Desk at 248-618-7693. Sorry, 6th -12th graders only. Please be respectful of the tweens and teens as they enjoy a library program planned just for them.  

Oakland County Clerk/Register of Deeds Local Office Visit

An Oakland County Clerk/Register of Deeds Local Visit will be held on Thursday, July 25, 2019, from 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in the Waterford Township Clerk's Office, 5200 Civic Center Drive. When the OC Clerk/Register of Deeds visit you can get copies of:  Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates. Property Documents, and much more.  Call 248-858-0561 or visit for more information, including identification requirements and fees, which are the same as those in the main office.

2019 Annual Dog Census

The Oakland County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center (OCAS/PAC) Census team workers will be going door to door in Waterford Township to verify compliance with the Michigan State Dog Law of 1919 that requires all dogs to have a valid dog license.  This law was enacted to ensure all dogs have current rabies vaccinations.  The census workers will be driving marked county vehicles and will be wearing county shirts with proper identification.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact OCAS/PAC at 248-975-4463.

  1. OC Pets.pdf

Awards & Presentations


Retirement Proclamation Chief John Lyman


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.


June 24, 2019, Meeting Minutes

  1. M06-24-19.pdf

July 8, 2019, Bill Payment


Receive the Clerk's Office May 2019 Report


Receive the Department of Public Work's June 2019 Report


Receive the Library's May 2019 Report


Board Liaison Reports (Verbal)


Open Business


Possible Adoption of Ordinance No. 2019-Z-005; Zoning Ordinance Map Amendment - Rezoning Case 19-06-01


Possible Adoption of Zoning Map Amendment Ordinance 2019-Z-006; Rezoning Case 19-06-02


Reintroduction of Ordinance No. 2019-006


New Business


Tentative Agreement between the Township of Waterford and the Waterford Professional Firefighters Association Local 1335


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.