SEPTEMBER 23, 2019
6:00 PM


Approve Agenda




National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day is Tuesday, September 24, 2019.  Are you vote Ready?  Are you registered to vote?  If not, contact the Waterford Township Clerk, or the Secretary of State’s Office.

The History of Tigers Stadium

The Waterford Township Public Library will host Author Doc Fletcher on Thursday, September 26, 2019, at 6:30 p.m., to present The History of Tiger Stadium.

Waterford Meals on Wheels

Did you know that Waterford Meals on Wheels delivers more than 1,200 meals per week to home bound Waterford senior citizens? Walk and Roll for Meals on Wheels is their largest fundraising event for this very important program in Waterford. Help support Waterford Meals on Wheels by participating in the 28th Annual Walk and Roll for Meals on Wheels Saturday, September 28, 2019. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Waterford Senior Center 3621 Pontiac Lake Rd., the walk begins at 10:00 a.m. and sign up today for a fun 3 mile walk, roll, or ride along on the bus. For more information, find the Waterford Senior Center on Facebook or call 248-682-9450. 

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month

September is Library Card Sign-up Month.  New school year, new clothes, new library card!  Students, who live in Waterford Township, sign up for your first library card and get a free book.  Elementary (grades k-5): get a free paperback book from the Children's Department. Teens (grades 6th-12th): pick out a free book at the Adult Reference desk.  This offer is valid only for Waterford residents getting their very first Waterford library card and not for replacement cards for active library accounts.  Parents or legal guardians must apply for library cards for kids under 18 years-of-age.

Ribbon Cutting - Red Phone Booth

There will be a ribbon cutting event on Thursday, October 3, 2019, at 11:30 a.m. for the Information / Big Red Phone Booth located on Crescent Lake Road just north of Highland Road with The Waterford Chamber of Commerce, and Sue Camilleri.  Donuts and cider will be provided. 

Spooky Stories

Halloween is near! Join us for some spooky and silly stories, make a crazy craft, and enjoy a treat with no tricks!. Saturday, October 5, from 10:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Recommended for ages 4-8. Feel free to wear a costume.

Waterford's 33rd Annual Harvest Happening

Join us for Waterford’s 33rd Annual Harvest Happening event Sunday, October 6th from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Hess-Hathaway Park. Free admission, donations accepted at the gate. Bring the whole family to celebrate the beginning of Fall. The event features entertainment, a trackless train, hayrides, crafters, concessions, historical house tours, pony rides, pumpkin patch, bake sale, children’s attractions and games and much more! For more information and activity prices, visit in the special events section. 

Fall River Walk Clean Up

The Clinton River Water Shed Council and the Waterford Township Clerk, Kim Markee will host a Fall River Walk Clean Up on Wednesday, October 9th from 10:00 a.m. to noon.  Please bring gloves, rakes and tarps.  Park behind Planet Fitness on the Northwest corner of Crescent Lake Rd and Highland Rd.  If you have any questions, call Kim Markee on 248-674-6211.  Additional information can be obtained at under “Weekly Cleans".

Libraries for Life

Libraries for Life is a state-wide drive to educate people about the organ/tissue/eye donation process.  During the week of October 10-16, the Waterford Township Public Library will have an information table in the lobby with information about organ donation.  Feel free to stop at the table and say, “Hi!”  If you would like to register to donate, all it takes is a minute of your time. If you would like to volunteer to assist at the information table, please contact Kim at 248-618-7685 or, and she will get back to you to answer any questions or direct you to training material.

Fire Department Open House

Join us for the Waterford Regional Fire Department’s  annual Fire Prevention week Open House Saturday, October 12, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Fire Station One located at 2495 Crescent Lake Road in Waterford. Don’t miss this FREE family friendly event and the opportunity to see your fire department up close and personal:  • Fire Safety House   •Fire Prevention Education   •Vehicle Extrication Demonstration, Fire Truck Tours , Station Tours  •EMS and Police Helicopters on display  •Bounce houses  •Hot dogs, Provided by Leo’s Coney Island •Chips and drinks also provided   •Various other events. 


Township Board Offices Closed for Columbus Day

Waterford Township offices will be closed Monday, October 14, 2019, in observance of Columbus Day. Emergency services remain available during this administrative closure. The Board of Trustees’ regularly scheduled meeting for that week will be moved to Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. as posted. 

Boo – a – Palooza!

Come dressed in your costumes for stories and crafts. Visit the librarian  at the desk for a sweet surprise. Photo ops with legendary monsters onsite. Saturday, October 19, from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

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.


September 9, 2019, Meeting Minutes

  1. M09-09-19.pdf

September 23, 2019, Bill Payment


Receive the Clerk's office July 2019 Report


Receive the 51st District Courts July and August 2019 Reports


Receive the Parks and Recreation June, July and August 2019 Reports


Receive the Treasurer's Office August 2019 Report


Approval of 2020 Township Board Meetings, Work Sessions and Holiday's Observed with Office Closings


Appoint Kelie Callahan to the Hess-Hathaway Park Advisory Committee


Banner Permit - Friends of the Drayton Plains Nature Center


Board Liaison Reports (Verbal)


New Business


51st District Court Agreement


Public Hearing - CDBG Annual Performance and Goals Review


Hess-Hathaway Park Barn Preservation Project - Change Order Approval


Transfer of Funds for the Staff Analyst / Safety Coordinator


2019 Budgeted Rescue/Ambulance Remount


2019 Budgeted Fire Engine Purchase


Performance Resolution for Governmental Agencies


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.