OCTOBER 09, 2018
6:00 PM


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Waterford Township Friends of the Library

The Waterford Friends of the Library' Used Book Donation Drop-off will be held on Saturday, October 13, 10:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. in the Library Community Room.  The library accepts donations of used books in saleable condition on the second (2nd) Saturday of each month, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in our Community Room. Items can be dropped off in the library's Community Room at this time each month. Donations are first considered for use in the Library's collection and second as merchandise included at the Friends Used Book Sales. While we appreciate your generosity, there are some items that we do not accept. These include: Encyclopedias, Magazines (including National Geographic), Musty or moldy items, Reader's Digest condensed books, Text books, VHS tapes, Vinyl records. You can obtain a receipt for number of books you donate for tax purposes. For a receipt, please count the number of hardcover and soft cover books being donated prior to arriving at the monthly Donation Drop-off event.

Tuesday Teens at the Waterford Library

Did you know the Waterford Library has Teen Programs (grades 6-12)?  Middle and high school students are welcome to join us every other Tuesday, from September 11th through May 28th, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. to hang out with friends and to meet new ones.  We'll provide games, activities, craft materials, and light refreshments for you to enjoy.  Or, just come and work on homework or socialize with other kids your age.


Waterford Regional Fire Department Open House

The Waterford Regional Fire Department's Annual Open House will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Fire Headquarters, 2495 Crescent Lake Road. Join us for station tours, fire truck tours, vehicle extrication demo, fire prevention education, fire safety house, bounce houses, EMS & Police Helicopters Display, and much more!  This is a free event for the whole family.  


Funtober will be held at Hess-Hathaway Park, Saturday, October 13, 2018, from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. for $7/per person.  Hayrides, animal tours (1:30 p.m. & 3:30 p.m.) and pumpkins ($2-$4).  Concessions and s'more-makings for purchase and the campfire will be ready.  No reservations are needed.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Libraries for Life

The Waterford Township Library is participating in a state-wide initiative to raise awareness about organ, tissue, and eye donations from October 9th through October 16th. For one week we will have a table in the lobby where you can find information, talk to a volunteer about how organ donation can save lives, pick up a little swag, and possibly get yourself registered as a donor.  If you would like to volunteer to help, even for an hour, please contact Kim Wilcox at Children's Services: 248-618-7692.


The Waterford Township's Boo-a-Palooza! will be held on Saturday, October 20, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. for ages 6-12.  Come dressed in your costumes for stories and crafts. Then visit the librarian at the desk for a sweet surprise!  Photo ops with legendary monsters on site.  No registration required.

Halloween Trick-or-Treating

Suggested trick-or-treat hours for Halloween on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 in Waterford are 6:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. Some neighborhoods choose to extend that time by leaving porch lights on as indication they are distributing treats.  Here are few tips to help our community stay safe this Halloween:  Motorists - please exercise extra caution this evening. Obey posted speed limits, avoid distractions while driving, and watch for pedestrian traffic. Allow extra travel time as rush-hour traffic is usually heavier on Halloween.  Trick-or-Treaters - please look both ways before entering a roadway, utiilze reflective items on dark clothing and carry a flashlight, go out in groups and/or with an adult chaperone.  The Waterford Police Dept. will scan candy between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. at the Waterford Police Station, 5150 Civic Center Drive, Waterford, Michigan 48329.

Waterford Parks and Recreation Spaghetti Dinners

Join us on the following dates from 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m., at the Recreation Center, for Parks and Recreations' delicious Spaghetti Dinners:  Friday, November 2nd, and Friday December 7th.  The buffet style dinner includes spaghetti, tossed salad, coleslaw, bread sticks, coffee, water or tea and homemade desserts ($1 each).  Cash at the door 12 yrs & older- $8, 4-11 - $4, under 3 yrs - Free.

State General Election Information

The State General Election will be held in the Charter Township of Waterford, County of Oakland on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voters wishing to obtain an absentee ballot may do so by contacting the Township Clerk’s office. The Clerk, or their designee, will be available in the Clerk’s Office, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. In addition, the Clerk’s office will be open the Saturday preceding the election, November 3, 2018, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the deadline for requesting an absentee ballot which will be mailed. For sample ballots and full text of proposals or any other information, please contact the Charter Township of Waterford Clerk’s Office at 248-674-6266 or visit


Verify November General Election Polling Location

Due to the February 2018 Precinct Consolidation please verify your polling location before the November 6, 2018, General Election.

Awards & Presentations


Support Traffic Safety Campaign from October 1 - 14

Support Traffic Safety Campaign from October 1-14 
•Distractions are Deadly. (Stay aware and watch for others on the road). 
•Darkness is Deadly. (Use a bike light). 
•Turn Safely: Look, Wait, Turn. (Wait for pedestrians and cyclists to clear intersection before turning).
•Safety is everyone's responsibility. (Whether you drive, walk, or bike).
The goal of Walk.Bike.Drive. Safe is simple: Reduce traffic fatalities and serious injuries in Waterford Township. 


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 24, 2018, Meeting Minutes

  1. Minutes.pdf

October 09, 2018, Bill Payment


Receive the Clerk's Office July 2018 Report


Receive Development Service's July 2018 Report


Receive the IT Department's August 2018 Report


Receive the Library Department's June, July and August 2018 Reports


2019 Township Board Meetings, Workshop Sessions and Holiday's Observed with Office Closings


Performance Resolution for Governmental Agencies


Board Liaison Reports (Verbal)




Township Cemetery Ordinance Amendment 2018-002


Township Massage Establishment Ordinance Amendment 2018-003


New Business


Purchase of Previously Leased Police Motorcycles


Adopt-A-Park Request - Green Party, Jessicia Smith


Public Comments

Public comments will be 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.  Minutes are available upon request at the clerk's department, and on the Township’s web site.