OCTOBER 15, 2019
6:00 PM


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Waterford Meals on Wheels Annual Fundraiser A Success!

The 28th annual Walk and Roll for Meals on Wheels 2019 was incredible! Nearly 200 people showed up to walk, roll, and support Waterford's Meals on Wheel's program. Thank you to an amazing community that contributed with sponsorship's, financial support, food donations, and prize donations. More than $6,000 in food and prizes were donated!  The Walk and Roll raised more than $44,000.00 for Waterford's Meals on Wheels! That will help feed so many home-bound seniors. Thank you so much to all who had a part in making this year's Walk and Roll our most successful Meals on Wheels fundraiser to date.


Ask the "Tech Guy"

Ask the "Tech Guy" will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2019. One-on-one assistance with your own device or computer (bring it with you). Our library computer technician will do his best to troubleshoot your problem, answer your questions, or advise you on what to do. Thirty-minute appointments beginning at 1:30 pm. Call 248-618-7694 to register or stop by the Adults Reference desk.

Funtober at Hess!

Grab your family and come out to Hess-Hathaway Park, on Saturday, October 19th, from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., for a local color tour on a hayride.  Visit the farm and stroll with one of our farmers on an official animal tour.  The campfire will be warm and ready for roasting marshmallows and making s'mores.  Pumpkins ($2-$4 each), concessions will be available for purchase.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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.

Christmas in October at the Waterford Historical Society

The Waterford Historical Society will be holding their not to be missed “Christmas in October” sale at Fish Hatchery Park, 4490 Hatchery Road in Waterford.  Leave the crowds and hassle behind in our Log Cabin and Jacober’s General Store.  Unique gift items for all ages await you:  Fish Hatchery & Drayton Plains T-Shirts and sweatshirts, Alice’s Cottage gift items, Stocking Stuffers, Aprons, Handmade greeting cards, New Waterford attire, made in U.S.A. Historic Folk Toys, gift baskets, collectibles, gently used children’s books, and much more.  Something for everyone with most items priced $10.00 and under!  Get your list ready and come shop on October 18 & 19, from 10:00-4:00 each day.  All proceeds support the preservation of your Waterford history.  Please call 248-683-2697 for more information


Apple Pie Sale!

Parks and Recreation are now taking Sponsors and Pre-Orders for the annual Apple Pie Sale!  Tuesday, October 22nd through Friday, October 25th, Homemade Deep Dish Apple Pies made from scratch and baked onsite at the Recreation Center, 5640 Williams Lake Road.  Crumb Top and Sugar Free Pies - Advanced Orders Only!  Sponsor a bushel of apples for $20. For more information please call 248-674-4881.

Waterford Youth Assistance Annual Meeting Luncheon

The Waterford Youth Assistance Annual Meeting Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, the the OverTyme Grill & Tap Room from 11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.  The cost of lunch is $25.00, advanced payment only.  For more information and to RSVP please call 248-618-7383 or 

Elf Magic - Holiday Extravaganza Benefit

The Annual Holiday Extravaganza, Elf Magic, will be held Thursday, October 24, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Shark Club, 6665 Highland Road.  There will be strolling appetizers, silent auction and a cash bar.  Tickets are $35/ticket or $60/pair of tickets.  $300/reserved table (reserved tables includes 8 tickets and reserved seating).  For more information call 248-322-9800 x2571, e-mail or visit:

Strange, Spooky, Wicked Michigan

Strange, Spooky, Wicked Michigan will be held on Thursday, October 24, 2019, from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in the Library Community Room.  Explore the mysterious side of Michigan and learn about the state's haunted history, spooky legends, forgotten true crime, strange places, bizarre creatures, and more with researcher and author Amberrose Hammond. She has researched legends, ghost stories, haunted places, old true crime, and other topics in Michigan since 2000. She owns and curates Michigan's Otherside (, a website exploring all things strange and unusual in the Great Lakes state and is the author of Ghosts and Legends of Michigan's West Coast, Wicked Ottawa County, and Wicked Grand Rapids. She is also a co-host on the podcast Ghostly Talk. Registration required.

Infused365: Business Conference

2019  Infused365 will be held on Friday, October 25, 2019, from 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at Oakland Schools, 2111 Pontiac Lake Road.  Don't miss this amazing conference featuring the township's very own Danny Dumas, Captain of the Waterford Regional Fire Department; Roop Raj, Fox 2 News Anchor; and Margaret Dimond, President & CEO of McLaren Oakland.  This conference is for anyone; Businesses, professionals, employees, educators, elected officials. Just about anyone who wants to be inspired,  motivated and grow personally or professionally.  The topics touch home for all!   Take advantage and attend Infused36. Space is limited!   For more information and to register - visit the chamber's website at!


Halloween Trick-or-Treating

Suggested trick-or-treat hours for Halloween on Thursday, October 31, 2019, 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.   Trick-or-Treaters - please look both ways before entering a roadway, utilize 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 Goodfellows Stuff-A-Bus Toy Drive

Help support the Waterford Goodfellows mission to ensure “no family goes without a Christmas”! Stop by the Kroger plaza located at the corner of Crescent Lake Rd. & M-59 on Saturday, November 2nd from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to help Stuff-A-Bus with donated toys. The Goodfellows are seeking donations of new, unwrapped toys and games for children of all ages to include in their 2019 holiday baskets provided to Waterford families in need.


Learn to Meditate

Learn To Meditate, Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m., October 16 through November 6 in the library’s Community Room. The Heartfulness Institute presents this 4-week program. Attendees should plan to come to all 4 sessions. To register call the Adults Reference Desk at 248-618-7693.

Calling All "Snowbirds"

Attention all “Snowbirds”!  Please contact the Waterford Assessing Department with your forwarding address if you are leaving town for the winter.  Even though you may have your mail forwarded by the U.S. Post Office, property tax bills and assessments notices are not forwarded and are returned to the Township.   Please call 248-674-6270 to let us know your Winter address.


Retro Video Game Day

Retro Video Game Day will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the Library Community Room & Conference Room.  Enjoy a retro video game open play! Test out several old school video games, like Atari, Sega Genesis, and more. No Registration required.

Waterford Genealogical Society's Fall Program

Waterford Genealogical Society's fall program will be held on Saturday, November 2, from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the library’s Community Room. An archivist from the Archives of Michigan who is also a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, will be presenting 3 fact-filled programs.
1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. – Information about the new “Michiganology” website rollout
2:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. - “Little Used or Forgotten Resources, a mini session”
3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.  - “Wills, Chills & Thrills: Digging into Probate Records”  
These presentations are for beginners to intermediate level researchers. It is free and open to the public. Please call the Adults Reference Desk to register at 248-618-7691. This is a joint program of the Waterford Township Public Library & Waterford Genealogical Society.


November 5, 2019, Special Election

A Special Election will be held in the Charter Township of Waterford on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.  The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. to vote on  the Oakland Community College Operating Millage Renewal Proposal.  Persons wishing to obtain an absentee ballot may do so by contacting the Township Clerk’s office.   Full text of the proposal may be obtained from the Clerk’s office and on the Clerk’s web-page.  If you have any questions, please feel free to call the Clerk’s office at 248-674-6266.


Single Source Residential Waste Hauler

Beginning March 30, 2020, Waterford Township single residential homes will transition to utilizing GFL Environmental USA, Inc. as the single source hauler for curbside collection of solid waste, recycling and yard waste. For more information, please review the informational flyers on the Waterford Township website at:  Subscribe to updates: for continued updates on the transition to a single residential waste hauler, visit and click to subscribe to Notify Me text/email updates.


2020 Census

Census Day 2020 is observed nationwide on April 1, 2020. By this date, every home will receive an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census. The census provides critical data that lawmakers, business owners, teachers, and many others use to provide daily services, products, and support for you and your community. Every year, billions of dollars in federal funding go to hospitals, fire departments, schools, roads, and other resources based on census data. Resident questions or concerns can be addressed by calling 800-923-8282 or go to  


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 23, 2019, Meeting Minutes

  1. M09-23-19.pdf

October 15, 2019, Bill Payment


Receive the Clerk's Office August 2019 Report


Receive the 51st District Courts 3rd Quarter Caseload & Financial Trend Review


Receive the Department of Public Work's September 2019 Report


Receive the Library's August 2019 Report


Board Liaison Reports (Verbal)


New Business


Recommendation to Prepay in Full Oakland-Macomb Interceptor (OMI) Debt Series 2019


51st District Court 2019 Budget Amendment Request


Purchase of unmarked police vehicle

  1. PD Reqeust.pdf

DPW Building HVAC, Mechanical Systems Upgrade


Lyford Sewer Pump Station Rehabilitation


Promotion of Mr. Frank Fisher to DPW Engineering Superintendent


DPW Facilities & Operations Superintendent, Management & Administration Grade 8


Posting of DPW Engineer Position, Management & Administration Grade 6


Request to Split / Divide Parcels 13-16-201-001 & 13-16-201-002


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.