CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF WATERFORD
5200 Civic Center Drive
Waterford, Michigan 48329

FEBRUARY 13, 2017
6:00 P.M.

-  AGENDA –

1.

Approve Agenda

2.

Approve Minutes

2.I.

January 23, 2017, Meeting Mintues

Documents:
  1. M1-23-17.pdf
3.

Approve Bill Payment

3.I.

February 13, 2017, Bill Payment

4.

Announcements

4.I.

Winter Taxes

Winter taxes are due, without penalty, through February 14, 2017.  See the tax bill, front and back, for more information.  If you have not received your tax bill, please notify the Treasurer's office at 248-674-6220.
4.II.

Waterford's State of the Township Breakfast

Tickets are now on sale for Waterford’s State of the Township Breakfast on Wednesday, February 15th from 7:30 a.m.  – 9:15 a.m. at the Overtyme Fireside Lounge in Waterford.  Featured speakers include Gary Wall, Waterford Township Supervisor; Dr. Keith Wunderlich, Superintendent, Waterford School District; and Keith Pawlovich, Oakland Community College Highland Lakes Campus. Come hear what’s in store for the Waterford community in 2017. Cost is $20 per person advance paid RSVP only, or $145 for a table of 8. Visit the Chamber website at waterfordchamber.org for more details and registration options.

4.III.

19th Annual Taste of Waterford

Join Waterford Coalition for Youth for the 19th Annual Taste of Waterford on Thursday, February 23, 2017, from 6 p.m. -9 p.m. at the Oakland Schools Conference Room in Waterford.  Sample food from over 35 area restaurants, each featuring their own special cuisine.  Enjoy the music and dance of different countries, participate in a huge raffle that includes products and services for everything from jewelry and music to travel and beauty.   The Coalition’s selection for Citizen and Youth Group of the Year will be honored and there will be fun and exciting activities for kids to participate in throughout the night. All proceeds support the Coalition in their efforts to reduce substance abuse and high risk behaviors in the community’s youth.  For ticket information, please visit wcfy.org or call 248-618-7424.

4.IV.

Office Closing - Monday, February 20, 2017

Township Offices will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2017, in observance of Presidents' Day.  Emergency services will be available.
4.V.

Waterford's Four Seasons Photo Contest

Tuesday, February 28th is the last day to submit photos for the Winter Waterford Four Seasons Photo contest. Each season contestants will email their Waterford photos for posting and voting on Waterford’s Facebook page at the end of the seasonal contest period. The photo with the most likes will be that season’s winner of a Waterford Hometown Pride gift basket. Contest rules, submission instructions, and more information can be found on the Township website at: www.waterfordmi.gov/photocontest. Don’t forget to stop by the Waterford Township Facebook page the first week in March to cast your vote! www.facebook.com/waterfordtownshipmi

4.VI.

Investiture Ceremony for Judge Todd A. Fox

The investiture ceremony for Judge Todd A. Fox will be held Thursday, March 2, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. in the Kettering High School Auditorium, located on 2800 Kettering Dr. in Waterford, Michigan 48329.  A reception will immediately follow the ceremony.  

4.VII.

St. Patrick's Mother Son Dance

The Mother-Son Dance will be held on Friday, March 10, 2017, from 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.  There will be music and dancing with DJ Marky Mark, photography and refreshments.  Tickets are $12.00 per person, non-refundable, and there are no sales the day of the event.  Contact Parks and Recreation for more information at 248-674-5441 or register on-line.
4.VIII.

Open Mic Readings and Small Press Book Fair

The Waterford Township Library is holding an Open Mic Readings and Small Press Book Fair on Saturday, March 18, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., in the Community Room.  For more information and sign up information go to www.waterfordmi.gov/library.
4.IX.

Waterford Historical Society's 16th Annual Fashion Show

The Waterford Historical Society presents its 16th annual Fashion Show on Saturday, March, 25, 2017.  The show is styled exclusively for this event by The Clothing Cove of Milford and modeled by the women of Waterford including Township Clerk Sue Camilleri and Township Treasurer Margaret Birch. The show takes place at the Silver Lake Golf Club at 2602 W. Walton Blvd. in Waterford.  Lunch is provided along with an opportunity to shop from The Clothing Cove travelling boutique.  Tickets are $30.00 each and benefit the Waterford Historical Society.  Event starts at 11:00 a.m. For tickets please call Betty Seymour 248-666-4265. 
4.X.

Kids' Poetry Camp

The Waterford Township Library will be holding a Kids' Poetry Camp on Saturday, March 25, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. in the Community Room.  Elementary age kids (K-8th grade) can explore poetry by writing some of their own with poet/teacher Glen Armstrong.  For more information and to sign up visit the Library's https://www.waterfordmi.gov/library.
4.XI.

2017 Cable Department Scholarship Announcement

The Waterford Cable Commission is happy to announce the 2017 Waterford Cable Commission Scholarship. Four scholarships are available, each one in the sum of $1,000. Any 2017 graduating senior pursuing further studies in the media arts, and is a Waterford resident, may apply. The application process opens on Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 and closes on Friday, May 12th, 2017. Applications are available on the Township website only, as well as further information and guidelines regarding the scholarship and application process.

4.XII.

Walk For Warmth

The 2017 OLHSA Walk for Warmth event was held Saturday, February 4, 2017, at Great Lakes Crossing.  This annual event raises money to fund the Emergency Utility Assistance program for Oakland and Livingston County residents faced with a utility shut-off notice. Team Waterford donated $1,085 to this year’s event. 

5.

Awards & Presentations

5.I.

Employee of the Year Presentation - 2016 Employee of the Year - Jon Deahl from the Library

6.

Reports

6.I.

Development Services Report - November and December 2016

Documents:
  1. Nov 16.pdf
  2. Dec 16.pdf
6.II.

51st District Court - Public Satisfaction Press Release

6.III.

District Court - Filing Trend Comparison: January 2017-2010

7.

New Business

7.I.

Port-a-John Contract Award 2017-2018

7.III.
7.IV.
7.V.

Possible closed session to consider confidential attorney client privileged communication from Township Attorney regarding new cell tower proposal for Fire Station No. 5

7.VI.

Consider approval of Applications under Zoning Ordinance for proposed Verizon Wireless 120' monopole tower at Fire Station No. 5 (Hospital and Elizabeth Lake Roads) and ratification of Supervisor signature on Application for Special Approval Use

7.VII.

Public Comments

Citizen's 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.