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

February 12, 2024
6:00 P.M.

 AGENDA

1.

Approve Agenda

2.

Announcements

2.I.

Winter 2023 Property Taxes

Winter 2023 property taxes are payable without penalty through February 14, 2024. Tax bills were mailed on December 1st. For more information or to pay your taxes online, please visit www.waterfordmi.gov/taxes.

Documents:
  1. taxes.pdf
2.II.

Office Closing - February 19, 2024

Township Offices will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2024, in observance of Presidents Day.  Emergency services will be available.

The Clerk's office will be open from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. to support Voter Registration and Absentee Voting.  Please use the 2nd floor entrance of Town Hall.  The Early Voting Centers will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Waterford Library Community Room, 5168 Civic Center Drive, and the Waterford Oaks Activity Center, 2800 Watkins Lake Road.  Please visit www. MICHIGAN.GOV/VOTE for more information.

Documents:
  1. Presidents Day.pdf
2.III.

State of the Township

Waterford’s annual State of the Township Breakfast is Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at 7:30 a.m. at Overtime. Tickets are $25.00 per person and can be purchased from the Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce website, www.waterfordchamber.org.

2.IV.

Waterford Chamber Hosts First Restaurant Week

Join the Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce for their first-ever Restaurant Week February 24- March 3, 2024. 25 local eateries will offer Restaurant Week specials to tempt your tastebuds! Stop by the Chamber office or any of the participating restaurants beginning February 19th to pick up your Restaurant Week passport where you’ll collect stickers to be entered into the ultimate grand prize drawing of gift cards from all of the participating restaurants! Visit the WACC Restaurant Facebook page at www.facebook.com/WACCrestaurantweek for details, events, specials, additional prizes, and the official restaurant list! 

2.V.

2024 Presidential Primary Election

The February 27, 2024, Presidential Primary Election is quickly approaching.  If you need an absentee ballot, visit the Clerk's office or apply on-line at www.michigan.gov/vote.  Absentee ballots may be returned to the Clerk's office via the U.S. Postal Service, Waterford Township drop boxes, or in person at the Clerk's office.

Early Voting Centers will be open Friday, February 17, 2024, through Sunday, February 25, 2024, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. except Thursday from noon until 8:00 p.m.  Waterford Township Voters may early vote at the Waterford Library Community Room at 5168 Civic Center Drive, or the Waterford Oaks Activity Center, 2800 Watkins Lake Road.  The Clerk's office will be open for extended hours to assist in Voter registration during early voting center hours.  

For in-person voting, polling locations will be open on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Please visit www.michigan.gov/vote for more information or call 248-674-6266.

2.VI.

Neighborhood Preservation Corps Volunteers Needed

The Waterford Township Neighborhood Preservation Corps is seeking volunteers for the 2024 season beginning April 1st to help identify and report basic nuisance violations and blight conditions in the Township. For more information or to volunteer, please visit the NPC website at www.waterfordmi.gov/npc or contact the Supervisor’s office at 248-674-6201. 

Documents:
  1. NPC.pdf
2.VII.

Draft Master Plan Review

Waterford Township in conjunction Houseal Lavigne, has drafted a new 20-year Master Plan. A Master Plan serves as the official long-term policy guide for the land use, improvement, development, redevelopment, and preservation within a Township. It functions as a roadmap for the Township to direct future growth and development over the next 20 years. The process of drafting the new Master Plan has been accomplished through the cooperation and dedicated effort of residents, Township staff, public officials, partner agencies, developers, property owners, and the local business community.

Community feedback on the draft Master Plan is requested. Please visit www.waterfordmi.gov/masterplan to review the plan and submit comments and questions.

2.VIII.

Seeking Board of Review Member

Waterford Township is seeking a resident volunteer to serve on the Board of Review as an alternate. The Township’s 3-member Board of Review meets to review property assessments, hear assessment appeals, and make any needed corrections to the assessment roll The Board is also responsible to hear local appeals on approvals and denials of homestead exemption issues. If you are interested in serving your community in this capacity, please submit an application linked on the homepage of the Township website at www.waterfordmi.gov. 

3.

Awards & Presentations

3.I.

Oakland County Treasurer Robert Wittenberg - Foreclosure Prevention

4.

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.

4.I.

January 22, Meeting Minutes

Documents:
  1. M01-22-24.pdf
4.II.

January 22, Work Session Minutes

Documents:
  1. WS 01 22 24.pdf
4.III.

February 12, 2024, Bill Payment

4.IV.

Receive the Treasurer's Office December 2023 Report

4.V.

Zoning Board of Appeals - Appointment of Jeffrey Gilbert

4.VI.

Community Greenways Committee - Appointment of Jim Powers

Documents:
  1. powers memo.pdf
4.VII.

Banner Permit - Waterford School District

5.

Board Liaison Reports (Verbal)

6.

New Business

6.II.

Upgrade Police Interview Rooms to AXON Interview Platform, Including hardware, Software, Service, and Warranty

6.III.

Manhole Monitoring System - Budget Adjustment Request

6.IV.

Purchase of Four (4) New Genset Generators from Cummins/Budget Adjustment

6.V.

Pipeline Management Proposal - Sewer Lining Work / Budget Adjustment

6.VI.

State Mandated Water Meter Fee Legislation / Board Resolution

6.VII.

Munis Annual Support Renewal

6.VIII.

Resolution for Charitable Gaming License

6.IX.

Discussion concerning request from Michigan Community Collective for additional time to complete Medical Marihuana Facility License Ordinance Requriements

6.X.

Public Comments Limited to three (3) Minutes Per Speaker

7.

Adjourn

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 website.