CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF WATERFORD
5200 Civic Center Drive
Waterford, Michigan 48329
February 27, 2023
Calling all moms (mother figures) and sons! On Saturday, March 25, 2023, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., get ready for the fun to TAKE FLIGHT by dancing the night away. The event will include light refreshments, games, a craft, a STEM challenge, music, dancing, and a keepsake photo to remind you of your very special date. The cost is $15/per person for Residents. Pre-registration is required and you must register by March 17, 2023. Please visit waterfordmi.gov/parks or call Parks and Recreation at 248-674-5441.
The 4th bi-annual outdoor art exhibition on the Riverwalk, "Just Ducky," returns to Waterford from June 15th through the end of September. 108 plywood cutouts of rubber ducks are now being sold for $30.00 each while supplies last. To participate, purchase a duck, take it home to decorate it, then return it to the Library no later than June 1st. The ducks will then be hung in the trees along our Riverwalk in time for the June 15th exhibition opening at 6:00 PM by Buffalo Wild Wings. To purchase a duck, contact the Friends of the Library (Joyce) at 248-860-0761 or Sue Camilleri at 248-420-7735. Additional sales days will be held at the Waterford Township Public Library every Saturday from 11:00-1:00 until they are all sold. Proceeds from duck sales support the Riverwalk.
Beginning March 30, 2023, Waterford moves into the fourth year of its contract with GFL Environmental providing curbside collection service for residential customers. On February 13, 2023, GFL will send invoices to Waterford customers for second-quarter services for April, May, and June 2023 that reflect the contracted 3% annual increase. A full-page newsletter reflecting discounts and annual reminders will be mailed with your paper invoices or emailed to customers who receive electronic bills, and the newsletter is also available on the Township website at www.waterfordmi.gov/trash
2023 dog licenses are available at the Treasurer’s Office. Proof of a current rabies vaccination certificate is needed to obtain a license. The Township sells only the 1-year license. 3-year licenses are available at Oakland County Animal Control. For more information, please call Animal Control at (248) 858-1090. The license fees are $15.00 if the dog is spayed or neutered and $25.00 if the dog is not spayed or neutered. If the pet owner is a senior citizen (65 years or older), the license fees are $14.00 if the dog is spayed or neutered and $23.00 if the dog is not spayed or neutered.
When disasters strike, having a plan in place helps ensure a more successful outcome for you and your family. Waterford Township is pleased to announce a partnership with Tenuta’s Food Lane to help residents become self-reliant for the first 72 hours of a disaster. Each month through December 2023, Tenuta’s will be selling a select item or type of item at cost. This will allow people to purchase and stock up on items that will help their family during a natural disaster. The products offered will include such items as cases of water, canned meats and vegetables, dry goods, pet food, batteries, etc. Whether you’re a thrifty shopper or interested in helping your family become self-reliant, please take advantage of this program throughout 2023. Don’t forget to tell your neighbors and loved ones. Visit the Township’s Facebook page and the website for monthly updates and videos www.waterfordmi.gov/makeaplan. February’s discounted item is 16 oz. Our Family brand peanut butter for just $1.69
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.