CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF WATERFORD
5200 Civic Center Drive
Waterford, Michigan 48329
May 8, 2023
The annual Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 28, 2023. Are you interested in participating in the parade? If so, please call VFW Post 1008 between April 1, 2023, to May 12, 2023, at 248-674-2826 to sign up.
Friday, May 19, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Oakland County Farmers Market, 2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Oakland County Residents may bring their confidential, personal documents to be shredded on-site for free by Rapid Shred's state-of-the-art, high volume shredding truck. Please arrive early as there is typically a line of cars, but the line moves quickly. Residents must limit documents to three or four boxes of PAPER ONLY for the shredding truck. Electronic recycling includes computers, laptops, tablets, printers, fax machines, and more. This event is not for commercial customers.
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. Costs increase as of June 2nd, so don’t delay; get your license today!
Bottled Goodbyes will be held on Wednesday, June 7, from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in the Community Room. Bottled messages have been discovered onshore nearly as long as glass containers have existed. Based on Ric Mixter’s book, Bottled Goodbyes, his presentation chronicles the most famous messages ever recovered, including three bottles found after the Titanic disaster. Please visit waterfordmi.gov/library or call 248-618-7693, as registration is required.
The Community Greenways Advisory Committee needs four (4) high school kids to assist with the rubber duck race on the Clinton River at the ribbon cutting for Just Ducky on Wednesday, June 28th, at 6:00 p.m. Two kids will dump the ducks in the river by Crescent Lake Road and herd them along, and two kids will be at the finish line (waders will be provided) to pick up the winner, and all four (4) will gather up all of the ducks. Please get in touch with Sue at 248-420-7735.
The 4th bi-annual outdoor art exhibition on the Riverwalk returns to Waterford. Join us at the "Just Ducky" exhibition opening on Wednesday, June 28th at 6:00 p.m. for the exhibition opening next to Buffalo Wild Wings. 108 duck cutouts that have been decorated by artists, amateurs, and people with a sense of humor will be hanging in the trees along the Riverwalk. The opening will include music and a rubber duck race on the river. The exhibit will be open through the end of September. Come on down and join in the fun!
Concerts in the Park are back for another season of awesome local food and live music at Hess-Hathaway Park right here in Waterford! Join the Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce and Waterford Parks and Recreation for FREE Concerts in the Park every Thursday in June. Local talent at 6:00 p.m., headlining band at 7:00 p.m. Food, ice cream, and drinks available for purchase at each event from various restaurants and food trucks. Bring your chairs, blankets, and dancing shoes, and get ready to have some fun! For more information and the full lineup, visit www.waterfordchamber.org or www.waterfordmi.gov/parks
Spring is here and it’s time to spruce up our yards, homes, and outside areas. The Township would like to recognize homeowners and businesses that take pride in making their exteriors beautiful. If you are interested in participating, please submit a form and a picture (which is optional) by July 31, 2023. The form can be found on the Township’s website @ www.waterfordmi.gov/clerk; the Clerk’s Office; or by emailing email@example.com. Award signs will be placed on the winners’ property during the last two weeks of August. Call Clerk Kim Markee at 248-674-6266 with any questions.
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.