MAY 23, 2022

6:00 PM



Approve Agenda




Waterford's Annual Memorial Day Parade is Back!

Waterford's Annual Memorial Day Parade is brought to you by the Waterford Heart of the Lakes VFW Post 1008!  After a two-year hiatus, this beloved community event returns in 2022! Join your Waterford friends, family, and neighbors for the single largest community gathering of the year in honor of the brave men and women who've made the ultimate sacrifice serving our country.  Monday, May 30, 2022, beginning at 10:00 a.m., the parade runs on Dixie Hwy. beginning at Sashabaw Rd. traveling North to Williams Lake Rd. Gather up the whole family and bring your chairs, blankets, and sunscreen to enjoy this time-honored community event.   For more information please contact the Heart of the Lakes VFW Post 1008 at 248-674-2826.  

**Please bring a bag to take your trash with you when you leave the parade. Let's keep the community looking beautiful and keep litter off the streets and out of our waterways by properly disposing of waste**


Office Closing, May 30, 2022

Waterford Township Administrative Offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2022, in observance of Memorial Day.  Emergency services will be available.

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Summer Hours

Township Offices will transition to Summer hours, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., on Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

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Concerts in the Park

The Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce and Waterford Parks and Recreation presents FREE Concerts in the Park every Thursday in June at Hess-Hathaway Park.  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, and Waterford’s own Rustic Leaf Brewing Company – cash only, please! For more information and the full lineup, visit


2022 Dog Licenses

2022 dog licenses are available at the Treasurer’s Office. To obtain a license, proof of a current rabies vaccination certificate is needed. The Township sells only the 1-year license. 3-year licenses are available at Oakland County Animal Control. Please call Animal Control at (248) 858-1090 for more information. 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.  To avoid a late fee, please purchase before June 1st.

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Annual Dog Census

The Oakland County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center (OCAS/PAC) will begin its annual dog census on approximately June 2, 2022.  OCAS/PAC team workers will begin going door to door in the community to verify compliance with the Michigan State Dog Law of 1919 which requires all dogs to have a valid dog license.  The census workers will be driving marked county vehicles and will be wearing county shirts with proper identification.  For more information please contact 248-858-1070 or


Family Game Day at Jimmy John's Field

Family Game Day will be held at Jimmy John's Field on Sunday, June 5, 2022.  Game time is 1:05 p.m.  Join Parks and Recreation for a family day at Jimmy John’s Field filled with sounds of the crack of the bat and the smell of an All-American Barbeque buffet. Guests sit in a social seating area and children can move around and run the bases after the game. Reserved grandstand seats may be added for an additional fee. 



Join us for Moviepalooza (formerly Movies Under the Moonlight) Friday, June 17th on the football field at Pierce Middle School. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for a fun-filled family movie night with inflatables, a rock climbing wall, interactive activities, arts & crafts, and more! Gates open at 6:30 p.m., and the movie starts at dusk. Concessions are available for purchase. Entry is $5 per person, 2 and under free. for more information. Brought to you by the Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce and Waterford Parks and Recreation.


Boots & Bows Family Dance

On Thursday, July 14, 2022, Parks and Recreation will hold a Boots & Bows Family Dance at OverTyme Grill & Tap: Come on out with your western apparel for two hours of a BBQ buffet dinner & dessert and four hours of music and line dancing with Jena Connell, JEnergy. Games are available for children. Make it a good night for the whole family, from the little ones to the elders shuffling to the side, rocking back, and recovering forward (a line dance professional has lots of experience with all ages and skills). The registration deadline is Thursday, July 7, 2022.  For more information visit or call 248-674-5441.


Parks and Recreation are Hiring Seasonal Positions

Parks and Recreation are hiring 2022 Seasonal Staff.  Are you interested in working outdoors in a natural environment with children or getting the sports fields ready? Are you looking for a job that utilizes and stretches your leadership talents and enthusiastic attitude? We have camp and park maintenance positions available! We are aiming for a wonderful summer in the programs offered and the experiences shared. Please contact Tori Heglin (camps) and Alison Swanson (parks maintenance) at Waterford Parks and Recreation at 248-674-5441.

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2022 Beautification Awards

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 30, 2022.  The form can be found on the Township’s website @; the Clerk’s Office; or by emailing Award signs will be placed on the winners’ property during the last two weeks of August.  Call Clerk Kim Markee on 248-674-6211 with any questions. 


Subdivision Roads Repaving - $1 Million Now Available, Up to 10% Contribution

Waterford Township has designated $1 Million in one-time funding contributions to the repaving of subdivision roads for residents willing to take on a road improvement Special Assessment District (SAD) through the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC).  Funding for this one-time opportunity made possible by the American Rescue Plan Act, and designated by the Township Board, is limited in amount and in the time frame in which it can be used. Residents interested in subdivision road SAD projects and applying for Township funding will need to ACT QUICKLY.   Visit the website for more information about subdivision roads in Waterford Township, links to the RCOC SAD page, and details regarding the $1 million Township funding contribution.


Awards & Presentations


Certificate of Training Awarded to Cadets who Completed the Cadet Intern Program


Great Lakes Water Authority - Highland Park Presentation by Carrie Cox


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.


May 9, 2022, Meeting Minutes

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May 23, 2022, Bill Payment


Receive the Assessor's Office 2022 Annual Report


Receive the Fire Department's April 2022


Receive the Library's 2021 Annual Report and March 2022 Report


Receive Parks and Recreation January, February, March and April 2022 Reports


Receive the Treasurer's Office April 2022 Report


Board Liaison Reports (Verbal)


Open Business


Possible Adoption of Ordinance 2022-001; Water & Sewer Connection Fees and Procedures


Possible Adoption of Zoning Ordinance 2022-Z-006; Rezoning Vacant Property From C-2 to R-1C


Possible Adoption of Zoning Ordinance 2022-Z-007 ;Proposed Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment: Establishments with Drive-Thru Service Facilities as an Accessory Use


Possible Adoption of Zoning Ordinance 2022-Z-008; Text Amendment: Temporary Uses


New Business


Appointment of Karl Wesenberg to the positions of Applications Administrator in the IT Department


Builders Square Sewer Lift Station Replacement Pumps


2022 West Nile Virus Mosquito Management Program


Consider Approval of 2022-2024 Oakland County Sheriff's Office Marine Patrol Agreement


Recommendation from the Library Advisory Committee to Adopt the Library's Revised Materials Selection Policy


Approve First Amended Interlocal Agreement for the Formation of an Act 196 Authority to Provide Transpiration Services


Public Comments Limited to Three (3) Minutes per Speaker

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.