Township Millages

Millage Rates


Township taxes are billed on the Winter Tax Statement.


Operating Millages


Operating Millage
Description
 Rate
Township General
Township voters establish Waterford as a Charter Township in April 1961. Charter Townships by law can assess up to 5 mills of property tax for governmental operations. Waterford Township's maximum millage rate is capped by the Headlee Amendment at 3.7650 mills.  The Township Board for the 2018 budget year (collected on the 2017 tax bill) has set the rate at the capped maximum millage allowed under the Headlee Amendment.
3.7650
Police Voted No. 1
The 10-year renewal millage was approved by the voters on August 5, 2014 for additional staff and operation. Millage is authorized through 2024 (collected on the 2014 - 2023 tax bill). Original millage passed in 1974. 1.4677
Police Voted No. 2
The 10-year renewal millage approved by the voters on August 2, 2016, for additional staff and operation. Millage is authorized through 2026 (collected on the 2016 - 2025 tax bill).  Original millage passed in 1986. 1.4806
Fire Voted #1
The 10-year renewal millage approved by the voters on August 2, 2016, for additional staff and operation. Millage is authorized through 2026 (collected on the 2016 - 2025 tax bill).  Original millage passed in 1976.   .9871
 
Fire Voted #2
The 10-year renewal millage approved by the voters on August 2, 2016, for additional staff and operation. Millage is authorized through 2026 (collected on the 2016 - 2025 tax bill). Original millage passed in 1986.
  .9785
 
Fire Voted #3
The 10-year renewal millage approved by the voters on August 7, 2012, for Waterford only, to maintain providing Paramedic Advanced Life Support and Transportation Services and current staff levels. Millage is authorized through 2022 (collected on the 2012 - 2021 tax bill). Original millage passed in 2002.
0.6164
Library Voted
The 10-year renewal millage approved by the voters on August 7, 2012, for maintenance and operation of the library. Millage is authorized through 2022, (collected on the 2012 - 2021 tax bill). Original millage passed in 1992. 0.8921
Parks and Recreation Voted
The 10-year millage approved by the voters on August 5, 2014, for operating costs of the Parks and Recreation Department programs, activities, and facilities. Millage is authorized through 2024 (collected on the 2014 - 2023 tax bill). Original millage passed in 2014.
0.4892


Debt Millages


 Debt Millage
Description
Rate
Fire and Police
Repayment of bond debt to build the new police and fire headquarters; approved by voters on August 04, 1998.  Repayment of debt is expected to retire in 2018 (collected on the 1998 - 2017 tax bill).  0.6500

Total of Operations and Debt Millages


 Total  Description  Rate
Total
N/A
 11.3266