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4/1/2015 - 21st Annual Business Recognition Breakfast

Join us for the 21st Annual Waterford Business Recognition Breakfast where Waterford Township's business community will be recognized for outstanding achivements! This year's theme is "Celebrate"!

The Charter Township of Waterford together with the Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce hosts this annual event to acknowledge longevity, commitment, community service, and beautification efforts of Waterford business owners – including one business celebrating 90 years serving Waterford's residents.

The awards breakfast begins at 7:15 a.m. at Oakland Community College’s Highland Lakes Campus - Student Center. Tickets are $20 each and available for purchase by contacting the Waterford Township Supervisor’s office at 248-674-6201 or online at

This year's theme says it all "Celebrate"! We look forward to celebrating all Waterford businesses and honoring more than 30 award recipients in categories including Beautification, Anniversary, Business of the Year, Business Person of the Year, and Community Service.

For further information, please call the Waterford Township Supervisor’s office at 248-674-6201, or online at or

3/24/2015 - Legislative Analysis Transportation Funding Package

Attached, please find the House Fiscal analysis that discusses the Transportation Funding Package. There are a number of bills contained in the package. The first portion of the analysis discusses the House Joint Resolution UU which would amend the constitution to add 1 cent to the state sales tax. From there, the analysis discusses other bills that have already been enacted but will not take effect unless voted on favorably in the May ballot proposal.

Legislative Analysis Transportation Funding Package

3/16/2015 - Waterford Announces Employee of the Year!

Please join us in congratulating Waterford Township’s Employee of the Year for 2014 Mr. Ron Arnold! 

Ron was nominated by his fellow employees for going above and beyond the everyday requirements of his job description as a team member in our Department of Public Works. Congratulations and thank you to Ron for all that he does to keep things running around the Township campus. 

Ron’s incredible work ethic and reputation as “first to lend a hand” are both respected and appreciated by Township Employees.  Additionally, Ron’s nominations praised his friendly and helpful demeanor, speedy response time, problem solving skills, follow through and overall abilities.

Ron was presented an award at a Township Board meeting, receives a preferred parking spot for the year, and will enjoy tickets to an upcoming Detroit Tigers game and a package of car washes donated by Imperial Auto Wash in Waterford.

3/10/2015 - Board Adopts Resolution Calling for Retirement of Police Chief

Waterford, MI - On Monday, March 9, 2015, the Waterford Township Board of Trustees adopted a Resolution calling for the Pension Board of the Township Police and Fire Retirement System to immediately retire Police Chief Daniel T. McCaw.

The Resolution was based on a provision of Michigan’s Fire Fighters and Police Officers Retirement Act (Public Act 345 of 1937) under which the Police and Fire Retirement System and its Pension Board were created and operate.  That provision provides for the Pension Board to retire a member of the retirement system that is at least 60 years old upon the written application of the legislative body, which in Waterford is the Township Board of Trustees.

Chief McCaw, who has been on paid administrative leave for many months, recently reached age 60.  In the Resolution, the Township Board thanked and expressed its appreciation to the Chief for his many years of service to the Township and its residents, and wished him well in retirement.

The Township looks forward to providing the best law enforcement services possible to its residents under a new Chief working with the dedicated and hardworking officers of the our Police Department. 


3/6/2015 - Town Hall Meeting - Safety Paths

Join us Wednesday, April 15th at 6pm in the Town Hall Auditorium 5200 Civic Center Dr.  for a Town Hall Meeting regarding Safety Paths. Township officials are seeking the community’s input regarding non-motorized pathways, safety paths, sidewalks, etc. If you are unable to make the meeting, but would like to provide input, please call the Supervisor’s office at 248-674-6201 or send an email by clicking here.


12/10/2014 - 2014 Christmas Tree Recycling

Oakland County Parks and Recreation offers free Christmas Tree Recycling at 11 park locations.

Dec. 26, 2014 - Jan. 20, 2015
Free Self-Serve Christmas Tree Recycling, seven days, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Please remove all decorations, metal, plastic and string.

Addison Oaks near Oxford; Catalpa Oaks in Southfield; Glen Oaks in Farmington Hills; Groveland Oaks near Holly; Independence Oaks near Clarkston; Lyon Oaks in Lyon Township; Orion Oaks in Orion Township; Red Oaks in Madison Heights; Springfield Oaks in Davisburg; Waterford Oaks in Waterford; and White Lake Oaks in White Lake Township.

Jan. 21 - Feb. 3, 2015: Extended Free Self-Serve Christmas Tree Recycling, seven days, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the following parks:

Independence Oaks (Pine Grove parking lot) and Orion Oaks (Clarkston Rd. parking lot) only.

The parks system processes trees to make compost and wood chips, which will be available to the public in 2015, free of charge at Orion Oaks only on select days.

Subscribe online at and select Christmas Tree Recycling to get a free White Pine tree seedling in the spring from the Oakland Conservation District. For more information, contact 248-858-0906.

11/19/2014 - Waterford Gets Permanent Tree at Town Hall

Just in time for the 28th Annual Tree Lighting & Santa Celebration, Waterford's civic center campus had a permanent Christmas tree transplanted early this November.

Join us December 2, 2014 6-8pm for the annual tree lighting, performances by the Waterford Mott Jazz Band and Pontiac-Waterford Big Chief Chorus, decorate cookies, children's crafts, visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus (don't forget your Santa letter!) and more.

All activities are FREE, refreshments available for purchase. Please bring a can of non-perishable food or an unwrapped toy for the Waterford Goodfellows holiday baskets.

10/27/2014 - Art at Town Hall 2014

Join the Waterford Area Cultural Council for the 2nd Annual Art at Town Hall event!
Artwork from more than 15 local artists will be on display November 7 - November 21.
Kickoff even Friday, November 7th 5-7pm featuring artwork, live music, and light refreshments. Many pieces available for purchase at the opening night ceremony as well.

10/22/2014 - Drug Expert Presents Seminars

The Waterford Coalition for Youth, in patnership with the Waterford School District and McLaren Oakland, is proud to present Drug Recognition Expert Ken Krygel in two free educational evenings entitled "Not My Kid" on Monday, October 27 from 6-8pm at Waterford Kettering High School or Tuesday, November 18 from 6-8 p.m. at
Waterford Mott High School.
This adults only forum will serve to educate the community and parents of all ages of students on the latest trends and issues involving drug and alcohol use in youth.  Call 248.618.7424 to reserve your space for free child care. From Marijuana to Cloud 9, Prescription Drugs and Heroin, you'll know and understand more than you ever have after attending. Think your child is exempt from the risks? THINK AGAIN. There are no
exemptions when it comes to drug and alcohol use in youth. Please be the solution, attend, learn and reduce the risks by becoming informed. For questions please contact director Heather Halls in the coalition office at 248.618.7424

10/22/2014 - $1,000 Scholarship Opportunity

$1,000 Scholarship opportunity for Waterford High School Students: The deadline of October 24th is fast approaching for submission of your 250 word minimum essay about what you've done to "Make a Difference" in your community (or someone can submit on your behalf).  Email entries to no later than 10/24/14 for your  chance to be named Junior Grand Marshall for the Holiday Extravaganza Parade and have your chance to receive the $1,000 Fran Anderson Making a Difference Scholarship.


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