Thursday, March 21, 2013
The Twin Lakes well house pump failed Saturday.
The White Lake Township Board of Trustees approved an engineering study to replace the original well in the Twin Lakes well house after if failed this past Saturday. The well, located behind Tim Hortons and Wendys at Fisk and Highland Roads, was drilled in 1958 and failed due to age, according to Paul Shearlock, White Lake Township Water Department Director. The failure caused flooding, with a loss of about 100,000 gallons of water at a rate of 400 gallons per minute. Shearlock said it took about an hour or two before responding firefighters were able to shut off the valve inside the well house to stop the leak and turn off the power inside the building. The largest well in the Twin Lakes well house is still running, as it was just …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The sidewalk will provide a connection to the North Broadmoor neighborhood on Haymarket Street.
North Broadmoor neighborhood residents could soon get their wish of a brand new sidewalk along Union Lake Road, connecting Haymarket Street to the Dublin Senior Center and Vetter Park. White Lake Township Board Members unanimously approved a cost study Tuesday night for the construction of the sidewalk connection. The sidewalk connection will be approximately 220 feet long and 5 feet wide and would cost about $3,000 to $4,000, according to Planning Director Sean O'Neil. However, the township hopes to save money by soliciting bids for the sidewalk connection along with an additional sidewalk construction at the senior center planned for this spring. The connection will be paid for using parks and recreation funds. Keith McKenzie, …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The board will discuss participation in 2013 Tri-Party Program and hold second readings for the excavation and extraction and cemetery ordinances.
The White Lake Township Board of Trustees will meet for its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at Township Hall. Items on the agenda include:
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The White Lake Township board approved a loan of $740,000 from the general fund to the sewer debt fund in order to pay back bonds.
The White Lake Township Board of Trustees approved a loan of general fund dollars to the township's sewer debt fund in order to save the township from defaulting on bonds related to a decade old sewer project. The township will loan $740,000 to the sewer debt fund to pay off, in full, an outstanding bond from Oakland County and to make a payment, due in March, on another bond owed by the sewer project. Supervisor Greg Baroni said the money from the general fund was set aside last year for this purpose, and because it's budgeted, will not impact other township expenditures. The township board now must figure out how the sewer debt will repay the loan to the township. There are several options on the table, but trustee Rik Kowall said it …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The board will discuss several items, including the purchase of iPads for the Fire Department.
The White Lake Township Board of Trustees will hold a meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. at White Lake Township Hall to discuss a number of items. Agenda items include:
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
In a special meeting Tuesday, the White Lake Township Board of Trustees approved zoning changes for two White Lake businesses.
If you've been wondering about those big signs in front of Dave & Amy's and McDonald's on M-59, wonder no more. The signs explained zoning changes the two restaurants were seeking from White Lake Township—changes that were approved by the White Lake Township Board of Trustees Tuesday. The changes will allow the restaurants to make changes to their buildings without having to jump through additional hoops, according to Supervisor Greg Baroni. The two parcels were non-conforming parcels, and zoned local business. Under the current ordinance, non-conforming parcels can't make modifications to structure or features. The rezoning to restricted business will bring the parcels in line with the township's master plan. In addition, the rezoning …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
During a special meeting, the board will discuss the rezoning of Dave & Amy's and McDonald's.
The White Lake Township Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Tuesday to discuss the rezoning of the Dave & Amy's and McDonald's parcels. This will be the second reading of the rezonings.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Want to have a say in the future of White Lake's parks, take the online survey or attend the visioning session Jan .16.
White Lake Township Community Development Department invites residents and business owners to share their ideas during a visioning session to he held Wednesday, January 16 from 7-9 p.m. at the Dublin Community Center, 685 Union Lake Road, White Lake, 48383. This session is being held to gain residents input into future park and recreation planning projects, and policy in the Township. The results of the Visioning session will be used to help the White Lake Township Parks and Recreation Committee update its 5-year Recreation Plan. The Recreation Plan is being written to the specifications of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR), which will allow White Lake Township to apply for grant funding through the Trust Fund Program. …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Carol Kehoe, the program developer for the Dublin Community Senior Center in White Lake, will now be a full-time employee of the township.
The White Lake Township Board of Trustees approved a request to make Carol Kehoe's position at the Dublin Community Senior Center a full-time position at the regular board meeting Tuesday night. Kehoe's position as program developer for the center had previously been a part-time position. In a memo to the board, Dublin Community Senior Center Director Kathy Gordinear said Kehoe currently works 35 hours a week and does not received any paid time off for holiday. vacation or sick days. "She actually works more hours annually than a full time employee," Gordinear said. "We continue to work at our previous levels of staffing (used to be two full-time staff and one part-time staff at Dublin) even though we have increased the number of programs …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
The White Lake Township Board is hosting its last meeting for 2012 Tuesday at 7 p.m. at White Lake Township Hall.
The White Lake Township Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Township Hall to discuss several items. The fee ordinance is expected to be discussed, and Sprader's on the Lake is requesting an entertainment permit. Other items on the agenda include: