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:
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Four-year terms on the Township Board of Trustees officially kicked off Tuesday night.
The four-year terms of incumbent and newly-elected officials on the White Lake Township Board of Trustees were sworn into duty on Tuesday night, along with a new White Lake Fire Department sergeant and three on-call firefighters. Among those sworn in by District Court Judge Joseph Fabrizio (52nd District, 2nd Division) were: The Nov. 6 election results in White Lake showed three incumbent board members returning for another four-year term: Baroni, Lilley, and Burkard. All three encouraged support of the new board members on Tuesday night. "In every situation that you encounter during your time on the board, there is always two sides to every story," Lilley said. "I would encourage you to consider each and every decision that you make over…
Township expects to lose almost $30,000 in property tax revenues from 2012 to 2013.
Both revenues and expenditures are down from the previous year in the White Lake Township's general fund budget, which was unanimously approved Tuesday night by the Board of Trustees. Among the highlights included are a drop of almost $30,000 in property tax revenues from $960,402 budgeted in 2012 to $930,806 budgeted in 2013. The township also expects a growth in retiree health insurance expenditures, from $121,000 budgeted in 2012 to $130,000 budgeted in 2013. The salaries of elected officials remain the same. Incumbent Supervisor Greg Baroni will be paid $75,039 in 2013 as he did in 2012, while incumbent Clerk Terry Lilley will be paid $69,707. Newly-elected Treasurer Mike Roman will also be paid $69,707, while the four elected trustees…
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The White Lake Township Board of trustees will welcome the newly elected board members, and discuss the 2013 budget.
The White Lake Township Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Township Hall to discuss several items. The newly elected board members are expected to be sworn in, and the 2013 township budget will also be discussed. Other items on the agenda include:
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
If you missed the first meeting on the White Lake Township sewer debt situation, a second meeting will be held Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m.
Anyone with questions regarding the White Lake Sewer debt, and the Pontiac Lake Sewer District, is invited to attend a second sewer presentation by White Lake Clerk Terry Lilley. The presentation will be Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. at White Lake Township Hall. The first presentation was held in September. At the presentation, Lilley gave a history of the sewer projects in White Lake, a background on the bonds and sewer fund, and the board discussed future solutions to the current problems with the sewer fund. Lilley said the ongoing issue with the sewer debt dates back to the 1990s, and that some of the decisions made in the 1990s by previous administrations have tied the hands of the current administration and put the township in the …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Several items are on the agenda, including a public hearing on 2013 Community Block Grant Development monies and discussion on the clean up of White Lake Cemetery.
The White Lake Township Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Township Hall to discuss several items including the distribution of community development block grant funds, and cemetery clean up at White Lake Cemetery. Community development block grants are part of a federal program run by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The program, according to HUD, provides communities with resources to address a wide range of unique community development needs. In 2011, the 2012 funds were allocated to the township's minor home repair program. The program is designed to help low- to moderate-income households in White Lake Township complete more complicated home maintenance. In order to qualify for the program…
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Andrea Voorheis (R-White Lake) is running for White Lake township trustee in the August primary election.
To kick off election coverage, White Lake-Highland Patch has sent out a survey to candidates running for office in White Lake and Highland. The following is the Q&A response from White Lake Trustee candidate Andrea Voorheis. Voorheis, a republican, will be facing off against several other candidates in the August primary election. Patch: How long have you lived in White Lake? Voorheis: My entire life except during college. Patch: What community and civic organizations are you currently involved in? Voorheis: Patch: What drew you to run for Trustee? Voorheis: I love White Lake, and I want to be involved in the shaping of the future of White Lake. Patch: What personal and professional experiences make you qualified to hold that position? …
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
The White Lake Township Board of Trustees met Tuesday night.
With a few amendments, the White Lake solicitation ordinance was unanimously approved by the township board Tuesday night at the regular township meeting. The ordinance, which will limit approved solicitation in the township between the hours of 10 a.m. and 8 p.m., will require any business going door to door in the township to get a permit. This ordinance does not apply to religious organizations, non-profits or groups like the Girl Scouts. In addition to a background check through the police department and an application to be filed with the township, any potential solicitors must also submit evidence of sales tax permits. The ordinance also states that solicitors would not be allowed to solicit in subdivisions or at homes and businesses…
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Several items are on the agenda, including the second reading of the township's proposed solicitation ordinance.
The White Lake Township Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Township Hall to discuss several items, including the township's proposed solicitation ordinance, and the possible demolition of the home next to the township's offices at 7515 Highland Road. The interest in adopting a solicitation ordinance was sparked by complaints to the township in January from residents about pushy door-to-door natural gas salespeople. The proposed ordinance would require all solicitors wanting to do business in White Lake to obtain a license with the township and undergo a background check with the police department. This will be the second reading of the ordinance. A second reading is required prior to adoption. The demolition of the home …
Thursday, May 3, 2012
The White Lake Township Board of Trustees will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at Township Hall to discuss millage proposals for the August primary election.
After holding off talks about the millage proposals at the April meeting, the White Lake Township Board of Trustees has scheduled a special meeting to discuss their millage options Thursday at 7 p.m. at Township Hall. The board has four millage proposals on the table, and will also be discussing the option of special assessments as opposed to the millages. If the township decided to go the special assessment route, Township Attorney Greg Need said the assessment would have to be placed on the ballot once for voter approval. The township could then assess up to 1 mill for services like police and fire, and wouldn't have to go back to voters for renewals. Because White Lake is a charter township, Michigan law allows for the special …