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Oakland County Board of Commissioners

 Pictured are the New 2013-2014 Oakland County Board of Commissioners. To see each Commissioner's biography and contact information, click here.

The Oakland County Board of Commissioners are the legislative branch of the county and consists of 21 members, who serve as the governing body of Oakland County. Each commissioner represents one of the 21 districts which consists of approximately 57,000 residents. Each commissioner serves a 2-year term and is chosen through a partisan election to serve a district.
 
The powers and duties of the Oakland Board of Commissioners include:
  • Establishing and revising County policies
  • Establishing the property tax millage rate
  • Adopting the annual county budget; and long-range capital improvement program
  • Adopting ordinances and rules
  • Adopting the County development plan
  • Establishing the Authority, Duties & Responsibilities of County Departments  

Human Trafficking Event


Human Trafficking Event

Learn about the impact of human trafficking in this two-day event scheduled for November 13th and 14th.Click here to view event flyer.

Learn About the Impact of Trafficking At Two-Day Event (Media Alert)


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County Executive L. Brooks Patterson's
Budget Presentation

County Executive L. Brooks Patterson presented this year's Budget Presentation at the past Board meeting on July 16, 2014. For more information visit www.oakgov.com/exec.


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Mental Health First Aid Training

Someone you know could be experiencing a mental illness or crisis. You can help them. Mental health First Aid Course is an 8 hour free training course that teaches a 5-step action plan. Anyone can take the course. For more information or to find a class near you call TTI 248-524-8801 

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Latest News and Events From The Board

The National Association of Counties (NACo) honored Oakland County with a 2014 Achievement Award recognized for the Oakland County Board of Commissioners Public Services Committee's  program titled “Prevent Gun Violence in Oakland County and Public Awareness” in the category of Civic Education and Public Information.

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Wisdom for New Journeys

Wisdom for New Journeys a free conference for aging adults and their advocates. Oct. 8, 2014 from 9:30am-2:00pm (lunch provided). Located at Walsh College Troy Campus- 3838 Livernois Rd, Troy, MI. The conference will feature keynote speaker Nancy Martens, Founder and Chief Caring Officer of ElderCompass. To RSVP call 248-858-4092 or visit oakgov.com/seniors. Click here to view flyer


 

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Apply to serve on County Boards, Committees and Commissions

Members of the general public are periodically needed to fill seats on various county boards and commissions. Applications are currently being sought for positions on the:  

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Curbing Gun Violence Study Group Public Service Announcements
Read the full report on Curbing Gun Violence from the BOC here:
Please give us your feedback on the Gun Violence Report by clicking here