Oakland County Board of Commissioners
Oakland County, MichiganBoard of Commissioners

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Oakland County Board of Commissioners


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Pictured is the 2017-2018 Oakland County Board of Commissioners. For each Commissioner's biography and contact information, please click here.

Powers and Duties of the Oakland Board of Commissioners
 

 Human Trafficking Prevention

​The Board of Commissioners recognizes the seriousness of human trafficking and the ongoing threat it poses to vulnerable adults and children, as well as to the safety of all the people of Oakland County. The Oakland County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) was created in January 2017. Please visit the OCHTTF page for more information.

Gun Safety Awareness

On June 6, 2017 the Board of Commissioners held its annual gun safety press conference (video recap), raising awareness about the importance of safe storage and kicking-off their fourth annual gun safety lock giveaway effort.

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Participating Departments
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Health Division

BOC Safety PSAs

 

 BOC Public Safety PSAs

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 Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA)

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WRAP provides assistance to low-income customers of GLWA communities.

 Oakland County Discount Prescription Drug Card

​Coast2Coast Rx Card is a free prescription discount card for Oakland County residents.
For more information, please call 1-800-931-8872 or click
here.

 


2017 NACo Award Winner

2017-CARE-House-Pinwheel-Garden_2017-0403_WEB.jpg The National Association of Counties (NACo) honored the Board of Commissioners with three 2017 Achievement Awards, recognizing programs designed to promote gun safety, prevent bullying and aid with local road repairs.

2016 S.A.F.E. Summer Champion

photo credit: Paulette Brobeck. pictured: Chairman Gingell, Commissioners Taub and SpiszThe National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) recognized Oakland County as a local champion in its efforts to promote firearm safety.


2015 Golden Post Award

Social Media Award.jpgThe Oakland County Board of Commissioners and IT Digital Editorial Team placed 3rd in the nation in the Best Government Social Media Campaign category for their                   human trafficking social media campaign.

2015 Golden Ring of Hope Award

HomesHomes for Autism.jpg for Autism presented the 2015 Golden Ring of Hope Award to Oakland County Board Chairman Michael J. Gingell.


2014 NACo Award Winner

2014-AwardsLarge.pngThe National Association of Counties (NACo) honored Oakland County with a 2014 Achievement Award for gun safety in the category of Civic Education and Public Information.

 BOARD ANNOUNCES

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On September 28, 2017 the Oakland County Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted the FY 2018 County budget.
 
 
 
Please visit the Fiscal Services website for detailed budget information.

 
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On August 9, 2017 the Board hosted a free workshop for Oakland County businesses and entrepreneurs, and it was a big success! If you missed the event, you can access the featured presentations here:


Check out the Oakland is Open for Business recap video, which features the special presentations from the event!

2017 Youth in Government Day

On May 15, 2017, the Board hosted its annual Youth in Government Day. The goal of the event was to emphasize the importance of civic engagement for young people.

Check out the event recap video for our 2017 Youth in Government Day!

Event Recap Blog Post

Full press release

Photo Gallery