Oakland County Board of Commissioners
Oakland County, MichiganBoard of Commissioners

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2015​ Golden Post Award

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The human trafficking social media campaign organized by the Oakland County Board and the Oakland County Information Technology Digital Editorial Team placed 3rd in the nation in the Best Government Social Media Campaign  Category. Read more


2015 Golden Ring of Hope Award


Homes for Autism presented the 2015 Golden Ring of Hope Award to Oakland County Board Chairman Michael J. Gingell on November 21st.

For more information on how to get involved, go to homesforautism.org or call 586-477-0993.

Oakland County Board of Commissioners

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

The 21-member Oakland County Board of Commissioners is the legislative branch of county government. Each commissioner represents approximately 57,000 residents in a district. Commissioners are elected to 2-year terms. 
Powers and Duties of the Oakland Board of Commissioners


 BOC Public Service Announcements


Project ChildSafe Names Oakland County BOC "S.A.F.E. Summer Local Champion"


photo credit: Paulette Brobeck. pictured: Chairman Gingell, Commissioners Taub and SpiszThe National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) has recognized the Oakland County Board of Commissioners as a "Local Champion" for its efforts to promote firearm safety in the region. 

The recognition comes as NSSF launches its fourth annual Project ChildSafe S.A.F.E. Summer campaign to emphasize the importance of responsible firearm storage - particularly while children are home from school and are more likely to be unattended. 

 Great Lakes Water Authority

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Please visit the Great Lakes Regional Water Authority page
to get the facts and learn more.

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 of Oakland County residents. Savings of up to $2.6 million have been reported. Card holders can save up to 68% on prescription drugs.  For more information, please call 1-800-931-8872 or click here.


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.


  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, and specifically to encourage Oakland County youth to be informed about the many facets of local government, as well as active in the politics and policies that impact their lives.

Event Recap Blog Post

Full press release

Photo Gallery

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Oakland County Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Program


Board Receives Three National Awards

The National Association of Counties (NACo) honored the BOC with three 2017 Achievement Awards, recognizing innovative programs designed to promote gun safety, prevent school bullying and aid with urgent local road repairs.

Board Votes to Pass Triennial County Budget
At the September 22, 2016 board meeting, the BOC voted to pass the proposed FY2017 - FY2019 County budget. You obtain detailed budget information on the Fiscal Services website.

Groundbreaking at New Animal Control & Adoption Center Site
Click here for more information and photos.

Philip Weipert Selected as SEMCOG Vice Chairperson
As an officer of SEMCOG, Commissioner Weipert will work to solve regional challenges and enhance the quality of life for the seven-county region's 4.7 million people.

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Free Gun Locks

(while supplies last)

Please click here for participating police departments and Oakland County Sheriff's Substations.