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Oakland County Board of Commissioners in the News

October 15, 2017

Cultural council honors winners Taub presents proclamations to Michaels and Nine

October 10, 2017

Oakland County School Drinking Water Station Program will increase access to water for students

September 29, 2017

Oakland County Board of Commissioners approve 2018 budget totaling $878 million

September 27, 2017

Oakland County Board of Commissioners holding public hearing on 2018 budget Thursday morning in Pontiac

September 20, 2017

Cities recognized for redevelopment efforts

DTE Energy spending $1.4M to stop Rochester power outages

September 12, 2017

DTE to invest 1.4 million in Rochester electricity infrastructure

September 11, 2017

Oakland County Commissioner Adam Kochenderfer visits White House to discuss infrastructure needs

September 8, 2017

With fewer people choosing to purchase flood insurance, Zack recounts 2014 damage to her home

August 29, 2017

Oakland County Board of Commissioners opposes opioid bill proposed in State House

August 23, 2017

Ferndale working to clean up 8 Mile-Woodward intersection, help homeless

August 17, 2017

County holding public hearings on 2018 budget beginning at 10

August 15, 2017

Oakland County department heads speaking on 2018 budget during second round of hearings

August 11, 2017

Oakland County commissioners build relationships with federal officials during White House visit

August 10, 2017

Entrepreneurs Invited to Bid on County Contracts

Oakland County recognizes United Way for Southeastern Michigan for 100 years of service

United Way recognized for century of service

August 9, 2017

Hospital president highlights gun violence prevention in OC

August 8, 2017

Michigan county commissioners attending conference at White House

August 7, 2017

Doctors seek solutions for gun violence in Michigan

August 4, 2017

Oakland County court officials talk budget challenges during hearings

August 3, 2017

Oakland County commissioners visiting The White House

Oakland County commissioners visiting The White House Oakland Press 

Beaumont's O'Malley among county speakers on gun violence

Oakland County budget hearings begin at 10 a.m. today, open to public

August 2, 2017

Beaumont Health physician says being mentally ill does not predispose someone to gun violence

August 1, 2017

Oakland medical, political leaders tackle gun violence

July 31, 2017

Oakland County department heads to hold public hearings on budget

July 28, 2017

Oakland County Public Services Committee Hosting Public Health Forum on Gun Violence and Mental Health Aug 1

July 17, 2017

Jackson Supporting S.O.A.P. Metro Detroit Human Trafficking Prevention Event August 12th

June 22, 2017

Oakland County Workshop to Present Resources to Entrepreneurs Aug 9th

Oakland Open for Business workshop helps businesses, suppliers and buyers access county resources

Taub Presents Proclamation Honoring Bloomfield Open Hunt

June 20, 2017

South Boulevard Resurfacing Begins with Tri-County Road Funding Program

June 13, 2017

SEMCOG Nominates County Commissioner Phil Weipert as First Vice Chair

June 12, 2017

NACo Profiles in Service: Shelley Goodman Taub

Caseload Increasing at Oakland County Circuit Court, Addition of Judge Possible in 2019

June 7, 2017

Free Gun Locks Aim To Cut Crime

Gingell Expresses Support for Lake Orion Clergy, Cops and Beer to Benefit Area Youth Program

June 6, 2017

Sheriff Bouchard Says Gun Locks Available for Distribution from County Patrol Cars

June 1, 2017

4-Hers and Local High School Students Attend Youth in Government Day

Oakland County Earns 15 National Achievement Awards

Oakland County Law Enforcement, Commissioners Promoting Gun Safety Awareness Month

May 30, 2017

Major Investment in Secured for Rochester Hills Roads

May 27, 2017

Dwyer Humbled by Bates Award

May 17, 2017

29 Local Road Improvement Projects to Receive Funding from County

May 16, 2017

County Board Democrats Introduce Resolutions Opposing Trump

May 12, 2017

Oakland Community College Chancellor Delivers 2017 State of the College to BOC

May 11, 2017

Woodward Seeks to Address Nursing Staff Shortage Reported at Area Hospital

May 9, 2017

County Commissioners Hosting Annual Youth in Government Day Event

May 1, 2017

Oakland County Offers Economic Advice to Northern Neighbors in Ostego County

April 28, 2017

OU Pontiac Initiative Recognized by County and State Officials

April 27, 2017

Letts Named Top Preservationist

Taub Takes Part in Connecticut Roundtable

April 24, 2017

Kate Layton Named Senior Community Liaison for Board of Commissioners

April 20, 2017

County Commissioner Shelley Taub Participates in National Healthcare Roundtable

April 13, 2017

Former U.S. Attorney Charts Next Course in Career

Board Honors Child Abuse Prevention Month, Susan Hull (MDHHS) and Others

April 6, 2017

Attorney General Schuette Recognizes April as Child Abuse Prevention Month

March 31, 2017

Oakland County Honors Former U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade

March 14, 2017

Search Continues for Candidate to Fill Area Agency on Aging Position

Medical Marijuana Operation and Oversight Grant Awarded to Sheriff

March 2, 2017

County Holding Informational Meeting About Clean Energy Program March 6

February 23, 2017

Marching Jaguars Honored at Board of Commissioners Meeting

Southfield-Based Area Agency on Aging 1-B Names Acting Interim CEO

February 16, 2017

County Board Approves Re-establishment of Human Trafficking Task Force

February 13, 2017

County Board to Consider Approving Reestablishment of County Human Trafficking Task Force

February 9, 2017

Patterson Touts Investment at State of the County Address

February 8, 2017

Patterson Talks Investments, Talent in Address

Road Commission Board Members Receive First Salary Increase in 25 Years

February 6, 2017

Oakland County Mental Health Authority Adds New Board Member

Area Agency on Aging Tells County Committee They Will Amend Bylaw

February 3, 2017

Commission to Hear Area Agency on Aging Leadership Presentation Amid Contract Cancellation Notice

January 30, 2017

Proposal Introduced to Create County Healthcare Commission

Board of Commissioners Seeking Resident to Serve on Area Agency on Aging Subcommittee

January 27, 2017

Person Over Sixty Needed to Represent Oakland County on Committee

January 25, 2017

County Board to Create New Human Trafficking Task Force

January 18, 2017

Pontiac Brownfield Properties on Finance Committee Agenda

January 13, 2017

Dwyer Presents Grant for Backpack Program

January 12, 2017

County Commissioners Sworn In During Inauguration Ceremony

January 5, 2017

Two New County Commissioners Being Sworn In on January 11

December 29, 2016

Oakland County Board Honors Fellow Commissioners for Years of Service

December 9, 2016

Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency Names New CEO

December 8, 2016

Two County Commissioners Saying Goodbye, Being Honored Thursday

December 6, 2016

Republican County Commissioners Gather for Biennial Reorganization Meeting

November 30, 2016

Oakland County Officials React to Pistons Departure

November 18, 2016

Rotary Gala Honors Commissioner Dwyer

November 17, 2016

Judge: Holly Township Family Can Get Land Back Under Agreement

November 15, 2016

Hoffman Congratulates Milford Kids on Winning Inspiration Award for Deer-Car Crash Solution

November 13, 2016

New Twist in Long Running Holly Township Property Fight

November 11, 2016

Commissioners Present Honors at Meeting

November 4, 2016

Local Business Clean Energy Program Coming to Oakland County

November 2, 2016

County Commissioner Says Lack of Effective Mass Transit "Shameful"

Commissioner Takes Trip to Experience Transit Ahead of RTA Vote

October 30, 2016

Dwyer to WRC: Get Moving on Middlebelt Tunnel

October 25, 2016

Metro Parent Magazine: A Healthy Gun Safety Discussion with Kids

October 4, 2016

Refugee Law Not Being Followed Says County Officials

September 28, 2016

New County Open Data Policy Seeks to Increase Resident Trust

September 27, 2016

Oakland County Balanced Budget Improves Compensation, Offers Parental Leave

Crawford Chosen for MAC Board of Directors

September 26, 2016

Oakland County Awards $15K to Berkley for Coolidge Resurfacing

Woodward Announces Launch of Group Campaigning for Royal Oak Public Safety Millage Renewal

Oakland County International Airport Gets $6.5M for Taxiway Project

September 23, 2016

Commissioner Bill Dwyer Wants to Help Stop Controlled Substance Abuse

September 22, 2016

Approved County Budget Includes Replacement of 911 Copper Network System

Oakland County Commissioners Taub and Crawford appointed to Michigan Association of Counties (MAC)

Commissioner Fleming Attends War on Terror Memorial Unveiling in Troy

September 20, 2016

Triennial County Budget being Voted on at Thursday at Board of Commissioners Meeting

September 19, 2016

Scholarship Program Created for At-Risk Youth in Oakland County

County Commissioner Offers $1,000 Reward in Jogger Slaying

September 16, 2016

Finance Committee Approves Creation of Positions at Sheriff's Office

Commissioner Adds to Reward for Tips in Jogger Slaying

September 14, 2016

Golf Event Helps Police Scholarship Program

September 13, 2016

Finance Committee to Discuss Grant Application from Sheriff's Office

September 9, 2016

Bloomfield Hills Receives Money for Roads

Oakland County Public Health Nurses Voice Concerns Over Lack of Pay Raise

September 7, 2016

Hills, Farmington to Match Funds for New Local Road Program

September 1, 2016

FBI's Oakland County Gang and Violent Crime Task Force Looking to Move into Courthouse

Board Presents Proclamations to Representative Kathy Crawford and Miss Oakland County Winners

August 30, 2016

Village of Milford Prepares for Work on Neighborhood Roads

August 29, 2016

County Clerk Reduces Fee for Seniors Wanting Copy of Birth Record

Oakland County Leaders Talk Numbers During Budget Hearings

August 26, 2016

Oakland County Launches Cost-Sharing Pilot Program to Fund More Road Repairs

August 25, 2016

Finance Committee Passes Motion Approving Fiscal Year 2017, 2018 and 2019 Budget

August 24, 2016

Budgets and Road Funding Highlight This Week's News in Oakland County Government

August 19, 2016

Commissioners Secure Funding for Cities Roads

August 18, 2016

County's Pilot Local Roads Improvement Plan Provides County Funding for Road Repairs

August 11, 2016

County Commissioner Janet Jackson Joins S.O.A.P Metro Detroit to Promote Awareness of Human Trafficking

August 10, 2016

County Commissioner Phil Weipert Elected Vice Chairman of Southeast Michigan Council of Government

July 30, 2016

Weipert Elected to SEMCOG Leadership

July 26, 2016

Detroit Zoo Asks Voters to Renew 10 Year Metro Millage

July 21, 2016

3-Year Oakland County Budget Has $200M Surplus

July 18, 2016

Raises, Road Funding and High-Tech 911 System to Top List of County Budget Recommendations

July 12, 2016

Groundbreaking Set for New Oakland County Animal Shelter

July 1, 2016

SAFE Summer Champions: Oakland County Board of Commissioners

June 30, 2016

Oakland County Board of Commissioners Promotes Gun Safety

June 27, 2016

MDOT Faces Off With Bloomfield Township Residents on I-75 Expansion

June 20, 2016

Crawford Commonsense Firearms Safety Can Save Lives

June 15, 2016

Police to Gun Owners: Lock It Up

Got a Gun? Lock it Up!

June 14, 2016

After Orlando, Debate Recharged Over Whether Background Check System is Flawed

June 13, 2016

Free Gun Locks in South Lyon

June 10, 2016

County and Local Police Raise Awareness With Gun Lock Giveaway

June 9, 2016

County Commissioner to Hold Community Meeting on I-75 Modernization

June 8, 2016

Oakland County Gun Owners Can Get Free Firearm Locks

June 7, 2016

Commissioners Promote Gun Safety and Distribute Thousands of Firearm Locks

County Officials to Distribute Gun Locks to Local Law Enforcement

Board Presents Proclamation in Recognition of Asian American Heritage Month

June 6, 2016

Lock-It-Up-Oakland Free Gun Lock Distribution Begins Friday

June 3, 2016

Officials: Outlying Oakland County Suburbs Could Be Neglected by Public Transportation Proposal

June 2, 2016

County Officials Announce 3rd Gun Safety Awareness Day

May 27, 2016

Oakland County Commissioners Set Aside $1M to Help Fund City Road Projects

May 26, 2016

Oakland County Cities Get an Extra Boost in Road Funding

May 24, 2016

Oakland County Commissioners Could Ask Snyder for Relief from $30M Water Debt

May 19, 2016

Oakland Democrats Propose $500K for School Lead Testing

County Democrats Propose Fund to Help Schools Test for Lead in Water System

May 17, 2016

Pontiac Receives $60K Grant to Improve Health

May 15, 2016

Interview with Commissioner Shelley Goodman Taub

May 6, 2016

Officials Examining Oakland County's Electricity Infrastructure

May 4, 2016

OHS Students Get a Taste of Government

May 1, 2016

Celebrating Four B's Volunteers, Historic Farmhouse

April 29, 2016

School Water Should be Tested for Lead and Copper, County Officials Urge

Students See County Government First Hand at Youth Day

April 28, 2016

Addison Adding Deputy to Midnight Shift

April 25, 2016

Detroit Zoo Millage Could be on August Primary Ballot

Detroit Zoo Seeking to Extend Millage

Plans in the Works to Test Water for Lead in Oakland County Schools

April 21, 2016

TIME Magazine Awards Local Doctor Who Put the Brakes on Flint Water

Oakland County Commissioner Robert Gosselin Withdraws From Election

April 20, 2016

Commissioners to Review Possible $17M Residential Development on Former Novi Orchard

Fundraiser Marks Comeback of Madison Heights Youth Assistance

April 19, 2016

Time to Clean Up the Red Oaks Nature Center

April 18, 2016

Clinic Honored by Board

April 15, 2016

Commissioners Planning to Eliminate ID Card Fee for Oakland County Veterans

April 12, 2016

CARE House Honors Troy Couple as Foster Parents of the Year

April 8, 2016

Number of Children in Foster Care Dips but Need for Parents Still Exists

March 30, 2016

Oakland County Officials Plant Pinwheels for Child Abuse Prevention Awareness

March 29, 2016

Oakland County Officials to Discuss $1.3 Million Road Project at Pontiac Campus

March 23, 2016

Good Friday Delivery of Donations for Flint

March 21, 2016

DRIVE Group Advocates at County Commission Meeting for Public Transit

March 19, 2016

Politics Hits Gas at Freeway Project in Oakland County

March 16, 2016

Oakland County Commissioners to Launch Flint Donation Drive

County Officials Announce Oakland County Cares 4 Flint Drive

March 11, 2016

MAC: Oakland Launches Aid Campaign for Flint Residents

MAC: County Leaders Share Expertise

March 7, 2016

Petition Would Cut Wayne County Commissioner Salaries

March 4, 2016

Woodward Inspires Lawmaker to Work to Pass Paid Sick Leave in Ingham County

March 3, 2016

South Lyon Chamber Honors Commissioner Weipert

Waterford Names Former Warren Captain as Police Chief

February 23, 2016

South Lyon Takes More Steps to Help Improve Downtown

February 18, 2016

Oakland County Commissioner John Scott to Run for Waterford Township Supervisor

Oakland County Commissioner Adam Kochenderfer Seeking Election

February 17, 2016

County Commission Resolves to Step Up for Mentally Ill Offenders

February 16, 2016

Oakland County Commissioners to Consider 'Gag Order' Law Opposition

Patterson Defends 1-75 Expansion

February 10, 2016

Oakland County Executive Touts I-75 Project in State of the County Address

February 2, 2016

Investiture Ceremonies Held for Two New Oakland County Circuit Judges

January 29, 2016

Farmington Hills Dwyer Seeks Fourth Commission Term

January 27, 2016

Animal Cruelty Activist Group Calls Out Oakland County

January 25, 2016

Oakland County Officials Eyeing Girl Scouts Property for White Lake Oaks Expansion

January 15, 2016

Oakland County Parks and Recreation Commission Reappoints Leadership

January 13, 2016

Democrats Oppose Bill That Would Move County Executive Election

Tier 1 Auto Roofing Supplier Could Relocate to Pontiac

December 25, 2015

Prescription Drug Card Helps Oakland Residents Save

December 18, 2015
Kochenderfer Leaves City Council
Doctor Honored by Oakland County Commissioner David Woodward

December 7, 2015
Rochester Hills Councilman Adam L. Kochenderfer new District #15 commissioner.

November 20, 2015
Prescription drug program saves Oakland County residents $2.6 million

November 19, 2015
County Official to Receive Award from Homes for Autism
19th Annual Ring of Hope Dinner Honors Chairperson Gingell

November 16, 2015
Two More Apply for Commission​ers Seat

November 16, 2015
R​ochester-area Counc​il Members Apply for Oakland County Commission Vacancy

November 11,2015
Oakland County Board to Review Sheriff Contracts

November 10, 2015
Oakland County Official to Receive 2015 Golden Ring of Hope Award

November 6, 2015
New Circuit Judges Start Next Week

November 3, 2015
New Animal Adoption Center Approved for County

November 2, 2015
Shining Light on DIA

Commissioners approve Oakland County Animal Control’s new ‘forever home’

October 28, 2015
County Commissioners want to bring paid sick, maternity leave to employees

October 22, 2015
Appointments Made to Oakland County Circuit Court

October 20, 2015
Gov. Rick Snyder appoints Jarbou, Matis to 6th Circuit Court in Oakland County
Crains: Matis, Jarbou Appointed to Vacancies at Circuit Court
Oakland County Commissioner Appointed to Circuit Court Judicial Vacancy

September 30, 2015
Shelly Goodman Taub Elected First VP of Mich. Association of Counties Board

September 28, 2015
McGillivray Calls for Volunteers for MH Youth Assistance
Road Commission Report Shows Grim Outlook for Oakland County Roads

September 25, 2015
Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority Celebrates Recovery Month

September 17, 2015
Oakland County Board of Commissioners OK 3-Year County Budget

September 6, 2015
Taub Appointed to NACo Leadership Team

September 4, 2015
Oakland County Commissioner Shelley Taub Appointed to National Association
Commissioner Shelley Taub Appointed to National Association

September 3, 2015
Oakland County Commissioner Looking to Fill Committee Spot

September 1, 2015
Oakland County Commission Approves First Steps for New Animal Shelter Estimated to Cost $15.45M

August 28, 2015
Voting Rights Act 50th Anniversary Celebrated
Atoning for Tumultuous Times, DIA Gives Raises to Graham
Michigan Lawmakers Seek More Transparency from DIA

August 27, 2015
DIA Controversy Simmering: Should Museum Execs Get Raises Bonuses?
DIA Chair: Counties Can't Block Executive Raises
Some Oakland County Officials Protest DIA Raises
All Seasons Senior Living Community Opens in Birmingham

August 26, 2015
Oakland County Commissioner Opposes Raises and Bonuses at the Detroit Institute of Arts
Detroit Institute of Arts Awards Executives as Compensation for Turmoil
DIA execs could get compensation packages of $600K
Pay Packages for DIA Executives Stir Controversy
Oakland County Commissioner Seeks to Block Proposed Raises for DIA Execs
Raises for DIA Execs Raise Scrutiny in the Suburbs
Oakland County Commissioner Fighting to Block Raises for DIA Execs
With Departing Director In Line For $625K Objections Raised to DIA

August 25, 2015
DIA Proposes $625,185 Compensation Plan for Execs
Oakland County Commissioner John Scott Drafts Resolution to Stop DIA Pay Raises
Oakland County Commissioner Seeks to Block DIA Raises

August 23, 2015
Dwyer Attends Patriot Day Event

August 19, 2015
Oakland County Resident Reflects on Opportunity to Vote
Road Commission to Hold Public Hearing Thursday on 2016 Budget

August 18, 2015
Road Commission for Oakland County Set for Public Budget Hearing

August 11, 2015
Commissioners Announce 50th Voting Rights Commemoration

August 10, 2015
Hills Commissioner Helps Raise Trafficking Awareness

August 7, 2015
Oakland County Family Celebrating 100 Years of Reunions

August 6, 2015
Oakland County Commission to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act

August 5, 2015
Oakland County Board Urges Struggling Doctors' Hospital to Keep Family Medicine Residency Program in Pontiac
Oakland County Commissioners Announce Special 50th Voting Rights Commemoration

August 3, 2015
Commissioner Kowall Calls for Changes to Federal Grants
Oakland County Commissioner Calls for Changes to Federal Grants-in-Aid System

July 30, 2015
Commissioner Bowman and Sheriff's Office Donate Bikes at Health Fair

July 28, 2015
Group Behind Move to Hike Minimum Wage Now Eyeing Paid Sick Time in Michigan

July 26, 2015
Celebrate and Protect Medicare and Voting Rights by Commissioner Quarles

July 22, 2015
Commissioner Jackson Continues Human Trafficking Awareness Efforts

July 20, 2015
Oakland County Board of Commissioners Honored in National Social Media Competition
Oakland County Commission Approves $20K Donation to Provide Healthier Food Options at Parks

July 16, 2015
County's Economy Healthy Patterson Says in Budget Presentation
Patterson's Proposed Budget Seeks Tax Cut

July 15, 2015
Oakland County Budget Reflects Economic Health

July 8, 2015
Oakland County Commissioner Helaine Zack Selected for Harvard Leadership Program
Kowall Attends Grand Opening at New Open Door Resale Shop in Waterford

July 7, 2015
Patterson scheduled for budget presentation to Oakland County Commission

July 2, 2015
Quarles: Time to Remove Partisan Politics from Redistricting
Ongoing Land Feud Continues in Holly Township

June 20, 2015
County Commissioner Selected as Taubman Fellow

June 17, 2015
Oakland County Sheriff Announces Plan to Ease Tensions

June 12, 2015
Credit union celebrates reopening of Troy and Clinton Township Locations

June 11, 2015
Gershenson: Trip to South Africa an 'Extraordinary Experience'

June 10, 2015
Oakland Expects Water Department Lease to be Signed Friday
Bill Aims to Move Oakland County Executive Elections to Midterm Years

June 8, 2015
Free Gun Locks Available in Farmington

June 4, 2015
Gun Safety Program Announced by Oakland County Officials
Oakland County Sheriff Department Giving Out Free Gun Safety Locks on Friday
Oakland County Distributes Trigger Locks to Make Guns Safer

June 3, 2015
Oakland County Law Enforcement to Hand Out 3000 Gun Locks
Oakland County Working with Law Enforcement to Distribute Lock Triggers
Oakland Gun Owners Can Get Free Trigger Locks Friday

June 2, 2015
Oakland County Officials and Gun Safety Experts Tout Firearm Safety Program
Oakland Gun Owners Can Get Free Trigger Locks Friday

March 24, 2015
Tax Cut Approval Does Not Stop Oakland County Democrats Desires to Use Money for Roads

March 23, 2015
Oakland County Officials Happy with Changes to DIA Contract Over Raises

March 21, 2015
Oakland County Ups Clout Over DIA Spending, Bonuses

March 13, 2015
County, cities estimate Prop 1 revenues

March 12, 2015
Madison Heights and Hazel Park reflect on 2014 at State of the Cities

March 4, 2015
Local pet store owner making a difference one child at a time
Commissioner: Poll Says Voters Want Potholes Fixed, Not Tax Cuts

March 3, 2015
Poll: Oakland County wants better roads more than tax cut

March 3, 2015
Human Trafficking Film Kicks Off

March 2, 2015
Bill Middleton Left Behind Many Memories, Legacies, Friends Say

February 27, 2015
Internet Sales Taxes Who Collects?

February 25, 2015
Man Sues Cities, Alleges Potholes Caused Crash

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Channel Fox 2 Coverage of Gun Safety Lock News Conference

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