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Oakland County Board of Commissioners in the News

 
 

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 Goverment

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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