Oakland County Board of Commissioners
Oakland County, MichiganBoard of Commissioners

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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: 

 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

2014 NACo Award Winner


The 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

Oakland County Board of Commissioners

 Pictured is the 2015-2016 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


Organization Recognizes County Board Chairman

photo credit: Paulette Brobeck. pictured: Chairman Gingell, Commissioners Taub and SpiszHomes for Autism presented the 2015 Golden Ring of Hope Award to Oakland County Board Chairman Michael J. Gingell on November 21st.

He was selected for his involvement with organizations that support autism and for his community service.

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

 Oakland County Discount Dental Program

As costs of dental coverage continues to increase, options to lower out-of-pocket expenses are needed.

Tooth.jpgPlease click here for more information and apply for the discount dental program. 

 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.

 Board Fills District 15 Vacancy

Board appoints Rochester Hills Councilman Adam L. Kochenderfer as commissioner of District #15 on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at a  special Board meeting. He fills the vacancy of former commissioner and vice chairman Jeff Matis. Read More.

On Monday, December 7th  Kochenderfer was sworn in by his predecessor Judge Jeff Matis.

Oakland County Commissioner Michael Spisz becomes the new board vice chairman.

Oakland County Commissioner Bob Hoffman becomes the new chairman of the Human Resources  Committee.

 Latest Updates & Events from the Board

Board of Commissioners Passes Balanced Budget Before October 1, 2015 Deadline


On September 17, 2015, the Oakland County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to adopt a balanced budget for FY 2015-2016.  For more information regarding the budget, please click here.


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

Gun Safety Awareness Efforts

On Tuesday, June 2, 2015, the Oakland County Board of Commissioners - in partnership with the Oakland County Sheriff's Office - hosted a gun safety lock press conference in Pontiac, Michigan.  Gun safety locks were given to local law enforcement agencies to distribute to the public in honor of Gun Safety Awareness Day on June 5, 2015.

Gun Safety Lock Flyer
2015 Partners List

National Shooting Sports Foundation Website ​​