Oakland County Board of Commissioners
Pictured are the New 2015-2016 Oakland County Board of Commissioners.
To see each Commissioner's biography and contact information, click here
The Oakland County Board of Commissioners are the legislative branch of the county and consists of 21 members, who serve as the governing body of Oakland County. Each commissioner represents one of the 21 districts which consists of approximately 57,000 residents. Each commissioner serves a 2-year term and is chosen through a partisan election to serve a district.
The powers and duties of the Oakland Board of Commissioners include:
LATEST NEWS & EVENTS FROM THE BOARD
Gun Safety Lock Press Conference
On Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 2:00pm
the Oakland County Board of Commissioners - in partnership with the
Oakland County Sheriff's Office - will host a gun safety lock press
conference in the
Oakland County Board of Commissioner's Auditorium at 1200 N. Telegraph
Rd. in Pontiac, Michigan.
Gun safety locks will be given to local law
enforcement agencies to distribute to the public in honor of Gun Safety
Awareness Day on June 5, 2015.
35th Annual Youth in Government Day
On April 27, 2015, the Oakland County Board of Commissioners invited
students from local high schools to come in to meet elected officials
and learn about county government.
Please click here to see Commissioner Scott discuss the event.
2015 Nature Center & Woods Annual Clean Up
On April 25, 2015 Commissioner McGillivray organized a volunteer effort to clean up the Red Oaks Nature Center and Suarez Woods. For more information please contact
Commissioner McGillivray at 248-709-0359.
Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson signed a memorandum of
understanding with the City of Detroit, Wayne and Macomb counties, and
the State of Michigan that recommends the creation of a regional water
Human Trafficking Awareness
The National Association of Counties (NACo) honored Oakland County with a 2014 Achievement Award recognized for the Oakland County Board of Commissioners Public Services Committee's program titled “Prevent Gun Violence in Oakland County and Public Awareness” in the category of Civic Education and Public Information.