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: 

  • Senior Advisory Council seeks one individual to serve in At-Large Role and another who resides in 8th District.  Please click here for press release.

 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 Announces

2016 Gun Safety Awareness Day and Press Conference
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On Tuesday, June 7th at 2:00pm
the BOC will join with the Oakland County Sheriff's Office and local law enforcement for a press conference on the important issue of gun safety.  The event will take place in the Auditorium at 1200 N. Telegraph Road.  Free gun locks will be distributed by police departments throughout the county on June 10th.

April 21st Victims' Service Distinction Awards will be presented by Oakland County Commissioner Bob Hoffman,  Commissioner Bill Dwyer, Oakland  Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard and Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper. They will honor Jody Robinson of the National Organization of Victims of Juvenile Murders and  Lt. Steven Troy of the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department for the Victim’s Rights Advocacy.

Oakland County Board Vice Chairman Honors NRA instructor of the Year – Oakland County Sheriff Deputy Milt Williams. Vice Chairman Michael Spisz and Commissioner Bill Dwyer will be joined by Oakland County Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard to present proclamation.

Oakland County Cares 4 Flint Employee Donation Drive

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Commissioners Bob Hoffman and Marcia Gershenson talk to the media about the Oakland County Cares 4 Flint employee donation drive that took place March 21st - 24th.

 Latest Updates & Events from the Board

On Monday, April 25, 2016, Youth to Look to Learn About Water Services and meet elected officials at the 36th Annual Youth in Government Day program.
We are looking to give area youth a voice on an array of issues as they will address their elected officials.

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 ​​