Parks and Recreation Commission
Oakland County, MichiganBoard of CommissionersParks and Recreation Commission

Parks and Recreation Commission

The Parks and Recreation Commission was established pursuant to the Michigan Compiled Law, MCL 46.351. The Commission’s purpose is to preserve park land and to create recreational, leisure, and learning experiences for county residents.

The Commission consists of 10 members: the Road Commissioner for Oakland County, the Water Resources Commissioner, a member of the Regional Planning Agency, and seven members appointed by the Oakland County Board of Commissioners, not more than three of whom shall be members of the Board of Commissioners. Members serve 3-year terms. They receive a $35 per diem and county allowance mileage reimbursement.

For more information on the Parks & Recreation Commission, including information on upcoming meetings and events, please click here.


Applications are not currently being accepted to this board. When there are open positions, you can apply online by clicking on theapplication form, filling it out and pressing the "SUBMIT" button.

You can also print the application form and mail or fax to:

Oakland County Board of Commissioners
1200 North Telegraph Road
Pontiac, Michigan 48341
Fax: 248-858-1572

For more information, please call 248-858-0101.