- Oakland County Clerk/Register of Deeds Lisa Brown spent $1.9 million less
than was budgeted for her office in Fiscal Year 2015-16 by continuing to cut
wasteful spending while improving services to Oakland County residents.
projected budget for the Clerk/ROD office was $10.5 million, while actual
expenditures for the fiscal year were $8.6 million. Last year, Brown spent $1.5
million less than budgeted. The budget is set by the Oakland County Board of
staff and I are working to run a lean and efficient office, and it's paying off
for Oakland County taxpayers," said Lisa Brown. "We successfully
trimmed the fat, which has allowed us to come in under budget each year I've
been in office."
example of how the Clerk/ROD office is doing more for Oakland County residents
is the launch of the Property Records Notification (PRN) system. A national
award winning system, PRN allows users to know the up-to-date status of their
property and alerts them to potential real estate fraud simply by signing up
for the free email service.
also spearheaded resolutions recently passed by the County Board of
Commissioners that reduce the fee to order vital records online as well as
reduce the fee for a senior citizen's copy of their birth certificate.
goal is to make it easier and more convenient to do business with Oakland
County," Brown said. "Reducing the online fee makes it more
convenient for customers to access their records, as well as reduce the line at