Sylvan Lake

Too Young to Run: Candidate Age Requirements Vary by City

September 10th 2021

…it means depending on one’s zip code there it means a seven year gap in opportunity for younger citizens in some cities. 

Oakland County Switches to New System for Agendas

September 8th 2021

The software, called CivicClerk, automates several aspects of the meetings, such as voting, updates to the agenda, the compilation of meeting minutes and internal item review processes. Macomb County and Wayne County have similar systems in place.  

Erin Quetell to Serve as County’s First Environmental Sustainability Officer

September 2nd 2021

She has served as the environmental sustainability planner for the City of Ferndale, where she was responsible for integrating the social, financial, and environmental sustainability perspectives and best practices into everyday city operations.

Ozone Action Day Declared, How You Can Help

August 28th 2021

“With this ongoing heat wave compounded by air quality issues, we encourage everyone to take care this weekend.”

Oakland County Health Order Requires Masks in Schools and Daycares

August 24th 2021

“This order allows teachers to get back to educating our students and focusing on their success.”

Helping Democracy, Oakland County Times Celebrates Over 650 Video Interviews

August 23rd 2021

And now that we’ve posted our 650th interview, it seems like a good time to celebrate and reflect.

Boaters Asked to Be Aware of European Frog-bit

August 23rd 2021

Inspect boats, trailers, docks and gear and remove all mud, debris and plant material. Use a hose or power washer when available. Dispose of unwanted material in a trash can.

Road Commission Hosting Public Meeting for 2022 Budget

August 18th 2021

Projects are typically selected based on a detailed, computerized road-assessment program combined with engineers’ analysis and a review of safety data. The decisions are often made years before construction begins because of funding requirements.

Residents Who Lost Power Can Contact DTE & Consumers for Credit

August 16th 2021

Both utilities have been working around the clock to restore power, but many customers have now gone several days without during hot and humid weather.

DNR Offering Grants up to $15,000 for Community Forestry Projects

August 8th 2021

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced its Community Forestry Grant Program for 2022