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2020 Candidate Interview: Andy Meisner for Oakland County Executive

June 22nd 2020

In the race for Oakland County Executive there are two candidates from the Republican Party and two candidates from the Democratic Party on the Aug. 4, 2020 Primary ballot.

County Hosting Panel Discussion on Apprenticeship Programs Nov. 13

October 30th 2018

  County Hosting Panel Discussion on Apprenticeship Programs Nov. 13 Auburn Hills, MI – Oakland County companies interested in building their talent pipeline are invited to attend a special luncheon and panel discussion on how to successfully implement registered apprenticeship programs. Sponsored by Oakland County Michigan Works! and Oakland Community College, the event is Nov. […]

Invocation Recognizes Women’s Leadership

July 9th 2012

“Women’s voices need to be at the table, the kitchen, political, government, and negotiating table.
“We bring a different voice to the debate and one that should be heard and considered.
“As women leaders we need to…

Appeals Court Sides with Democrats in Redistricting Case

March 8th 2012

Bill Mullins, press liaison for County Executive Patterson, said “We completely expected it to go 2-1. Two of the judges were [former Governor Jennifer] Granholm’s appointees and we fully expected them to sway that way. We have already filed in the Michigan Supreme Court and we hope to have a ruling in the next 2-3 weeks.”

Downtown Ferndale Full of Main Street Award Winners

March 9th 2011

The Ferndale Downtown Development Authority (DDA) was given a Special Achievement Award for winning the 2010 Great American Main Street Award, which spotlighted Ferndale at a National level. Other Awards included:

Free Animal Control Service by County…

January 24th 2011

Oakland County is in the process of revamping their Animal Control Division to account for an expected increase in cities using their services. The massive restructuring has come about due to officials in Ferndale learning that 39 communities have been enjoying service from the County for free, while 22 municipalities have been managing it themselves at their own expense.