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Village of Holly Shares Reasons Behind Water Rates

August 23rd 2019

The rates are calculated each year based on the direct costs of providing services relating to treatment and delivery of water / sewer services.

Commissioner Shares What People Should Know about the Roads

October 3rd 2018

Commissioner Shares What People Should Know about the Roads (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 3, 2018) Waterford, MI- What should people know when it comes to the roads?  The Road Commissioner for Oakland County Ron Fowkes and RCOC Manager Dennis Kolar joined members of the Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce recently for breakfast and to share […]

Berkley to Ask Voters for Funding for Infrastructure, Community Center

June 21st 2018

Berkley to Ask Voters for Funding for Infrastructure, Community Center (City of Berkley, June 21, 2018) Berkley, MI – On Monday, the Berkley Council voted 7-0 to place to two funding proposals on the November ballot. The first proposal, for infrastructure improvements including roads, sewers, water mains, and related projects, is for two-mills and would […]

Water Infrastructure 101 Discussion, Southfield May 21

May 18th 2018

Water Infrastructure 101 Discussion, Southfield May 21 Southfield, MI- Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash give a presentation on Water Infrastructure 101-“What You Need to Know Below and Beyond.” In Southfield this will take place at Southfield Public Library 26300 Evergreen Road Monday, May 21, 2018 from 7pm to 8:30pm The public will have […]

Water Infrastructure 101 Discussion, Ortonville June 21

May 18th 2018

Water Infrastructure 101 Discussion, Ortonville June 21 Ortonville, MI- Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash give a presentation on Water Infrastructure 101-“What You Need to Know Below and Beyond.” In Ortonville this will take place at Brandon Public Library, 304 South Street, Ortonville on Thursday, June 21 from 6:30 to 8 pm. The public […]

Leaders Learn About Connected Community Needs

February 25th 2018

Leaders Learn About Connected Community Needs (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 25, 2018) Ferndale,  MI – Does your community need more fiber?  The answer is likely yes according to Emily Dabish of Rocket Fiber who was among the speakers at Main Street Oakland County Main Street’s “Connected Downtowns” Conference on Feb.  15. Fiber is the foundation […]

Birmingham Moves Forward with Reconstruction Plans for Old Woodward

January 14th 2018

Birmingham Moves Forward with Reconstruction Plans for Old Woodward (City of Birmingham, Jan. 14, 2018) BIRMINGHAM, MI – The 2018 Old Woodward Reconstruction Project took a vital  step forward on Monday (1-8-18) when the Birmingham City Commission approved a Resolution awarding a contract for the project to Angelo Iafrate Construction Co, based in Warren, Michigan. By unanimous […]

Berkley Announces Next Steps in Flooding Discussions

September 13th 2017

Berkley Announces Next Steps in Flooding Discussions (City of Berkley, Sept. 13, 2018) Berkley, MI – The City of Berkley released the following press release on Wednesday, Sept. 13 in regard to recent flooding of basements: “On September 7, the Berkley City Council, Water Resource Commissioner Jim Nash, and city and county staff met with […]

DTE Working on Power Restoration, Warming Centers Available

March 11th 2017

DTE Working on Power Restoration, Warming Centers Available (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 11, 2017) Oakland County, MI – 250,000 people in DTE’s service area remain without power as of 3am Saturday after wind storms knocked down power lines through the area. According to the DTE website, “DTE’s restoration teams are fully mobilized and working 24/7 […]

Communities Share Ideas for Surviving Infrastructure Projects

November 17th 2016

Communities Share Ideas for Surviving Infrastructure Projects (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 17, 2016) Waterford, MI – Sometimes communities put a lot of planning into projects – like parking decks and road improvements – but forget that as these projects start, there are needs of the residents and businesses in the area that are impacted by […]