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2020 Candidate Interview: Joe Kent for Oakland County Treasurer

July 11th 2020

The candidates for Oakland County Treasurer are Democrat Robert Wittenberg and Republican Joe Kent.

2020 Candidate Interview: Jeffrey Nutt for Oakland County Executive

June 24th 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.

Hundreds Gather in Pontiac for State of the County Address

February 13th 2020

Pontiac’s Strand Theatre was packed Wednesday evening for the annual State of Oakland County Address, which for the first time in decades was given by a Democratic County Executive. 

Feb. 11 – History of Oakland County at Berkley Library

February 8th 2020

In addition to the formal presentation of the book, Jim Craft of the Oakland County Historical Commission will deliver a talk on its background, content and value as historical literature.

Oakland County Seeking Volunteers for Building Authority Committee

January 27th 2020

Consistent with Public Act 31 of 1948, the Building Authority may also build, acquire, furnish, equip, own, improve, enlarge, lease, operate and maintain County facilities…

County Commissioners Swearing in Ceremony Jan. 9

January 6th 2019

County Commissioners Swearing in Ceremony Jan. 9 Pontiac, MI- The Oakland County Board of Commissioners will hold its first meeting of the 2019-2020 session and will welcome six (6) new members, including Thomas Kuhn, Penny Luebs (pictured, middle), Gwen Markham (pictured, right), William Miller, Kristen Nelson and Angela Powell (pictured, left), as well as 15 […]

County Commission Goes Blue for First Time in Decades

November 7th 2018

County Commission Goes Blue for First Time in Decades (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 7, 2018) Pontiac, MI – For the first time in decades the Oakland County Commission has more Democrats serving than Republicans.  The newly elected Commissioners will take their seats on Jan. 1, and a new Chair will be appointed. There will be […]

Planning Begins for County’s 200th Birthday. Here’s How to Get Involved

October 30th 2018

  Planning Begins for County’s 200th Birthday. Here’s How to Get Involved. Bloomfield , MI – The invitation is open for those who want to help Oakland County celebrate it’s 200th birthday in 2020.  Historical societies and commissions, neighborhood groups, downtown organizations, local officials and administrators, school districts, and anyone with an interest in tying […]

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. […]

Road Commission Hiring Part Time Snowplow Drivers

September 28th 2018

Road Commission Hiring Part Time Snowplow Drivers (Job posting, Sept. 28, 2018) Beverly Hills, MI — The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is seeking to hire up to 25 part-time snowplow drivers to augment its full-time staff for the winter this year. “We have found the seasonal workers have been a very efficient and […]