Last week, the governor signed Executive Order 2020-176 reopening Michigan’s gyms and pools in those regions where they remain closed and allowing for organized sports practices and competitions to resume in those regions where they remain restricted, subject to strict protections meant to limit spread of the virus.
The Youth Mobile Crisis Team helps children, teens, and young adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis.
In the race for State Representative of the 27th District, the candidates are: Democrat Regina Weiss, Republican Elizabeth Goss, Libertarian Gregory Stempfle, and Green Party candidate Sherry Wells.
Candidates are Melissa Baldwin, Heidi Fortress, incumbent Rose Mary Hammonds, incumbent Charles Hemple, Ian Lloyd, Dawn Rice, incumbent Kristy Schlak, and Lance Starter.
In the race for County Commissioner of the 18th District, the candidates are Democrat Charlie Cavell, Republican Michelangelo Fortuna III, and Green Party candidate Nick Rowley.
This program is a great way to educate our youth and teach them how to get involved in discovering ways that they can help to prevent pollution of our freshwater resources.
Candidates are Melissa Baldwin, Heidi Fortress, incumbent Rose Mary Hammonds, incumbent Charles Hemple, Ian Lloyd, Dawn Rice, Kristy Schlak, and Lance Starter.
Over two-thirds (77.0 percent) of the requested ballots were returned, and these returned ballots represented 70.8 percent of the total votes cast.
The Health Division offers drive-thru testing on Mondays and Wednesdays at the South Oakland Health Center at 27725 Greenfield Road in Southfield; Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Oakland County government campus, 1200 N. Telegraph Road in Pontiac; and on Fridays at Oakland Community College, Orchard Ridge Campus at 28696 Oakland, Farmington Hills.
This competitive grant program is focused on these hard-hit sectors:
Food and Lodging Personal Services
Entertainment and Recreation
Construction and Maintenance Services
Courts across the state, including the 45th and 43rd in SE Oakland County are helping to spread the word about the program by providing fliers to those interact with the courts.
Up to $20,000 is available for projects such as:
Tree inventories and management plans.
Urban forest master plans or strategic plans.
Tree maintenance connected to strategic activities in a plan or tree inventory.
Community outreach or local staff training.
Tree ordinance review and development.
Each year Oakland County Times gives candidates for any office voted on in Oakland County the opportunity to do a video interview. This is a huge undertaking, and we post new videos as we can right up until the election. So please check back often and be patient.
“For the first time in our 54-year existence, we’re asking for an increase so we can provide more high quality parks, programs and services to the citizens of Oakland County,” OCPR Executive Officer Dan Stencil said.
Results will be shared with local government leaders so that they understand what services their residents value most. Responses will also help inform SEMCOG’s Economic Development Strategy for Southeast Michigan, currently under development.
Oakland County, with one of the highest educational attainment rates in the state, had an Aug. 4, 2020 turnout rate of only 37.1 percent!
“We’re trying to build something here that lasts, that is consistent, and that will be effective in responding to the actual conditions.”
Throughout the month of September, the Michigan Parks and Recreation Foundation is hosting a Virtual 5K (3.1 miles) to raise funds to provide accessible recreation opportunities for parks and programs. You can run, walk, skateboard, bike, or swim a 5K during the month of September!
Residents will be required to wear a mask while visiting the Center during their scheduled appointment time and residency will be verified by attendant.
The candidates are Kelli Williams, Regina Weiss, Martin Tutwiler, Dan Tuck, Matt Stoel, Robert Lathrop, Kevin Kresch, and Crystal Bailey.
The winner of the Aug. 4 primary will face Elizabeth Goss who is unopposed in the Republican Primary on the Nov. 3, 2020 election.