Oakland County’s workforce was severely impacted when unemployment in the county spiked at 19.5 percent in April and 19.3 percent in May. Ehrlich predicted the county’s unemployment rate for 2020 would improve dramatically to 9.1 percent for the year, with the rate nationally at 9.2 percent.
In the race for 6th Circuit Court Judge, there are six incumbents running to retain their seats, plus one write-in candidate.
In the race for Oakland County Executive there are three candidates.
Voters in Ortonville will have the chance to elect the President and three Trustees in the Nov. 3, 2020 election.
The 17 year old, whose parents were out of town, advised Deputies that originally on 15 people were invited but someone posted the party on social media and over 100 people showed up.
The enhanced MI-VINE service offers users innovative functionality, an improved user experience and expanded access to victim services.
There was a gas can lying on the rear floorboards and the vehicle smelled strongly of gas.
School districts will be able to apply for items that have not been reimbursed by the state or federal government. Funding for the initiative has been made available from the federal CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Funds received by Oakland County.
Oakland County Health Division and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) are reminding residents to take precautions from mosquito bites as cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) have been confirmed in 2 horses in Holly and Ortonville.
Oakland County had a slightly higher rejection rate of 1.7 percent of their total 261,890 absentee ballots.
Nominees must, at a minimum, demonstrate excellence in the following areas: (A) Work performance; (B) School and community involvement; (C) Leadership and commitment; (D) Local support (from co-workers, school administrators, community members, etc., who speak to the nominee’s exemplary work); (E) Enhancement of classified school employees’ image in the community and schools.
Voters throughout Oakland County have the opportunity to select two Trustees for the Oakland Community College Board.
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.
In the race for Congress in the 8th District, the candidates are incumbent Elissa Slotkin who is a Democrat, Republican Paul Junge, and Libertarian Joe Hartman.
The Youth Mobile Crisis Team helps children, teens, and young adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis.
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.
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
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.