For voters in the Royal Oak School District, there are six candidates running for four positions on the school board.
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
The building was full of waste, in large piles that were approximately 15 feet tall, 20 feet wide and 80 feet long. The pile on the east side of the building was well involved with fire.
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.
The City of Royal Oak announced Thursday that City Commissioner Kim Gibbs died of a seizure.
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.
Blessings in a Backpack has continued to feed Royal Oak School students through the pandemic and the need is always there because hunger never takes a break.
“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 believe the bird left the nest prematurely and didn’t have the flight capability to return to it.”
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.
In the Aug. 4 Democratic Primary voters in Oakland County will chose between incumbent Jessica Cooper and challenger Karen McDonald for Oakland County Prosecutor.
The winner of the primary will then face Lin Goetz who is unopposed in the Republican Primary.
The Primary takes place Aug. 4, 2020. The winner of the Democratic Primary will face Bouchard in the Nov. 3 election.
Here is the list of candidates we were able to interview for the Aug. 4 primary. Our goal is to continue this project up until the Nov. 3, 2020 election so even more can be included.
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.
In the race for 6th Circuit Court Judge there are three candidates on the ballot plus one write-in, with no incumbents.