The Oakland County Board of Commissioners approved utilizing $15 million of the county’s $244 million share of American Rescue Plan Act dollars while the Oakland County Parks and Recreation Commission is providing $5.2 million in matching funds
With street and sewer replacements scheduled already, the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and City staff have working to find grants that would allow them to piggy back off the construction project and make the area look better as well.
The project, approved Monday night, will provide several big changes from Planavon to Pinecrest, including:
The Ferndale School District is moving forward with plans to put a $22,825,000 bond on the February ballot. The bond is an extension of current bonds with the taxes collected to be used for improvements to the School’s multiple buildings and property. There will be several meetings over the next two months to discuss the needs of the District with members of the public. Superintendent Gary Meier will be on hand to share information about the District moving forward.