Snowplow Drivers Needed for Part-Time Work with the Road Commission for Oakland County

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is in the process of reviewing its winter operations with its truck drivers and preparing its trucks and plows in anticipation of the inevitable arrival of winter weather. Oakland County Snowplow Truck Again this year, RCOC is hiring part-time, temporary snowplow/salt-truck drivers to augment its full-time staff. The agency plans to hire 25 to 35 temporary drivers. “Due to the seasonality of the essential services we provide, these part-time … [Read more...]

Michigan Supreme Court Ruling Against Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner

Oakland County Commissioners ,Woodward and Gingell, Issue Joint Statement Regarding Michigan Supreme Court Ruling Against Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner for $8.41 Foreclosure. Board to Form Special Committee to Convene Hearings to Minimize Damage to County Taxpayers and Prevent from Ever Happening Again. The Michigan Supreme Court has ruled in a unanimous decision that Oakland County Executive candidate and current Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner violated the constitutional rights … [Read more...]

Rochester Area Non-Profits to Receive Grants from Oakland Together Community Response and Recovery Fund

Rochester Area Non-Profits to Receive $350k in Grants from Oakland Together Community Response and Recovery Fund for COVID-19 Relief Four (4) non-profit organizations from the Rochester area whose services were severely impacted by the COVID-19 crisis were selected to receive a combined total of $350,000 in grants from the Oakland Together Community Response and Recovery Fund (CRRF). The grants will help the organizations restore vital services and programs that were reduced or eliminated … [Read more...]

Temperature Checks and Mandatory Masks Required

Temperature Checks and Mandatory Masks New Normal as COVID-19 Protocols Aim to Ensure Safety for Visitors and Workers as Oakland County Government Plans Phased Re-Opening Anyone entering an Oakland County government building beginning May 26 will have their temperature checked and must wear a face covering before entering as the county begins a gradual restoration of operations that were restricted in response to the coronavirus pandemic. County Executive David Coulter said the health … [Read more...]

Oakland County Parks Free Until June 1

Oakland County Parks and Recreation Extends Free Admittance to County Parks until June 1 Oakland County Parks and Recreation (OCPR) has waived entry fees for all county parks until June 1, inviting residents and other guests to enjoy a walk in the park at no cost. The offer extends the one made on March 20 and encourages everyone to enjoy the splendor of the Oakland County day-use parks at no charge. The extension was announced jointly today by County Executive David Coulter, the county … [Read more...]

Virtual Workshops for Those Impacted by COVID-19 and Preparing for a Job Search

Oakland County Michigan Works! is launching a series of virtual workshops for people who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and are interested in exploring new career opportunities. The interactive online workshops replace in-person ones previously available at service centers that closed to visitors because of the pandemic. The one-hour guided sessions help prepare people for their next career opportunity and include a question and answer period. “Getting our residents back to … [Read more...]

Oakland County to Waive Online Transaction Fees for Various County Services

Customers who use Oakland County’s online services to pay for parking tickets, dog licenses, legal documents or delinquent property taxes will not incur a credit card or electronic check fee beginning next week. Oakland County Executive David Coulter today said the county would waive fees for online transactions to encourage residents and customers to use the online services rather than visiting a county office to make a payment in-person. The initial waiver period is March 25-April 30. “I … [Read more...]

State of Emergency in Oakland County Declared

Oakland County Executive David Coulter today declared a state of emergency in the county, allowing him to shift resources quickly to assist residents, businesses and communities affected by the spread of the coronavirus. Coulter said the declaration was necessary to open a path for federal funds, should they become available. The county has established the Oakland County Help Hotline – 248-858-1000 – to address non-health needs of the general public such as food or housing assistance. “We … [Read more...]

Oakland County Citizen Survey to Help Guide future of County

Oakland County Executive David Coulter wants to hear from residents about their top priorities for the new year. His administration has released the Oakland County Government’s Citizen Survey 2020 which asks residents to rank what is important to them in terms of jobs and the economy, public health, neighborhoods and housing, roads and transportation, and more. "We began engaging Oakland County residents about what matters to them with community meet and greets," Coulter said. "Now, we’re … [Read more...]

Oakland County Communities 2019 Heritage Conference

Oakland County Communities Will Learn Strategies to Explore and Share Their Stories at 2019 Heritage Conference With Oakland County celebrating its 200th anniversary next year, representatives from the region’s 61 cities, villages and townships are invited to the county’s 2019 Heritage Conference to learn how to explore and share stories on the important people, places and events that shaped the exciting history of the region. “Telling Your Story” takes place on September 19 from 8:30 … [Read more...]