Road Commission Still Seeking to Hire Full-Time Road Workers

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) continues the effort to hire people who want to help keep Oakland County great by helping to maintain the county road system. “We think of these people as ‘road warriors’,” said Dennis Kolar, RCOC Managing Director. “These are the front-line workers who handle the day-to-day maintenance necessary to keep our roads open and in good shape. This is truly a great way to be a vital part of your community and to make a difference in the lives of … [Read more...]

Seeking Good Partners to Adopt-A-Road Near You

Tired of noticing too much roadside litter? If so, the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has the perfect opportunity for you: There are many Oakland County roads still available as part of the Adopt-A-Road program. “This is a great opportunity for the public to help clean-up our environment and beautify Oakland County communities,” RCOC Chair Andrea LaLonde stated. “Over the years, groups and organizations have committed volunteer time to clean-up our communities by clearing … [Read more...]

Road Commission Jobs Now Available

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is looking to hire people who want to help keep Oakland County great by helping to maintain the county road system. “We think of these people as ‘road warriors’,” RCOC Managing Director Dennis Kolar said. “These are the front-line workers who handle the day-to-day maintenance necessary to keep our roads open and in good shape. This is truly a great way to be a vital part of your community and to make a difference in the lives of tens of … [Read more...]

Summer Laborers Needed for Seasonal Road Work

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is still looking to hire Seasonal Summer Laborers. The position pay rate is $12.25 per hour, and the positions are fulltime. Workers are expected to report in early June. The positions will last 10 to 12 weeks, depending on need. Applicants must be 18 or older and have a high school diploma or GED by the first day, have a valid driver’s license, be legally eligible to work in the United States and be available to work Monday through Friday, … [Read more...]

European Frog-Bit is Invading our Lakes

Public Invited to Virtual Meeting to Learn About The Aquatic Invasive Species called 'European Frog-Bit' which is Threatening Lakes in Southwestern Oakland County  Virtual Meeting December 10, 2020 A new aquatic invasive species, European frog-bit, is threatening Oakland County’s lakes and reservoirs. First discovered in Novi in 2018, survey efforts led by the Oakland County Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA) have continued to identify additional locations where frog-bit … [Read more...]

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...]