Daddow appointed to GLWA board

In a statement released by the Oakland County government, it was announced that Deputy County Executive Robert J. Daddow will represent Oakland County’s water and sewer ratepayers on the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) board, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. Daddow, a certified public accountant, was part of the county’s team that negotiated the GLWA agreement. “Bob is the right person for the job,” Patterson said. “Not only was he at the negotiation table for 15 … [Read more...]

Thumbs up for Moody’s “credit positive” report about GLWA

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash welcomed the news from Moody’s Investors Service that said the formation of the Great Lakes Water Authority is a credit positive for bondholders. “The new Great Lakes Regional Water Authority could result in meaningful governance and legal separation from Detroit,” Moody’s said. “We expect the new Authority will continue to implement operational efficiencies, including the potential shuttering of excess … [Read more...]

Town Hall Meeting regarding the New Proposed Water Deal to be held Sept. 24

It was recently announced that Oakland County Board Vice Chairman Jeff Matis, along with Commissioners Robert Gosselin and Michael Spisz will host a special informational town hall meeting on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at 7 p.m., at the Older Persons" Commission of Rochester, in the auditorium, located at 650 Lettica Drive in Rochester, Michigan. Speakers will include Oakland County Chief Deputy County Executive Gerald Poisson, Oakland County Deputy County Executive Robert Daddow and … [Read more...]

Oakland County Leaders to host meeting for local elected officials regarding proposed Great Lakes Water Authority deal

It was announced via press release that on Thursday, September 18, 2014, beginning at 11 a.m., Oakland County Commissioners will host a special informational meeting for local elected officials on the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) proposed deal. The meeting will be held in the Oakland County Board of Commissioners’ Auditorium, located at 1200 North Telegraph Road, in Pontiac, Michigan. Elected officials from the county’s 61 cities, villages and townships are invited. Representatives … [Read more...]