Remembering Sue Ann Douglas

Sue Ann Douglas, age 77 of Rochester, passed away December 17, 2020. Loving wife of Thomas Douglas for 56 years, dear mother of Roger Douglas. Sister of Nancy (Donald) and Candy (Glen). From April 2019 - Mayor Robert J. Ray with Rochester residents Sue and Tom Douglas - photo by Michael Dwyer Sue was well known locally for her public service on the Rochester Planning Commission, Rochester City Council, and the Oakland County Board of Commissioners. Before she started her public service … [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...]

Oakland County Board of Commissioners call for Transparency of Detroit Water & Sewer Department Records

On Thursday, February 6, 2014, Oakland County Commissioners will present a resolution regarding a newly selected bi-partisan study group by Oakland County Board Chairman Michael Gingell. The group will look into the methods and also the finances and rates  charged to Oakland County rate payers by the Detroit Water & Sewer Department at the Board’s 9:30 a.m. meeting. Many questions have to be answered and the Oakland County Board of Commissioners will do their due diligence on this issue. … [Read more...]

Citizen Opinion: Ambiguous, Deceptive Ballot Language for DIA Tax Should Be Voted Down

By Sue Ann Douglas, 18 Year Oakland County Commissioner – Retired When go to vote, you may think that the millage request below is for a facility or facilities in Oakland County. Well, it is NOT for an Oakland County facility. It's for the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA). "OAKLAND COUNTY ART INSTITUTE AUTHORITY MILLAGE The Oakland County Art Institute Authority established pursuant to Public Act 296 of 2010 to allow for continuing support of art institute services for the students, … [Read more...]