Local Businessman, Joe Kent announces run for 46th State House Seat

On Wednesday, small business owner Joe Kent formally announced his candidacy for State Representative. Kent is running to replace the term-limited Rep. Brad Jacobsen in the 46th state house seat made up of Addison Township, Brandon Township, Oakland Township, Orion Township, and Oxford Township. The announcement was hosted by Ken Matheis Jr. and held at The Complete Companies Craftwerk Complex in Orion Township. Supporting Kent’s candidacy are former State Senator Mat Dunaskiss, Orion … [Read more...]

Joe Kent to Make Special Announcement Regarding 46th State House Seat

Joe Kent, founder of Padgett Business Services of Lake Orion will be making a special announcement on Wednesday, August 12 starting at 5:30 p.m. at The Complete Companies - Craftwerk Complex, located at 2910 Indianwood Road Lake in Orion, MI. It is expected that Kent will be making his intent to run for the Republican Michigan State House seat in the 46th district, official. The 46th district encompasses Addison Township, Brandon Township, Oakland Township (all but the southwest portion), … [Read more...]

Barnett Brothers Foster Cooperation Between Rochester Hills and Orion Township

You have to wonder if their mother ever saw this coming: a day when her two sons, Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan K. Barnett and Orion Township Supervisor Chris Barnett would shake hands on an agreement that will be beneficial to both their cities. On Monday, the Rochester Hills City Council unanimously passed a measure that will allow Rochester Hills and Orion Township to share public works such as water, sewer, roadway, pathway, and traffic-related issues. in the coming years. Chris Barnett … [Read more...]

RCOC thanks Orion Township for contribution to road maintenance

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) today expressed its appreciation to Orion Township Supervisor Chris Barnett and the Township Board of Trustees for recognizing the road-funding dilemma and authorizing the use of $50,000 of township funds to help maintain roads in the township. The action was taken at the township’s regular Board meeting Monday night, March 17. At the meeting, RCOC Board Member Eric Wilson, a township resident, and RCOC Managing Director Dennis Kolar appeared … [Read more...]