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 Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash, who will discuss the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department, the creation of the new Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) and what the deal means for Oakland County residents.

Residents will have an opportunity to ask questions to get a clear understanding about the proposed deal and voice concerns.

“The Detroit Water issue is an important issue that will impact the entire region for many years to come,” stated Oakland County Board Vice Chairman Jeff Matis, who went on to say, “as such, it is important that information regarding this matter be presented to local elected officials and residents in order to obtain their comments, questions, and input.”

The public is encouraged to come ready to participate as this will be an interactive session with county leadership.

Board Vice Chairman Jeff Matis represents the cities of Rochester and Rochester Hills in District #15.

Commissioner Gosselin represents the cities of Auburn Hills, Rochester Hills and Troy in District #11. He serves as chairman of the Oakland County Detroit Water and Sewerage Department Study Group.

Commissioner Spisz represents the communities in the townships of Addison, Brandon, Oakland and Oxford as well as the villages of Leonard, Ortonville and Oxford in District #2.


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