Sunday, April 21, 2013
A Coast2Coast Rx discount card can help consumers save money on prescription drugs and other services.
Sunday, April 21
The Oakland County Board of Commissioners announced during a Thursday press conference that the county has adopted the Coast2Coast Rx discount prescription card as a health resource for residents. The free card is designed to help consumers save money on their prescriptions and other health care services, while contributing to the community. Each time the card is used to fill a prescription, $1.25 is generated for public programs. “We chose the Coast2Coast Rx program to be Oakland County’s discount prescription card because it will allow us to address both the health and financial concerns of individual residents and it is a fiscally-responsible way for the Board of Commissioners to provide a valuable public service for our constituents,” …
Saturday, April 13, 2013
The next hearing, on the topic of mental illness, will be held April 23.
Saturday, April 13
The broadcast of an April 9 Oakland County Board of Commissioners hearing focused on curbing gun violence is now available for viewing on the county's website. Commissioners welcomed top federal and state law officials to share their views at a Public Services Committee meeting. To watch, visit oakland.michiganliveevents.com/oakgov.com and forward to 16:25. The next hearings, organized by County Commissioners Bill Dwyer and Marcia Gershenson, who represent Farmington and Farmington Hills, will be on the topics of mental health (April 23) and the Second Amendment (May 14). Correction: The link to the video feed has been corrected.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Commissioner Marcia Gershenson, who represents a portion of Farmington Hills, says the plan 'is about reimagining the local economy'.
Thursday, February 7
As Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson delivered his 19th State of the County Address Thursday night, the Oakland County Democratic Commissioners' Caucus outlined a policy agenda entitled, A New Way Forward: Refocusing on Our Kids and Our Local Economy. “A New Way Forward is about reimagining our local economy, investing in our future, and reclaiming opportunity for middle class America,” said Commissioner Marcia Gershenson (D-Bloomfield Hills), Democratic Caucus Chair, in a press release. She represents the western portion of Farmington Hills. “We are putting forth concrete ideas that helps families and children move forward together and make our communities stronger.” The agenda advocates for stronger support of early childhood …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Marcia Gershenson, Bill Dwyer and Janet Jackson are part of Oakland County's new 21-member board.
Monday, January 7
The Oakland County Board of Commissioners' Inaugural Swearing-In Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 5:30 p.m., in the Oakland County Board of Commissioners Auditorium, located at 1200 N. Telegraph Rd. in Pontiac. Farmington area representatives who will begin serving two-year terms of office are: Marcia Gershenson (D-District 13) Farmington Hills, Bloomfield Township and West Bloomfield Township William Dwyer (R-District 14) Farmington, Farmington Hills, Southfield Township and the villages of Beverly Hills, Bingham Farms and Franklin Janet Jackson (D-District 21) Farmington Hills and Southfield Participating in the ceremony will be Oakland County Chief Judge of the Circuit Court Nanci J. Grant, Oakland County Sheriff Michael J. …
Monday, December 17, 2012
The Farmington Hills resident moves off the board on Dec. 31 and into his new post as the county's Water Resources Commissioner.
Monday, December 17, 2012
The Oakland County Board of Commissioners on Thursday honored officials whose terms of office will end on Dec. 31, including Jim Nash, (D-Farmington Hills). Nash won election to the Board of Commissioners in 2004 and has served as Minority Vice Chair of the Oakland County Board of Commissioners’ Planning and Building Committee. He is a member of the Board’s General Government Committee and was a former member of the Human Resources Committee. During his tenure on the Board of Commissioners, Nash served as a member of the Oakland County Zoning Coordinating Subcommittee and was a SEMCOG (Southeast Michigan Council of Governments) Delegate. Commissioner Nash introduced Green Building and Sustainability to the County Commission. His efforts …
Thursday, March 8, 2012
The Michigan Court of Appeals rules the act required a two-thirds majority in the state legislature.