Youth in Government Day Invites Oakland County Students to Learn Importance of Civic Engagement

Next Monday, high school students from across Oakland County will descend upon the Oakland County Government campus to be immersed in a day of local government activities led by various public servants and elected officials. During this year’s annual Youth In Government Day, hosted by the Oakland County Board of Commissioners on May 15th, students will learn the importance of civic engagement and how they can participate in the politics and policies that impact their lives and communities.

“This event is a great opportunity for area youth to experience first-hand how local government operates and to interact with many of the elected officials that contribute to making Oakland County one of the best run in the country,” said Board Vice Chairman Michael Spisz. “We have worked closely with our partners, including MSU Extension 4-H, the Sheriff’s Office and others, to make this year’s program interactive and engaging. We are confident it will be a fun and educational experience for the students.” Continue reading

Protect Your Home with Oakland County Clerk’s New Property Records Notification System

For most homeowners, their home is their most valuable asset. With real estate fraud on the rise, Oakland County Clerk/Register of Deeds, Lisa Brown, has launched a new Property Records Notification (PRN) system to alert homeowners any time a document pertaining to their specific property is recorded at the Oakland County Register of Deeds Office. The free service will notify property owners about potentially fraudulent activity such as forged deeds and bogus liens that have been filed on their property without their knowledge.

Continue reading