The Charter Township of Oakland is accepting applications for an open position on the Historic District Commission (HDC). 

The Charter Township of Oakland welcomes residents that have a passion for our Township and local preservation. The HDC oversees local historic districts, offers guidance to homeowners, and attempts to educate residents on preserving our cultural heritage. The HDC also manages the operations of Cranberry Lake Farm (CLF) Historic District, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, a community gem being developed as a historic park and community historical center.  Commissioners will play a very important role in contributing to CLF site development, collaborating with other organizations, and promoting historic preservation in Oakland Township.  Meetings are the third Wednesday of the month at 7:00 PM with a per diem of $70 per meeting. Someone with an interest in history, architecture and construction knowledge, would be an additional asset.  Candidate must be a resident of Oakland Township. For further information and application, please contact Barbara Barber at or call the office phone 248-608-6807.