2019 State of the Township

You are invited to attend the 2019 State of the Township Address for the Charter Township of Oakland. The address will be given by Township Supervisor, Michael Bailey on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 7:00 PM at township hall. Light refreshments will be served. 

Property Tax Information

Winter Property Taxes are payable December 1, 2018 through February 14, 2019. Payments received between February 15, 2019 and February 28, 2019 will be assessed a penalty in the amount of 3%. Beginning March 1, 2019, all unpaid 2018 taxes must be paid to Oakland County Treasurer. 
Click Here to view important information regarding your property including current and previous years taxes. 

Fire Department CPR Training

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Gallagher Creek Park is OPEN!

Stop by to see the new features: Picnic pavilion, restrooms and new playground equipment including 3 slides, swings, a see saw and spinner.
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Iron Removal Workshop Videos Available

Videos from the August 22, 2018 iron removal workshop are now available here.

Parks and Recreation Newsletter

Check out the latest issue of Oakland Township Parks and Recreation Newsletter! In it you will find upcoming events, fitness/nature/outdoor adventure programs being offered, important Land Preservation Millage Renewal information, and a map of Oakland Township parks. Click Here to view the Parks and Recreation Fall Newsletter.
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Summer 2018 Property Taxes Due Friday, September 14, 2018

Summer 2018 property taxes are due September 14, 2018. Tax bills are payable July 1, 2018 through September 14, 2018. 1% interest added September 15-30, 2018 plus 1% interest per calendar month, thereafter.
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We're hiring!

From full-time to part-time, we have several job openings. Check them out here.

Phragmites Outreach Program

Do you have a phragmites problem? You can now request a free, no obligation cost estimate to treat phragmites from Oakland Township Parks and Recreation. Residents can submit the completed form with a map of their property showing the affected areas to Parks and Recreation by mail - (4393 Collins Rd. Rochester, MI 48306) by email - bvanderweide@oaklandtownship.org or in person at the Paint Creek Cider Mill 2nd Floor (4480 Orion Rd. Rochester, MI 48306)

PHRAGMITES ESTIMATE FORM

Phragmites does not recognize property boundaries! Catch your Phragmites while it is small and easy to control for the best results.

Fire Department Hiring!

Oakland Township Fire Department is currently seeking applicants to fill part-time positions available within the department.

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Oakland Township, A Safe Place to Live!

We are so very pleased to share this great news about our Township! Oakland Township has been named the second safest community in the State of Michigan and also ranked #16 on the list of safest cities for the entire United States!

Oakland Township Water Systems Survey Report

Project Innovations was retained in June 2017 by the Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner's Office to distribute a water systems survey to Oakland Township businesses/residents in the Southeast and Southwest Water System Districts. On August 14, 2017 letters of invitation with separate surveys for the Southeast and Southwest Districts were mailed to 2,958 residents. There was a total of 2,204 mailed to the Southwest District and 754 mailed to the Southeast District.
Click here to see their full report.

Oakland County Water Resources Commission presented and discussed the results of the water survey during the Oakland Township Board of Trustees Regular Meeting on October 24, 2017. To view the meeting click here.

NEWS FROM OAKLAND COUNTY HEALTH DIVISION

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"Private well water testing vital for safe drinking water"
To view the full press release click here.

Storm Water Permit Application

Oakland Township has submitted its Storm Water Discharge Permit Application to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.

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OakAlert

Oakland County will now be offering the OakAlert system to anyone interested in  receiving an email and/or text message with warnings and updates regarding emergency situations in Oakland County. Read More...

Best Practices for Outdoor Water Use

Outdoor water use, primarily sprinkling of lawns, greatly affects water pressure and sizing of water system infrastructure when sprinkling is scheduled during peak demand times. Read More...

Township Online Video Report Available

The township's online video provider, Telvue, provides monthly usage data. Read More...

Website Viewing Issues?

Are you having trouble viewing the new website? The new website is optimized for viewing in Internet Explorer version 10. Read More...

Calling All Photo Enthusiasts!

Welcome to your new Charter Township of Oakland website!  As part of updating our website, we are seeking donations of photographs.

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Ice Storm Warning!

Freezing rain and ice accumulation are forecast for our area. DTE Energy works year-round to strengthen the energy grid to ensure safe and reliable service, but storms and other severe weather can still cause power outages.

That's why they're already hard at work, mobilizing resources so that they can respond quickly if power outages do occur.

We urge you to be prepared as well by knowing how to report a power outage and how to stay safe during a storm. Before bad weather...


Visit DTE's website for more information and updates:

https://www.newlook.dteenergy.com/wps/wcm/connect/dte-web/home/problems-and-safety-landing/common/safety/safety-center?fbclid=IwAR3bLuydz0UM1hhqD-WTT_pWpDsslRwDtUx94wDRF9VhWdzj3jlTdIyTzCU

Ice Storm Warning!

Freezing rain and ice accumulation are forecast for our area. DTE Energy works year-round to strengthen the energy grid to ensure safe and reliable service, but storms and other severe weather can still cause power outages.

That's why they're already hard at work, mobilizing resources so that they can respond quickly if power outages do occur.

We urge you to be prepared as well by knowing how to report a power outage and how to stay safe during a storm. Before bad weather...


Visit DTE's website for more information and updates:

https://www.newlook.dteenergy.com/wps/wcm/connect/dte-web/home/problems-and-safety-landing/common/safety/safety-center?fbclid=IwAR3bLuydz0UM1hhqD-WTT_pWpDsslRwDtUx94wDRF9VhWdzj3jlTdIyTzCU

Consumers Energy Issues Public Call for All Customers to Voluntarily Reduce Gas Usage

Due to high demand for natural gas with record-low temperatures and an incident at a Consumers Energy facility, please turn down heat to 65 or less until Friday at noon. Bundle up and stay warm! Read more here.