Board seeks citizen to serve on Oakland County Building Authority

The Oakland County Board of Commissioners is currently accepting applications for a vacancy on its Building Authority Committee.

The Legislative Affairs and Government Operations Committee will review applications and recommend candidates to the Board of Commissioners. The candidate will be appointed by the Board of Commissioners to complete a current three-year term ending December 31, 2020.

Applications are due no later than 12 p.m. on Friday, January 31, 2020.

The Oakland County Building Authority was established to finance the construction of local projects through the issuance of limited tax general obligation bonds by the Building Authority. Consistent with Public Act 31 of 1948, the Building Authority may also build, acquire, furnish, equip, own, improve, enlarge, lease, operate and maintain county facilities where a legitimate public purpose of the county is served. The board consists of five members, including three members appointed by the Board of Commissioners, who will serve three-year terms, the county executive (David Coulter) or a designee and the county treasurer (Andy Meisner) or a designee.

To apply, go to, navigate to "Committees & Authorities" and then to "Ad Hoc Committees." A link to the application form is available under the "Building Authority" section. Anyone with questions or in need of assistance with the application process can contact Pam Worthington at 248-858-0104 or

The Building Authority meets every second Wednesday of the month at 9 a.m. in the Oakland County Facilities Conference Room of the Public Works Building (One Public Works Drive) in Waterford Township. Mileage reimbursement is provided by the county.

Published: Wed, Jan 29, 2020