Parks, Recreation, Land Preservation

Below is a summary of some key information. For extensive information on Oakland Township parks, programs, recreation, land preservation, grants, etc. see the Township website here:

http://www.oaklandtownship.org/boards_and_commissions/parks_and_recreation/index.php

 

Location of Parks, Golf Courses, Greenspaces and Other Recreational Activities in Oakland Township

https://oaklandtownshipsentinelcom.files.wordpress.com/2018/10/recreationland_acreage_8_5x11.pdf

447 Page Searchable Master Plan – use CNTRL F and your search

How to Search pdf

Parks, Recreation, Land Preservation Master Plan 2015-2019

PRC Minutes – 2017  – Rearranged by Subject (click below)

PRC Meetings 2017

 

Winter 2018/ Spring 2019 Newsletter

http://www.oaklandtownship.org/boards_and_commissions/parks_and_recreation/docs/2019Winter.pdf

 

Township Parks State Law

http://legislature.mi.gov/doc.aspx?mcl-Act-157-of-1905

 

Acquistion of Parks State Law

http://legislature.mi.gov/doc.aspx?mcl-Act-153-of-1996

 

Huron-Clinton Metropark District State Law

http://legislature.mi.gov/doc.aspx?mcl-Act-147-of-1939

County and Regional Parks State Law

http://legislature.mi.gov/doc.aspx?mcl-Act-261-of-1965

 

Land Preservation Millage Information

This millage was first approved in 2001. The latest renewal passed on 11/8/2018 by 6,521 – YES to 2,994 – NO or 68%/32%.  Source – https://www.oakgov.com/clerkrod/elections/Pages/past-election-results.aspx

OT_LandPreservationTimeline

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Millage ballot language

http://www.oaklandtownship.org/Land%20Acquisition%20Aug%208,%202006.pdf

 

Benjamin VanderWeide, 34, Natural Areas Stewardship Manager, Oakland Township Parks & Recreation Makes Oakland County Executive’s 2019 Elite 40 Under 40 Class

​About 250 applications and nominations were reviewed by a panel of judges, looking for the top 40 young professionals and thought leaders who live or work in Oakland County. The 40 honorees have achieved excellence in their field and contributed to the quality of life in their communities.

For more information see:

https://www.oakgov.com/pages/news.aspx#/oakland-county-executive-s-2019-elite-40-under-40-class-set-public-to-pick-best-of-the-best-in-online-vote