Road improvement funding announced

On Thursday, May 10, members of the Oakland County Board of Commissioners Finance Committee voted to approve the Tri-Party Road Improvement Program for Fiscal Year 2012 for Bloomfield Township receiving $81,686 in Tri-Party Road funding as a result of Oakland County Commissioner David W. Potts's resolution #12124 advocating for the funds.

Potts (R- Bloomfield Township, Birmingham and Bloomfield Hills District-20) stated, "The county and I are pleased that in these hard times, and with the obvious need for road repairs that these funds will be used for the Andover Road project, which will repair the road's concrete. I am glad that my colleagues supported my efforts to bring road improvement funding to Bloomfield Township. This effort is a collaboration between the Road Commission for Oakland County and Bloomfield Township with each paying 1/3 of the costs for the road improvements."

Since 1973, the Tri-Party Program has raised revenue and awareness on the issues of roads. The Tri-Party Program consists of Oakland County, the Road Commission for Oakland County and local governments with each providing one-third equally in funding for county road projects in local communities.

Published: Mon, May 14, 2012