Town hall meeting in Novi looks at proposed Detroit water deal

Oakland County Commissioners Kathy S. Crawford and Christine A. Long will host a special informational town hall meeting on Monday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m. at the Novi Public Library located at 45255 West Ten Mile Road in Novi. The meeting will be held in the Community Room on the first floor of the library.

Oakland County Chief Deputy County Executive Gerald Poisson and Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash will attend and discuss the Detroit Water and Sewer Department, the proposed creation of the new Great Lakes Water Authority, and what the deal means for Oakland County residents.

Residents will have an opportunity to ask questions and voice their concerns relating to the recent proposal.

"Detroit Water and Sewer has had a multitude of financial problems for years and the recent proposal will affect everyone, whether you have city water and sewer or your own well and septic. The Town Hall meeting will give rate-payers the opportunity to become better informed as well as voice their concerns," stated Oakland County Commissioner Kathy S. Crawford who represents the cities of Novi and Northville and Novi Township in District #9.

Commissioner Christine A. Long represents the City of Walled Lake, Commerce Township, West Bloomfield Township, and the Village of Wolverine Lake in District #7.

To contact the Novi Public Library, call 248-349-0720.

Published: Fri, Sep 26, 2014