Sunday, March 9, 2008

Troy Democrats to host panel on Governing Oakland County

Dems to hear panel March 19

Oakland County Commissioner Tim Burns, R-Clawson, will moderate a panel discussion Wednesday, March 19, on "Governing Oakland County," featuring a trio of speakers from the executive, legislative and judicial branches of government.

Hosted by the Troy Democratic Club, the panel will begin at 8 p.m., preceded by a 7 p.m. club business meeting, at the Troy Community Center, 3179 Livernois (east of I-75, north of Big Beaver/16 Mile Road).

Panelists include: Brenda Lawrence, mayor of Southfield; Andy Meisner, state representative; Jessica Cooper, Bingham Farms attorney and former judge in the Michigan Court of Appeals, Oakland County Circuit Court and 46th District Court. These area leaders will speak about their vision for the future in Oakland County. The meeting is open to the public. Admission is free.

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