Docket No. 62, Calendar No. 47,807.

354 Mich. 180 (1958)

92 N.W.2d 502


Supreme Court of Michigan.

Rehearing denied December 2, 1958.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Avern L. Cohn, for plaintiff.

Harry J. Merritt, Corporation Counsel, for defendant Oakland County.

Claude H. Stevens, for defendants Oakland County, its board of supervisors, its board of public works and the Township of West Bloomfield.

Thomas J. Dillon, Jr., for defendant City of Keego Harbor.

Joseph T. Brennan, Jr., for defendant Township of Farmington.

James C. Allen, for defendant City of Southfield, successor of Township of Southfield.

Amicus Curiae on rehearing: State of Michigan, by Paul L. Adams, Attorney General, Samuel J. Torina, Solicitor General, and G. Douglas Clapperton and Florence N. Clement, Assistants Attorney General.

CARR, J. (for modification and affirmance).

Acting through its board of supervisors the county of Oakland has established a department of public works pursuant to authority granted by PA 1957, No 185 (CL 1948, § 123.742 et seq. [Stat Ann 1957 Cum Supp § 5.570(1) et seq.]). The statute contemplates the appointment of a board of public works which shall be in immediate control of the department, subject to general supervisory authority...

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