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$2.5 Million Cherry Hill Road Resurfacing Project Announced Today By Wayne County Executive Warren Evans & Commissioner Richard LeBlanc

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 – Department of Public Services

Wayne County 2015 Consolidated Plan Focus Groups

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 – Tuesday, October 27, 2015 – Health Veterans and Community Wellness
Please join Wayne County for a series of Community Focus Groups to help identify neighborhood needs and priorities, and to share your concerns and suggestions for your community!

Wayne County hosts Retiree Health Care Information Meetings

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 – Thursday, October 15, 2015 – Communications
The County partnered with AmWINS to provide several plan options for retirees to choose from and to provide extensive customer support to assist retirees with selecting plans that best meet their needs.

Wayne County collaborates with Brownstown Twp. to resurface Sibley Road

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 – Communications

WAYNE COUNTY’S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, VETERANS AND COMMUNITY WELLNESS OUTLINES SAFETY PRECAUTIONS AND TIPS TO AVOID MERS-COV VIRUS

Thursday, September 17, 2015 – Communications

WAYNE COUNTY’S OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT TO CONDUCT ANNUAL TRAINING EXERCISE SEPT. 19 FOR VOLUNTEER COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAMS

Monday, September 14, 2015 – Communications

FIVE FAMILIES RECEIVE NEWLY CONSTRUCTED HOMES IN HAMTRAMCK, WAYNE COUNTY, HABITAT FOR HUMANITY AND PARTNERS COMPLETE $4.1 MILLION PROJECT TO HOUSE DISPLACED FAMILIES

Wednesday, September 09, 2015 – Communications

WAYNE COUNTY’S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, VETERANS AND COMMUNITY WELLNESS OUTLINES SAFETY PRECAUTIONS AND TIPS TO AVOID MOSQUITO BITES

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 – Communications

Fourth Program Year CAPER

Monday, August 24, 2015 – Communications
The CPMP Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report includes Narrative Responses to CAPER questions that CDBG, HOME, HOPWA, and ESG grantees must respond to each year in order to be compliant with the Consolidated Planning Regulations.

WAYNE COUNTY USES $4 MILLION HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT TO ENHANCE PUBLIC SAFETY, UPGRADE COMMUNICATIONS INFRASTRUTURE AND IMPROVE FIRST RESPONDER COLLABORATION

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 – Communications

Wayne County’s Title VI Plan

Friday, July 31, 2015 – Communications
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), Civil Rights Program Unit acknowledges receipt of your TItle VI Non-Discrimination Plan. MDOT has reviewed the aforementioned documents to ensure compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Jazz on the River 2015

Saturday, August 01, 2015 – Sunday, August 02, 2015 – DPS
Thousands expected to attend the 20th Annual Jazz on the River Festival Star studded extravaganza; International and local artists perform at two day event.

Wayne County named nation’s top manufacturing hub

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 – Headlight DataCommunications
Wayne County has a long history of being the home to large and small scale manufacturers, so it is not surprising to me that we lead the nation in manufacturing jobs.

Wayne County Executive Evans Submits Realistic & Balanced Budget, has Support of Sheriff and Prosecutor

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 – Communications

Wayne County Jail Project

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 – Communications
A frequently updated list of information related to the Wayne County Jail Project

FY 2015-2016 CEO Recommended Budget

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 – Communications
This morning Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans submitted to the Wayne County Commission a $1.54 Billion Comprehensive Executive Budget for FY 2015-16 which covers the period of October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016.

Wayne County Executive Evans Submits Realistic & Balanced Budget, has Support of Sheriff and Prosecutor

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 – Communications

Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans meets with State Financial Review Board to discuss declaring a financial emergency in Wayne County.

Thursday, July 09, 2015 – Detroit Free PressCommunications
Wayne County Executive Warren Evans is scheduled to speak with the state review team investigating the county’s finances this morning

Wayne County Youth Fun Fest

Thursday, August 20, 2015 – Thursday, August 20, 2015 – Communications
Head Start Information* Wayne Police & Fire* Dental Screenings*HIV Information*Entertainment*Hearing & Vision Screenings*Blood Pressure Screenings* Health & Safety Information* Childhood Immunizations * WIC & Breastfeeding Info* Mobile Units*

Senior Power Days

Wednesday, July 08, 2015 – Tuesday, December 15, 2015 – Communications
Senior Power Days on Belle Isle is a new program that provides recreational and educational events at Belle Isle Park for seniors. The 11-event series will be held on Wednesdays from July 8 to December 15. Events are free.
 

DTE Severe Weather Tips

Monday, June 29, 2015 – Homeland Security Emergency Management
DTE Energy continues to make progress in restoring the nearly 150,000 customers who lost electric service Saturday due to sustained, strong winds and heavy rain that knocked down trees and power lines throughout southeast Michigan

Healthy and Safe Swim Week

Monday, May 18, 2015 – Sunday, May 24, 2015 – PUBLIC HEALTH
Healthy and Safe Swimming Week, Formerly known as Recreational Water Illness and Injury (RWII) Prevention Week, the week before Memorial Day has been designated National Healthy and Safe Swimming Week

Wayne County Stakeholder Steps Up To Help Reduce The County’s Structural Deficit

Thursday, May 07, 2015 – Communications
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans announced today that the Honorable Robert Colombo, Chief Judge of the Third Circuit Court has committed the Court to a five percent reduction in the Court’s appropriation from Wayne County’s General Fund.

State of the County Community Update

Tuesday, May 05, 2015 – Communications
State of the County Community Update Video.

There’s no easy fix for Wayne County fail jail mess

Friday, March 13, 2015 – Detroit Free PressCommunications
It’s time, again, for some straight talk about our jail mess. The existing Wayne County jails are in need of significant repair, if not outright replacement, even though a new jail stands partially built at Gratiot and Beaubien in Detroit

Notice of Public Hearing – ON THE ADOPTION OF A BROWNFIELD PLAN

Thursday, March 19, 2015
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT a Public Hearing shall be held before the Board of Commissioners of the Charter County of Wayne on March 19, 2015, at 10 a.m. in the Commission Chambers on the adoption of a Brownfield Plan for Wayne County.
 

Wayne County hosts Household Hazardous Waste disposal collections

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Wayne County’s Department of Public Services will offer five countywide Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collections for 2015.

Free Tax Services

Monday, January 26, 2015 – Saturday, April 25, 2015
Free tax services are available if your household income is less than $50,000. You must bring social security cards for all claimed dependents and valid picture ID. Walk-ins are welcome, but people with appointments are served first.

Dix Street Draw Bridge Re-Opens Ahead of Schedule

Thursday, February 05, 2015

State of Wayne County’s finances

Wednesday, February 04, 2015
 

Genelle Allen, Esq named Assistant County Executive

Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Wayne County Executive Warren Evans has named attorney Genelle Allen who has extensive leadership and procurement experience as an Assistant County Executive.

Norovirus is circulating

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
The Wayne County Department of Public Health has identified an increase in the number of gastrointestinal illness reports in recent weeks.

Tips to stay safe during extremely cold weather

Wednesday, January 07, 2015
The National Weather Service is forecasting statewide wind chills to periodically dip down to 20 degrees below zero, or even lower, through the remainder of the week. With these below freezing temperatures affecting our entire region, the Wayne County Hom

2014-2015 Flu Shots

Friday, September 26, 2014
Fight the Flu this flu season. Get vaccinated!The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend an annual flu shot for everyone six months of age and older.
 

Great Lakes Water Authority

Monday, September 22, 2014
Information related to the Great Lakes Water Authority

Flood Damage: Information & Resources

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

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