News Flash

Posted on: January 9, 2020

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Re-Elects Leadership Team

Untitled design (21)

MEDIA RELEASE

Date: Thursday, January 9, 2020

For Immediate Release

For more information contact:

Lisa Moutinho – Washtenaw County Public Information Officer734-222-6731 [email protected]

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Re-Elects Leadership Team

AN...

Read on...

Board of Commissioners - News
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Refugee Resettlement

Untitled design (21)

MEDIA RELEASE

January 9, 2019For Immediate Release

For more information, contact:Lisa Moutinho, Washtenaw County Public Information Officer734.222.6731 or [email protected] 

 

Washtenaw County Commission Votes to Keep Doors Ope...

Read on...

Board of Commissioners - News

News Flash

Posted on: March 5, 2020

Innovative Reentry Initiative

Untitled design (12)

For Immediate Release

Contact: Crystal S. Campbell

BOC Communication and Operations Manager

[email protected] / (734) 222-6847

WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS RATIFIES FEDERALLY FUNDED “INNOVATIVE REENTRY INITIATIVE” GRANT FO...

Read on...

Board of Commissioners - Spotlights
Posted on: March 29, 2019

2019 Calendar of Deliverables

Untitled design (12)

On March 6th, 2019 the Board of Commissioners affirmed by a 9-0 vote the "2019 Calendar of Deliverables." This document, identifies priorities that require consideration and will serve as an outline for the intended course of action for the Boar...

Read on...

Board of Commissioners - Spotlights

News Flash

Posted on: May 26, 2020

Clerk/Register of Deeds COVID-19 Operating Plan

Alert icon

To slow the spread of COVID-19 the Washtenaw County Clerk/Register’s office will be closed to the public until June 15. 

Our services are not available in-person at this time.

Certain services continue to be provided as follows:

Order Cert...

Read on...

Clerk - News

News Flash

Posted on: April 2, 2020

Nonprofit Agencies Receive Support From Washtenaw County and Community Partners

Non Profit Resources

Washtenaw County nonprofits are playing a major role in stepping up to provide essential services to the members of our community during the COVID-19 crisis. From helping coordinate food distribution to staffin...

Read on...

Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

COVID-19 Update on Essential Services

coronavirus

Information regarding the spread of COVID-19, including what you should do if you feel sick or believe you have been exposed to the virus, visit washtenaw.org/3095/COVID-19

If you need information about essential services, go to our new webpage: washtenaw....

Read on...

Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Washtenaw County Partners to Support Local Businesses During the COVID-19 Crisis

Small Business Emergency Relief Fund

“Just as Washtenaw County has been working hard to ensure residents have the latest public health information and access to essential services, we are committed to helping the small business community,” said Gregory Dill, Washtenaw Cou...

Read on...

Learn More. Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Substantial Amendment to Washtenaw Urban County 2019 Action Plan available for comment

Substantial Amendement 2019 Action Plan

Notice is hereby given by the Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development (OCED) that one public hearing will be held to solicit citizen input on a substantial amendment to the 2019 Annual Action Plan. The amendment is focused on additio...
Read on...

Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Environmental Review for Upcoming Projects

News Posts (1)

Hilltop View Apartments

Location: 7651 Dan Hoey Rd, Dexter, MI 48130

Developer: Avalon Housing, Inc.

  • Click here to view the Combined Notice. This notice details the finding of no significant impact on the environment and the request for the release ...
Read on...

Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: February 21, 2020

Washtenaw County Support New Statewide Capacity Building Initiative

Catchafire logo

Through Washtenaw Coordinated Funders, the Office of Community and Economic Development is supporting a new initiative that will enable nonprofits to connect with talent and receive capacity-building support. &ldquo...

Read on...

Learn More Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Draft Washtenaw Urban County 2020 Action Plan now available for comment

UC Action Plan Open Comment

The Action Plan describes the actions, activities and resources that will be used in Fiscal Year 2020-21 to address the priority community development and housing needs and goals identified by the 
Five-Year 2018-2022 Consolidated Plan.

Pursuant to...
Read on...

Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Washtenaw County Summer Youth Employment Program Now Accepting Applications

A young adult and an employer having a conversation at work.

“Being a part of SummerWorks was awesome! My job led to an internship and the internship turned into my career!”

- 2017 SummerWorks Participant 

Are you between the ages of 16 and 24? Do you w...

Read on...

Learn More About SummerWorks Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: December 16, 2019

Washtenaw County Offers Funding for Census Outreach Projects

Census_Minigrants

As the country prepares for Census 2020, Washtenaw County is working to reach out to groups that have been historically undercounted, such as college students, children, people of color, low-income individuals, and more. Given the importance of the Decenn...

Read on...

Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: December 5, 2019

OCED Participates in Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Morghan_HHWeek

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is an annual, nationwide program where organizations and advocates draw attention to the problems of hunger and homelessness in communities across the country. This year, the Shelter Associ...

Read on...

Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: November 22, 2019

Washtenaw County Brownfield Authority Releases 2018 Annual Report

WCBRA Cover

Last month, the Washtenaw County Brownfield Authority (WCBRA) released its 2018 Annual Report. The report detailed over 65 million dollars in private investment and substantial environmental remediation and public infrastructure investme...

Read on...

Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Washtenaw County Announces Winter Shelter and Warming Centers

delonis

Starting Monday, November 11th, 2019, any individuals seeking emergency shelter during the upcoming cold winter months can find a safe and warm place to sleep each night at the Delonis Center (312 W Huron St, Ann Arbor, MI 48103) and&...

Read on...

More Information about Winter Shelters Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Community Members Identify and Prioritize New Housing and Public Infrastructure Projects

Parkridge Community Input Session

The Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development and the City of Ypsilanti hosted a series of meetings with residents who live in the neighborhood located south of W. Michigan Avenue in Ypsilan...

Read on...

Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: October 28, 2019

OCED Partners with United Way to Explore Financial Empowerment for Residents

United Way Washtenaw County

Earlier this month, Washtenaw County was announced as part of a new cohort of communities receiving grants to explore the feasibility of launching Financial Empowerment Centers in their communities through the Cities for Financi...

Read on...

Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: October 7, 2019

OCED Releases 2018 Annual Report

Summer18_JPG

We’re proud of the broad reach of OCED throughout the County. In 2018, the Foster Grandparent Program celebrated it’s 50th anniversary in Washtenaw County, the ADA ramp program for low-income homeowners was back in action, more progress was made in making...

Read on...

Read the full report. Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: September 3, 2019

OCED Celebrates Summer19 Youth Employment Program

Summer19_NewsPhoto JPG

On Thursday, August 22nd, OCED joined Michigan Works! and the University of Michigan to celebrate another successful year of our joint youth summer employment program. Summer19 is an annual program that connects youth to summer employment opportunities wi...

Read on...

Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: August 30, 2019

OCED Helps Bring Community Together at Parkridge SummerFest & Joe Dulin Community Day

SummerFest_NewThumbnail JPG

The sun was out and so was the neighborhood for this year’s Parkridge SummerFest & Joe Dulin Community Day. Over a thousand residents joined us in Parkridge Park to listen to local musicians, eat great food, and learn about community resources on Aug....

Read on...

Community & Economic Development - News

News Flash

Posted on: September 10, 2019

OCED 2018 Annual Report

OCED Annual Report 2018 Cover_JPG

We’re proud of the broad reach of OCED throughout the County. Read our most recent annual report to learn all of the ways we are working to make Washtenaw County a place where all residents can fully participate in the community and in the economy.

A full ...

Read Our Annual Report

Read Our Annual Report Community & Economic Development - Spotlights
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing JPG

Our office partners with a number of community partners to improve, protect, and expand our county's affordable housing stock.

Learn more about this work by checking out https://www.washtenaw.org/722/Affordable-Housing 

Learn More

Learn More Community & Economic Development - Spotlights
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Historic Preservation

HisPres JPG

The Washtenaw County Historic Preservation Program is dedicated to supporting local historic districts, spurring heritage tourism, and attracting investment in our historic resources.

Learn more about this work by checking out https://www.washtena...

Learn More

Learn More Community & Economic Development - Spotlights

News Flash

Posted on: June 1, 2020

Our Next WCCMH Facebook Live Event is on for June 9, 2020

Come-Together-Print_2048x

WCCMH professionals will be sharing and educating viewers on ways we as a community can begin to safely reintegrate as the State begins to reopen.

Focus will be placed on how to create both individual and family reintegration plans.  We&rsquo...

Read on...

Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: May 23, 2020

CMH Non-essential Services Closure Extended to June 15

WCCMH-CMYK-Logo Compressed

Non-essential services along with many Washtenaw County buildings will remain closed through June 12, 2020. Please remember that due to the current situation, timelines are subject to change. Site specific restrictions and guidelines may still apply by Ju...

Read on...

Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Opinions Wanted on Telehealth

Virtual-Hospitals-

Below is a link to a survey that asks your opinion about using telehealth services. Telehealth includes providing services using a telephone, smart phone or computer. Telehealth can also be provided using video conferencing which are meetings conducted us...

Read on...

Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Washtenaw County Novel Coronavirus Updates

Our sister site, Washtenaw Health Department maintains a collection of regularly updated facts, local statistics, and resources.

For more materials on symptoms, testing, prevention tips and more, visit their page here: https://www.washtenaw.org/30...

Read on...

Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: January 21, 2020

State Updates: Director Gordon's Plan to Restructure

In December 2019, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Robert Gordon proposed a restructuring of Michigan’s public mental health system.

The following links may be helpful in learning more about Director Gordon&rs...

Read on...

Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: December 9, 2019

Millage Third Quarter Updates are In

millage progress q3

Resources from the Washtenaw County Mental Health and Public Safety Preservation Millage first became available on January 1, 2019. 

Click the links to get some highlights from the third quarter:

Read on...

Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: November 25, 2019

The 2018 Annual Report is In!

WCCMH-CMYK-Logo Compressed

Thanks always for the support, advocacy, contributions, and hard work of our staff, community partners, consumers and their families. 

If you aren't able to pick up a hardcopy from one of our locations, you can download a copy by clicking here.

Read on...

Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: November 14, 2019

What's Up with Mental Health Services and Public Safety?

Lisa Gentz and Derrick Jackson at WEMU studios

As part of their Washtenaw United series, WEMU 89.1 FM interviewed Lisa Gentz and Derrick Jackson to learn more about the 11 new programs that received funding from the 2017 millage to increase funding for mental health services and public safety.

Follow t...

Read on...

Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: November 8, 2019

CARES: Help is Always Available

woman holds sign that says get help in a crisis

Seven days a week and 24 hours every day, the CARES access number for mental health and substance use treatment services offered by Washtenaw County Community Mental Health is staffed to serve you.

CARES social workers, therapists, peer-specialists, and ps...

Read on...

Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: October 1, 2019

CMH Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Update

WCCMH-CMYK-Logo Compressed

The fiscal year begins this month, so we want to provide an update on our Fiscal Year 2020 budget.

On September 16th, the WCCMH Board approved a balanced FY20 budget and moved it forward to the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners. The FY20 as presented...

Read on...

Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Mental Health Funding Gaps Foreshadow Crises in Michigan

Newsflash Funding Gaps Image

In April, the Community Mental Health Association of Michigan (CMHAM) released a new analysis, “Systemic Underfunding of Michigan’s Public Mental Health System,” which studies the longstanding underfunding of Michigan’s public mental healthcare system. Th...

Read on...

Community Mental Health - News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: May 23, 2019

U of M Law Students Made a Video About Landlord Tenant Process

Andrew Cutillo, Megan Giles, Seyoung Oh, Adam VanDeusen worked with Judge Simpson from the 14A District Court to develop a video to help litigants navigate the Landlord Tenant court process.  We are grateful for their hard work and hope that the ...

Read on...

Additional Info... District Court - News & Announcements
Posted on: April 10, 2018

14A District Court Pioneers Online Case Resolution

Partnering with Court Innovations/Matterhorn, an Ann Arbor based company, the 14A District Court has implemented three different online case resolution platforms with more on the horizon.  The 14A District Court piloted the first of its kind onli...

Read on...

District Court - News & Announcements

News Flash

Posted on: March 15, 2020

Non-Essential Office Closures

closure news flash

Washtenaw County Health Department operations not related to COVID-19 are limited. For COVID-19 information, visit www.washtenaw.org/COVID19.  For urgent public health matters like communicable disease, animal bites, foodborne illness or a well t...

Read on...

Washtenaw County Health Department Health Department - News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

How to Get Fresh, Local Food During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Squash and tomatoes

There are many resources available to combat food insecurity, support local food and farmers, and to do both at the same time. Note: there are more resources available than listed here, as resources keep increasing and evolving.

Food Gatherers is the best ...

Read on...

Washtenaw County Health Department Health Department - News
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Health Insurance during COVID-19

WHP logo

If you lost health care coverage or never had health care coverage, the Washtenaw Health Plan team can help provide information and answer your questions. Options include enrolling in Marketplace coverage though a Special Enrollment Period, COBRA and Medi...

Read on...

Health Department - News
Posted on: November 18, 2019

New Health for All Washtenaw website provides community health data, stories, and action

Health for All Website Homepage Screen Shot

The Washtenaw County Health Department has launched a new website that holds interactive data on hundreds of factors related to community health. www.healthforallwashtenaw.org is a central location for information, stories, and action items on what impact...

Read on...

Washtenaw County Health Department Health Department - News
Posted on: June 24, 2019

Washtenaw County Health Department Names New Health Officer

Jimena Loveluck with sign behind with Spanish words todos son bienvenidos aqui

The Washtenaw County Health Department is happy to announce the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners has appointed Jimena Loveluck as the County’s new Health Officer. Loveluck has spent her entire career in public health, including as Deputy ...

Read on...

Washtenaw County Health Department Health Department - News
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Community-wide Solutions Needed to Address Opioid Epidemic

The Healing Forest - 48 conversations about the opioid epidemic and community recovery in Washtenaw

Some epidemics, like Ebola, rush in like a tornado with immediate and obvious destruction. The opioid epidemic, instead, is more like fungus that slowly attacks trees, eventually decimating the forest. This is the focus of a newly published report by the ...

Read on...

Health Department - News
Posted on: August 31, 2018

Michigan extends ‘Do Not Eat’ Fish Advisory for Huron River to Lake Erie

Fish with red cross over it

On Aug., 31, 2018, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued an expanded ‘Do Not Eat’ fish advisory for all fish in the Huron River in Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw, Wayne, and Monroe Counties. The original advisory was issued o...

Read on...

Health Department - News

News Flash

Posted on: August 27, 2019

Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Group Lowering Disparities

Black mother with baby on chest

A breastfeeding support group for black mothers was created by Washtenaw County WIC in 2018 with the goal of lowering the racial disparity in breastfeeding rates.

“Being able to meet up with other mothers of color, other mothers who look like me,...

Read on...

Washtenaw County WIC Health Department - Spotlight on Health

News Flash

Home

1 Story
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that th...

Read on...

Home

News Flash

Posted on: June 1, 2020

Notice of Remote Board of Commissioners Meetings

Untitled design (21)

NOTICE OF REMOTE MEETING

WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

PUBLIC NOTICE OF A REMOTE MEETING OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS  

THE FOLLOWING REGULAR MEETINGS OF THE WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS WILL BE HAPPENING ONLY REMOTELY...

Read on...

Home - News & Announcements
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Washtenaw County Broadband Task Force Releases Survey Information

Broadband Survey Results

MEDIA RELEASE

Date: Thursday, May 21, 2020

For Immediate Release

For more information contact:

Lisa Moutinho – Washtenaw County Public Information Officer734-222-6731 [email protected]

 

Washtenaw County Broadband Task Force Releases Sur...

Read on...

Home - News & Announcements
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Appoints Two New Members to County Road Commission

Untitled design (21)

May 20, 2020 

For Immediate Release 

Contact: Crystal S. Campbell 

BOC Communication and Operations Manager  

[email protected] / (734) 478-1856 

 

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Appoints &...

Read on...

Home - News & Announcements
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Huron Hills Golf Course Stormwater Improvements Project - Update 04/30/20

Public Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE:  The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes & Energy (EGLE) issued a Finding of No Significant Impact for the 2020 Huron Hills Golf Course Stormwater Improvements project.  This notice is posted to comply with...

Read on...

Additional Info... Home - News & Announcements
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Approves Nearly $10 million in Support

Untitled design (21)

MEDIA RELEASE

May 7, 2020

For Immediate Release

Contact: Crystal S. Campbell

BOC Communication and Operations Manager

[email protected] / (734) 478-1856

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Approves Nearly

$10 million to Support Crisis Housing, Permanen...

Read on...

Home - News & Announcements
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Health Insurance during COVID-19

WHP logo

If you lost health care coverage or never had health care coverage, the Washtenaw Health Plan team can help provide information and answer your questions. Options include enrolling in Marketplace coverage though a Special Enrollment Period, COBRA and Medi...

Read on...

Home - News & Announcements
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Washtenaw County Partners to Support Local Businesses During the COVID-19 Crisis

Small Business Emergency Relief Fund

“Just as Washtenaw County has been working hard to ensure residents have the latest public health information and access to essential services, we are committed to helping the small business community,” said Gregory Dill, Washtenaw Cou...

Read on...

Learn More. Home - News & Announcements
Posted on: March 9, 2020

CANCELED - Washtenaw County Adds In-Person Cyber Training Classes

Citizens Cyber Academy Flyer Image

In an effort to improve cyber
security awareness for the residents of Washtenaw County, the County’s Chief InformationSecurity Officer Gabe LeBlanc has modified his employee focused cyber security
training to benefit all members of the commu...

Read on...

Home - News & Announcements
Posted on: February 19, 2020

Washtenaw County Offers Free Online Cyber Security Training

Citizens Cyber Academy Flyer Image

The internet has become a necessity in our daily lives, so it’s important to understand how to use it safely.  Through a series of short, informative videos, you’ll learn about:

  • Gaming Safety
  • 2 Factor Authentication
  • Gift Cards
  • Ide...
Read on...

Home - News & Announcements
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Washtenaw County Summer Youth Employment Program Now Accepting Applications

A young adult and an employer having a conversation at work.

“Being a part of SummerWorks was awesome! My job led to an internship and the internship turned into my career!”

- 2017 SummerWorks Participant 

Are you between the ages of 16 and 24? Do you w...

Read on...

Learn More About SummerWorks Home - News & Announcements
Posted on: January 16, 2020

It’s time to get REAL

REAL ID Ready (003)

Your Michigan driver’s license or identification card may not get you through airport security later this year.

Oct. 1 is when the federal government will fully enforce the post-9/11 REAL ID Act, and standard state-issued driver’s licen...

Read on...

Additional Info... Home - News & Announcements
Posted on: December 16, 2019

Washtenaw County Offers Funding for Census Outreach Projects

Census_Minigrants

As the country prepares for Census 2020, Washtenaw County is working to reach out to groups that have been historically undercounted, such as college students, children, people of color, low-income individuals, and more. Given the importance of the Decenn...

Read on...

Home - News & Announcements

News Flash

Posted on: October 23, 2019

WCSO Shop with a Cop 2019 – Donations Needed!

Shop with a Cop 2017 Picture

Its purpose is to provide children in need with an
opportunity to shop for gifts for those whom they love.  

Because the program is funded entirely by donations, the generosity of our donors is essential to the program’s success.  Last y...

Read on...

WCSO Shop with a Cop Facebook Home - Spotlight on Washtenaw

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: June 1, 2020

County-Wide Roads and Non-Motorized Millage Renewal on the August 4 Ballot

B2B Bridge over the Huron River

ANN ARBOR, MI – June 1, 2020, Washtenaw County voters will be asked on August 4, 2020, to renew and restore the 0.5 mill four-year county-wide roads and non-motorized millage. If renewed/restored, the 0.5 mill is expected to generate ap...

Read on...

Road Commission Millage Information Parks & Rec - News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission Updates, Guidelines, Park Use and Closures

Flowers at County Farm Park

ANN ARBOR, MI – May 26, 2020, Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission has continued to update our policies, procedures and guidelines weekly based on Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Orders. The most recent Exe...

Read on...

Washtenaw County Parks Facebook Page Parks & Rec - News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Rolling Hills Water Park and Blue Heron Bay Spray Park Closed for Summer

Aerial of the Rolling Hills Waterpark

ANN ARBOR, MI – May 15, 2020, Rolling Hills Water Park at Rolling Hills County Park and Blue Heron Bay Spray Park at Independence Lake County Park, operated by Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission (WCPARC), will be closed for the s...

Read on...

Read on... Parks & Rec - News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission Cancels Summer Day Camp for 2020 Season

Independence Lake Day Camp parachute game

ANN ARBOR, MI – May 15, 2020, Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission voted at its monthly commission meeting on May 12, to cancel summer day camp programs at Rolling Hills County Park, Independence Lake County Park, the Meri Lou Murr...

Read on...

Read on... Parks & Rec - News

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: May 21, 2020

Independence Lake County Park Closed for Memorial Day Weekend

May 21, 2020

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Coy Vaughn, DirectorWashtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission[email protected] / (734) 971-6337

Independence Lake County Park Closed for Memorial Day Weekend

 

Ann Arbor, MI – Independ...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Rolling Hills Water Park and Blue Heron Bay Closed for Summer

May 15, 2020

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Coy Vaughn, DirectorWashtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission[email protected] / (734) 971-6337

Rolling Hills Water Park and Blue Heron Bay Closed for Summer, Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Co...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission Cancels Summer Day Camp for 2020 Season

May 15, 2020

For Immediate Release

Contact: Coy Vaughn, DirectorWashtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission[email protected] / (734) 971-6337

Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission Cancels Summer Day Camp for 2020 Season

 

ANN ARB...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Updates Local Orders to Protect Workers during COVID-19

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler Cerniglia, Public Information Officer

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-678-7010

Washtenaw County Health Department Updates Local Orders to Protect Workers during COVID-19

Service provider...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Approves Nearly $10 million in Support

MEDIA RELEASE

May 7, 2020

For Immediate Release

Contact: Crystal S. Campbell

BOC Communication and Operations Manager

[email protected] / (734) 478-1856

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Approves Nearly

$10 million to Support Crisis Housing, Permanen...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Washtenaw County Expands Community COVID-19 Testing

For Immediate Release

 

Washtenaw County Expands Community COVID-19 Testing

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System and Packard Health providing testing at community locations

YPSILANTI, Mich., May 1, 2020 – Washtenaw County Health Department is a...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Updates Orders to Protect Workers during COVID-19

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler Cerniglia, Public Information Officer

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-678-7010

 

Washtenaw County Health Department Updates Orders to Protect Workers during COVID-19

Service prov...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Provides Data on Probable COVID-19 Cases

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler Cerniglia, Public Information Officer

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-678-7010

Washtenaw County Health Department Provides Data on Probable COVID-19 Cases

Probable cases are directly lin...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Washtenaw Flood Risk Expected To Be Greater In 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

 

Date April 22, 2020 

Contact: Evan Pratt, Water Resources Commissioner Phone: 734-222-6860 Email: [email protected] 

 

Washtenaw Flood Risk Expected To Be Greater In 2020 

&nb...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Health Care Coverage and Health Insurance during COVID-19

For Immediate Release

Contact: Krista Nordberg

Washtenaw Health Plan

734-544-6778

[email protected]

Health Care Coverage and Health Insurance during COVID-19 

Washtenaw Health Plan is ready to help

YPSILANTI, Mich., April 14, 2020 – If ...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Extends Orders to Protect Essential Workers during COVID-19

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler Cerniglia, Public Information Officer

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-678-7010

 

Washtenaw County Health Department Extends Orders to Protect Essential Workers during COVID-19

Cr...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: April 10, 2020

Washtenaw County Extends Closure due to COVID-19

 

MEDIA RELEASE

April 10, 2020

For Immediate Release

For more information contact:  Gregory Dill – Washtenaw County Administrator  [email protected]

Washtenaw County Government Extends Partial Closure and modified remote ...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Provides COVID-19 Data by Zip Code and Race

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler-Cerniglia

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-678-7010

Washtenaw County Health Department Provides COVID-19 Data by Zip Code and Race

Data highlights disparities within the county

 

D...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Washtenaw County Increases Resources for the Homeless Community

MEDIA RELEASE 

 

 

Date:  March 31, 2020 

 

For Immediate Release 

 

For more information: See Below  

 

Washtenaw County Increases Resources for the Homeless Community&n...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Issues Orders to Protect Essential Workers during COVID-19

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler Cerniglia, Public Information Officer

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-678-7010

 

Washtenaw County Health Department Issues Orders to Protect Essential Workers during COVID-19

Cri...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Washtenaw County Government Extends Closure of Non-Essential Services

MEDIA RELEASE

March 25, 2020

For Immediate Release 

For more information contact:  Gregory Dill – Washtenaw County Administrator  [email protected]

Washtenaw County Government Extends Closure of Non-Essential Services

&am...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: March 22, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Reports Local COVID-19 Death

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler Cerniglia, MPH, Public Information Officer

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-678-7010

Washtenaw County Health Department Reports Local COVID-19 Death

Health Officer recommends everyone to ...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Reports 7 Additional COVID-19 Cases

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler-Cerniglia

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-544-6759

Washtenaw County Health Department Reports 7 Additional COVID-19 Cases

Number of Washtenaw cases double; community spread now likely

&am...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2020

WASHTENAW COUNTY DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY TO ADDRESS COMMUNITY IMPACT OF COVID-19

MEDIA RELEASE

Date:  March 18, 2020

For more information contact:

Crystal Campbell                         or      ...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Portage Baseline Lake Levels to be Raised Beginning March 20th, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

 

Date: March 16th, 2020 

 

Contact:    Scott Miller, Deputy Water Resources Commissioner Phone: 734-222-6860 E-mail: [email protected]    

 

Portage Base...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2020

WASHTENAW COUNTY CLERK/REGISTER’S OFFICE CLOSED UNTIL APRIL 6, 2020 – ESSENTIAL SERVICES ONLINE/MAIL

March 15, 2020

 

For Immediate Release 

For more information contact:

Edward R. Golembiewski, Chief Deputy Clerk / Register

[email protected] or 734-680-6078

Lawrence Kestenbaum, County Clerk/Register of Deeds

[email protected]

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Orders Bars, Restaurants to Reduce Crowding

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler Cerniglia, Public Information Officer

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-544-6759 or 734-678-7010

 

Washtenaw County Health Department Orders Bars, Restaurants to Reduce Crowding

Ve...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2020

All Non-Essential Washtenaw County Operations Closed Through April 5, 2020

MEDIA RELEASE 

 

Date:  March 15, 2020 

 

For Immediate Release 

 

 

For more information Contact: Gregory Dill, Washtenaw County Administrator  [email protected] 

&nb...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Provides Additional Details on Positive Cases

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler Cerniglia, Public Information Officer

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-544-6759

 

Washtenaw County Health Department Provides Additional Details on Positive Cases

Both Individuals...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Reports First COVID-19 Cases

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler Cerniglia, Public Information Officer

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-544-6759

 

Washtenaw County Health Department Reports First COVID-19 Cases

Two Individuals with Travel Expos...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Michigan Medicine, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, IHA partnering with county health departments t

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 11, 2020

 

Contact: 

Susan Ringler Cerniglia, M.P.H. 

Washtenaw County Health Department 

734-544-6759; (c) 734-678-7010 

[email protected] 

Mary Masson 

Mich...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Innovative Reentry Initiative

Untitled design (12)

For Immediate Release

Contact: Crystal S. Campbell

BOC Communication and Operations Manager

[email protected] / (734) 222-6847

WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS RATIFIES FEDERALLY FUNDED “INNOVATIVE REENTRY INITIATIVE” GRANT FO...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: March 5, 2020

It Is POSSIBLE Opioid Awareness Campaign Launched by Washtenaw County Health Department

For Immediate Release 

 

Contact: Kayla Steinberg, Communications Coordinator  Washtenaw County Health Department  [email protected]   734-544-6848 

 

 

It Is POSSIBLE Opioid Awaren...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: February 19, 2020

Washtenaw County Offers Residents Free Online Cyber Security Training

MEDIA RELEASE 

 

 

Date:  February 18, 2020 

For Immediate Release 

 

For more information contact: 

 

Lisa Moutinho – Washtenaw County Public Information Officer  ...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Building Healthy Communities

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler Cerniglia, Community Health Promotion Manager

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-544-6759

Building Healthy Communities

Washtenaw County organizations awarded grants to promote healthy eatin...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Washtenaw County Summer Youth Employment Program Now Accepting Applications

Immediate Release

“Being a part of SummerWorks was awesome! My job led to an internship and the internship turned into my career!” - SummerWorks Participant

Washtenaw County, MI – Th...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Results of three Michigan 2019 Novel Coronavirus specimens came back negative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 27, 2020

CONTACTSMDHHS: Lynn Sutfin, 517-241-2112, [email protected]WASHTENAW COUNTY: Susan Ringler-Cerniglia, 734-544-6759, [email protected]MACOMB COUNTY: Scott Turske, 586-469-6065, [email protected]

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2020

County Board of Commissioners Takes Action to Address Resident Concerns With County Road Commission

MEDIA RELEASE

Date: January 23, 2020

For Immediate Release

For more information contact:

Lisa Moutinho – Washtenaw County Public Information Officer734-222-6731 [email protected]

WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS TAKES ACTION TO ADDRESS RE...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2020

Water Resources Staff Continue Efforts To Alleviate Flooding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date    January 10, 2020

Contact:    Harry Sheehan 

Deputy Water Resources Commissioner

Phone:   734-222-6860

Email:  [email protected]

WATER RESOURCES STA...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Re-Elects Leadership Team

MEDIA RELEASE

Date: Thursday, January 9, 2020

For Immediate Release

For more information contact:

Lisa Moutinho – Washtenaw County Public Information Officer734-222-6731 [email protected]

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Re-Elects Leaders...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Refugee Resettlement

MEDIA RELEASE

January 9, 2019For Immediate Release

For more information, contact:Lisa Moutinho, Washtenaw County Public Information Officer734.222.6731 or [email protected] 

 

Washtenaw County Commission Votes to Keep Doors Ope...

Read on...

Press Releases

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: April 2, 2018

WCSO Shop with a Cop 2019 – Donations Needed!

Shop with a Cop 2017 Picture

Its purpose is to provide children in need with an
opportunity to shop for gifts for those whom they love.  

Because the program is funded entirely by donations, the generosity of our donors is essential to the program’s success. &n...

Read on...

WCSO Shop with a Cop Facebook Sheriff - Spotlight
Posted on: February 28, 2018

WCSO is Hiring!

JOIN OUR TEAM Picture

For more information and details about how to apply please follow the link below.

Read on... Sheriff - Spotlight

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: March 16, 2020

UPDATE 05/26/20: Water Resources Commissioner's Office Closed Through June 12, 2020

CLOSED

UPDATE 05/26/20:  

The Water Resources Commissioner’s Office will be closed through at least June 12, 2020 due to COVID-19 concerns.  If you need to reach our department during the closure, please email [email protected] &am...

Read on...

Water - News
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Huron Hills Golf Course Stormwater Improvements Project - Update 04/30/20

Public Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE:  The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes & Energy (EGLE) issued a Finding of No Significant Impact for the 2020 Huron Hills Golf Course Stormwater Improvements project.  This notice is posted to comply with...

Read on...

Additional Info... Water - News
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Press Release - Washtenaw Flood Risk Expected To Be Greater In 2020

Press Release text over newspaper background

In the wake of record rainfall in 2019 and early 2020, Washtenaw County Water Resources Commissioner, Evan N. Pratt, P.E., warns that “All forecasts point to a wet 2020.”  Pratt further noted that “NOAA data shows ex...

Read on...

View full press release Water - News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Limited Soil Erosion Program Services

SESC-LimitedServices

UPDATE 05/26/20:

Soil Erosion Program Services will be limited through 06/12/20.

Washtenaw County Administrator Gregory Dill announced that all non-essential County operations will now be closed through at least June 12, 2020. This closure includes the Wate...

Read on...

Water - News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Washtenaw County Water Resources Engineering Services

DrainPhoto-spotlight

While our office located on 705 N. Zeeb Road is currently closed until at least June 15th, the Washtenaw County Water Resources Commissioner’s Office will continue to provide engineering and plan review services remotely. Please note the followi...

Read on...

Water - News

News Flash

Posted on: May 13, 2020

COVID-19 & The Environment on WEMU 89.1

COVID-19

Washtenaw County Public Works and the Office of the Water Resources Commissioner introduces a special guest speaker on the "Issues of the Environment" Radio Show, hosted by David Fair on WEMU (89.1 FM). Tune in each week to hear about environmen...

Read on...

Water - Spotlights
Posted on: May 13, 2020

The Green Room - CTN Ann Arbor

Spotlight Green Room green background

Tune in to become informed about a variety of environmental issues impacting our community, and the world! 

The Green Room television shows are productions of the Washtenaw County Office of the Water Resources Commissioner, the Environmental Healt...

Read on...

Water - Spotlights