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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Washtenaw County Condemns the Defacing of BLM Mural in Ypsilanti

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The Board of Commissioners, leadership and staff of Washtenaw County condemns the hate and vitriol aimed at one of our county’s greatest symbols of community and inclusion.  We are disappointed but not deterred by the vandalizing of the “Black Li...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Fall Board, Committee, and Commission Public Notice

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WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

PUBLIC NOTICE – DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR BOARD APPOINTMENTS

The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners is looking for citizens to volunteer for a slate of positions on various Boards, Committees ...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Public Input Sought for Apportionment of County Commissioner Districts

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The Washtenaw County Apportionment Commission is seeking public input into the number and location of boundaries of County Commissioner districts that will be in place for the next ten years.

The Apportionment Commission will hold a series of public hearin...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Washtenaw County Health Department Issues Public Health Emergency Orders for Schools

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Español - El Departamento de Salud ha emitido órdenes de emergencia de salud pública para las escuelas: se requiere que en todos los entornos educativos, prekinder y K-12, se usen mascarillas, y cuando sea necesario, se in...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Commissioners Approve $30.5 Million Dollar Package Through the Ways and Means Committee

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Washtenaw County, MI – Last night, the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed a historic resolution obligating up to $30.5 million dollars for community investments through the Ways and Means Committee. This proposed package leverages ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Joint Airport Zoning Board Appointments

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WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

PUBLIC NOTICE – SEEKING CITIZEN VOLUNTEERS FOR 

Joint Airport Zoning Board

The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners is looking for citizens to volunteer for positions on various committees and councils. Th...

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

Washtenaw County Health Department COVID-19 Advisory: High Transmission

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August 26 update: Washtenaw County has moved into a "high" level of COVID-19 transmission. See data on community spread from the CDC here. Use masks in indoor, public spaces and get vaccinated if eligible and not already vaccinated.

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

New! Border to Border Trail Website - b2btrail.org

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Huron Waterloo Pathways Initiative (HWPI), in partnership with Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission (WCPARC), is excited to announce the launch of a new website for the Border to Border (B2B) Trail.

This fantastic resource is available...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

UPDATED: Washtenaw County Beach Reopened 8/26

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8/26 Independence Lake beach is reopened for swimming. 

Washtenaw County Health Department and the Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission have reopened Independence Lake beach at Independence Lake County Park. The prior closure was due t...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Plan Implementation Advisory Committee Vacancy Notice

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PUBLIC NOTICE – DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR BOARD APPOINTMENTS

The Washtenaw County Board of Public Works is looking for citizens to volunteer for positions on the Washtenaw County Solid Waste Plan I...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Washtenaw County Residents Protected Under New National Eviction Moratorium

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On August 4, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a new eviction moratorium through October 3 for renters living in communities that are experiencing "substantial" and "high" spread of the coronavirus. As o...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Rental, Utility, and Internet Assistance Available as Eviction Moratorium Nears Expiration

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Rental and utility relief assistance funds are available now! Learn more here.

The Federal CDC Eviction Moratorium will end on July 31, but assistance funds are available to help qualifying households in Washtenaw County who continue to face pande...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Prosecutor’s Office, Washtenaw My Brother’s Keeper, & Vera Inst. Announce Partnership

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ANN ARBOR, MI – The Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office and Washtenaw County My Brother’s Keeper (WMBK) today announced a new partnership with the Vera Institute of Justice geared towards reducing justice-involvement for young men of co...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

*UPDATED 7/2/21* Washtenaw Declares State of Emergency in Response to Widespread and Severe Flooding

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*7/2/2021 FLOODING UPDATE* 

Washtenaw County, MI – As part of the request for a State declaration, Washtenaw County needs to collect as much information as possible about the extent of damage that has occurred in our community. ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Washtenaw Co. Clerk's Office Wins Tyler Technologies Public Sector Excellence Award

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The Washtenaw County Clerk/Register’s Office was recently named a 2021 Tyler Public Sector Excellence award winner at Tyler Technologies’ annual Connect user conference in April. The County Clerk/Register’s office Vital Records Division was recognized as ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Little League World Series Champs: Taylor North

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Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Officer Rick Thorning, also the coach of Taylor North, was quoted as saying the win was beyond words. Your Sheriff’s Office family is very proud of you and the boys from Taylor North. Job w...

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