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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Public Notice - Special In Person Board of Commissioners Meeting May 25

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NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING

COUNTY OF WASHTENAW

WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

PUBLIC NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING 

WEDNESDAY MAY 25, 2022 AT 7PM BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Washtenaw County Earns National Achievement Award for Sustainable Investments Preserve National Area

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Ann Arbor – Washtenaw County has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The national award honors innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents.

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Stuff The Bus-Save the Date

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Washtenaw County Government, in partnership with United Way, will be hosting the 15th annual Stuff the Bus event August 1st-5th. Please save the date!  

As in past years, we will have 2 buses parked in the parking lots near Target on Carpenter Rd....

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Treasurer Catherine McClary and Judge Julia Owdziej Accept Prestigious Darrow-Harris Award Presented

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Thirty attorneys have provided 662 hours of pro bono service for the County program Home for Generations – initiated by the County Treasurer Catherine McClary and Probate Judge Julia Owdziej – helping families gain title to their home, returning ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

What to know about COVID-19 in Washtenaw County

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Washtenaw County is currently at a "high" COVID-19 community level (5/12/22).  

At this level, it is recommended that everyone wear a mask in indoor public locations according to the Centers for Diseas...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Commissioners Adopt Community Violence Interruption Policy Framework; Invite Cities and Townships to

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Washtenaw County, MI – In response to a series of tragic gun violence incidents that resulted in the shooting deaths of young men in Washtenaw County in the Summer of 2021, a diverse group of people, including community members with live...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Sheriff Clayton re-appointed to the Michigan Black Leadership Advisory Council

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Sheriff Clayton was re-appointed to represent Black leadership in community safety and preparedness for a term commencing April 26, 2022 and expiring December 31, 2024.

The Black Leadership Advisory Council was created by Governor Whitmer's Execut...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

2022 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

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This week is 2022 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.  This year’s theme—rights, access, equity, for all victims—underscores the importance of enforcing victims’ rights, expanding access to services, and ensuring equity and inclusion for all. &a...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

WCSO Citizen's Police Academy Registration

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If you are interested in attending the Fall 2022 WCSO Citizens Police Academy please complete the application and release forms using the link below by June 1, 2022.  https://washtenawsheriff.formstack.com/forms/cpaThe Citizens Police Academy is d...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Health Department Regular Clinical Services Resuming

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Though many Health Department regular clinical services were available over the last two years, they were operating at limited capacity due to the pandemic. On Monday, April 4, the Health Department will be back to providing clinical services at a “normal...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Board Approved Community Priority Fund for Organizations Serving 48197 & 48198 Application Launches

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Washtenaw County government has launched a new portal for organizations to apply for the newly approved Community Priority Fund (CPF). The CPF is a strategic initiative funded by the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners using the County’s fed...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

Congratulations Jaclyn Bates, Samuel M. Stephenson Sanitarian of the Year

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Jaclyn Bates, Washtenaw County Environmental Health Program Administrator, was recently awarded the Samuel M. Stephenson Sanitarian of the Year award at the Michigan Environmental Health Association (MEHA)’s 76th Annual Education Conference!

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Washtenaw County Health Department Releases 2020 Annual Report

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As we observe the two-year anniversary of our first cases of COVID-19 in Washtenaw County, we are pleased to share our 2020 Annual Report with our partners and community. 

This report highlights the initial phases of our COVID-19 pandemic response...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

Board of Commissioners Passes $11 Million Package to Invest in Community Health and Wellbeing

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Washtenaw County, MI – Last night, the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a series of investments using funds from the county’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) allocation. This is the second package of investments approved by the...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

City of A2 Housing & Human Services Advisory Board (HHSAB) hosts Affordable Housing Ed Series

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The City of Ann Arbor's Housing and Human Services Advisory Board (HHSAB) is hosting an Affordable Housing Educational Series. This 7 session series will be part of the HHSAB's regular meetings on the 2nd Thursday of the month.

This 7-session series will f...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

UPDATED: February 2nd Board of Commissioners and Working Session Meetings Canceled

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Public Notice: January 19th Board of Commissioners and Working Session Meetings Canceled

The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners has canceled its meetings for tomorrow (Wednesday, February 2nd) due to anticipated severe winter weather in Washtenaw Coun...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Public Notice: January 19th Board of Commissioners and Working Session Meetings Canceled

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The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners has canceled its meetings for tonight (Wednesday, January 19th) due to high levels of COVID-19 transmission and exposures in Washtenaw County and across the state. The agenda did not include time-sensitive items...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Washtenaw County to Begin Comprehensive Climate Action Planning Process

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Washtenaw County, MI – Last week, the Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution to allocate funds to climate action planning efforts. The resolution approves a contract with Resource Recycling Systems to assist in the development of a compr...

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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: 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 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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