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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Comment Period Extended for Public Input on the B2B

Border-to-Border Trail in Argo Cascades

The City of Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation Services and the Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission (WCPARC) are collaborating on a feasibility study for a pedestrian tunnel beneath the railroad tracks that would connect Barton Nature Area and Ba...

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

WCSO Shares Ice Safety Tips

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Things to consider before you go out:

  • Ice conditions vary from lake to lake.
  • Purchase a pair of ice picks or ice claws, which are available at most sporting goods stores.
  • Tell a responsible adult where you are going and what time to expect you back. Relaying...
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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Washtenaw County Raise the Age Initiative

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Beginning in March of 2019, Washtenaw County will begin transferring some 17-year-old, non-violent offenders awaiting trial or sentence from the adult jail to the Youth Center (juvenile detention).  Criminalizing children via incarceration in the...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Health Department Seeks Applicants for a Community-Centered Steering Committee

Prioritize health issues. Make a difference. Apply now. Washtenaw County Health Department Steering

The Washtenaw County Health Department is seeking individuals to apply for a Steering Committee that will prioritize public health issues and take action to improve conditions that support health and well-being. Community members, local health system and ...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Draft Washtenaw Urban County 2019 Action Plan Now Available for Comment

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Draft Action Plan describes the actions, activities and resources that will be used in Fiscal Year 2019-20 to address the priority needs and goals identified by the

Five-Year 2018-2022 Consolidated Plan.

Pursuant to U.S. Department of Housing & Urban De...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Public Notice - Regional Transit Authority

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The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners is looking for citizens to volunteer for a position on the Regional Transit Authority ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

Washtenaw County Parks Receives $250,000 Grant to Build Ypsilanti Area Skatepark


YPSILANTI, MI.  Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission is excited to announce an award of a $250,000 Built to Play Skatepark Grant from the Tony Hawk Foundation and Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation to build a skatepark in the Ypsilanti a...

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Posted on: November 9, 2018

Washtenaw County Winter Warming Centers Open November 12, 2018—April 1, 2019


In cooperation with OCED and other organizations throughout Washtenaw County, the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County (SAWC) is providing emergency shelter for homeless individuals during the winter months.

For access to the daytime or overnight warmin...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

WCSO Boater Safety Class: Registration is Open

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In order to minimize the loss of life, personal injury, property damage, and environmental impact associated with the use of recreational boats, citizens who are involved in boating activities are strongly encouraged to attend these classes.

2019 Boater Sa...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Naloxone Training Filming in Progress!

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“Equipping our deputies with Naloxone provides a valuable tool to deal with the opioid and heroin epidemic” according to Sheriff’s Police Services Commander Marlene Radzik.  “The faces of those suffering from substance use disorder are growing.” ...

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