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MFG Day in Wayne County is October 4, 2019
MFG Day in Wayne County is October 4, 2019
Tuesday, September 03, 2019
MFG Day is your chance to join manufacturers from Wayne County and across the country in promoting the true image of 21st century manufacturing.
Wayne United 2020 Census Street Festival
Wayne United 2020 Census Street Festival
Monday, August 05, 2019
Join us Aug. 17 in Inkster for music, fun, and food and learn more about the 2020 Census.
Fourth closed Hines Drive bridge to reopen Tuesday, July 9
Fourth closed Hines Drive bridge to reopen Tuesday, July 9
Tuesday, July 09, 2019
The fourth and last closed bridge along Hines Drive located between Northville Road and N. Mill Street will open today, Tuesday, July 9th at 4:00p.m.. Support beams have been properly installed for the bridge's safety.
Wayne County finalizes contract with Neighborhood Defender Service to bolster public defense office
Wayne County finalizes contract with Neighborhood Defender Service to bolster public defense office
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Today, Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans and Rick Jones, the Executive Director of Neighborhood Defender Service (NDS) signed a contract authorizing NDS to operate a public defender office in Detroit that will bolster legal representation for the cou
Price to Fix Wayne County Roads and Bridges: $3 Billion+
Price to Fix Wayne County Roads and Bridges: $3 Billion+
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Wayne County released a baseline report that will be used to develop and implement its first-ever 10-year Asset Management Plan (AMP) for its roads and bridges.
Wayne County to open Multi Agency Resource Centers to assist flood victims
Wayne County to open Multi Agency Resource Centers to assist flood victims
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
The Wayne County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) will open two Multi Agency Resource Centers (MARCs) where residents impacted by the recent flooding receive assistance from an array of government and non-profit agencies.
Wayne County Health Department Advises Precautions for Cleanup of Flooded Basements, Structures
Wayne County Health Department Advises Precautions for Cleanup of Flooded Basements, Structures
Friday, May 03, 2019
The Wayne County Public Health Emergency Preparedness unit and the Dept of Homeland Security and Emergency Management urges residents to take important health and safety precautions while cleaning flooded basements and structures after the flooding.
Wayne County Declares State of Emergency Due to Flooding
Wayne County Declares State of Emergency Due to Flooding
Thursday, May 02, 2019
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans declared a state of emergency at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, following widespread flooding and damage to approximately 3,000 homes in the County.
Wayne County Releases Improvement Projects for 2019 Construction Season
Wayne County Releases Improvement Projects for 2019 Construction Season
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
112 projects between roads and parks, totaling nearly $87 million
Get the facts about measles
Get the facts about measles
Friday, March 29, 2019
Measles (rubeola) is an extremely contagious disease caused by the measles virus. Measles can cause complications such as pneumonia and encephalitis (inflammation of the brain). Measles can also cause miscarriages or premature delivery in pregnant women.
Wayne County property values rebound, tax revenue doesn't
Wayne County property values rebound, tax revenue doesn't
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Wayne County property values have risen nearly 24% since 2015 according to data compiled by the Wayne County Assessment and Equalization Division. However, property tax revenues have increased just 0.5% during that same time.
Executive Warren C. Evans Statement On FCA's Investment In Mack & Jefferson North Facilities
Executive Warren C. Evans Statement On FCA's Investment In Mack & Jefferson North Facilities
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Today's announcement of a multibillion dollar investment at Mack and Jefferson North, along with the creation of nearly 5,000 new jobs, demonstrates that FCA emerged from the bankruptcy era poised to be a leader in the budding mobility sector.
Executive Warren C. Evans Statement On GM's Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant
Executive Warren C. Evans Statement On GM's Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant
Friday, February 22, 2019
General Motors' decision to continue some operations at the Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant is good news for Wayne County and the workers being retained.
Executive Warren C. Evans Statement on General Motors' $20M investment in Romulus Powertrain Plant
Executive Warren C. Evans Statement on General Motors' $20M investment in Romulus Powertrain Plant
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
I'm excited for what this $20 million investment in the Romulus Powertrain Plant means for Wayne County and the nearly 1,500 workers at the plant
Statement from Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans on media reports regarding the County Treasurer
Statement from Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans on media reports regarding the County Treasurer
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
The media reports are deeply troubling and warrant further examination. I've spoken with the Prosecutor's office. I've also submitted a letter to the Wayne County Ethics Board asking them to take a look at the information presented in media reports.
Joint statement from Wayne County's elected leaders on the passing of Rep. John D. Dingell, Jr.
Joint statement from Wayne County's elected leaders on the passing of Rep. John D. Dingell, Jr.
Friday, February 08, 2019
For nearly 60 years in Congress, John Dingell looked out for Wayne County, its residents, and its communities.
Plan Aims to Increase Retention, Add Attorneys in Prosecutor's Office
Plan Aims to Increase Retention, Add Attorneys in Prosecutor's Office
Thursday, February 07, 2019
Executive Warren C. Evans and Prosecutor Kym Worthy applauded the County Commission for approving a $1.5 million retention plan on Thursday to help ensure experienced attorneys continue to work on behalf of Wayne County residents and crime victims.
James Heath appointed as new Corporation Counsel for Wayne County
James Heath appointed as new Corporation Counsel for Wayne County
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
The Wayne County Board of Commissioners has unanimously approved the appointment of James Heath to Corporation Counsel. Mr. Heath had previously been serving in an 'interim' capacity since mid-September 2018 after succeeding Zenna Elhasan.
WAYNE COUNTY CLOSING NON-ESSENTIAL SERVICE LOCATIONS DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER, TEMPERATURES
WAYNE COUNTY CLOSING NON-ESSENTIAL SERVICE LOCATIONS DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER, TEMPERATURES
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Due to the upcoming below-zero temperatures and extreme wind-chill factors, Wayne County offices are closing except for essential services.
Wayne County's Wayne United wins research award to promote economic contributions of immigrants
Wayne County's Wayne United wins research award to promote economic contributions of immigrants
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
New American Economy & Welcoming America have selected Wayne County's Wayne United Program as a recipient of the Gateways to Growth Challenge Research Award to provide detailed socio-economic information specific to Wayne County's immigrant population.
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS ON THE CLOSING OF GM DETROIT-HAMTRAMCK ASSEMBLY PLANT
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS ON THE CLOSING OF GM DETROIT-HAMTRAMCK ASSEMBLY PLANT
Monday, November 26, 2018
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans released the following statement on the announced closing of the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant.
Countywide Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway
Countywide Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway
11/17/2018 9:00 AM - 11/17/2018 11:00 AM
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans is hosting his countywide annual Thanksgiving turkey giveaway on Sat. November 17 between 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Turkeys will be distributed on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED basis.
Wayne County Executive planning to veto budget amendment that would increase unfunded liabilities
Wayne County Executive planning to veto budget amendment that would increase unfunded liabilities
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans today announced he will veto an amendment by County Commission to his proposed budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year that would increase the County's unfunded liability by an estimated $5.6 million
WAYNE COUNTY CONFIRMS HEP A CASE AT RESTAURANT IN PLYMOUTH
WAYNE COUNTY CONFIRMS HEP A CASE AT RESTAURANT IN PLYMOUTH
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
The Wayne County Department of Health, Veterans and Community Wellness (HVCW) has confirmed a case of Hepatitis A in a food service worker of Omelette and Waffle Cafe at 580 Forest Avenue in Plymouth, Michigan.
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS STATEMENT ON THE RTA DECISION ON THE CONNECT SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN PLAN
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS STATEMENT ON THE RTA DECISION ON THE CONNECT SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN PLAN
Thursday, July 19, 2018
As a transit supporter, I am disappointed but not deterred.
Cooling centers in Wayne County
Cooling centers in Wayne County
Thursday, June 28, 2018
With temperatures expected to reach the 90s this weekend, here is a list of safe places throughout Wayne County residents can go to stay cool.
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans responds to transit press conference in Shelby Township
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans responds to transit press conference in Shelby Township
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
I support the SMART millage because less transit would devastate the region. I support RTA because it is the best path to a true regional system with all the benefits transit can provide.
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS ON THE PASSING OF SUPERINTENDENT BRIAN WHISTON
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS ON THE PASSING OF SUPERINTENDENT BRIAN WHISTON
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans released the following statement on the passing of State Superintendent Brian Whiston, who had previously served as superintendent of Dearborn Public Schools.
Wayne County announces improvement projects of 2018 construction season
Wayne County announces improvement projects of 2018 construction season
Friday, April 20, 2018
Wayne County's Department of Public Services announced its list of capital improvement projects for the 2018 season.
Standard & Poor's boosts Wayne County bonds to investment grade with positive outlook
Standard & Poor's boosts Wayne County bonds to investment grade with positive outlook
Monday, April 16, 2018
Wayne County's General Obligation bonds are now considered 'investment grade' by Standard & Poor's Global Ratings. The ratings agency upgraded the bonds to BBB- as part of an overall reassessment of ratings following S&P's revision of its methodology.
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS PRESENTS NEW TRANSIT PLAN: SEE THE FULL PLAN
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS PRESENTS NEW TRANSIT PLAN: SEE THE FULL PLAN
Friday, March 16, 2018
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans asked the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan for feedback on a new draft transit plan and to consider placing it on the November ballot for voter approval.
Wayne County Book Drive supports opening of new literacy library in Southwest Detroit
Wayne County Book Drive supports opening of new literacy library in Southwest Detroit
Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Wayne County partnered with two community organizations to create a new library space dedicated to youth literacy in Southwest Detroit.
WAYNE COUNTY, ROCK REACH TENTATIVE DEAL TO BUILD CRIMINAL JUSTICE CENTER
WAYNE COUNTY, ROCK REACH TENTATIVE DEAL TO BUILD CRIMINAL JUSTICE CENTER
Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Gratiot jail to be demolished, $533-million criminal justice center expected in 2022
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE STATEMENT ON BROOKS PATTERSON'S COMMENTS ON TRANSIT
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE STATEMENT ON BROOKS PATTERSON'S COMMENTS ON TRANSIT
Thursday, February 08, 2018
I believe there's enough support for transit in this region that it's going to come in some form.
WAYNE COUNTY JOINS WELCOMING MICHIGAN RECOGNIZING CONTRIBUTION OF IMMIGRANTS
WAYNE COUNTY JOINS WELCOMING MICHIGAN RECOGNIZING CONTRIBUTION OF IMMIGRANTS
Thursday, February 08, 2018
Today, Wayne County Executive Warren Evans and the Wayne County Commission reaffirmed the County's commitment to diversity, inclusion and tolerance as the Commission passed a resolution declaring Wayne County a Welcoming County.
Executive Warren C. Evans: Jorge Garcia Deportation Is Look-In-The-Mirror Moment For Nation
Executive Warren C. Evans: Jorge Garcia Deportation Is Look-In-The-Mirror Moment For Nation
Thursday, January 18, 2018
The news of Jorge Garcia's deportation is heartbreaking. Jorge, a Lincoln Park resident, was brought to this country as a child. As an American, he has worked hard, raised a family, and been an exemplary member of our community.
Statement From Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans On Amazon Decision
Statement From Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans On Amazon Decision
Thursday, January 18, 2018
The true missed opportunity here would be to let this moment pass without finally putting together a comprehensive regional transit system for all the social and economic reasons we need it. That's the opportunity before us-getting transit right.
WAYNE COUNTY NAMES HENRY DACHOWITZ AS NEW CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
WAYNE COUNTY NAMES HENRY DACHOWITZ AS NEW CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans today announced the selection of Henry M. Dachowitz as the County's new Chief Financial Officer.
Journalist Keith Owens Joins Executive Communications Team
Journalist Keith Owens Joins Executive Communications Team
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans announced today that veteran journalist Keith Owens will be joining the administration as Deputy Director of Communications for Wayne County.
Jail Update: County Eliminates Gratiot As Potential Jail Site
Jail Update: County Eliminates Gratiot As Potential Jail Site
Friday, December 01, 2017
Wayne County announced that it does not intend to complete the unfinished jail at Gratiot as Wayne County and Rock Ventures move closer to reaching agreement on a deal that would result in a new criminal justice center near I-75 and Warren Ave.
Wayne County Partners With Univ. Detroit Mercy To Host Veterans Day Dental Services At Wayne Health
Wayne County Partners With Univ. Detroit Mercy To Host Veterans Day Dental Services At Wayne Health
Monday, November 13, 2017
The Wayne County Department of Health, Veterans and Community Wellness is hosting a one-time Veterans Day dental clinic to raise awareness about services available through the County's Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC).
As Opioid Deaths Rise, Wayne And Oakland County Take On Drug Companies
As Opioid Deaths Rise, Wayne And Oakland County Take On Drug Companies
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans and Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson today announced a joint lawsuit against multiple drug manufacturers and distributors alleging the deceptive marketing and sale of opioids.
Jail Update: County, City Reach Tentative Deal Moving Project Forward
Jail Update: County, City Reach Tentative Deal Moving Project Forward
Thursday, October 05, 2017
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans today announced a tentative agreement with the City of Detroit and Mayor Mike Duggan for the acquisition of land needed to proceed with Rock Ventures' proposal to build a new criminal justice complex. ...
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans' 2017 State Of The County Address
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans' 2017 State Of The County Address
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
The 2017 State of the County address was delivered by Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans on March 7, 2017 at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn.
The Recovery Continues: Wayne County Projects Second Straight Surplus
The Recovery Continues: Wayne County Projects Second Straight Surplus
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
For the second straight year, Wayne County is projecting a general fund operating budget surplus of approximately $44 million for the fiscal year 2015-16 based on preliminary numbers from the Department of Management and Budget.
Wayne County Vetting National Construction Management Firm To Complete Jail Site At Gratiot
Wayne County Vetting National Construction Management Firm To Complete Jail Site At Gratiot
Thursday, December 01, 2016
Wayne County is evaluating a proposal from a Walsh Construction Company-led design-build team in response to its Request for Qualifications (RFQu). This evaluation is a positive next step toward completion of the jail at the Gratiot site...
Structural Assessment: Gratiot Jail Site Structurally Sound For Construction Work To Restart in 2017
Structural Assessment: Gratiot Jail Site Structurally Sound For Construction Work To Restart in 2017
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Today, Wayne County accomplished another key step toward completing the unfinished jail at Gratiot.
Executive Warren C. Evans Sends Letter Requesting Release From Consent Release
Executive Warren C. Evans Sends Letter Requesting Release From Consent Release
Thursday, October 06, 2016
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans made a formal request to Treasurer Nick Khouri seeking release from the Consent Agreement, which the County and State entered into on Aug. 21, 2015.
Moody’s Credit Opinion Upgrades Wayne County’s Bond Rating And Assigns Positive Outlook
Moody’s Credit Opinion Upgrades Wayne County’s Bond Rating And Assigns Positive Outlook
Friday, September 30, 2016
Moody’s Investor Services upgraded the general obligation limited tax (GOLT) debt for Wayne County and gave it a positive outlook according to a Credit Opinion issued Sept. 29, 2016.
Wayne County Testing Gratiot Jail Site, Seeking Qualified Bidders
Wayne County Testing Gratiot Jail Site, Seeking Qualified Bidders
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Wayne County has contracted with Mannik & Smith Group, Inc. for a complete structural condition assessment of the Gratiot jail site.