News & Events

Wayne County Health on Wheels - August Schedule

Saturday, August 02, 2014 - Saturday, August 02, 2014
Mobile health units from Wayne County and local health providers will provide free health screenings for: Dental exams, HIV/AIDS, body mass index, blood pressure, cancer, cholesterol and stroke risk. Services may vary from location to location.
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29th annual Downriver Senior Olympics

Monday, July 28, 2014
Let the Games begin! Hundreds of senior citizens from 18 of Wayne County's Downriver communities will participate in the Opening Ceremony marking the start of the 29th annual Downriver Senior Olympics Monday, July 28th at Heritage Park in Taylor.
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Wayne County Energy Operation Center unveiled as Korea-Micro Energy Grid (K-MEG) energy efficiency project at Guardian Building nears completion

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
A pilot program aimed at improving energy use and reducing utility costs at Wayne County's historic Guardian Building took another step forward with the successful installation of the Energy Operation Center.
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Wayne County Health on Wheels Schedule | July 2014

Monday, July 21, 2014 - Monday, July 21, 2014
Mobile health units from Wayne County and local health providers will provide free health screenings for: Dental exams, HIV/AIDS, body mass index, blood pressure, cancer, cholesterol and stroke risk. Services may vary from location to location.
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Ficano lauds denial of permit application by MDEQ for pet coke storage

Thursday, July 17, 2014
The strong written and verbal opposition voiced by Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano and others against the storage of pet coke in River Rouge has paid a dividend for Downriver and southwest Detroit residents.
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New Country on the River

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Wayne County to showcase large scale green deconstruction project

Friday, July 11, 2014
Wayne County EDGE has invited a host of its public and private partners to attend its Deconstruction and Job Creation: A Civic Model event which will highlight the accomplishments of the innovative Wayne County Neighborhood Stabilization Program3 (NSP3)
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Tire sweep nets more than 8,200 illegally dumped tires

Thursday, July 10, 2014
Wayne County's Land Resource Management Division (LRMD), Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision (SDEV) and Brightmoor Alliance teamed-up in June to collect and dispose of illegally dumped tires in Southwest and Northwest Detroit.
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Fight the Bite: Wayne County Efforts underway to Reduce West Nile Virus

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Wayne County's Environmental Health Division has begun its annual mosquito monitoring program to detect the presence of West Nile virus (WNV) in Wayne County communities.
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Wayne County hosts annual Nature Fest June 21

Friday, June 20, 2014
With the summer heating up, Wayne County Parks continues to provide free, family-oriented events for all to enjoy. Nature Fest 2014 is Saturday, June 21 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Crosswinds Marsh in Sumpter Township.
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Wayne County wins national award for fiscal 2013 budget book

Friday, June 20, 2014
The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has honored Wayne County with the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its presentation of the 2013 fiscal budget.
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Wayne County Parks earns two national awards

Friday, June 20, 2014
Wayne County's Department of Public Services' Parks Division has won two 2014 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo).
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Wayne County Health and Safety Fun Fest

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Wayne County Jail Project

Thursday, June 19, 2014
A frequently updated list of information related to the Wayne County Jail Project.
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Jail project due diligence findings presented to County Commission

Thursday, June 12, 2014
Today the County Executive's jail project team presented the results of 180 days of due diligence findings and options for its jail project to the Wayne County Commission.
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Wayne County hosts: African World Expo US - Africa Business Forum

Thursday, June 12, 2014 - Thursday, June 12, 2014
This forum will help businesses learn about trade finance services offered by banks and trade financial agencies. Businesses will learn how to enter new markets, access working capital, find buyers and improve their cash flow.
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Wayne County Health on Wheels Schedule | June 2014

Sunday, June 29, 2014 - Sunday, June 29, 2014
Mobile health units from Wayne County and local health providers will provide free health screenings for: Dental exams, HIV/AIDS, body mass index, blood pressure, cancer, cholesterol and stroke risk. Services may vary from location to location.
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Wayne County Health on Wheels | Harper Woods High School

Saturday, May 31, 2014 - Saturday, May 31, 2014
Mobile health units from Wayne County and local health/human serviceproviders will offer information and free health screenings for: Dentalexams, HIV/AIDS, body mass index, blood pressure, cancer, cholesterol,nutrition and stroke risk.
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Deconstruction and Job Creation: A Civic Model

Friday, July 11, 2014 - Friday, July 11, 2014
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Ficano hails proposed denial of permit application by MDEQ for pet coke storage

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
The strong opposition voiced by Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano and others against the storage of pet coke in River Rouge has paid a dividend for downriver and southwest Detroit residents. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) annou
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Wayne County's Largest Water Park Opens for 2014 Season

Saturday, May 24, 2014 - Monday, May 26, 2014
The Wayne County Family Aquatic Center opens Memorial Day weekend, May 24-26 at 11am and each subsequent weekend. The water park's full daily schedule begins June 14- Labor Day, September 1. The hours of operation are 11am to 7pm.
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Wayne County to host showing of "Cesar Chavez, History is Made One Step at a Time" at DIA

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - Tuesday, May 27, 2014
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131 Wayne County K-12 schools go green

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano, County Commissioners and Wayne RESA Superintendant Chris Wigent today recognized students and teachers from 131 schools across Wayne County for earning the designation of Michigan Green Schools.
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Wayne County Parks Fishing Derby Postponed

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
The Wayne County Parks Fishing Derby, originally scheduled for Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Waterford Bend Park in Northville, has been postponed until Saturday, September 27, 2014 due to high water levels from recent rains.
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Wayne County invites reel experts to annual Fishing Derby

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - Saturday, May 17, 2014
Picture this: fisherman of all shapes and sizes reeling in more than 800 rainbow trout at the 19th Annual Wayne County Parks Fishing Derby at Waterford Bend Park in Northville on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.
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Wayne County to honor volunteers of Meals on Wheels and Senior Meals programs at luncheon in Dearborn May 1

Thursday, May 01, 2014
Wayne County Senior and Veterans Services department will honor its Meals on Wheels and Congregate Meals programs volunteers during a luncheon Thursday, May 1, 2014 in Dearborn, MI at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center at 2:00 p.m.
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Bark in the Park

Saturday, May 03, 2014 - Saturday, May 03, 2014
Bring your dog for some tail wagging fun to the first annual Wayne County Bark in the Park Dog Walk on Saturday, May 3 at 9:00 a.m. at Nankin Mills Park in Westland.
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Ficano urges MDEQ to deny permit allowing storage of pet coke in River Rouge

Thursday, April 03, 2014
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano voiced strong opposition to the possible granting of a permit to store pet coke by Detroit Bulk Storage at its headquarters in River Rouge, MI.
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Wayne County Announces Household Hazardous Waste Collections

Thursday, April 03, 2014
Wayne County’s Department of Public Services will offer four countywide Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collections this year.
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Wayne County website rating soars to "A-" from "D-" in latest Sunshine Review

Friday, March 21, 2014
Wayne County's newly launched Transparency in Government webpage, which went live recently, saw its Sunshine Review grade upgraded to "A-" from the "D- minus" grade it received last April.
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Countdown to Health Coverage: Get Covered at 'Cover the Uninsured - Enroll Wayne County' Events

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
In a county-wide initiative to enroll residents in Affordable Care Act health coverage plans coverage plans before the March 31 federal deadline, Wayne County is hosting free-of-charge Cover the Uninsured - Enroll Wayne County health expos in March.
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Candidates to Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority Board bring passion and experience to posts

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Citing their exemplary public service credentials, Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano re-appointed Frank J. Ross of Highland Park and appointed Marsha Bianconi of Westland to serve three year terms on the Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority Board. If
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Wayne County unveils Pothole Blitz initiative

Friday, March 14, 2014
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano, along with leadership from the Wayne County Department of Public Services (DPS) and its Roads Division, launched an initiative that accelerates the pothole patching effort countywide.
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Wayne County Presents: Cover the Uninsured

Thursday, March 13, 2014 - Saturday, March 29, 2014 - HHS
If you or someone you care about are uninsured, it's not too late to sign up for quality, affordable coverage under the Affordable Care Act - but you'll want to act soon before March 31.
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$2.3 million allocated for Lilley Road improvements in Plymouth and Canton

Monday, February 10, 2014
Two portions of Lilley Road, one in Plymouth and the other in Canton Township, will be getting rehabilitated. The stretch in Plymouth is a .7 mile area from Ann Arbor Trail to Plymouth Road. The section in Canton Township is a one mile stretch from Warr
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FREE 2013 Tax Preparation Services

Tuesday, February 04, 2014 - Tuesday, April 15, 2014
It’s tax time! FREE 2013 tax preparation services are available for eligible Wayne County residents at Wayne County libraries and other county sites. Sessions run through April 15. See attached flyer for dates, locations and documentation needed.
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Countdown to Western Wayne County Senior Olympics underway following kickoff luncheon

Friday, January 31, 2014
While the temperature hovered near zero or below outside, an estimated 50 senior citizens set their focus on the summer and the 10th annual Western Wayne County Senior Olympics.
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Wayne County to make improvements to Mack Avenue this summer

Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Grosse Pointe, MI – Road improvements are coming to Mack Avenue in 2014 when the County performs a road rehabilitation project from Harvard, just south of Cadieux, to Moross. The project will receive funding from both the Wayne County Federal Aid Committe
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Block grant allocation to help Wayne County seniors get Meals on Wheels services

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
A $275,000 federal Community Development Block grant administered by the Wayne County Economic Development and Growth Engine (EDGE), will help approximately 250 additional seniors receive home delivered meals through the County run Meals on Wheels program
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$200,000 HUD-HOME grant used to finance housing for Wayne County ex-offenders

Friday, January 10, 2014
Wayne County and the Detroit Recovery Project (DRP) proudly announced their partnership on a pilot program providing tenant based rental assistance and supportive services to 30 ex-offenders exiting the Wayne County jail system.
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Wayne County Health on Wheels Schedule January 2014

Saturday, January 11, 2014 - Saturday, January 11, 2014
Mobile health units from Wayne County and local health providers will provide free health screenings for: Dental exams, HIV/AIDS, body mass index, blood pressure, cancer, cholesterol and stroke risk. Services may vary from location to location.
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Wayne County Health on Wheels Schedule January 2014

Friday, January 31, 2014 - Friday, January 31, 2014
Mobile health units from Wayne County and local health providers will provide free health screenings for: Dental exams, HIV/AIDS, body mass index, blood pressure, cancer, cholesterol and stroke risk. Services may vary from location to location.
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All new Compass webApp for smart phones and tablets

Monday, December 16, 2013
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano and the county’s Departments of Public Services and Technology officially launched the new webApp for the all new, redesigned Compass.
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Wayne County Continues to Promote Safe Sleep for Infants

Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Some Wayne County babies do not live long enough to celebrate their first birthdays, even though these deaths are preventable. In an increased effort to promote safe sleep education, the Wayne County Department of Public Health will utilize a Safe Sleep
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West Road scheduled to re-open this evening

Saturday, November 23, 2013
Wayne County Department of Public Services Engineering Division has substantially completed road improvements on West Road in the communities of Woodhaven and Brownstown Township.
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Wayne County turkey drive raises money for food baskets to help families prepare for Thanksgiving

Friday, November 22, 2013
Hundreds of deserving families in Wayne County will be able to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner, thanks to donations from Wayne County employees.
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Elizabeth Park's Shelter Building newly renovated and renamed

Friday, November 22, 2013
Wayne County Parks is proud to announce the opening of Chateau on the River, located along the edge of the Detroit River at Elizabeth Park in Trenton. The pre-existing facility, originally known as the Shelter Building, has recently undergone major renov
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Mark Abbo named Chief Financial Officer for Wayne County

Monday, November 18, 2013
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano has named CPA and career financial professional, Mark J. Abbo, as the County’s Chief Financial Officer.
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Wayne County seeks millions in lawsuit on jail construction project

Thursday, October 31, 2013
Today, the County of Wayne (“County”) and the Wayne County Building Authority (“Authority”) filed suit against AECOM Services of Michigan, Inc., AECOM Technical Services, Inc., Ghafari Associates, LLC, and the Walbridge-dck Joint Venture (a joint venture
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Shake Your Mailbox, Wayne County!

Friday, October 18, 2013
Every year, mailboxes on the shoulder of roads are subjected to a pounding when snow plows go by. Many of them become loose or in need of repair after years of exposure.
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Wayne County’s Dept. of Public Services to host E-Collection Event

Friday, October 18, 2013
- Wayne County’s Land Resource Management Division (LRMD) is holding its popular Electronic Waste collection, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday Oct. 19th and Sunday Oct. 20th, at the Grosse Ile Dept. of Public Services, 9601 Groh Road, 48138.
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Wayne County’s Dept. of Public Services to host E-Collection Event

Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Wayne County’s Land Resource Management Division (LRMD) is holding its popular Electronic Waste collection, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday Oct. 19th and Sunday Oct. 20th, at the Grosse Ile Dept. of Public Services, 9601 Groh Road, 48138.
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Court dismisses whistle blower case against Wayne County

Friday, October 11, 2013
A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed a whistleblower case against Wayne County, ruling the allegations made by former graphic artist, James Wallace, were without merit.
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Improvements underway on Eureka Road

Friday, October 11, 2013
Wayne County Department of Public Services Engineering Division started improvements on Eureka Road from the west ramp of I-275 to John Dingell Drive east ramp in the City of Romulus.
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Wayne County to dedicate new First Responders Memorial Oct. 17

Thursday, October 10, 2013
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano will lead the official dedication ceremony for the First Responders Memorial built in Hines Park, at the corner of Hines Drive and Haggerty Road in Plymouth Township, Michigan.
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Wayne County hosts inaugural Heroes on Hines run for fallen first responders

Saturday, October 05, 2013
Plymouth Twp, MI - Wayne County hosted its inaugural Heroes on Hines Half Marathon and 5K Run, honoring First Responders of Police, Fire and EMS personnel who have lost their lives while on duty within Wayne County.
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Sign up & run in the inaugural Wayne County

Thursday, October 03, 2013
Plymouth Twp, MI - Wayne County is hosting its inaugural Heroes on Hines Half Marathon and 5K Run the morning of Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013. The County’s Department of Public Services Parks Division, in partnership with Running Fit, is producing the event.
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Wayne County Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) disaster reaction exercise highlights national preparedness month

Friday, September 20, 2013
Class will be in session as members of the Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) conduct their yearly Citizen Corps Exercise Saturday, September 21, 2013.
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Improvements underway on Wyoming Ave. in Dearborn

Thursday, September 12, 2013
Wayne County Department of Public Services Engineering Division started improvements on Wyoming Avenue under the Conrail railroad and Southern Avenue bridges in Dearborn.
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Improvements underway on Outer Drive

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Wayne County Department of Public Services Engineering Division started improvements on Outer Drive from Rouge Park Drive to Schoolcraft Road, in the city of Detroit.
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Don’t miss the last Wayne County Electronic Waste & Scrap Tire collection of 2013

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Wayne County’s Land Resource Management Division (LRMD) will hold its popular Electronic Waste & Scrap Tire collection, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday Sept. 21, at the Redford Twp DPS, 12200 Beech Daily Road 48239.
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Korea-Micro Energy Grid (K-MEG) to conduct energy efficiency project at Wayne County’s Guardian Building

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano signed an agreement with Korean research and business development program, K-MEG, to perform an energy audit, develop a plan for improved efficiency using system controls and automation
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Wayne County’s Dept. of Public Services to host E-Collection Event

Thursday, August 15, 2013 - Communications
Wayne County’s Land Resource Management Division (LRMD) is holding its popular Electronic Waste & Used Clothing/Shoes collection, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday Sept. 7, at the Compuware Arena parking lot located at 14900 Beck Road, Plymouth Twp., 48170.
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Wayne County’s Dept. of Public Services to host E-Collection Event

Thursday, August 15, 2013 - Public Services
Wayne County’s Land Resource Management Division (LRMD) is holding its popular Electronic Waste & Used Clothing/Shoes collection, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday Sept. 7, at the Compuware Arena parking lot located at 14900 Beck Road, Plymouth Twp., 48170.
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Ficano administration presents review of jail project and looks to partner with the State of Michigan on a move to Mound Road

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
After a 60-day suspension of construction on a new County jail, Robert Ficano’s administration presented what it believes are the best options for the project to the County Commission at a special meeting today.
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Snyder: Wayne County Jail relocation offers significant economic benefits and should move forward quickly

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - Communications
Gov. Rick Snyder issured the following statement today in support of a proposal to relocate the Wayne County Jail Complex:
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Classic cars and hot rods will be cruising six mile stretch of Hines Drive on Aug. 25

Thursday, August 08, 2013 - Communications
Rev up your engines and enjoy a taste of history on Sunday, August 25, 2013 at the third annual Wayne County Parks Cruisin’ Hines event. This year’s cruise is expected to exceed 2012, which attracted about 40,000 classic cars and hot rods.
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Ficano meets with visiting delegation of Chinese economic association members

Wednesday, August 07, 2013 - Communications
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano welcomed members of the Shanghai Association of International Economic and Technical Cooperation delegation (SAIETC) to the Guardian Building in downtown Detroit on Monday, August 5.
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Wayne County’s Dept. of Public Services to host household waste collection

Wednesday, August 07, 2013 - Communications
Wayne County’s Land Resource Management Division (LRMD) is holding its popular Household Hazardous Waste collection, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday Aug. 24, at the Westland Shopping Center in the parking lot of JC Penney located on Warren Road and Nankin Blvd
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Wayne County help hundreds of kids get ready for school with free backpacks

Tuesday, August 06, 2013 - Communications
Wayne County helped hundreds of kids prepare for the new school year by providing more than 800 backpacks at its annual Back to School Backpack program on Monday, August 5 at Nankin Mills in Westland, Michigan.
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$1.17 million in improvements underway on Middlebelt Road

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - Communications
Wayne County Department of Public Services Engineering Division will oversee improvements to Middlebelt Road from North Line Road to Goddard in the city of Romulus.
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$1.235 million in improvements underway on Merriman Road

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - Communications
Wayne County Department of Public Services’ Engineering Division will oversee improvements to Merriman Road from Cherry Hill Road to Ford Road (M-153), in the cities of Garden City and Westland
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Thousands expected to attend the 18th Annual Jazz on the River Festival

Monday, July 29, 2013 - Communications
The 18th year of Jazz on the River will provide two full days of music and fun on August 3 & 4, 2013 along the river’s edge at Elizabeth Park in Trenton, MI.
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Chinese automotive supplier investing nearly $10 million

Monday, July 29, 2013 - Communications
ZYNP International Corp., a renowned global automotive supplier founded in China, is investing close to $10 million dollars in a new research and development center in Romulus, MI.
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Full day of country music and fun planned by Wayne County Parks

Thursday, July 25, 2013 - Communications
Country music fans, mark your calendars for July 27, 2013! Wayne County Parks and 99.5 WYCD presents the 2nd Annual New Country on the River! Fans will enjoy a full day of country music and fun along the river’s edge at Elizabeth Park in Trenton, MI.
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Wayne County, Downriver Community Conference unveil newest assest for homeland security preparedness efforts

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - Communications
Wayne County and its long-time partners, the Downriver Community Conference, unveiled their newest homeland security assest for Downriver mutual aid on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. The Lenco Bearcat armored personnel carrier will be utilized to assist and pr
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Wayne County partners with Redford Township and the South Redford School District for “Knocking Down the Wall” ceremony at Ashcroft School

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - Communications
Wayne County, Redford Township and the South Redford School District are working together and “Knocking Down the Wall” of the Ashcroft School to eliminate the blight created by the abandoned structure.
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Wayne County Downriver Wastewater Treatment Facility Earns 2nd NACWA Platinum Peak Performance Award

Thursday, July 18, 2013 - Communications
For the second consecutive year, Wayne County’s Downriver Wastewater Treatment Facility has earned the prestigious National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) Platinum Peak Performance Award.
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Improvements to Base Line Road begin on July 23

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - Communications
Wayne County Department of Public Services will be overseeing road improvements to Base Line Road (8 Mile) beginning Tuesday, July 23, 2013 in the communities of Northville and Northville Township.
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Wayne County acclaimed nationally for economic development in 2012

Monday, July 15, 2013 - Communications
Wayne County was selected among the 12 “Best to Invest” locations by Site Selection magazine, thanks to the work of its Economic and Growth Development Engine organization, also known as EDGE.
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Wayne County Compass program earns NACo Award

Friday, July 12, 2013 - Communications
Wayne County’s Compass program has earned a prestigious 2013 Achievement Award in the category of Transportation, from the National Association of Counties (NACo).
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Tire sweep in Southwest Detroit nets more than 2,700 tires

Monday, July 01, 2013 - Communications
Wayne County, Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision (SDEV) and nearly two dozen volunteers joined forces to collect more than 2,700 illegally discarded tires from vacant lots around Southwest Detroit last week.
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Wayne County annual free summer lunch program under way

Monday, July 01, 2013
Whoever says “there’s no such thing as a free lunch” hasn’t heard about Wayne County’s Annual Free Summer Lunch Program.
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Thousands of kids get down and dirty at Wayne County Parks’ Mud Day

Thursday, June 27, 2013 - Communications
Wayne County Parks is set to transform the Hines Park-Nankin Mills Area into a giant 75’ x 150’ mud pit playground on Tuesday, July 9 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Children, ages 12 and younger, will have the opportunity to get down and dirty
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Wayne County leaders and Wayne County Community College District host forum on broken municipal funding model

Thursday, June 27, 2013 - Communications
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano and Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD) Chancellor, Dr. Curtis Ivery, hosted a group of Wayne County municipal leaders for a forum discussing the broken municipal funding model.
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Wayne County and Partners celebrate enhancements at Stoepel Park No. 1 in Detroit

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - Communications
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano, City of Detroit officials, business-community leaders as well as youth dedicated a new, nearly ½ mile long walking path and baseball diamond improvements at Stoepel Park No. 1 in Detroit.
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Wayne County Parks Free Family Events Continue in June

Monday, June 17, 2013 - Communications
With the summer heating up, Wayne County Parks continues to provide free, family-oriented events for all to enjoy. Nature Fest 2013 is slated for Saturday, June 22 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Crosswinds Marsh in New Boston.
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Wayne County unveils new water features at Aquatic Center

Friday, June 14, 2013 - Communications
Detroit, MI - Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano, Wayne County Commissioners, community leaders and youth from the surrounding area unveiled three new water features at the Family Aquatic Center at Chandler Park in Detroit June 14, 2013.
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Wayne County Holds Pipeline Safety Training for First Responders

Monday, June 10, 2013 - Communications
First Responders from multiple Wayne County communities convened Thursday (5/30/13) to receive added training and insight when responding to a possible pipeline related emergency.
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Wayne County Sewer Interceptor Rehabilitation Project Wins "Project of the Year" Awards

Tuesday, June 04, 2013 - Communications
Detroit, MI- Wayne County’s recently completed $20 million project to rehabilitate sections of the Rouge Valley Sewage Disposal System (RVSDS) won three awards.
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Wayne County partners with Habitat for Humanity Detroit, City of Dearborn and ACCESS to launch Dearborn Build with Wall Raising

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - Communications
Wayne County awarded funds to Habitat for Humanity – Detroit (HFHD), a Community Housing and Development Organization, for the construction of 10 new single family homes located on Dearborn’s east side. The other 2 will be funded by the City of Dearborn.
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Wayne County hosts newly appointed Consul General of China for first official visit to county

Monday, May 20, 2013 - Communications
DETROIT - Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano and development officers from the Wayne County Economic Development Growth Engine (EDGE) hosted a delegation from the Consul General of China’s Chicago office.
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Wayne County breaks ground on new First Responders Memorial

Thursday, May 16, 2013 - Communications
Plymouth Township, MI- Wayne County officially broke ground on the new First Responders Memorial, honoring its fallen First Responders of Fire/EMS and Police Departments.
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Wayne County partners with International Gospel Center to open the Gary L. Miles Veteran’s Home

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - Communications
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano and Pastor Marvin Miles officially opened the doors of the Gary Miles Veteran’s home, a 7,000 square foot multi-family housing facility with 11 bedrooms for senior and disabled veterans.
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Wayne County and Miaoli County, Taiwan enter into Government Cooperation Agreement

Friday, May 03, 2013 - Communications
Wayne County Executive Robert A. Ficano signed a Sister Counties Cooperation Agreement after meeting with Miaoli County, Taiwan Magistrate Cheng Hung Liu and delegates, marking a new global governmental initiative.
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