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Developing the Developer Block By Block
Developing the Developer Block By Block
Friday, August 16, 2019
Treasurer Sabree gave opening remarks and was a panelist at the Developing the Developer conference.
Chandler Park Senior Appreciation Day
Chandler Park Senior Appreciation Day
Thursday, August 15, 2019
WCTO staff participated in the Senior Appreciation day and Blues Festival at Chandler Park.
Michigan Chronicle Men of Excellence Vanguard Award
Michigan Chronicle Men of Excellence Vanguard Award
Friday, August 09, 2019
Treasurer Sabree received the 2019 Michigan Chronicle Men of Excellence Vanguard Award in Public Service.
Treasurer Sabree with Mr. and Mrs. Hughes of Detroit
Treasurer Sabree with Mr. and Mrs. Hughes of Detroit
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
While in Frankenmuth with the Michigan Association of County Treasurers for the Next Conference, Treasurer Sabree saw Mr. & Mrs. Hughes of Detroit.
City of Detroit Police Department National Night out
City of Detroit Police Department National Night out
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
WCTO staff participated in the 7th precinct City of Detroit Police Department National Night Out.
Alvin Stokes workshop
Alvin Stokes workshop
Saturday, August 03, 2019
A conversation with Treasurer Eric Sabree was hosted by Pastor Richard R. White III at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church to discuss foreclosure prevention.
Brenda Jones 10th Annual Senior Citizen Summit
Brenda Jones 10th Annual Senior Citizen Summit
Friday, August 02, 2019
WCTO staff participated in the 10th Annual Senior Citizens Summit hosted by Detroit Council President Brenda Jones at Erma Henderson Park.
11th Annual Parkside Health and Safety Fair
11th Annual Parkside Health and Safety Fair
Friday, August 02, 2019
WCTO Staff participated in the Friends of Parkside 11th Annual Parkside Health and Safety Fair.
Treasurer Sabree attends International Gospel Center 2019 Economic Forum
Treasurer Sabree attends International Gospel Center 2019 Economic Forum
Friday, July 12, 2019
Wayne County Treasurer Eric Sabree spoke at the 2019 Economic Forum hosted by the International Gospel Center in Ecorse, MI
 Law reducing interest rates on delinquent property taxes extended  (NPR Michigan Radio)
Law reducing interest rates on delinquent property taxes extended (NPR Michigan Radio)
Tuesday, July 02, 2019
Wayne County Treasurer Eric Sabree is applauding a new law signed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer that allows county treasurers to work with homeowners, and implement payment plans with reduced interest rates on back property taxes.
Lower interest rates for delinquent taxpayers extended (The Detroit News)
Lower interest rates for delinquent taxpayers extended (The Detroit News)
Monday, July 01, 2019
County treasurers can continue to put tax delinquent homeowners on repayment plans at discounted interest rates, after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation that extended the program this week.
Fourth of July Closure
Fourth of July Closure
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
On Thursday July 4, 2019 our office will be closed.
DIA County Leaders Night
DIA County Leaders Night
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
WCTO staff attended County Leaders Night, a reception and networking event hosted by the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA).
Project Zero - Silver Capital Group, LLC. and Restoric Properties LLC.
Project Zero - Silver Capital Group, LLC. and Restoric Properties LLC.
Thursday, June 13, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office (WCTO) presents 'Project Zero,' a mini-documentary about office operations and how our public-private partnerships and community investors have assisted in developing our neighborhoods throughout the county.
Taxpayers rush to Wayne County Treasurer's Office before foreclosure deadline
Taxpayers rush to Wayne County Treasurer's Office before foreclosure deadline
Thursday, June 13, 2019
In Wayne County, after property taxes go unpaid for three years, the property owner may lose their home. The WCTO interviewed a few local residents to ask about their experience.
360 Detroit Inc Community Meeting
360 Detroit Inc Community Meeting
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Director of Special Projects Carl Stafford spoke at the Detroit 360 Inc. Community Engagement Meeting.
Senior Funfest
Senior Funfest
Monday, June 10, 2019
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans hosts Senior Funfest.
WCTO Summer Newsletter 2019
WCTO Summer Newsletter 2019
Friday, June 07, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office (WCTO) Summer 2019 Newsletter is now available!
Treasurer Sabree on Mason in the Morning
Treasurer Sabree on Mason in the Morning
Thursday, June 06, 2019
reasurer Sabree joined Mason in the Morning to tell a personal story about D-Day and to advise taxpayers that June 6 is the deadline to join a payment program to avoid tax foreclosure.
Signing of the Charter County of Wayne, State of Michigan, Tax Revenue Notes, Series 2019
Signing of the Charter County of Wayne, State of Michigan, Tax Revenue Notes, Series 2019
Thursday, June 06, 2019
On June 5, 2019, the Treasurer met with the transaction team to sign the documents for the closing of the $148,740,000 Charter County of Wayne, State of Michigan, Tax Revenue Notes, Series 2019.
Deadline to avoid tax foreclosure in Wayne County is Thursday (NPR)
Deadline to avoid tax foreclosure in Wayne County is Thursday (NPR)
Wednesday, June 05, 2019
A deadline is looming for Wayne County property owners hoping to avoid foreclosure.
WCTO partners with Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency
WCTO partners with Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency
Wednesday, June 05, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office partners with Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency.
Deadline Thursday to avoid foreclosure in Wayne County (The Detroit News)
Deadline Thursday to avoid foreclosure in Wayne County (The Detroit News)
Monday, June 03, 2019
Wayne County property owners facing foreclosure over unpaid taxes have until Thursday to get on a payment plan to avoid losing their properties, according to county officials.
Project Zero- United Community Housing Coalition and The Department of Neighborhoods Detroit
Project Zero- United Community Housing Coalition and The Department of Neighborhoods Detroit
Monday, June 03, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office (WCTO) presents 'Project Zero,' a mini-documentary about office operations and how our public-private partnerships and community investors have assisted in developing our neighborhoods throughout the county.
Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired 6th Annual Open House
Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired 6th Annual Open House
Saturday, June 01, 2019
The Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and visually impaired held their 6th annual open house resource fair and community market
Wayne County Treasurer's Office Second Annual Community Leaders Workshop
Wayne County Treasurer's Office Second Annual Community Leaders Workshop
Friday, May 31, 2019
More than 200 Metro Detroit area community leaders gather for Wayne County Treasurer's Leadership Workshop to help reduce foreclosures.
Senior luncheon at Cambridge Tower Apartments
Senior luncheon at Cambridge Tower Apartments
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Treasurer Sabree and WCTO staff served lunch to the senior citizens residing at the Cambridge Towers Apartments.
Treasurer Sabree congratulates Lady Pioneers Basketball team on third state championship
Treasurer Sabree congratulates Lady Pioneers Basketball team on third state championship
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Treasurer Sabree congratulated the Lady Pioneers basketball team and coach Monique Brown, with assisting staff of Coaches Paris, Cooper, and Arrington on winning the third state championship.
Wayne County Public Servants honored at the Detroit Yacht Club
Wayne County Public Servants honored at the Detroit Yacht Club
Friday, May 24, 2019
On Thursday, May 23,2019 two great Wayne County public servants were honored at the Detroit Yacht Club.
Memorial Day Closure
Memorial Day Closure
Thursday, May 23, 2019
On Monday May 27, 2019 our offices will be closed.
In memory of Judge Damon Keith (Video)
In memory of Judge Damon Keith (Video)
Monday, May 13, 2019
Judge Damon Keith was a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Wayne County Treasurer's Office Foreclosure Prevention Walk
Wayne County Treasurer's Office Foreclosure Prevention Walk
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office staff went out into the Westland community on May 8th to speak to residents about their delinquent property taxes.
Treasurer Sabree attends the NAACP 64th Annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner
Treasurer Sabree attends the NAACP 64th Annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
The NAACP held the 64th Annual Fight for Freedom Fund dinner at Cobo Center.
Conversation with the Treasurer
Conversation with the Treasurer
Friday, May 03, 2019
Wayne County Treasurer Eric R. Sabree and Reverend John E. Dickworth will participate in a joint discussion.
Wayne County Treasurer's Office hosts Senior Town Hall
Wayne County Treasurer's Office hosts Senior Town Hall
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office (WCTO) hosted a Senior Town Hall event at Plymouth United Church of Christ.
Treasurer Sabree honored as a Community Superstar by the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Treasurer Sabree honored as a Community Superstar by the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Treasurer Sabree was honored as a Community Superstar by the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated at their 88th Great Lakes Regional Conference Public Meeting.
 WCCCD Northwest Campus Career Fair
WCCCD Northwest Campus Career Fair
Monday, April 22, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office participated in the Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD) Northwest Campus Career Fair.
Annual College and High School  Coaches' Forum Celebrates Industry Excellence (TellUs Detroit)
Annual College and High School Coaches' Forum Celebrates Industry Excellence (TellUs Detroit)
Monday, April 22, 2019
Coaches and athletes alike gathered for the 10th annual Coaches Forum hosted by the Horatio Williams Foundation.
Community Wealth Building Day
Community Wealth Building Day
Thursday, April 18, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office participated in the Community Wealth Building Day event hosted by the Greater Detroit Realtist Association at WCCCD Downtown Campus.
Good Friday Hours
Good Friday Hours
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
On Friday Arpil 19, 2019 our offices will be closing at 12:00 PM.
Treasurer Sabree will be honored as a Community Superstar by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Treasurer Sabree will be honored as a Community Superstar by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Treasurer Sabree will be honored as a Community Superstar by the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated.
Getting to know the Wayne County Treasurer
Getting to know the Wayne County Treasurer
Monday, April 15, 2019
The Historic Ebenezer AME Church presents a free community forum: Getting to know the Wayne County Treasurer.
Wayne County Treasurer's Office partnered with community organizations for Customer Assistance Day
Wayne County Treasurer's Office partnered with community organizations for Customer Assistance Day
Friday, April 12, 2019
Wednesday April 10, 2019- The Wayne County Treasurer's Office (WCTO) partnered with community organizations to host Customer Assistance Day at Eastern Market Shed 3 in Detroit. This event provided community members with information about utility payment p
Customer Assistance Day
Customer Assistance Day
Monday, April 08, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office, DTE Energy, and partnering agencies are joining together to host Customer Assistance Day.
Linda Smith, U-SNAP-BAC Interview
Linda Smith, U-SNAP-BAC Interview
Friday, April 05, 2019
Linda Smith, executive director of U-SNAP-BAC discusses the history and services that U-SNAP-BAC provides to the community as well as how they work with the Wayne County Treasurer's Office.
Brenda Craig Interview
Brenda Craig Interview
Thursday, April 04, 2019
In this video, Brenda Craig tells her story and explains how she was able to get onto a payment plan and save her family home from foreclosure.
Treasurer Sabree attends District 2 Community Roundtable Forum
Treasurer Sabree attends District 2 Community Roundtable Forum
Friday, March 29, 2019
On Tuesday, March 26, 2019, Treasurer Sabree attended the District 2 Community Roundtable event at Detroit City Councilman Roy McAllister's Office.
Upcoming Senior Town Hall
Upcoming Senior Town Hall
Friday, March 22, 2019
Wayne County Treasurer's Office Senior Town Hall with Treasurer Eric R. Sabree and Reverend Nicholas Hood III.
Wayne County Treasurer's Office staff attend community meeting with Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib
Wayne County Treasurer's Office staff attend community meeting with Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib
Friday, March 22, 2019
Wayne County Treasurer's Office staff attended a community meeting with Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib at the Maplewood Community Center in Garden City, Michigan.
Treasurer Sabree attends Wayne County Commissioner Monique Baker McCormick Community Forum
Treasurer Sabree attends Wayne County Commissioner Monique Baker McCormick Community Forum
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Yesterday, over 70 taxpayers attended Commissioner Monique Baker McCormick, Wayne County Commission District 6- Community Forum event.
Treasurer Sabree at SEMCOG General Assembly with Governor Whitmer
Treasurer Sabree at SEMCOG General Assembly with Governor Whitmer
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
The SEMCOG officers with Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer at Cobo Center for the March 15, 2019 General Assembly.
Commissioner Monique Baker McCormick presents An Evening with County Treasurer Eric Sabree
Commissioner Monique Baker McCormick presents An Evening with County Treasurer Eric Sabree
Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Commissioner Monique Baker McCormick presents Getting to Know Wayne County Series: An Evening with County Treasurer Eric Sabree.
Avoid Forfeiture Penalties- Pay 2017 Property Taxes by February 28, 2019
Avoid Forfeiture Penalties- Pay 2017 Property Taxes by February 28, 2019
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
A message from Treasurer Sabree: Save money by paying your 2017 property taxes by February 28, 2019 in order to avoid the forfeiture fee, retroactive interest, and a lien placed on your property.
WCTO Winter Newsletter 2018-2019
WCTO Winter Newsletter 2018-2019
Friday, February 22, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office (WCTO) Winter 2018-2019 Newsletter is now available!
Taxpayer's Assistance Saturdays video
Taxpayer's Assistance Saturdays video
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office will host several Taxpayer Assistance Saturdays. Come out to get one-on-one guidance to avoid foreclosure, get into a payment plan, make a property tax payment and get assistance from community partners.
Show Cause Hearings
Show Cause Hearings
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Throughout January, the Wayne County Treasurer's Office hosted Show Cause Hearings to assist homeowners at risk of property tax foreclosure. The hearings offered residents an opportunity to get into an affordable payment plan to prevent foreclosure.
Congratulations to our Employees of the Month
Congratulations to our Employees of the Month
Monday, February 18, 2019
Congratulating our employees of the month for February: Angileena Gibson and Darcella Woodard!
Media Statement from Treasurer Eric Sabree
Media Statement from Treasurer Eric Sabree
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Treasurer sabree releases his statement on the numerous media reports regarding allegations that the Auction Policy of the Office of the Treasurer was violated by his family members who participated in the auction in 2011.
Treasurer  Sabree will appear in an exclusive interview on Fox 2 Detroit
Treasurer Sabree will appear in an exclusive interview on Fox 2 Detroit
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Tonight, Treasurer Eric Sabree will appear in an exclusive interview on Fox 2 Detroit, with Charlie Langton at 5pm. Check it out!
Treasurer Sabree interviewed by Steve Hood for Detroit Wants 2 Know
Treasurer Sabree interviewed by Steve Hood for Detroit Wants 2 Know
Monday, February 04, 2019
On January 25, 2019, Treasurer Sabree was interviewed by Steve Hood for Detroit Wants 2 Know.
Taxpayer's  Assistance Saturdays
Taxpayer's Assistance Saturdays
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office will host several Taxpayer's Assistance Saturdays. Come out to get one-on-one guidance to avoid foreclosure, get into a payment plan, make a property tax payment and get assistance from community partners.
Wayne County Hearings help people facing Foreclosure (Detroit Free Press)
Wayne County Hearings help people facing Foreclosure (Detroit Free Press)
Monday, January 28, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office will be hosting 'show cause' hearings on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday to give people at risk of tax foreclosure an opportunity to get on payment plans and learn more about opportunities to stave off foreclosure.
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office Now Accepts American Express
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office Now Accepts American Express
Friday, January 25, 2019
For your convenience, The Wayne County Treasurer's Office accepts debit and credit card payments.
Romulus Community MLK Day Celebration
Romulus Community MLK Day Celebration
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
On January 21, 2019, Wayne County Treasurer, Eric Sabree and staff attended the Romulus Community MLK Day Celebration hosted by the City of Romulus and the Rotary Club of Romulus.
Detroit Whitmer Winter Warm-Up
Detroit Whitmer Winter Warm-Up
Monday, January 14, 2019
On Saturday January 12, 2019, the Detroit Whitmer Winter Warm-Up took place at The Parade Company
Wayne County Treasurer offers federal workers furloughed by government shutdown extension
Wayne County Treasurer offers federal workers furloughed by government shutdown extension
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Wayne County Treasurer Eric R. Sabree will allow federal workers affected by the government shutdown who live in Wayne County additional time to pay their delinquent property taxes.
Congratulations to our managers of the year- 2018
Congratulations to our managers of the year- 2018
Monday, January 07, 2019
Congratulating our managers of the year for 2018: Rhonda Bradwell and Mary Tumidajewicz!
Project Tax Message
Project Tax Message
Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Get Payment Plan Text Alerts! Wayne County Treasurer Eric Sabree introduces 'Project Tax Message,' a free text messaging service designed to remind taxpayers about upcoming payments.
Treasurer Sabree at Diann Banks-Williamson Education Center
Treasurer Sabree at Diann Banks-Williamson Education Center
Wednesday, January 02, 2019
On December 19,2018, Treasurer Sabree and Wayne County Treasurer's Office staff donated and passed out gifts to students at the Diann Banks-Williamson Educational Center in Detroit, MI.