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WEATHER ALERT: Wayne Couty is expecting high temperatures for the next several days and it is crucial residents stay hydrated and find ways to keep cool. Cooling Centers have been created throughout the city of Detroit to provide a safe and cool environment. For a list of these centers, please click here.



SPECIAL NOTE: Today's meeting is being streamed on Zoom at 868 977 69260



SPECIAL NOTE: The 2023-24 operating budget for Wayne County is now available for public inspection. To view the budget, click on the link below.

2023-24 budget





Portrait unveilings.
Commissiners honored former chairs Gary Woronchak and the late Edward Boike during a portait unveiling ceremony on Oct. 5. To vie the ceremony, click here.


About the commission

The Wayne County Commission and its employees are the legislative branch of county government. The chief role of the commission is to adopt a budget and enact ordinances. The commission also approves contracts, appointments and rules. The money is spent and ordinances are enforced through the administrative branch. The 2022-23 fiscal year budget runs the county operations that serve the more than 1.8 million people living in Wayne County. All Wayne County Commission meetings, as well as the budget sessions, are open to the public. The commission meets on the first and the third Thursday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in its chambers on the mezzanine level of the Guardian Building, 500 Griswold, Detroit. In addition to the full body, the commission has eight standing committees, along with special committees and task forces. Wayne County, the most populous county in Michigan, is divided into 15 districts, and commissioners are elected every two years in even-year elections. For an explanation of how Wayne County government is structured, how it works and what it does for you, please read "A Citizen's Guide to Wayne County Government."

A Citizen's Guide to Wayne County Government

Access to ordinances

To find ordinacnes adopted by the Wayne County Commission, visit the Municode link here.

Rules of Procedure

The Wayne County Commissionion Rules of Procedure is available by clicking on the link below.

Rules of Procedure

View Wayne County Commission meetings on YouTube

You can view past meetings of the Wayne County Commission and all of the commission's committees and special committees on the Wayne County Commission YouTube channel. Click on a button below for access.
Full Commission Meetings

Committee meetings

Special committees

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Ethics Ordinance & Board

  • The Wayne County Commission approved Wayne County's first Ethics Ordinance on April 5, 2012, and amended it on December 18, 2014.
  • The Wayne County Ethics Board meets in Hearing Room 704 of the Guardian Building, 500 Griswold, Detroit, MI 48226. Meetings are open to the public.

Wayne County Ethics Board

Next Meeting - The next meeting is scheduled for 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 17.
Meetings are held at the 7th Floor Conference Room at the at the Guardian Building, 500 Griswold, Detroit.

Click here for agendas.

You can join the meeting by visiting, https://zoom.us/j/2234975895 or by dialing any one of the following numbers:

(312) 262-6799

(253) 215-8782

(669) 900-6833

(646) 876-9923

(408) 638-0968

(301) 715-8592

(346) 248-7799

The meeting identification number is: 223 497 5895.



HOW TO FILE A COMPLAINT WITH THE WAYNE COUNTY ETHICS BOARD Any Wayne County employee/public servant or resident is encouraged to report any instances of unethical behavior by a Wayne County employee or elected official to the Wayne County Ethics Board for further investigation. To download the form click here.
To determine whether the behavior or actions about which you wish to complain would fall under the jurisdiction of the Ethics Board, please review the Ethics Ordinance (Wayne County Enrolled Ordinance 2014-734).
View past Ethics Board board eetings

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News & Events

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Wayne County Commission Chair Alisha Bell speaks out on the attempt on former president Trump's life
Wayne County Commission Chair Alisha Bell speaks out on the attempt on former president Trump's life
Sunday, July 14, 2024
Chair Bell prays for ex-president's recovery, calls for end to political violence.
Wayne County places two proposals on Aug. 6 primary ballot
Wayne County places two proposals on Aug. 6 primary ballot
Thursday, July 11, 2024
Voters will decide on a parks millage renewal and a charter amendment involving the process for selecting an auditing firm.
Commissioner Daub's newsletter for summer 2024
Commissioner Daub's newsletter for summer 2024
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Newsletter for District 10
Wayne County Commissioners issue their support for Michigan Voting Rights bills
Wayne County Commissioners issue their support for Michigan Voting Rights bills
Thursday, June 6, 2024
Wayne County Commissioners today issued support a series of bills that would protect and expand the voting rights of Michigan citizens.The bills, collectively known as the Michigan Voting Rights Act, are pending in the state Senate.
Commissioner Marecki's budget report for May 2024
Commissioner Marecki's budget report for May 2024
Thursday, May 9, 2024
Report for District 9
Women's mental health forum schedueld for May 8
Women's mental health forum schedueld for May 8
Thursday, May 2, 2024
The Wayne County Women's Commission is hosting a mental health forum Wednesday, May 8 at the Penn Theater in downtown Plymouth. To register, visit https://waynewomen.eventbrite.com