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Commissioner Daub to hold community baby shower to raise awareness around racial disparities
Commissioner Daub to hold community baby shower to raise awareness around racial disparities
Friday, May 13, 2022
Wayne County Commissioner Melissa Daub will be hosting a community-wide baby shower event to help support women who are affected by racial disparities in maternal and infant healthcare. The event will take place at the Village Arts Factory in Canton.
Public hearing set on ordinance prohibiting lewd behavior in Wayne County parks
Public hearing set on ordinance prohibiting lewd behavior in Wayne County parks
Thursday, May 12, 2022
A public hearing is set for 10 a.m. Thursday, May 19 on a proposed ordinance prohibiting lewd behavior in county parks. To view the proposed ordinance, visit https://www.waynecounty.com/.../comm.../full-commission.aspx.
Wayne County Commission approves jail millage renewal request for August ballot
Wayne County Commission approves jail millage renewal request for August ballot
Friday, May 6, 2022
Wayne County Commissioners today approved placing a millage renewal request for county jail operations on the Aug. 2 primary ballot.Voters will be asked to renew .9358 mills for 10 years, running through 2031. The millage is based on the current rate.
Property tax values in Wayne County return to level not seen since 2007
Property tax values in Wayne County return to level not seen since 2007
Friday, April 22, 2022
Property tax values in Wayne County have returned to a level not seen since their historic peak in 2007, the last year before the Great Recession. The increase in state equalized value was driven, in part, by a major increase in Detroit.
Wayne County Commission opposes water rate dispute from being subsidized by other communities
Wayne County Commission opposes water rate dispute from being subsidized by other communities
Friday, April 15, 2022
Wayne County Commissioners on Tuesday, April 12, approved a resolution opposing how a water rate dispute should be resolved between the Great Lakes Water Authority and a member community.
Women's mental health forum can be viewed on YouTube
Women's mental health forum can be viewed on YouTube
Monday, April 4, 2022
The Wayne County Women's Commission mental health summitis available on YouTube at https://youtu.be/FIzGHSgfH2I. The 90-minute summit covered a wide range of mental health issues including depression and substance abuse and offers ways to seek help.
Wayne County Commission to celebrate Black History Month
Wayne County Commission to celebrate Black History Month
Wednesday, February 16, 2022
The Wayne County Commission will hold its annual Black History Month Celebration 10 a.m. tomorrow, Feb. 17, at the Guardian Building, 500 Griswold, Detroit.. The event will be live streamed via Zoom. For more on the event, see the attached flyer.
Wayne County Commissioners 'Go Red for Women' to support heart patients
Wayne County Commissioners 'Go Red for Women' to support heart patients
Monday, February 7, 2022
Wayne County Commissioners agreed to 'Go Red' at Monday's meeting, wearing red clothing and approving a resolution in support of the American Heart Association's annual Go Red for Women campaign, held each year in February.
Commission to hold public hearing
Commission to hold public hearing
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
The Wayne County Commission has scheduled a public hearing at its Feb. 3 meeting on an ordinance that would extend hazard pay to jurors in the Third Circuit Court. To view the proposed ordinance, click below.
ChairAlisha  Bell's eNewsletter for January 2022
ChairAlisha Bell's eNewsletter for January 2022
Monday, January 24, 2022
Newsletter for District 7
Wayne County Commission takes action to support sexual assault legislation
Wayne County Commission takes action to support sexual assault legislation
Friday, January 21, 2022
Wayne County Commissioners have called for greater state action to support victims of sexual assault, including abolishing several long standing legal precedents that protect sexual predators. The resolution was proposed by Commissioner Melissa Daub.
Commission takes action to protect front line medical workers
Commission takes action to protect front line medical workers
Friday, January 21, 2022
A resolution by Vice-Chair Joseph Palamara (D-Grosse Ile) that proposes greater protections for front line health care workers against violent attacks has been unanimously approved by the full Wayne County Commission.
Wayne County Commission urges reform to state's new no fault auto insurance law
Wayne County Commission urges reform to state's new no fault auto insurance law
Friday, December 17, 2021
Wayne County Commissioners on Dec. 16 unanimously approved a resolution introduced by Commission Vice-Chair Joseph Palamara (D-Grosse Ile) calling for reforms to Michigan's newly adopted no fault auto insurance law.
Wayne County to receive more than $35 million in opioid settlement
Wayne County to receive more than $35 million in opioid settlement
Friday, December 17, 2021
Wayne County Commissioners on Dec. 16 unanimously approved a settlement of more than $35 million with a pharmaceutical company and three distributors as the county's portion of a state settlement related to the nation's opioid epidemic.
Wayne County Commission seeks new legislation to stop school shootings
Wayne County Commission seeks new legislation to stop school shootings
Thursday, December 2, 2021
Wayne County Commissioners have called on state and federal lawmakers to take action in the wake of Tuesday's shootings at Oxford High School, which left four students dead and four other individuals wounded.