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Commission Chair Alisha Bell's e-newsletter for May 2021
Commission Chair Alisha Bell's e-newsletter for May 2021
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
E-newsletter for District 7
Commissioner Marecki's budget report through March 31
Commissioner Marecki's budget report through March 31
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Report for District 9
Members have been selected for new Wayne County Women's Commission
Members have been selected for new Wayne County Women's Commission
Thursday, April 22, 2021
Nineteen women from diverse backgrounds have been selected as members of the newly created Wayne County Women's Commission it was announced today. Members include one representative from each of the 15 Wayne County Commission districts, a representative
Vickie Thomas Day declared in Wayne County
Vickie Thomas Day declared in Wayne County
Thursday, April 22, 2021
Wayne County Commissioners declared April 22, 2021 as Vickie Thomas Day in the county in honor of the longtime radio journalist's retirement from daily broadcasting. Thomas has been with WWJ-AM since 1991.
Wayne County Commission calls for renewed U.S. relationship with Cuba
Wayne County Commission calls for renewed U.S. relationship with Cuba
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Wayne County Commissioners today called on the Biden Administration to reestablish relations with Cuba, a priority of the Obama Administration that was abandoned over the past four years.
Wayne County Commission Chair Bell questions release of suspect in officer's death
Wayne County Commission Chair Bell questions release of suspect in officer's death
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Wayne County Commission Chair Alisha Bell (D-Detroit) has joined those speaking out against the release of the suspect in the shooting death of Detroit Police Sgt. Elaine Williams. 'Sgt. Williams was tiny, but mighty, and a strong, positive presence.'
Wayne County Commission decries hate crimes directed at Asian Americans
Wayne County Commission decries hate crimes directed at Asian Americans
Friday, April 2, 2021
Wayne County Commissioners today unanimously adopted a resolution decrying the rise in hate crimes directed at Asian Americans. Physical and verbal attacks against Asian Americans have been on the rise in the past few years.
Wayne County Commissioners declare April as Arab American Heritage Month
Wayne County Commissioners declare April as Arab American Heritage Month
Friday, April 2, 2021
Wayne County Commissioners today unanimously approved a resolution by Commissioners Sam Baydoun (D-Dearborn) and Al Haidous (D-Wayne) recognizing April as Arab American Heritage Month.
Chair Bell's town hall on Alzheimer's, related diseases spotlights resources for caregivers
Chair Bell's town hall on Alzheimer's, related diseases spotlights resources for caregivers
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Alzheimer's patients and their caregivers face numerous challenges, but help is available from many sources experts said during a Wednesday, March 24 town hall presented by Wayne County Commission Chair Alisha Bell.
Wayne County Commission creates citizen-based Women's Commission
Wayne County Commission creates citizen-based Women's Commission
Thursday, March 18, 2021
Wayne County Commissioners today voted to create a citizen-based Women's Commission. The volunteer group will be focused on studying issues, making recommendations, and advocating for actions to improve the lives of women across Wayne County.
Wayne County Commission Chair Alisha Bell's e-newsletter for March 2021
Wayne County Commission Chair Alisha Bell's e-newsletter for March 2021
Thursday, March 4, 2021
Newsletter for District 7
Ethics board issues ruling regarding canvassing board member
Ethics board issues ruling regarding canvassing board member
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
The Wayne County Ethics Board found on Monday, March 1, that County Board of Canvassers Chair Monica Palmer's role as a principal member of the non-profit corporation Taxpayers for Grosse Pointe Schools was incompatible with her canvassing board duties.
COVID-19 infection rates fall sharply, vaccinations continue in Wayne County
COVID-19 infection rates fall sharply, vaccinations continue in Wayne County
Thursday, February 25, 2021
The number of new infections continued to fall in Wayne County over the past two weeks, county COVID-19 strategist Dr. Mouhanad Hammami said during Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne County Commission Committee on Health & Human Services.
Wayne County Commission celebrates Black History Month
Wayne County Commission celebrates Black History Month
Friday, February 19, 2021
This year's event featured a performance of 'Lift Every Voice and Sing' by national recording artist Bobbi Storm and a presentation and video from Daniel A. Baxter, who has led efforts to preserve the home of Dr. Ossian Sweet.
Commission receives COVID-19 update
Commission receives COVID-19 update
Friday, February 19, 2021
Wayne County COVID-19 strategist Dr. Mouhanad Hammami provided Wayne County Commissioners with an update on COVID-19 vaccinations in the county and detailed future vaccination plans. .