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Special Committees & Task Forces


All meetings generally held at the Mezzanine level of the Guardian Building, 500 Griswold, Detroit, unless otherwise indicated.
Videos from previous years' meetings, dating back to 2019, are available on the Wayne County Commission YouTube channel.

Meetings are available via Zoom.You can join the meeting by visiting, https://waynecounty.zoom.us/my/waynecountycommission or by dialing any one of the following numbers:
312-626-6799

346-248-7799

646-558-8656

720-707-2699

The link and phone numbers are also available on the meeting agenda.

To protect the health, safety and welfare of Wayne County residents and to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, until further notice, the Wayne County Commission is utilizing an electronic method to hold its Committee and Full Board Meetings.

The County of Wayne will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired at the Commission meeting upon five days' notice to the Clerk of the Commission. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the Wayne County Commission by writing or calling the address and number listed below or TDD.

Special Committee on Rules

Chair: Alisha Bell
Vice- Chair: Joseph Palamara
Committee Members: Raymond E. Basham, Sam Baydoun, Jonathan C. Kinloch

This committee develops and proposes the Rules of Procedure for the Commission's two-year session. The Commission is governed by the Rules of Procedure that it has previously adopted during a meeting of the Wayne County Commission.
Committee Members: Alisha Bell, Chair; Joseph Palamara, Vice-Chair; Raymond Basham, Irma Clark-Coleman, Ilona Varga
Next Meeting Date: TBA

Special Committee on Criminal Justice Complex

Chair: Glenn S. Anderson

Vice-Chair: Jonathan Kinloch
Committee Members: Sam Baydoun, Terry Marecki, Cara A. Clemente
2023 Meeting Dates:

Thursday, February 2 2023, 12:00 p.m.
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Thursday, March 16, 2023, 12:00 p.m.
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Thursday, April 20, 2023, 12:00 p.m.
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Thursday, May 18, 2023, 12:00 p.m.
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Thursday, June 15, 2023, 12:00 p.m.
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Thursday, July 20, 2023, 12:00 p.m.
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Thursday, August 17, 2023, 12:00 p.m.
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Thursday, September 21, 2023, 12:00 p.m.
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Thursday, October 19, 2023, 12:00 p.m.
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Thursday, November 16, 2023, 12:00 p.m.
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Tuesday, December 19, 2023, 12:00 p.m.
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Special Committee on Behavioral Health

Chair: Tim Killeen
V
ice-Chair: Monique Baker McCormick
This special committee will look at ways to improve the quality of life for Wayne County residents and their families by fcusing on behavioral health issues and agencies provigins behavioral health services.

Committee Members: Glenn S. Anderson, Jonathan C. Kinloch; Martha G. Scott
Meeting Dates: TBA

Benefits/Staffing Task Force

Chair: Alisha Bell
Vice-Chair: Irma Clark-Coleman
Members: Melissa Daub, David Knezek, Terry Marecki
The task force began meting in November 2022 to discuss and make recommendations on benefits and staffng recruitment for county employees.

Thursday, January 19, 2023, 12:30 p.m.
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Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 1:30 p.m.
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Building Consolidation and Document Storage Workgroup

Chair: Raymond E. Basham
Members: Glenn S. Anderson, Al Haidous, administration members
Meeting Dates: TBA