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WAYNE COUNTY PARTNERS WITH WAYNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT TO HOST THREE-DAY JOB FAIR
WAYNE COUNTY PARTNERS WITH WAYNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT TO HOST THREE-DAY JOB FAIR
Thursday, October 21, 2021
County Executive Warren C. Evans and Wayne County alongside Dr. Curtis L. Ivery and the Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD) have forged a partnership to build a bridge between the college classroom and nearly 1,000 Wayne County careers.
WAYNE COUNTY PARTNERS WITH MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO PROVIDE WATER FILTERS
WAYNE COUNTY PARTNERS WITH MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO PROVIDE WATER FILTERS
Friday, October 15, 2021
In response to the recently discovered elevated levels of lead in the City of Wayne's municipal water, Wayne County is partnering with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) to provide free water filters to all effected residents.
Statement from Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans to end 'Prison Gerrymandering' in Michigan
Statement from Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans to end 'Prison Gerrymandering' in Michigan
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Incarcerated persons in Michigan should be counted as residents based on where they choose to live and where they will likely return upon release, not where they are temporarily housed.
WAYNE COUNTY LAUNCHES $5.5 MILLION PROGRAM TO ASSIST HOMEOWNERS WITH FLOOD RECOVERY
WAYNE COUNTY LAUNCHES $5.5 MILLION PROGRAM TO ASSIST HOMEOWNERS WITH FLOOD RECOVERY
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans announced today a new $5.5 million flood assistance program to assist homeowners recovering from this summer's historic rainfall that resulted in flood and sewer damages to thousands of households.
Wayne County Commission Adopts Executive Evan' $1.67 billion budget
Wayne County Commission Adopts Executive Evan' $1.67 billion budget
Thursday, September 2, 2021
Third unanimous Commission vote shows commitment to sound fiscal management for Wayne County.
August 2021 Wayne County Executive Newsletter
August 2021 Wayne County Executive Newsletter
Friday, August 6, 2021
The August 2021 Newsletter From the Desk of Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans includes the Latest on COVID-19, a Flooding Update, and Community Events.
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS CELEBRATES HISTORIC HAMTRAMCK STADIUM RENOVATION
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS CELEBRATES HISTORIC HAMTRAMCK STADIUM RENOVATION
Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Tuesday marked the kickoff for the renovation of Hamtramck Stadium, one of only five remaining Negro Leagues Home Parks and home to the Negro National League's Detroit Stars.
WAYNE COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVES $850,000 GRANT FOR RENOVATION OF HAMTRAMCK STADIUM
WAYNE COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVES $850,000 GRANT FOR RENOVATION OF HAMTRAMCK STADIUM
Thursday, July 22, 2021
$2.6 Million Project Will Restore One Of Five Remaining Negro Leagues Home Parks As Community Asset
PRESIDENT BIDEN DECLARES FEDERAL EMERGENCY FOR WAYNE COUNTY IN WAKE OF EXTENSIVE STORM FLOODING
PRESIDENT BIDEN DECLARES FEDERAL EMERGENCY FOR WAYNE COUNTY IN WAKE OF EXTENSIVE STORM FLOODING
Friday, July 16, 2021
Declaration Clears Way for Residents, Businesses, and Communities to Seek Federal Assistance to Recover, Rebuild
July 2021 Wayne County Executive Newsletter
July 2021 Wayne County Executive Newsletter
Saturday, July 10, 2021
The July 2021 Newsletter From the Desk of Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans includes the Latest on COVID-19, a June Flooding Update, and Community Events.
WAYNE COUNTY 2-1-1 ACCEPTING CALLS FROM RESIDENTS IN NEED OF HELP CLEARING FLOOD-DAMAGED HOMES
WAYNE COUNTY 2-1-1 ACCEPTING CALLS FROM RESIDENTS IN NEED OF HELP CLEARING FLOOD-DAMAGED HOMES
Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Wayne County residents can now call 2-1-1 to find help cleaning up debris from flood-damaged homes.
ALERT: Wayne County Residents With Flood Damage Should Report Damages To Their Local Communities
ALERT: Wayne County Residents With Flood Damage Should Report Damages To Their Local Communities
Monday, June 28, 2021
Contact information available to call for all 43 Wayne County communities to report damage.
Wayne County to Honor Fallen First Responders at Memorial Ceremony
Wayne County to Honor Fallen First Responders at Memorial Ceremony
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Wayne County will honor fallen police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical services personnel during a ceremony to be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 26 at the First Responders' Memorial in Hines Park.
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ANNOUNCES NEW COVID-19 VACCINE CLINICS IN LINCOLN PARK & HARPER WOODS
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ANNOUNCES NEW COVID-19 VACCINE CLINICS IN LINCOLN PARK & HARPER WOODS
Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans today announced the opening of two new COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Lincoln Park and Harper Woods for county residents aged 16 and older. This brings the total number of county-run vaccine clinics to 6.
WAYNE COUNTY NAMES MELITA JORDAN AS NEW DIRECTOR OF DEPT. OF HEALTH, HUMAN & VETERANS SERVICES
WAYNE COUNTY NAMES MELITA JORDAN AS NEW DIRECTOR OF DEPT. OF HEALTH, HUMAN & VETERANS SERVICES
Thursday, April 22, 2021
Wayne County has named Melita Jordan as the new Director of the Department of Health, Human and Veterans Services. Jordan was selected to run the County's health and other human services department by Executive Warren C. Evans after an extensive search.
EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS STATEMENT ON CONVICTION OF DEREK CHAUVIN FOR THE MURDER OF GEORGE FLOYD
EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS STATEMENT ON CONVICTION OF DEREK CHAUVIN FOR THE MURDER OF GEORGE FLOYD
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
The conviction of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd is, I hope, a turning point for our country and for policing in our country.
Wayne County Public Health Allows Communities to Hold Virtual Public Meetings through May 31
Wayne County Public Health Allows Communities to Hold Virtual Public Meetings through May 31
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
New Public Health Order follows 235% increase in COVID-19 cases since mid-February
COUNTY EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS STATEMENT ON DIA BOARD RESIGNATIONS
COUNTY EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS STATEMENT ON DIA BOARD RESIGNATIONS
Monday, March 29, 2021
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans today issued the following regarding the resignations of several members of the Detroit Institute of Arts Board of Directors.
County Executive  Commits $5 Million to Help Wayne County Residents Facing Home Foreclosure
County Executive Commits $5 Million to Help Wayne County Residents Facing Home Foreclosure
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans today announced the county will add $5 million to the $15 million the Gilbert Family Foundation and the Rocket Community Fund have pledged to fight home foreclosures.
Wayne County Executive Evans Announces Senior Vaccination Sites for Week Of February 22
Wayne County Executive Evans Announces Senior Vaccination Sites for Week Of February 22
Saturday, February 20, 2021
Wayne County residents 65 and over can receive COVID-19 vaccinations at community-based clinics
FEWER WARMING CENTERS AVAILABLE FOR WEEKEND COLD SNAP
FEWER WARMING CENTERS AVAILABLE FOR WEEKEND COLD SNAP
Thursday, February 4, 2021
Temperatures expected to drop below zero with wind chill.
WAYNE COUNTY TO RECEIVE 8,375 FIRST DOSES OF COVID-19 VACCINE NEXT WEEK
WAYNE COUNTY TO RECEIVE 8,375 FIRST DOSES OF COVID-19 VACCINE NEXT WEEK
Saturday, January 30, 2021
Increase follows Executive Warren C. Evans' meetings with state officials requesting more vaccine for Michigan's largest and most diverse county.
WAYNE COUNTY PARTNERS WITH FORGOTTEN HARVEST, GLEANERS TO ASSIST RESIDENTS IN NEED
WAYNE COUNTY PARTNERS WITH FORGOTTEN HARVEST, GLEANERS TO ASSIST RESIDENTS IN NEED
Thursday, January 28, 2021
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans announced today a $400,000 program in partnership with Forgotten Harvest and Gleaners Community Food Bank to provide food assistance to residents in need.
WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH INVESTIGATING 4 CONFIRMED CASES AND 4 POTENTIAL CASES OF NEW COVID B.1.1.7 VARIANT
WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH INVESTIGATING 4 CONFIRMED CASES AND 4 POTENTIAL CASES OF NEW COVID B.1.1.7 VARIANT
Monday, January 25, 2021
Wayne County public health officials today said they are investigating four known and confirmed cases of the COVID B.1.1.7 variant.
WAYNE COUNTY SENIORS WILL RECEIVE COVID-19 VACCINATIONS AT AREA HOSPITAL SYSTEMS
WAYNE COUNTY SENIORS WILL RECEIVE COVID-19 VACCINATIONS AT AREA HOSPITAL SYSTEMS
Monday, January 11, 2021
Wayne County residents aged 65 and older are now able to receive the COVID-19 vaccines at area health systems as more of the vaccine becomes available, county officials said today.
STATEMENT FROM WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS ABOUT LAWLESSNESS AT THE US CAPITOL
STATEMENT FROM WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS ABOUT LAWLESSNESS AT THE US CAPITOL
Thursday, January 7, 2021
The scenes of the U.S. Capitol overrun by supporters of President Trump marks a sad day in the history of our Republic. Never have I witnessed such brazen acts of sedition against our country and our democratic principles.
2,400+ WAYNE COUNTY RESIDENTS APPLY FOR $500 'WAYNE COUNTY CARES' GRANT IN FIRST 24 HOURS
2,400+ WAYNE COUNTY RESIDENTS APPLY FOR $500 'WAYNE COUNTY CARES' GRANT IN FIRST 24 HOURS
Friday, December 11, 2020
More than 2,400 Wayne County residents have applied for the Wayne County Cares program in just one day.
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE EVANS LAUNCHES 'WAYNE COUNTY CARES' PROGRAM TO HELP WORKERS IMPACTED BY COVID
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE EVANS LAUNCHES 'WAYNE COUNTY CARES' PROGRAM TO HELP WORKERS IMPACTED BY COVID
Thursday, December 10, 2020
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans announced a new program on Thursday to provide a one-time $500 cash bonus to food service workers and others impacted by COVID-19 public health orders that shut down or reduced services at many businesses.
HEALTH DEPARTMENT ISSUES ADVISORY FOR REMOTE LEARNING FOR ALL WAYNE COUNTY SCHOOLS
HEALTH DEPARTMENT ISSUES ADVISORY FOR REMOTE LEARNING FOR ALL WAYNE COUNTY SCHOOLS
Saturday, November 21, 2020
The County Public Health Division today has released a Public Health Advisory that makes the strong recommendation that schools in Wayne County - public, non-public, and boarding schools in our jurisdiction - should temporarily shift to a remote learning
Wayne County Declares Street Racing A Public Nuisance
Wayne County Declares Street Racing A Public Nuisance
Friday, November 20, 2020
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans says he supports the County Commission's vote Thursday to make street racing a public nuisance.
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans Proclaims Earl Lloyd Day
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans Proclaims Earl Lloyd Day
Saturday, October 31, 2020
Proclamation honors 70th anniversary of Earl Lloyd's NBA debut, integrating pro basketball.
EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS APPLAUDES SELECTION OF KHALIL RAHAL AT SMART CHAIRPERSON
EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS APPLAUDES SELECTION OF KHALIL RAHAL AT SMART CHAIRPERSON
Friday, October 23, 2020
Assistant Wayne County Executive will oversee governance of region's largest transit provider.
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE LAUNCHES COVID NONPROFIT GRANT PROGRAM  FOR ORGANIZATIONS ON THE FRONT LINES
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE LAUNCHES COVID NONPROFIT GRANT PROGRAM FOR ORGANIZATIONS ON THE FRONT LINES
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Commission action clears way for 'Nonprofit Relief Fund'; Wayne County nonprofit organizations to qualify for one-time grants up to $25,000
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans delivers virtual 2020 State of the County
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans delivers virtual 2020 State of the County
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans delivers virtual remarks updating residents on the COVID-19 pandemic, County finances, and recent economic development and community projects.
WAYNE COUNTY ISSUES EMERGENCY HEALTH ORDER TO PROTECT RESIDENTS, SLOW COVID-19 SPREAD
WAYNE COUNTY ISSUES EMERGENCY HEALTH ORDER TO PROTECT RESIDENTS, SLOW COVID-19 SPREAD
Thursday, October 8, 2020
Order codifies State Executive Orders Made Prior to MI Supreme Court Ruling Regarding Masks, Social Distancing, and Worker Screenings
WAYNE COUNTY WILL CONTINUE FOLLOWING MASK, SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDANCE FROM STATE
WAYNE COUNTY WILL CONTINUE FOLLOWING MASK, SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDANCE FROM STATE
Monday, October 5, 2020
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans today said a new emergency order issued by the Michigan Dept of Health&Human Services requiring facial masks to be worn in public places and limits to social gatherings reestablishes the key public health measures.
EXECUTIVE EVANS SAYS REGIONAL APPROACH NECESSARY AFTER RULING ON GOVERNOR'S EMERGENCY ORDERS
EXECUTIVE EVANS SAYS REGIONAL APPROACH NECESSARY AFTER RULING ON GOVERNOR'S EMERGENCY ORDERS
Sunday, October 4, 2020
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans said the governor, the Legislature, and the leaders of Michigan's most populous counties should take the next 19 days to devise a comprehensive, facts-based approach to control the spread of COVID-19.
EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS DELIVERS WAYNE COUNTY'S SIXTH STRAIGHT BALANCED BUDGET
EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS DELIVERS WAYNE COUNTY'S SIXTH STRAIGHT BALANCED BUDGET
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Strong fiscal leadership enables to County to live within its means, deliver services despite economic challenges created by the global COVID-19 pandemic during 2020-21 fiscal year
ROBIN DILLARD-RUSSAW HIRED AS DIRECTOR OF NEW OFFICEOF PUBLIC DEFENSE SERVICES
ROBIN DILLARD-RUSSAW HIRED AS DIRECTOR OF NEW OFFICEOF PUBLIC DEFENSE SERVICES
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Wayne County has hiredRobin Dillard-Russawto serve as Director ofthe new Office of Public Defense Services (OPDS), charged with management of the indigent defense systemin Wayne County.
SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCIES ISSUE ORDER TO CLOSE PUBLIC SWIMMING POOLS
SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCIES ISSUE ORDER TO CLOSE PUBLIC SWIMMING POOLS
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Closures to include pools in apartments, clubs, hotels/motels and recreational centers.
Projects to Address Chronic Delays at Allen Road Crossing in Woodhaven
Projects to Address Chronic Delays at Allen Road Crossing in Woodhaven
Monday, February 3, 2020
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans and other elected officials announced a tentative agreement to alleviate chronic traffic delays at the CN rail crossing on Allen Road in Woodhaven.
Wayne County closes deal on 650-acre Pinnacle Aeropark Property
Wayne County closes deal on 650-acre Pinnacle Aeropark Property
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Today, Wayne County closed on the sale of the Pinnacle Aeropark Property to HS Commerce 275 LLC, a joint venture between Hillwood Enterprise, L.P. and Sterling Group for nearly $4.9 million following completed inspections of the property.
FITCH RATING UPGRADES WAYNE COUNTY, MI TWO NOTCHES TO BBB+ FROM BBB-
FITCH RATING UPGRADES WAYNE COUNTY, MI TWO NOTCHES TO BBB+ FROM BBB-
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Fitch Ratings has upgraded Wayne County's credit rating two notches to BBB+ from BBB-. The ratings agency determined the County's financial outlook is stable.
Regional leaders support Municipal Partnership Act revision as way forward on transit
Regional leaders support Municipal Partnership Act revision as way forward on transit
Monday, November 18, 2019
Regional leaders say MPA revisions provide an additional mechanism and first step toward expanding regional transit in Southeast Michigan.
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans issues proclamation honoring the memory of John Conyers Jr.
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans issues proclamation honoring the memory of John Conyers Jr.
Monday, November 4, 2019
A proclamation honoring the legacy of Rep. John Conyers Jr., the former Dean of the U.S. House of Representatives and the longest serving African-American member of Congress.
Proposed 'Pay as You Stay' program would wipe out all penalties, interest and fees on back property
Proposed 'Pay as You Stay' program would wipe out all penalties, interest and fees on back property
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Executive Warren C. Evans, Mayor Mike Duggan and Treasurer Eric Sabree called on the state legislature to implement a plan to assist tens of thousands of Detroiters and Wayne County residents who owe back property taxes avoid foreclosures.
Moody's Upgrades Wayne County, Mi To Baa1; Outlook Stable
Moody's Upgrades Wayne County, Mi To Baa1; Outlook Stable
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Wayne County's credit rating has been upgraded by Moody's Investment Services to Baa1 from Baa2.
Wayne County Business Resource Roundtable
Wayne County Business Resource Roundtable
10/31/2019 9:00 AM - 10/31/2019 12:00 PM
Learn more and register for free at waynecountyroundtable.com or call Darsi Martin at 313-224-0833 for more information.
MFG Day in Wayne County is October 4, 2019
MFG Day in Wayne County is October 4, 2019
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
MFG Day is your chance to join manufacturers from Wayne County and across the country in promoting the true image of 21st century manufacturing.
Wayne United 2020 Census Street Festival
Wayne United 2020 Census Street Festival
Monday, August 5, 2019
Join us Aug. 17 in Inkster for music, fun, and food and learn more about the 2020 Census.
Fourth closed Hines Drive bridge to reopen Tuesday, July 9
Fourth closed Hines Drive bridge to reopen Tuesday, July 9
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
The fourth and last closed bridge along Hines Drive located between Northville Road and N. Mill Street will open today, Tuesday, July 9th at 4:00p.m.. Support beams have been properly installed for the bridge's safety.
Wayne County finalizes contract with Neighborhood Defender Service to bolster public defense office
Wayne County finalizes contract with Neighborhood Defender Service to bolster public defense office
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Today, Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans and Rick Jones, the Executive Director of Neighborhood Defender Service (NDS) signed a contract authorizing NDS to operate a public defender office in Detroit that will bolster legal representation for the cou
Price to Fix Wayne County Roads and Bridges: $3 Billion+
Price to Fix Wayne County Roads and Bridges: $3 Billion+
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Wayne County released a baseline report that will be used to develop and implement its first-ever 10-year Asset Management Plan (AMP) for its roads and bridges.
Wayne County to open Multi Agency Resource Centers to assist flood victims
Wayne County to open Multi Agency Resource Centers to assist flood victims
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
The Wayne County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) will open two Multi Agency Resource Centers (MARCs) where residents impacted by the recent flooding receive assistance from an array of government and non-profit agencies.
Wayne County Health Department Advises Precautions for Cleanup of Flooded Basements, Structures
Wayne County Health Department Advises Precautions for Cleanup of Flooded Basements, Structures
Friday, May 3, 2019
The Wayne County Public Health Emergency Preparedness unit and the Dept of Homeland Security and Emergency Management urges residents to take important health and safety precautions while cleaning flooded basements and structures after the flooding.
Wayne County Declares State of Emergency Due to Flooding
Wayne County Declares State of Emergency Due to Flooding
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans declared a state of emergency at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, following widespread flooding and damage to approximately 3,000 homes in the County.
Wayne County Releases Improvement Projects for 2019 Construction Season
Wayne County Releases Improvement Projects for 2019 Construction Season
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
112 projects between roads and parks, totaling nearly $87 million
Get the facts about measles
Get the facts about measles
Friday, March 29, 2019
Measles (rubeola) is an extremely contagious disease caused by the measles virus. Measles can cause complications such as pneumonia and encephalitis (inflammation of the brain). Measles can also cause miscarriages or premature delivery in pregnant women.
Wayne County property values rebound, tax revenue doesn't
Wayne County property values rebound, tax revenue doesn't
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Wayne County property values have risen nearly 24% since 2015 according to data compiled by the Wayne County Assessment and Equalization Division. However, property tax revenues have increased just 0.5% during that same time.
Executive Warren C. Evans Statement On FCA's Investment In Mack & Jefferson North Facilities
Executive Warren C. Evans Statement On FCA's Investment In Mack & Jefferson North Facilities
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Today's announcement of a multibillion dollar investment at Mack and Jefferson North, along with the creation of nearly 5,000 new jobs, demonstrates that FCA emerged from the bankruptcy era poised to be a leader in the budding mobility sector.
Executive Warren C. Evans Statement On GM's Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant
Executive Warren C. Evans Statement On GM's Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant
Friday, February 22, 2019
General Motors' decision to continue some operations at the Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant is good news for Wayne County and the workers being retained.
Executive Warren C. Evans Statement on General Motors' $20M investment in Romulus Powertrain Plant
Executive Warren C. Evans Statement on General Motors' $20M investment in Romulus Powertrain Plant
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
I'm excited for what this $20 million investment in the Romulus Powertrain Plant means for Wayne County and the nearly 1,500 workers at the plant
Statement from Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans on media reports regarding the County Treasurer
Statement from Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans on media reports regarding the County Treasurer
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
The media reports are deeply troubling and warrant further examination. I've spoken with the Prosecutor's office. I've also submitted a letter to the Wayne County Ethics Board asking them to take a look at the information presented in media reports.
Joint statement from Wayne County's elected leaders on the passing of Rep. John D. Dingell, Jr.
Joint statement from Wayne County's elected leaders on the passing of Rep. John D. Dingell, Jr.
Friday, February 8, 2019
For nearly 60 years in Congress, John Dingell looked out for Wayne County, its residents, and its communities.
Plan Aims to Increase Retention, Add Attorneys in Prosecutor's Office
Plan Aims to Increase Retention, Add Attorneys in Prosecutor's Office
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Executive Warren C. Evans and Prosecutor Kym Worthy applauded the County Commission for approving a $1.5 million retention plan on Thursday to help ensure experienced attorneys continue to work on behalf of Wayne County residents and crime victims.
James Heath appointed as new Corporation Counsel for Wayne County
James Heath appointed as new Corporation Counsel for Wayne County
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
The Wayne County Board of Commissioners has unanimously approved the appointment of James Heath to Corporation Counsel. Mr. Heath had previously been serving in an 'interim' capacity since mid-September 2018 after succeeding Zenna Elhasan.
WAYNE COUNTY CLOSING NON-ESSENTIAL SERVICE LOCATIONS DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER, TEMPERATURES
WAYNE COUNTY CLOSING NON-ESSENTIAL SERVICE LOCATIONS DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER, TEMPERATURES
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Due to the upcoming below-zero temperatures and extreme wind-chill factors, Wayne County offices are closing except for essential services.
Wayne County's Wayne United wins research award to promote economic contributions of immigrants
Wayne County's Wayne United wins research award to promote economic contributions of immigrants
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
New American Economy & Welcoming America have selected Wayne County's Wayne United Program as a recipient of the Gateways to Growth Challenge Research Award to provide detailed socio-economic information specific to Wayne County's immigrant population.
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS ON THE CLOSING OF GM DETROIT-HAMTRAMCK ASSEMBLY PLANT
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS ON THE CLOSING OF GM DETROIT-HAMTRAMCK ASSEMBLY PLANT
Monday, November 26, 2018
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans released the following statement on the announced closing of the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant.
Countywide Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway
Countywide Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway
11/17/2018 9:00 AM - 11/17/2018 11:00 AM
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans is hosting his countywide annual Thanksgiving turkey giveaway on Sat. November 17 between 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Turkeys will be distributed on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED basis.
Wayne County Executive planning to veto budget amendment that would increase unfunded liabilities
Wayne County Executive planning to veto budget amendment that would increase unfunded liabilities
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans today announced he will veto an amendment by County Commission to his proposed budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year that would increase the County's unfunded liability by an estimated $5.6 million
WAYNE COUNTY CONFIRMS HEP A CASE AT RESTAURANT IN PLYMOUTH
WAYNE COUNTY CONFIRMS HEP A CASE AT RESTAURANT IN PLYMOUTH
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
The Wayne County Department of Health, Veterans and Community Wellness (HVCW) has confirmed a case of Hepatitis A in a food service worker of Omelette and Waffle Cafe at 580 Forest Avenue in Plymouth, Michigan.
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS STATEMENT ON THE RTA DECISION ON THE CONNECT SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN PLAN
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS STATEMENT ON THE RTA DECISION ON THE CONNECT SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN PLAN
Thursday, July 19, 2018
As a transit supporter, I am disappointed but not deterred.
Cooling centers in Wayne County
Cooling centers in Wayne County
Thursday, June 28, 2018
With temperatures expected to reach the 90s this weekend, here is a list of safe places throughout Wayne County residents can go to stay cool.
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans responds to transit press conference in Shelby Township
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans responds to transit press conference in Shelby Township
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
I support the SMART millage because less transit would devastate the region. I support RTA because it is the best path to a true regional system with all the benefits transit can provide.
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS ON THE PASSING OF SUPERINTENDENT BRIAN WHISTON
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS ON THE PASSING OF SUPERINTENDENT BRIAN WHISTON
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans released the following statement on the passing of State Superintendent Brian Whiston, who had previously served as superintendent of Dearborn Public Schools.
Wayne County announces improvement projects of 2018 construction season
Wayne County announces improvement projects of 2018 construction season
Friday, April 20, 2018
Wayne County's Department of Public Services announced its list of capital improvement projects for the 2018 season.
Standard & Poor's boosts Wayne County bonds to investment grade with positive outlook
Standard & Poor's boosts Wayne County bonds to investment grade with positive outlook
Monday, April 16, 2018
Wayne County's General Obligation bonds are now considered 'investment grade' by Standard & Poor's Global Ratings. The ratings agency upgraded the bonds to BBB- as part of an overall reassessment of ratings following S&P's revision of its methodology.
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS PRESENTS NEW TRANSIT PLAN: SEE THE FULL PLAN
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE WARREN C. EVANS PRESENTS NEW TRANSIT PLAN: SEE THE FULL PLAN
Friday, March 16, 2018
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans asked the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan for feedback on a new draft transit plan and to consider placing it on the November ballot for voter approval.
Wayne County Book Drive supports opening of new literacy library in Southwest Detroit
Wayne County Book Drive supports opening of new literacy library in Southwest Detroit
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Wayne County partnered with two community organizations to create a new library space dedicated to youth literacy in Southwest Detroit.
WAYNE COUNTY, ROCK REACH TENTATIVE DEAL TO BUILD CRIMINAL JUSTICE CENTER
WAYNE COUNTY, ROCK REACH TENTATIVE DEAL TO BUILD CRIMINAL JUSTICE CENTER
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Gratiot jail to be demolished, $533-million criminal justice center expected in 2022
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE STATEMENT ON BROOKS PATTERSON'S COMMENTS ON TRANSIT
WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE STATEMENT ON BROOKS PATTERSON'S COMMENTS ON TRANSIT
Thursday, February 8, 2018
I believe there's enough support for transit in this region that it's going to come in some form.
WAYNE COUNTY JOINS WELCOMING MICHIGAN RECOGNIZING CONTRIBUTION OF IMMIGRANTS
WAYNE COUNTY JOINS WELCOMING MICHIGAN RECOGNIZING CONTRIBUTION OF IMMIGRANTS
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Today, Wayne County Executive Warren Evans and the Wayne County Commission reaffirmed the County's commitment to diversity, inclusion and tolerance as the Commission passed a resolution declaring Wayne County a Welcoming County.
Executive Warren C. Evans: Jorge Garcia Deportation Is Look-In-The-Mirror Moment For Nation
Executive Warren C. Evans: Jorge Garcia Deportation Is Look-In-The-Mirror Moment For Nation
Thursday, January 18, 2018
The news of Jorge Garcia's deportation is heartbreaking. Jorge, a Lincoln Park resident, was brought to this country as a child. As an American, he has worked hard, raised a family, and been an exemplary member of our community.
Statement From Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans On Amazon Decision
Statement From Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans On Amazon Decision
Thursday, January 18, 2018
The true missed opportunity here would be to let this moment pass without finally putting together a comprehensive regional transit system for all the social and economic reasons we need it. That's the opportunity before us-getting transit right.
WAYNE COUNTY NAMES HENRY DACHOWITZ AS NEW CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
WAYNE COUNTY NAMES HENRY DACHOWITZ AS NEW CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans today announced the selection of Henry M. Dachowitz as the County's new Chief Financial Officer.
Journalist Keith Owens Joins Executive Communications Team
Journalist Keith Owens Joins Executive Communications Team
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans announced today that veteran journalist Keith Owens will be joining the administration as Deputy Director of Communications for Wayne County.
Jail Update: County Eliminates Gratiot As Potential Jail Site
Jail Update: County Eliminates Gratiot As Potential Jail Site
Friday, December 1, 2017
Wayne County announced that it does not intend to complete the unfinished jail at Gratiot as Wayne County and Rock Ventures move closer to reaching agreement on a deal that would result in a new criminal justice center near I-75 and Warren Ave.
Wayne County Partners With Univ. Detroit Mercy To Host Veterans Day Dental Services At Wayne Health
Wayne County Partners With Univ. Detroit Mercy To Host Veterans Day Dental Services At Wayne Health
Monday, November 13, 2017
The Wayne County Department of Health, Veterans and Community Wellness is hosting a one-time Veterans Day dental clinic to raise awareness about services available through the County's Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC).
As Opioid Deaths Rise, Wayne And Oakland County Take On Drug Companies
As Opioid Deaths Rise, Wayne And Oakland County Take On Drug Companies
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans and Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson today announced a joint lawsuit against multiple drug manufacturers and distributors alleging the deceptive marketing and sale of opioids.
Jail Update: County, City Reach Tentative Deal Moving Project Forward
Jail Update: County, City Reach Tentative Deal Moving Project Forward
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans today announced a tentative agreement with the City of Detroit and Mayor Mike Duggan for the acquisition of land needed to proceed with Rock Ventures' proposal to build a new criminal justice complex. ...
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans' 2017 State Of The County Address
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans' 2017 State Of The County Address
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
The 2017 State of the County address was delivered by Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans on March 7, 2017 at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn.
The Recovery Continues: Wayne County Projects Second Straight Surplus
The Recovery Continues: Wayne County Projects Second Straight Surplus
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
For the second straight year, Wayne County is projecting a general fund operating budget surplus of approximately $44 million for the fiscal year 2015-16 based on preliminary numbers from the Department of Management and Budget.
Wayne County Vetting National Construction Management Firm To Complete Jail Site At Gratiot
Wayne County Vetting National Construction Management Firm To Complete Jail Site At Gratiot
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Wayne County is evaluating a proposal from a Walsh Construction Company-led design-build team in response to its Request for Qualifications (RFQu). This evaluation is a positive next step toward completion of the jail at the Gratiot site...
Structural Assessment: Gratiot Jail Site Structurally Sound For Construction Work To Restart in 2017
Structural Assessment: Gratiot Jail Site Structurally Sound For Construction Work To Restart in 2017
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Today, Wayne County accomplished another key step toward completing the unfinished jail at Gratiot.
Executive Warren C. Evans Sends Letter Requesting Release From Consent Release
Executive Warren C. Evans Sends Letter Requesting Release From Consent Release
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans made a formal request to Treasurer Nick Khouri seeking release from the Consent Agreement, which the County and State entered into on Aug. 21, 2015.
Moody’s Credit Opinion Upgrades Wayne County’s Bond Rating And Assigns Positive Outlook
Moody’s Credit Opinion Upgrades Wayne County’s Bond Rating And Assigns Positive Outlook
Friday, September 30, 2016
Moody’s Investor Services upgraded the general obligation limited tax (GOLT) debt for Wayne County and gave it a positive outlook according to a Credit Opinion issued Sept. 29, 2016.
Wayne County Testing Gratiot Jail Site, Seeking Qualified Bidders
Wayne County Testing Gratiot Jail Site, Seeking Qualified Bidders
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Wayne County has contracted with Mannik & Smith Group, Inc. for a complete structural condition assessment of the Gratiot jail site.