News from Across eWashtenaw

These news stories come from all departments and sections of eWashtenaw.

December 1st is World AIDS Day

December 1st is World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is held on December 1st each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was first held in 1988 and was the first global health day ever observed.

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Office Closed for Thanksgiving

Office Closed for Thanksgiving

The Water Resources Commissioner's Office will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 27th and 28thth, to celebrate Thanksgiving. The Office will reopen for business on Monday, December 1st at 8:30 a.m.

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Getting the Whole Picture...Sheriff’s Office Acquiring Body-Worn Cameras

Getting the Whole Picture...Sheriff’s Office Acquiring Body-Worn Cameras

Deputies have used in-car video for a number of years to document their public contacts, enforcement activity, and response to both critical and more routine calls for service and self-initiated activity.

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Public Hearing- Reaffirming the 2015-17 Budget

A Public Hearing will be held on the Proposed Amended 2015-2017 Budgets and the Recommended 2018 Budget for Wednesday, November 19, 2014, at 6:45 PM in the Board Room, County Administration Building, in compliance with Section 2 of Act 43 P.A. 1963, 2nd Ex. Session (M.C.L.A. 141.412), Section 24e of Act 206, P.A. 1893 (M.C.L.A. 211.24e).

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Public Notice- Appointments Caucus

The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners will be meeting to review citizen applications for appointment to various boards, committees and commissions.

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Marketplace Open Nov 15 - Feb 15, 2014. Get Covered. Stay Covered.

Marketplace Open Nov 15 - Feb 15, 2014. Get Covered. Stay Covered.

If you have health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace, confirm your coverage. If you don't have coverage, get covered for 2015.

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Detective Thomas Boivin named Washtenaw One Hundred’s Police Officer of the Year

Detective Thomas Boivin named Washtenaw One Hundred’s Police Officer of the Year

At the Washtenaw 100’s Annual Dinner, on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, Detective Thomas Boivin was named their Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.

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It's Time to Vaccinate against Seasonal Flu

It's Time to Vaccinate against Seasonal Flu

Influenza reports and hospitalizations are starting in Washtenaw County. Flu appears to be circulating and may cause severe illness. Get vaccinated to protect yourself and your family from flu. Seasonal influenza vaccine is recommended for EVERYONE six months and older.

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Deputies Engage in “Practical Assessment Process” for Canine Handler Selection

Deputies Engage in “Practical Assessment Process” for Canine Handler Selection

Living with a police service dog means embracing a lifestyle of discipline, fitness, patience and a continual desire to work hard and to challenge yourself to train, improve and grow as a handler-dog team.

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Riverbend Preserve in Bridgewater Township Now Open

Riverbend Preserve in Bridgewater Township Now Open

Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission is pleased to announce the opening of Riverbend Preserve in Bridgewater Township. This 53 acre preserve protects scenic natural and agricultural land along the banks of the River Raisin. Acquisition of the Riverbend Preserve was made possible through the Washtenaw County Natural Areas Preservation Program (NAPP).

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Washtenaw County Economic Resilience Forum

At the beginning of October the Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development, in partnership with the Eastern Leaders Group, hosted the Washtenaw County Economic Resilience Forum: New Partnerships for Sustainable Communities.

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Washtenaw County Named Example of Best Practices in Civic Engagement

The Michigan Municipal League has named Washtenaw County as a state leader in civic engagement in their new Civic Engagement Best Practices Guidebook.

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Tips for Fall . . .

Tips for Fall . . .

During the Fall, it is especially important to keep leaves out of the storm inlets. In addition to clogging drains and causing backups, leaves that enter the storm drains decay in the water and rob fish of vital oxygen. Follow these steps to give our wateways a hand; you’ll also reduce the risk of flooding on your street. . .

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Barrier Busters Funding Announcement

Barrier Busters Funding Announcement

Recently, Barrier Busters Network received funds from the Michigan Community Action Agency Association (MCAAA) and the Department of Human Services (passed through from the Michigan Public Service Commission) to assist Washtenaw County residents with past due utility bills.

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Seeking Citizen Volunteers for Washtenaw County Boards and Commissions

The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners is looking for citizens to volunteer for a slate of positions with the various Boards, Committees and Commissions. The Board of Commissioners will make these appointments at their upcoming session on December 3, 2014 at 6:45 p.m. in the Board Room, Administration Building, 220 North Main Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton announces the promotion of 2 new Police Services Lieutenant's

Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton announces the promotion of 2 new Police Services Lieutenant's

On behalf of the Sheriff, it is our pleasure to announce the following promotion, effective Sunday, October 19th, 2014:

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Barrier Busters Funding Announcement

Barrier Busters Funding Announcement

Recently, Barrier Busters received funds from the United Way of Washtenaw County on behalf of the Women’s Leadership Initiative to assist women (18+) throughout Washtenaw County.

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