News from Across eWashtenaw
These news stories come from all departments and sections of eWashtenaw.
Over the last several months, the Sheriff’s Office has identified two (2) new police service dog handlers and engaged in the search for police service dog candidates to serve with them; dogs that match the competencies required of a multi-purpose (patrol, tracking & detection) police service dog. On Thursday, January 10th, 2015, Sheriff’s Office Police Service Dog (PSD) trainer John Bochenek delivered our two (2) new police service dog recruits to their respective new partners and homes.
The 2015 PIT Count will count both sheltered and unsheltered homeless in Washtenaw county, with an emphasis on ending veteran and chronic homelessness as part of the Zero2016 campaign
Half-priced radon test kits are available at Washtenaw County Public Health’s Environmental Health Division and the Ypsilanti Township Supervisor’s Office through January 30, 2015.
Join us for the 11th Annual Ice Fishing Derby at Independence Lake County Park!
Great news! The Washtenaw County Dental Clinic is now taking appointments. New patients may call 877-313-6232.
Sheriff Jerry Clayton and the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Community join the Michigan Sheriff’s Association (MSA) in supporting Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (L.E.A.D.) on January 9, 2015.
Last completed in 2007, this new analysis examines the housing market through boom, bust and recovery.
Washtenaw County has expanded its daytime and overnight warming center in response to the increased demand for safe, warm spaces for individuals experiencing homelessness during severe winter weather.
Join our office at 705 N. Zeeb Rd. in becoming a certified Washtenaw Wilderness habitat site. Support wildlife by providing food and water, building cover and creating areas suited for raising young. More information at nwf.org.
The Sheriff’s Office Underwater Search & Recovery Team (USRT) is comprised of law enforcement officers who are also highly trained professional divers. On December 3rd, 2014, prospective team member applicants from the Sheriff’s Office and Arbor City and Ypsilanti City Police Departments met to participate in the practical swim testing portion of the new member assessment process. The Sheriff’s Office Underwater Search and Recovery Team (USRT) posted vacancies on the USRT for full-time Law Enforcement personnel employed in Washtenaw County. After receiving applications, applicants were tested for swimming proficiency and offered the opportunity to experience some of the specialized equipment utilized by the USRT.
Train as a Master Rain Gardener - and become a resource for your neighborhood by keeping river water clean! Rain Gardens filter and cool storm water so that our streams and rivers run clean. It is a nonpoint solution for nonpoint source pollution.
The Board of Commissioners is seeking volunteers to serve on the following Boards, Committees, and Commissions. Please submit resumes and cover letters by no later than January 9, 2015 to firstname.lastname@example.org, 734-222-6528 (fax), or email@example.com. You can also apply online at ewashtenaw.org. If you mail your cover letter and resume, address it to the Washtenaw County Clerk’s Office, Attention: Appointments, P.O. Box 8645, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48107.
It is a sincere pleasure to announce the following special assignment appointments:
At approximately 2:10 a.m., on Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014, Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a reported breaking & entering in progress at the leasing office and maintenance garage of Eastwood Terrace Apartments, Ypsilanti Township. While responding, Deputies observed a gold/tan Buick Century driving eastbound away from the apartments. Upon arrival, they observed the office door had been kicked open and noted visible imprints from the suspect’s shoes. An on-duty Ann Arbor Police Department service dog was requested and responded to the scene.