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Save the Date:  June 1st MDEQ Public Information Meeting on Dioxane Criteria

Save the Date: June 1st MDEQ Public Information Meeting on Dioxane Criteria

Ann Arbor's date is June 1st at Washtenaw Community College. The MDEQ is inviting the public to attend a series of informal information meetings to be hosted around the state to provide an opportunity for citizens and environmental practitioners to learn more about the newly proposed generic cleanup criteria rules.

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RGIS Inventory Specialists Job Fair 6/2/16

RGIS Inventory Specialists Job Fair 6/2/16

RGIS Inventory Specialists are having a Job Fair at the Washtenaw County Michigan Works! 304 Harriet St. Ypsilanti, MI 48197. Thursday, June 2, 2016 from 9am-12noon. They are hiring for Auditor/Inventory in Ann Arbor.

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County Farm Park Restrooms Closed

County Farm Park Restrooms Closed

If you are looking to enjoy the beautiful spring weather at County Farm Park, please be aware that there was a plumbing failure in the pavilion’s restrooms, near the playground, and the restrooms are CLOSED.

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Summer 16 Youth Employment Program in Full Effect!

Summer 16 Youth Employment Program in Full Effect!

WCSO partnered with Michigan Works, Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber of Commerce and My Brother’s Keeper to assist Washtenaw County's Youth population in obtaining employment over the summer months.

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UPDATE: Summer 16 Youth Employment Program

UPDATE: Summer 16 Youth Employment Program

Interest in the program has been strong from both potential youth employees and employers!

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New Washtenaw County Community Health Data

New Washtenaw County Community Health Data

Over 2,900 local residents participated in the 2015 Health Improvement Plan (HIP) survey. Learn more and explore the data online.

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'Issues of the Environment' Named Best Mini-Documentary/Series

'Issues of the Environment' Named Best Mini-Documentary/Series

The Washtenaw County Office of the Water Resources Commissioner partners with 89.1 WEMU to produce a weekly radio show, 'Issues of the Environment.' The show recently won an award from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters.

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Sheriff Jerry Clayton releases the WCSO 2015 Annual Report

Sheriff Jerry Clayton releases the WCSO 2015 Annual Report

Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton and the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office are pleased to announce the release of our Annual Report for 2015. After years of releasing a smaller Community Report, the 2015 Annual Report provides a much more comprehensive look at the highlights, direct community impact, and the “value added” of our decisions and actions for 2015.

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Washtenaw County Releases Request for Proposals for Economic Development Efforts in the County

Washtenaw County Releases Request for Proposals for Economic Development Efforts in the County

County non-profits and their community partners are eligible to apply for funds.

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Rain Garden Workday at CPCS site: Thurston Nature Center

Rain Garden Workday at CPCS site: Thurston Nature Center

An English Language Learner class volunteered at the Thurston Nature Center to plant 13 native, rain garden shrubs in the schoolyard. Volunteers learned about the importance of rain gardens in improving water quality and wildlife habitat. Native shrubs will help soak up some of the stormwater runoff and attract birds, butterflies and hummingbirds.

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Washtenaw County Brownfield Program Analysis Demonstrates Positive Community Impact

Washtenaw County Brownfield Program Analysis Demonstrates Positive Community Impact

Positive impacts from brownfield projects include job creation, private investment, and increase in tax base.

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Veterans and the Washtenaw County Dental Clinic

Veterans and the Washtenaw County Dental Clinic

The Washtenaw County Dental Clinic helps residents who need low cost dental services. We can help veterans and their families register with the dental clinic or find out if they are eligible for better health or dental benefits.

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Washtenaw County Clean Up Days Scheduled

Washtenaw County Clean Up Days Scheduled

The Washtenaw County Water Resources Commissioner’s Office and community partners will be sponsoring three Environmental Clean Up Days for Washtenaw County residents this year. These events provide an opportunity for residents to dispose of many unwanted household items in a safe and sustainable manner.

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Washtenaw County Continuum of Care Receives Increased HUD Funding to Help End Homelessness

The total 2016/2017 award is $5.7 million, up from $5.1 million last year.

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