News from Across eWashtenaw
These news stories come from all departments and sections of eWashtenaw.
The Washtenaw county solid waste team has been busy with waste diversion activities!
It's summertime, summertime, sum, sum, summertime! Enjoy summer even more by participating in some fun activities around Washtenaw County!
MSU Extension Offers Variety of Educational Programs
Introducing the first edition of the News from the Administrator
In the months since I announced my intent to retire, I’ve been busy with my normal duties while also working with the Board of Commissioners and Verna to ensure a smooth transition in the leadership of this incredible organization.
Have a special event coming up? Consider hosting that event in the Party Pavilion at the MLM Rec Center - there's plenty to do.
April 18th – 24th marks the 2010 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.
I realize that my communication has been primarily operational and that’s intentional. We began this year with an end in mind; we knew that my retirement was five months away and we had a lot to accomplish before then. We are clear on what we need to achieve and have created a plan for getting there.
Established in 1971, the National Runaway Switchboard, or NRS, (1-800-RUNAWAY) hotline is a national system for homeless and runaway youth.
WC GIS layers now available for online access
New online mapping system on the way. Interested in taking it for a spin?
The Board of Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution that appoints Verna J. McDaniel as Washtenaw County Administrator effective May 15, 2010. I wanted to take some time this week to talk with Verna about her plans as County Administrator. This conversation took place Friday, February 5th.
Arrested on 1/28/2010
"So we must help time, and realize that the time is always ripe to do right." – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Washtenaw County Sheriff Emergency Services in conjunction with the National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac is offering Skywarn Spotter training free of charge to anyone 18 years of age or older who is interested in being trained in severe weather identification, protection, and reporting procedures. The course is 2-1/2 hours long, and identification codes are issued to all who complete the program.
The first week of 2010 was an important one for the Board of Commissioners, with the election of their officers and the announcement of the selection process for the new Administrator.
By now you may have heard that I have decided to retire as of Friday, May 14, 2010 – a decision that has kept me awake at night for many months now.
At last night's Ways and Means meeting the Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the 2010/2011 budget as well as modifications to the Non Union Benefits and Compensation approved earlier this summer.