News from Across eWashtenaw
These news stories come from all departments and sections of eWashtenaw.
Mark your calendars for March 12 and April 11! Staff from Rolling Hills County Park, Independence Lake County Park, Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center, NAPP, Pierce Lake Golf Course, and Parks Maintenance will be on site to accept applications and schedule interviews.
Washtenaw County Government is offering Washtenaw County non-profit groups the opportunity to apply for mini-grants related to economic development.
The 2015 Health Improvement Plan (HIP) survey has started. More than 2,500 residents across Washtenaw County will be invited to participate in confidential phone interviews. Local HIP partners urge residents to “answer the call.”
The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office has relocated its Ypsilanti Township community police operation to the new Ypsilanti Township Law Enforcement Center (LEC) located at 1501 S. Huron St. The LEC is just over a mile away from the original Township community station formerly housed at the Township Civic Center and District Court campus on S. Huron River Drive.
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.
Great news! The Washtenaw County Dental Clinic is now open. New patients may call 877-313-6232 to register.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners will be meeting to review citizen applications for appointment to various boards, committees and commissions.
At the Washtenaw 100’s Annual Dinner, on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, Detective Thomas Boivin was named their Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.
Influenza continues to circulate at low levels in Washtenaw County. Annual flu vaccination is recommended for EVERYONE six months and older.
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.
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.