News from Across eWashtenaw

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

Deputy Visel & K-9 Karn earn United States Police Canine Association ‘Catch of the Quarter’ Award

Deputy Visel & K-9 Karn earn United States Police Canine Association ‘Catch of the Quarter’ Award

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office Deputy Visel and K-9 Karn has been awarded "catch-of-the-quarter" award by the United States Police Canine Association. K-9 Karn was recognized for his ability to track down a probation absconder in a heavily wooded and overgrown area.

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Leslie Park Golf Course/Traver Creek Restoration

Leslie Park Golf Course/Traver Creek Restoration

Working in partnership with the City of Ann Arbor and the Leslie Park Golf Course, we have completed a yearlong restoration of Traver Creek. This $1.7 million project reduces sediment, phosphorus and polluted runoff entering the Huron River from the 4600-acre Traver Creek watershed.

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Sheriff’s Office Needs Help Identifying 1985 Homicide Victim

Sheriff’s Office Needs Help Identifying 1985 Homicide Victim

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office, along with the Medical Examiner's Office, are asking for your help identifying an unknown homicide victim from 1985.

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Planning Your Parks System

Planning Your Parks System

Commission Adopts 5-Year Recreation Master Plan ~ The Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission (WCPARC) unanimously voted to accept the updated 2015-2019 Parks and Recreation Master Plan on August 12, 2014. With acceptance of this master plan, WCPARC recommits itself to the mission, goals and objectives, and principal initiatives outlined within. The master plan serves to guide the decision making for the next five years in the development and enhancement of park and recreation facilities. The approved plan also enables the Parks Commission to pursue grant funding for projects.

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2014 Citizens Police Academy

2014 Citizens Police Academy

Registration is now open for the 2014 Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office Citizens Police Academy.

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Washtenaw County Sheriff's Commander Dieter Heren Retires August 23rd, 2014

Washtenaw County Sheriff's Commander Dieter Heren Retires August 23rd, 2014

Honoring over 25 years of exemplary service with the Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton announces the retirement of Commander Dieter E. Heren, effective Saturday, August 23rd, 2014.

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Public Comment Period for Washtenaw Urban County Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report

Notice is hereby given by the Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development that a public comment period will be held from August 26, 2014 – September 25, 2014 to solicit citizen input on the draft Washtenaw Urban County 2013 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER).

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Public Comment Period for Washtenaw Urban County Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report

Notice is hereby given by the Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development that a public comment period will be held from August 26, 2014 – September 25, 2014 to solicit citizen input on the draft Washtenaw Urban County 2013 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER).

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Platt Rd Community Design Sessions Start Today

Help shape the future of 2270 Platt Road

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Floods

Floods

Flooding is the leading cause of weather related deaths in the U.S. Use this Flood infographic by Weather Underground to be prepared when your area is threatened by flooding. Learn the dangers of floods and flash flooding, understand how soil conditions determine the flood potential, and see how humans have had an impact.

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Get Social with Washtenaw County Parks!

Don't miss a beat, follow the Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission on Facebook and Instagram!

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Youth and Family Services Moving August 2014

Please make note of these dates and arrangements while CSTS Youth & Family Services moves to its new home.

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Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton announces the promotion of Lieutenant Marlene Radzik to the rank of Police Services Commander

Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton announces the promotion of Lieutenant Marlene Radzik to the rank of Police Services Commander

In anticipation of the retirement of Police Services Commander Dieter Heren in December of this year, Sheriff Clayton has appointed Marlene Radzik his successor as Police Services Division Commander. To provide for a measured and orderly change of command prior to Commander Heren’s retirement, her promotion is effective Wednesday, July 30th, 2014. For the next few months, Commander Radzik will continue to serve in her present role as operational area commander in Sheriff’s East Operations. During this time period, she will also engage in transitional activities to prepare for assuming divisional command upon Commander Heren’s retirement.

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Seeking A Citizen Volunteer for the Food Policy Council

The Board of Commissioners is seeking a citizen volunteer for the Food Policy Council. Interested county residents have until Thursday, July 31 to apply for a volunteer position. Applicants can send a brief letter of interest and a copy of their resume to Peter Simms at simmsp@ewashtenaw.org

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Washtenaw County Law Enforcement Agencies Collaborate to Hold Gun Safety Week 2014

Washtenaw County Law Enforcement Agencies Collaborate to Hold Gun Safety Week 2014

All the law enforcement agencies in Washtenaw County have joined together to help make our County and our residents safer, by holding a Gun Safety Week July 20th through July 26th, 2014. The purpose of the Washtenaw County Gun Safety Week is to educate and raise awareness about issues related to gun safety and encourage responsible gun ownership.

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Washtenaw County Affordable Housing Needs Survey

Please spend 15 to 20 minutes taking a survey that will help identify issues surrounding Affordable Housing in Washtenaw County. Your input is critical to create a full understanding of the need in our community.

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Washtenaw County Affordable Housing Needs Survey

Please spend 15 to 20 minutes taking a survey that will help identify issues surrounding Affordable Housing in Washtenaw County. Your input is critical to create a full understanding of the need in our community.

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