News from Across eWashtenaw
These news stories come from all departments and sections of eWashtenaw.
Let me begin by sharing my thoughts and prayers with all those that have been directly and indirectly affected by the recent events in Baton Rouge, St. Paul and Dallas.
Check out the new Find Us map for locating Washtenaw County departments.
Pipeline, a publication of the Michigan Association of County Drain Commissioner, Vol 25, No 2, Summer 2016, includes an interview with Evan Pratt and his thoughts and roles on the Governor's 21st Century Infrastructure Commission
The TEDx Program is designed to help communities, organizations and individuals to spark conversation and connection through local TED-like experiences. Below is the write up and YouTube video of Director Jackson… check it out!
This month we already can welcome two new Community Partners for Clean Streams: Trillium Real Estate and the Saline Environmental Commission. Both organizations have ongoing projects to prevent pollution and promote water quality. Thank you for everything that you already do and we look forward to helping you with future projects.
The Washtenaw County Board of Public Works and Water Resources Commissioner Evan Pratt are pleased to announce the recipients of the 19th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards.
There is an area in Washtenaw County where the chemical 1,4-dioxane is underground. The area includes parts of Scio Township and western Ann Arbor. This contamination is a concern because wells near the area draw groundwater for use in homes and businesses. Washtenaw County Public Health is providing information to help residents understand the current situation and potential health impacts.
The presentation from the March 22 meeting are now available.
Thanks to the advocacy efforts of many Community Mental Health supporters, there is progress with the removal of Boilerplate 298.
Washtenaw County's Office of the Water Resources Commissioner and Public Health's Environmental Health Division help produce two radio shows in collaboration with WEMU News. Tune in to hear about environmental issues impacting Washtenaw County!
As promised notes and documents from the February 29 Advocacy Alert special Town Hall meeting.
During tax time many IRS imposters attempt to take advantage of people at tax deadline time. Criminals are looking for ways to steal your money or your identity. Don’t fall victim to an IRS scam.
Washtenaw County Public Health is providing information and coordinating testing.
We are still finishing up the final touches on this website.
The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners approved a Civil Infraction Ordinance that requires all dogs be licensed or a citation may be issued with fines of $50 to $500. So, make your dog a “Legal Beagle”! Get an updated rabies vaccination and apply for your dog license today.
The State has made major changes modifying eligibility requirements for the Homestead Property Tax Credit.
The Washtenaw Housing Education Partners (WHEP) offers a free home maintenace workshop.
The policy adopted by the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners shall govern the procurement of goods, services, and food from local vendors located in Washtenaw County and the State of Michigan, effective July 1, 2015.
The Register of Deeds Division will be closed to the public on February 27 at Noon and will re-open on Monday, March 2 at 10:00 a.m. in the lower level of 200 N. Main St. in downtown Ann Arbor.