Wayne County Press Releases
Plymouth Township, MI- Wayne County officially broke ground on the new First Responders Memorial, honoring its fallen First Responders of Fire/EMS and Police Departments.
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano and Pastor Marvin Miles officially opened the doors of the Gary Miles Veteran’s home, a 7,000 square foot multi-family housing facility with 11 bedrooms for senior and disabled veterans.
Wayne County Executive Robert A. Ficano signed a Sister Counties Cooperation Agreement after meeting with Miaoli County, Taiwan Magistrate Cheng Hung Liu and delegates, marking a new global governmental initiative.
Are you or someone you know in need of a free health screening or are they uninsured or underinsured? Then, plan to attend Wayne County’s annual FREE Cover the Uninsured Health Expo—the County’s largest health event.
Wayne, MI –Students and teachers from 128 schools across Wayne County will be recognized for earning the designation as a Michigan Green School.
Veterans will get an opportunity to learn more about the array of services available to them at the Wayne County Veterans Seminar Thursday (March 28, 2013).
Leaders from Wayne County and the City of Detroit are joining forces to raise awareness and offer assistance following a recent spate of infant related sleeping deaths.
Wayne County’s Department of Public Services (DPS) Field Engineering Office took top honors in the category “Urban Arterials” at the Michigan Concrete Association’s (MCA) annual awards program held in late February.
Wayne County is seeking to hire Registered Nurses (RN’s), Public Health Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN’s). The county will hold its third Nursing Job Fair on Thursday, March 14, 2013. The job fair will run from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Wayne County Executive Robert A. Ficano announced the appointment of Dr Curtis Ivery and Mark Gaffney to the Regional Transit Authority (RTA).
Wayne County Parks is serving notice of two public hearings to announce proposed projects that will be considered for grant funding in Elizabeth Park and Hines Park.
Wayne County honored its fallen First Responders of Fire/EMS and Police Departments by constructing a First Responders Memorial, slated to be completed in September of 2013.
With an early 2012-2013 flu season already under way, and an increasing number of flu cases being reported in Michigan and nation wide, the Wayne County Department of Public Health will hold an onsite Walk-in Flu Clinic for children and adults.
Wayne County Executive Robert A. Ficano announces the appointment of Reginald Turner to the Wayne County Airport Authority Board today for a term commensing immediately and ending October 1, 2018.
The Wayne County Roads Division will unveil a high-tech Communication & Command Center designed to optimize Road Division operations during weather events.
On Saturday, December 8, Wayne County Parks invite families to the 25th annual Holiday Fest and Mill Lighting. Festivities include a meet and greet with Santa Claus, holiday crafts, games, prizes and an outdoor mill lighting ceremony and sing-a-long.
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano and community leaders sent a plea to Gov. Rick Snyder, speaking out against Sec. of State Ruth Johnson’s decision to deny driver’s licenses and state ID cards to immigrant youths protected under federal DACA guidelines
Wayne County, through the Department of Veterans Services, will honor veterans, from all branches of service, and their families at an appreciation breakfast and ceremony on Friday, November 9, 2012 at the VFW Hall in Redford.
The County Lending Environmental Assistance to Neighborhoods (C.L.E.A.N.) program, launched in 2004 by Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano, works to clean and beautify areas impacted by illegal dumping and prevents further dumping.
Sign up now to preview Lightfest 2012! On Tuesday, November 13 at 7:00 p.m. participants will have an opportunity to travel the Lightfest display route on foot in the 17th annual Wayne County Lightfest 8K Fun Run/Walk.
To keep the evening ghoulishly delightful for area residents, Wayne County through its Department of Public Health, Emergency Preparedness Section, offers a few important Halloween safety reminder tips.
Through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program, Wayne County aims to deconstruct approximately 80 houses in River Rouge, Ecorse, Highland Park, Hamtramck and Detroit, over a two-year period, creating roughly 80 green jobs and beautifying the region.
Autumn-- it’s a beautiful season. The leaves are changing and the temperature is just perfect. What you may not know, however, is that aside from fall’s postcard-like scenery, there are seasonal driving hazards that should be taken into consideration.
As another presidential election season nears its close, Wayne County Deputy Executive and Former Michigan Court of Appeals Judge, Jeffrey Collins, will speak on electoral profiling at the 21st Annual Bias Awareness & Inclusion Dinner in Ann Arbor.
As a new hunting season descends upon us, Wayne County and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR), are teaming up to promote safe hunting practices by offering free hunter education courses at Nankin Mills in Westland.
The Wayne County Department of Public Health’s Environmental Health Division will distribute free radon test kits, in observance of Federal Radon Action Week, Oct. 15-21, and encourages Wayne County residents to test their homes.
In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, from October 15 - November 2, Wayne County will have a special exhibit dedicated to victims and surviors of deomestic violence.
Wayne County Parks is offering a dose of spooktastic fun sure to rattle the whole family, even your four-legged friends! With three events spread out over a two day period, there’s no shortage of a good time this Halloween.
The Wayne County Department of Public Services will hold the final installment of their Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection series as a responsible alternative to landfill disposal, protecting residents and the environment.
On Saturday, October 20, 2012, Michigan’s “Shake Your Mailbox Day”, residents are being encouraged to tighten screws and ensure mailbox posts and receptacles are secure enough to withstand large amounts of thrown snow in preperation of the coming winter.
The Michigan Partners for Personal Action Toward Health (MiPATH) has partnered with the Virtual Center of Excellence and Oakwood Healthcare to hold its first “Walk a Healthy Mile” run/walk to promote healthier lifestyles in Wayne County.
Gift of Life Michigan is trying to help Michigan’s largest county close the gap between its great need for more organ transplants and the relatively low percentage of its residents signed up to be organ, tissue and eye donors.
In a show of united support for the speedy recovery of Oakland County Executive L. BrooksPatterson, the Fab Five are teaming up for a cause close to his heart, the fifth annual Brooksie Way Half-Marathon and 5K run.
In an effort to educate the public on the effects of trauma in children and curbing trauma-induced behavior, Wayne County will host two town hall forums geared towards providing relief and aid to families.
Wayne County Parks will turn back the hands of time for the 28th annual Somewhere In Time event. Join us as we step back into the early 1900’s with antique auto displays, riverboat rides, musical entertainment and refreshments.
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano is pleased to announce the Wayne County Head Start program has been awarded a new five-year federal grant worth approximately $2.3 Million annually.
Wayne County Parks and the North American Indian Association will celebrate Native American Heritage Day at the Nankin Mills Interpretive Center on September 8, 2012.
The Wayne County Department of Public Health has confirmed two cases of West Nile virus (WNV) in Wayne County. Both individuals, an adult female and male, were hospitalized with WNV meningitis. They have since been treated and discharged.
The 17th year of Jazz on the River will provide two full days of music & fun along the river’s edge at Elizabeth Park in Trenton. International artists including Najee, Kirk Whalum, Dave McMurray & Alexander Zonjic will be featured during this festival.
For the first time ever, Wayne County Parks and 99.5 WYCD bring to you, New Country on the River! This free concert event features James Otto, Chuck Wicks, Greg Bates, JoCaine, Annabelle Road and the Kari Lynch Band.
The Wayne County Department of Public Services will hold the third installment of their Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection series as a responsible alternative to landfill disposal, protecting residents and the environment.
Temperatures this week have set records and recent storms have caused power outages to many residents throughout Wayne County. The combination of oppressive heat and no power can potentially be deadly.
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano adds technology and management experience to his team with the addition of Edward Winfield as Director of Information Technology to lead the department.
Today, Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano submitted recommendations for two-year budgets for the upcoming fiscal year 2012-13 and a projected budget for 2013-14.
Wayne County Parks is set to transform the Hines Park-Nankin Mills Area into a giant 75’ x 150’ mud pit playground on Tuesday, July 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Uninsured residents covered under Affordable Care Act
‘Tire Sweep 2012’ to run from June 26 - 28
Vista Maria recently honored Daniel Chaney, Director of Juvenile Services Division at the Wayne County Department of Children and Family Services, for his exceptional work in the area of child welfare.
Through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP), Wayne County aims to deconstruct or demolish approximately 80 houses in River Rouge, Ecorse, Highland Park, Hamtramck and Detroit,
The Wayne County Department of Health and Human Services, in collaboration with the health community, today announced plans for a new grant-funded, community health center, in Hamtramck.
Enjoy free canoeing, live animal exhibits, a fishing contest and much more at Wayne County Parks’ Nature Fest on Saturday, June 23 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Crosswinds Marsh (Corner of Haggerty and Will Carleton/Oakville Waltz Road) in Sumpter Township.
ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT OF THE WAYNE ROAD EXTENSION AND SIBLEY ROAD BOULEVARD PROJECT FOR PINNACLE AEROPARK
Services forum on veterans’ health programs, emergency relief, affordable housing
Wayne County Executive Robert A. Ficano announced the appointment of William J. Giovan to the Wayne County Ethics Board today.
Saturdays, June 16, July 7 and August 11 will be abuzz with summer activity as Wayne County Parks expands its programming to include free nature-themed crafts for kids.
Wayne County to hold fireworks safety demonstrations and synthetic drug (‘K2 Spice’) awareness forums at free health expo for the uninsured in Inkster.
Come to Wayne County Parks’ Polka Fest 2012 and enjoy top polka bands and authentic Polish dancers.
The Wayne County Department of Public Health today issued an imminent danger order for substances commonly referred to as synthetic marijuana, or K2, Spice and bath salts.
The Wayne County Department of Public Health today issued an imminent danger order for substances commonly referred to as synthetic marijuana, or K2, Spice and bath salts.
Tim McGillivary newest addition to Ficano’s retooled senior executive team
This season marks the Aquatic Center’s 15th year of operation
State and County cooperative efforts add to expanding footprint for Aerotropolis
Come one, come all, grab your fishing pole and tackle box and head for Waterford Bend Park in Northville, Saturday, May 19, for the 17th annual Wayne County Parks Fishing Derby.
Families are welcome to attend the Michigan Frogs and Toads program. Participants will learn to identify various frogs and toads by sight and sound, as well as, how to imitate their calls!
ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT for WEST ROAD from TELEGRAPH ROAD (US-24) TO HALL ROAD PROJECT
ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT for WEST ROAD from TELEGRAPH ROAD (US-24) TO HALL ROAD PROJECT
Seniors are cordially invited to the popular "Lunch with Bob" series
Hines Drive has traffic-free zones on Saturdays
March of Dimes raises $880,000 this weekend from two walks in Wayne County
With over 200 senior volunteers, the Foster Grandparent Program works directly with the Wayne County Juvenile Detention Facility to provide a sense of comfort, familiarity, and structure to troubled adolescents.
The National Organization of Black County Officials (NOBCO) will be holding its 29th annual economic development conference in Detroit next summer, thanks in part to Wayne County.
Seasonal workers start this week to keep the roadways and gateways to Wayne County "Shining with Pride"
Executive fills openings for human resources director & deputy-director, picks new communications director
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The Detroit Police Department release information and rules for Tiger's opening day
It is policy of the Executive Branch of Wayne County Government to carry out its mission in accordance with ethical guidelines to ensure that Executive Appointees conduct themselves in a manner that fosters public confidence in the organization...
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano announced today a new, stringent ethics policy that manages a broader scope of executive branch at-will employee conduct.
On Wednesday, December 14, 2011, Mr. Ficano sat with Fox 2 “Reporter” Charlie LeDuff to answer questions about the new Wayne County Jail and other subjects. The complete interview can be viewed at http://www.waynecounty.com/video_library.htm
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano today unveiled new technology that will help motorists better manage their commute during snowstorms.
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano nominated business executive Timothy Nasso to be chief operating officer for the county
After extensive negotiations dating back to 2008, AFSCME and Wayne County have reached a tentative agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement.
Three employees of the Wayne County Juvenile Detention Facility in Detroit have won awards for meritorious service in 2011 from the Michigan Juvenile Detention Association.
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano’s appointment of three new high-level members of his administration, including former U.S. Attorney Jeffrey G. Collins, was approved Thursday by the Wayne County Commission.
Wayne County held its third outreach session Monday to help communicate the bidding process to companies interested in winning contracts for the construction of the new Wayne County jail.
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano has appointed Mr. Alfred Glancy, former Chairman and CEO of MichCon, to the Authority Board.
Yesterday, the Michigan Attorney General’s office announced that the FBI has begun an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the separation payments made to Turkia Mullin.
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano has ordered an end to extended health and life insurance benefits for appointed department heads and deputy department heads, a benefit provided since Wayne County Commission resolutions were enacted in 1993 and 1994.
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano announced today that effective Oct. 21, 2011, wage concessions for AFSCME members will be reduced to 10 percent. For the last year, a 20 percent reduction was in effect.
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano is unveiling this week a new, 1,000-acre site in Plymouth and Northville Townships to battery suppliers and energy-related firms during his seventh trade mission to Asia.
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano is writing a blog this week about his experiences during a trade mission to Japan, China and South Korea. It is Ficano’s seventh trade mission to Asia. This is his first installment.
“I am extremely disappointed in a federal ruling to allow the reopening of two hazardous waste injection wells in Romulus. Residents of Romulus and nearby communities have repeatedly expressed opposition to having what amounts to a hazardous..."
Wayne County and the University of Michigan Health System have agreed to a partnership for forensic services that will save taxpayers at least $1.5 million and create new educational opportunities.
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano and Sheriff Benny Napoleon will break ground on a new, state-of-art $300-million jail facility Thursday.
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano will welcome 12 developmentally disabled Detroit Public School students to the Guardian Building where they will spend their senior year of high school working for county government and picking up key skills...
Wayne County will seek registered nurses for its correctional health program during a Wayne County Nursing Job Fair from 7:30 a.m. to noon Thursday (Aug. 25) at the Guardian Building, 32nd floor, 500 Griswold, Detroit.
The passing of Eleanor Josaitis saddens me personally and is devastating to our community. It isn't very often you encounter a person that is so humble and giving to those around us.
Wayne County in conjunction with Vintage Tech Recyclers Inc. and local communities has scheduled several electronic waste (E-waste) collections starting next month. Residents can drop off their old electronic waste free of charge.
Wayne County’s Department of Public Services has scheduled its next countywide Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection for Saturday, August 27 at Southland Shopping Center (parking lot) located at 23000 Eureka Road, Taylor.
The Charter County of Wayne won 17 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards for, among other things: a China foreign trade mission program; a county-wide nutritional program; a life sciences initiative...
Every year, thousands of fireworks-related injuries are reported nationwide during the Fourth of July season. Please review and pass along Wayne County's fireworks safety tips to your friends and family.
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) are teaming up for a demonstration to promote fireworks safety for the upcoming holiday season.
Wayne County’s EDGE announced that Kalitta Charters, based out of Willow Run Airport, is investing $5.8 million to expand business operations in the Aerotropolis. Approximately 80 new jobs will be created.
The award-winning Site Selection magazine picked EDGE as one of the Top Groups of 2010.
Brooke Blackwell, a 13-year veteran of television news, has been named the press secretary for Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano. Blackwell most recently served as the managing editor for WDIV-TV in Detroit.
The Nankin Mills Interpretive Center in Westland, which serves as the administrative offices for Wayne County Parks, has been closed due to flooding. The center is not expected to reopen until next week.
The Wayne County Commission, in partnership with Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano, unanimously passed a resolution Thursday acknowledging the commemoration of the Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War.
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano has appointed two community leaders to serve on the Wayne County Airport Authority and the Detroit/Wayne County Stadium Authority. Mike Jackson, head of the Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, was selected for...
It’s been compared to Hollywood’s Oscar. It's called the Phoenix Award and it’s given annually to groups or individuals who transform blighted and contaminated areas (brownfields) into productive uses again.
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano joined other county leaders from across the nation Tuesday for a meeting at the White House with President Barack Obama and senior cabinet officials to discuss a variety of federal funding issues.
Wayne County's response to the reckless and baseless allegations regarding misspending of roads funds...
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano traveled to Washington D.C. today to participate with other county officials in a White House County Officials Meeting.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) awarded Wayne County’s Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management $4 million to help strengthen emergency communications among communities along the U.S. border with Canada.
Because of the numerous inquiries the county executive has received about the visit of Mr. Terry Jones, Robert Ficano has issued the following statement...
Kids from all over will have the chance to turn in marshmallows for a prize at Wayne County Parks Marshmallow Drop 2011.
The Wayne County Commission today approved a multi-year budget cycle ordinance. It permits the county executive to submit a multi-year budget, but doesn’t require it.
The Wayne County Commission approved a multi-year budget cycle ordinance that permits the County Executive to submit a multi-year budget, but doesn't require it. It is a policy the Ficano Administration has been advocating for over two years.
Health Business Solutions LLC plans to invest $2.6 million to open a new facility in Dearborn. The company expects the project to create up to 206 direct new jobs. Michigan was chosen over competing sites in Georgia and Texas.
The Wayne County Apportionment Commission meeting to be held on Friday, March 25, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. is CANCELED.
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano will recognize the winners of this year’s Anti-Bullying Public Service Announcement Contest at a ceremony on March 31st from 4-6 p.m. in the Guardian Building.
The Michigan Supreme Court ruled yesterday that Wayne County does not have to comply with a trial court order granting the Third Circuit Court additional funding until it has an opportunity to be heard on appeal.
As a result of the regional agreement on February 11, Wayne County Executive Robert A. Ficano has nominated James G. Fausone, Esq., for appointment to the Detroit Water and Sewage Board of Commissioners.
Join our naturalists at Cass Benton Park on Saturday, March 19 for a Maple Sugaring program. Learn how Native Americans were the first to discover that sap was a tasty treat, and taught early settlers how to collect and boil it.
In late 2011, Cathy M. Garrett, Wayne County Clerk, will be launching a new state-of-the art campaign finance system. As the chief elections official of the largest county in the State of Michigan, the County Clerk is directly responsible for oversight….
The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill including an amendment that would spur development of the proposed Aerotropolis in Michigan.
Wayne County Executive Robert A. Ficano understands the need for fiscal responsibility, as the county has faced budget deficit challenges over the past several budget cycles. Ficano did voice disappointment in the elimination of the film credits.
As he begins his third term in office, Wayne County Executive Robert A. Ficano will address the citizens of Wayne County and other distinguished guests on the County’s achievements, and he will ask everyone to embrace leveraged collaboration...
Check out the February edition of Delta's Sky Magazine for an extensive feature story on Detroit.
The Wayne County Airport Authority has elected Renee Axt as its new Board Chairperson, Samual A. Nouhan as Vice Chairperson, and Sue Hall as Secretary.
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano watched President Obama’s State of the Union speech with a careful eye, as this will be the President’s first address to a Republican-controlled house. The President focused on economic growth and job creation...
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano attended Governor Rick Snyder’s first state of the state address in Lansing this evening, and was encouraged by the nonpartisan, inclusionary tone of the governor’s speech.
The Reel Jobs, Real Proud, Reel Wayne County program is designed to provide local players with a place to tell their stories and experiences while also promoting their services to the industry at large.
Wayne County, in conjunction with the City of Highland Park, has declared a state of emergency with the state of Michigan in response to the City’s water department system failure today.
Today, Governor Rick Snyder was sworn into office as Michigan’s 48th governor, and Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano is encouraged by the nonpartisan, collaborative message Snyder spoke of throughout his inaugural speech.
Wayne County Offices will be closed from Friday, December 24th, 2010 - Monday, January 3rd, 2011. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, January 4th, 2011.
Another critical step in transforming the landscape of Michigan will be taken Wed., Dec. 15 in the McNamara Terminal at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. Gov. Jennifer Granholm will sign the Next Michigan Development Act (NMDA) into law.
At 5 a.m. this morning, a critical decision was made to transform the landscape of Michigan. After more than four years of tireless work, the Next Michigan Development Act ( NMDA) passed the legislature, thus now allowing for continued aggressive...
In the spirit of the holidays and promoting good health, the Wayne County Department of Public Health encourages individuals to get their seasonal flu shots, and is offering a Friends and Family Holiday Flu Vaccination Plan at its three health clinics...
After nearly two years of negotiations, exhausting every resource in efforts to develop acompromise, Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano is left with no choice, and is forced to implement reductions inpay and benefits to AFSCME union members...
The weather outside may be getting frightful, and that’s exactly why Wayne County Executive Robert A. Ficano wants residents to be informed of what to expect from the roads division this winter season.
Wayne County EDGE, in partnership with H.Y.P.E. Athletics and Zaman International, will break ground on a 110,000 square foot youth recreation center in Dearborn Heights on Tuesday, November 30 at 2 pm.
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano is challenging all K-12 students in Wayne County to create video public-service announcements (PSA) with a positive anti-bullying message.
– Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano, accompanied by metro Detroit business and community leaders, have arrived in Shanghai, China, and will begin a full eight day schedule on November 12 by meeting with Chinese government officials and businesses...
Wayne County Executive Robert A. Ficano is pleased and encouraged by Governor-elect Snyder’s appointment of Andy Dillon as treasurer for the state of Michigan.
The Wayne County Commission, today, approved a proposal for a $300-million bond for a new Wayne County jail. The proposal was presented to the commission at an October 20 meeting.
Judge Peter Deegan ruled yesterday that Wayne County must give its judges more than $500 million to shore up their massive deficit and move to a new site that is “equal to [the judges’] noble purpose," an amount equal to the county’s entire general fund.
An energy-efficient facelift at one of the busiest morgues in America is expected to save Wayne County taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars a year.
The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting was awarded to Wayne County by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).
Officials from the city of Westland, Wayne County and state of Michigan will preside over a ground breaking ceremony 3:00 P.M. Mon., Oct. 25, 2010 at the Central City Park, near Ford Road at Carlson, in Westland.
Wayne County has partnered with the Michigan Center for Effective IT Adoption (MCEITA) to enhance the electronification of health-care delivery in the community by expanding use of Electronic Health Records among County providers.
A magnet facility for adult stem-cell research, manufacturing and commercialization will break ground Oct. 19 in Plymouth Township.
- In a time when funds are scarce, every dollar counts! To help support services to children utilizing the Juvenile Detention Facility, Wayne County’s Juvenile Detention Center will hold a book, bake and white elephant sale to benefit the Kids Fund.
The Wayne County Commission, yesterday, approved a $1.757 million contract for the remediation and restoration of Westland’s Central City Park.
Wayne County and Detroit City Council in partnership with Eastern Market Corporation will celebrate their annual Harvest Festival at historic Eastern Market.
Wayne County’s Economic Development Growth Engine (EDGE) received an Excellence in Economic Development Award for its Detroit Region Aerotropolis in the category of Regionalism and Cross-Border Promotion...
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano, accompanied by metro Detroit business leaders and UAW leadership, have arrived in Turin, Italy, and will begin a full five day schedule with a welcome dialogue between UAW, business, government and Chrysler/Fiat.
A collaborative effort between Wayne County’s Economic Development Growth Engine (EDGE) and the Michigan Center for Regenerative Medicine will highlight the regenerative medicine and stem cell industry in southeastern Michigan.
The U.S. Census Bureau will honor Wayne County and 15 municipalities for their outstanding work in outreach and reporting for the 2010 Census. The event will take place 10 A.M., Thurs. Sept. 23, 2010 on the 32nd floor of the Guardian Building.
Two employees at the Wayne County Juvenile Detention Facility (JDF) in Detroit have been honored for their work performance by the Michigan Juvenile Detention Association.
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano’s lawsuit against the County’s former landlord, The Farbman Company (“Farbman”), won’t be decided by taxpayers, even though it involves $40 million in taxpayer dollars.
Wayne County’s Department of Public Services has scheduled its next Household Hazardous Waste Collection for County residents.
It’s that time of year again: Back-to-school. Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano will distribute 300 free backpacks starting at 10 A.M. Friday, Sept. 3, 2010 at Fountain Court Co-op 3088 Lawton (off Martin Luther King Blvd.) in Detroit.
The offices of the Wayne County Executive, Prosecutor and Sheriff joined forces in July to promote and highten awareness of safety.
Wayne County executive Robert A. Ficano is planning his sixth trade mission to China in November, and wants local businesses, municipalities, and any other parties interested in learning first hand what doing business in China takes.
Save your home. Free mortgage foreclosure prevention counseling. Open to all Wayne County residents.
Officials will celebrate a ground breaking for new emergency residential housing in the city of Wayne for victims of domestic and sexual violence at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 10 at 4400 S. Venoy Wayne MI. 48184.
On a sunny Thursday morning, they came with their owners and friends to test the wall jump, adjustable tire jump, hound hoop, agility walk, and just to have a good time. The grand opening of the Wayne County Parks’ Dog Park was a great success.
Wayne County is sponsoring its first annual Safe Summer Family Fun Poster and Essay Contest. The Contest asks the experts...KIDS, about fun ways to keep everyone safe while having Summer Fun. Deadline is Friday, August 13th.
Bring your best friend for some frolicking fun to the new location of the Wayne County Parks Dog Park! A a grand opening celebration is schedule for Thursday, August 5 at 11:00 a.m.
Actress Erin Cummings, who will portray a medical examiner in ABC's new fall drama "Detroit 1-8-7," researched her role up close this week during a visit to the Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office.
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano will be joined by Detroit native and television judge Greg Mathis, along with Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon on Saturday, July 17 at Belle Isle to present the array of free services offered by Wayne County
The Charter County of Wayne won 11 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards recently.
The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) will distribute $154 million in federal funds to residents hit hardest by the housing bubble, starting today.
WAYNE COUNTY, MI - The offices of the Wayne County Executive, Prosecutor and Sheriff joined forces to promote and heighten awareness of safety. The kick-off of the Wayne County Safety Campaign was held July 1 at the Wayne County Regional Library...
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives will join forces to promote fireworks safety in preparation for the July 4th celebrations.
After months of negotiations and exhausting every resource, Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano is left with no choice, and is forced to temporarily layoff 700 AFSCME employees, beginning June 30.
In a community development proposal submitted to the Wayne County Commission last week, Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano described many HUD funded projects the County hopes to complete.
These days, going green has become part of business. Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano has been recognized for his incorporation of this initiative into his business strategy at the newly Wayne County occupied Guardian Building.
Ninety high school students will be awarded $500 college scholarships Wednesday from the Wayne County Vision Fund, a non-profit organization started by Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano.
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano will distribute coats to children at the Wayne County Family Center at 3 p.m., Wednesday March 3. The brand new coats were donated to Wayne County.
The Board of County Election Commissioners unanimously rejected a recall petition today to recall Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano, stating that the petition language was insufficient to meet state law for clarity.
Two free training classes for Census jobs have been added.
In his eighth State of the County address Tuesday, Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano said his administration has made great strides in helping diversify the economy of the region despite economic challenges.
Wayne County employees collaborated with Dearborn native Dr. Robert Simon to provide relief efforts for Haitians by donating more than $156,000.
Former Wayne County Deputy County Clerk Orville L. Tungate peacefully passed away Feb. 8 in Ellenton, Fl. He was 80 years old.
Wayne County's Department of Public Services has scheduled its first 2010 Household Hazardous Waste Collection for County residents.
Sue Hamilton-Smith, director of the Department of Children and Family Services, joined the executive staff of Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano as director of Program Education and Advocacy and Tadarial Sturdivant was promoted to CFS director.
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano unveils initiatives the county is pursuing in partnership with its 43 cities and townships and the U.S. Census Bureau to maximize participation in the 2010 Census count.