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About Wayne County, Michigan

Situated in the heart of the Great Lakes region along the beautiful Detroit River, Wayne County is the 18th most populous county in the United States. With 43 distinct communities including the automotive capital of the world, Wayne County is rich in history, culture, arts, and world-class amenities. We take pride in being one of the most diverse counties in the United States; a place where different cultures come together to offer a truly cosmopolitan experience.

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  • Northville Township
  • Plymouth Township
  • Canton
  • Livonia
  • Westland
  • City of Northville
  • City of Plymouth
  • Garden City
  • Inkster
  • Wayne
  • Detroit
  • Redford
  • Dearborn Heights
  • Dearborn
  • Highland Park
  • Hamtramck
  • Harper Woods
  • Grosse Pointe Woods
  • Grosse Pointe Shores
  • Grosse Pointe Farms
  • Grosse Pointe
  • Grosse Pointe Park
  • Van Buren Township
  • Romulus
  • Sumpter Township
  • Huron Township
  • Belleville
  • Taylor
  • Allen Park
  • Melvindale
  • River Rouge
  • Ecorse
  • Southgate
  • Lincoln Park
  • Wyandotte
  • Brownstown Township
  • Grosse Ille Township
  • Flat Rock
  • Rockwood
  • Woodhaven
  • Trenton
  • Riverview
  • Gibraltar



Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans today announced plans to consolidate County office space. The move is expected to eventually save nearly $3 Million annually in rent and maintenance costs and increase efficiency in services provided by the County.
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Wayne County Commission unanimously approves Richard Kaufman as Deputy Chief Executive Officer to County Executive Warren Evans

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Today, the Wayne County Commission unanimously approved Richard Kaufman as Wayne County Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO). Appointed as Deputy to Wayne County Executive Warren Evans, Kaufman will begin his duties April 1, 2015.
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Spring Thaw Causes Gravel Road Closures

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Gravel roads impacted by the spring thaw may be closed for thru traffic and heavy vehicles until road surface conditions stabilize.
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Tap into Wayne County’s sweet program; Maple Sugaring

Monday, March 16, 2015
Learn the history of maple sugaring and take a short hike into the woods for an actual tree-tapping demonstration. In celebration of this early spring ritual, the group will enjoy pancakes topped with the “real thing” afterwards! March 21 and 28.
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There's no easy fix for Wayne County fail jail mess

Friday, March 13, 2015 - Detroit Free Press
It's time, again, for some straight talk about our jail mess. The existing Wayne County jails are in need of significant repair, if not outright replacement, even though a new jail stands partially built at Gratiot and Beaubien in Detroit
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