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Posted on: April 5, 2019

[ARCHIVED] BOC Working Session - Sylvan Township

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On Thursday, April 4th the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners held a special Working Session meeting at the Sylvan Township Hall to discuss Broadband Inequity and Teen Mental Health in Washtenaw County. 

The agenda items for Broadband Inequity included:

  • The Washtenaw County Broadband Subcommittee was on hand to summarize their recommendations for this broadband inequity that plagues so many of our        western Washtenaw neighbors.
  • Chelsea Public School staff provided insight on the impact of broadband access on students and the educational system.
  • Lyndon Township leaders reviewed the actions they have taken to provide broadband access to their residents 

The agenda items for Teen Mental Health included:

  • The Board learned about the status of teen mental health from a local high school student.
  • Dexter schools provided information on their efforts to address this issue.
  • Information and data from local experts in this field was also presented at the meeting.

 The meeting was well attended with many speaking on these important topics in our communities.