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Posted on: April 8, 2022

Quarterly Update: Office of Community and Economic Development Updates and Resources

OCED

In the first quarter of 2022, the Board received several updates on the work of the Office of Community and Economic Development (OCED) to serve our community. In the first quarter of 2022, OCED continued operating the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance...

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Board of Commissioners - Spotlights
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Quarterly Update: Making Strides to Connect All of Washtenaw County to High Speed Internet

Broadband

In September 2021, the Board of Commissioners approved an investment of $15 million in County general funds and American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars to address issues of broadband connectivity in Washtenaw County. The goal of the investment is to opera...

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Board of Commissioners - Spotlights
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Quarterly Update: Health Department Continues Serving Our Community

Health

During the first three months of the year, we crossed the two-year anniversary of the first COVID-19 cases in Washtenaw County. Entering 2022, we are in a very different spot, but are still responding to the ongoing health and economic impacts of the pand...

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Board of Commissioners - Spotlights
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Quarterly Update: The Creation of the Community Priority Fund

Community Priority Fund

On March 2nd, the Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the second usage of American Rescue Plan funds. This package approved the launching of a mobile service support initiative that will connect resources and providers to neighborhoods, a...

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Board of Commissioners - Spotlights
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Quarterly Update: Launching A New Budget Cycle

Budget

One of the primary topics of the Board’s Working Session meetings during the first quarter was the start of a deep dive into the Washtenaw County Quadrennial Budget. The goal is to ensure commissioners and the community have a good understanding of what i...

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Board of Commissioners - Spotlights