“While county officials have taken some important steps in an effort to remedy the current crisis, the county continues to face significant financial difficulties that must be addressed now.”
By law, the review will have to be completed within 30 days.
The move aims to reduce the county’s underfunded pension liability.
Mired under a $52 million structural deficit, officials have asked the state to declare a financial emergency in Wayne County.
Wayne County and about 5,000 retirees have agreed to a deal that will cut their health care benefits and save the county about $20 million each year.
The Wayne County Executive has vetoed a city commission vote over a one-time property tax assessment for residents this summer.
Tuesday’s deadline for thousands of Wayne County residents facing foreclosure has now been extended.
Wayne County is exploring a sale of the Guardian Building, a downtown Detroit landmark that was acquired for county government in 2008.
Senior Day will feature live music, tram tours, bingo, a senior resource area and zookeeper talks highlighting some of the zoo’s senior animal residents.
Wayne County Executive Warren Evans is calling for a five percent pay cut for most workers and expects organizational restructuring that will result in job cuts.