Wayne County

Wayne County Executive Warren Evans. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Evans’ Veto Could Mean Higher Taxes In Wayne County

The Wayne County Executive has vetoed a city commission vote over a one-time property tax assessment for residents this summer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2015

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Wayne County Extends Deadline For Homeowners To Pay Back Taxes, Avoid Foreclosure

Tuesday’s deadline for thousands of Wayne County residents facing foreclosure has now been extended.

CBS Detroit–05/12/2015

Guardian Building (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Troubled Wayne County Considers Sale Of Detroit’s Historic Guardian Building

Wayne County is exploring a sale of the Guardian Building, a downtown Detroit landmark that was acquired for county government in 2008.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2015

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Tri-County Seniors Invited To Free Day At Detroit Zoo April 29

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2015

Wayne County Executive Warren Evans (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Evans Says Pay Cuts Part Of Plan To Dig Wayne County Out Of $88.5 Million Deficit

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2015

Wayne county residents wait for their numbers to be called to pay their property taxes. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Frustrated Hundreds Jam Wayne County Treasurer’s Office In Last Minute Rush To Pay Tax Bills

With hundreds of discontented Detroiters squeezed into a small space, the deadline has a lot of people scrambling…and complaining.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2015

Wayne County Executive Warren Evans. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Wayne Co. Executive Evans Issues Partial Spending, Hiring Freeze

Evans said the move won’t do much to dent the county’s deficit, but a freeze is needed as a long-term plan is developed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2015

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Wayne County Jury Dodgers Have One Last Chance Before They Pay The Price

Officials are giving jury dodgers in Wayne County one last chance to ask for forgiveness before they’re forced to pay the price for avoiding their civic duties.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2015

Inside the Detroit Institute of Arts (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit Institute Of Arts Offers Free Bus Transportation The Next 3 Weekends

The DIA is encouraging residents in Macomb, Wayne and Oakland counties to check out the museum as part of their free “county days” initiative.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2015

Wayne County Executive Warren Evans. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Wayne County Executive Warns Of ‘Financial Armageddon’ If Deficit Not Addressed

Evans’ predecessor, Robert Ficano, reported the county’s accumulated deficit was about $60 million. Evans says it’s nearly $70 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2015