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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Valid write-in candidates now listed on Clerk's website

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Valid write-ins candidates for Tuesday’s August 3 Primary Election in the City of Taylor have now been listed on the City Clerk’s website.

To see those candidates (Christie Clancy and Richard Sollars for mayor; Daniel Bzura, Charles Joh...

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Citywide News
Posted on: July 28, 2021

MDOT seeks feedback on I-94-Ecorse Road interchange rebuild

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The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is offering an online survey through August in search of addressing concerns in the I-94-Ecorse Road interchange. They welcome any and all input.

The survey offers the following areas of concern:

  • Ranking prio...
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Citywide News
Posted on: July 27, 2021

Remember: Turn in absentee ballots by 8 p.m. August 3

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City Clerk Cindy Bower is reminding voters who are casting absentee ballots to make sure they are turned in by 8 p.m. Tuesday, August 3. The City is holding a primary election that day and all absentee ballots must by turned in by that time. In-person vot...

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Citywide News
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Second citywide rummage sale and new fall shred day scheduled

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A second Citywide Rummage Sale is being scheduled for August, and about a month later, a Fall Shred Day has been added to the calendar, as well.

The second citywide garage sale is scheduled for Friday, August 20, through Sunday, August 29. This wi...

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Citywide News
Posted on: July 12, 2021

Michigan Supreme Court denies appeal in water and sewer rates case

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The Michigan Supreme Court has denied an appeal in a plaintiff’s years’ old lawsuit against the City of Taylor, which alleged the City’s water and sewer rates were unreasonable and constituted disguised taxes in violation of Michigan’s Headlee Amendment, ...

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Citywide News
Posted on: July 8, 2021

Saturdays offer wide range of programs on municipal cable channel

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City of Taylor offerings on the municipal government channels of Comcast and Wow have improved greatly over the past month, and Saturdays now offer a wide range of informational programming.

This Saturday will feature the replay of a ceremony honoring the ...

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Citywide News
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Police, Fire receive Autism 911 Ready Bags from Mimi's Mission

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On July 1 Taylor Police and Fire were on hand to receive a donation of “Autism 911 Ready Bags” from Lisa Vilella of Mimi’s Mission. Vilella is the president of the organization.

Mimi’s Mission is a local non...

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Citywide News
Posted on: July 2, 2021

City Council meetings reopen to public attendance

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City Council meetings will reopen for public attendance on Tuesday, July 6. Regular meetings of the council are held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Due to the Fourth of July weekend, council will host a study session at 5:30 p.m., followed...

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Citywide News
Posted on: July 8, 2021

Good to Great Program heads for Area #21

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The Good to Great Neighborhood Program is heading for Area #21, the neighborhoods between Beech Daly, Wick, Ecorse and Telegraph.

Residents in that area soon will be receiving more details in the mail.

G2G focuses on enhancements such as beautification, par...

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Citywide News
Posted on: May 27, 2021

School bond proposal video available online and on cable channels

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The Taylor School District recently released a video presentation on information centering on a possible bond proposal. The video was created by Superintendent Griff Mills and his staff, a 22-member TSD Bond Steering Committee and TMP Architecture, consul...

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Citywide News
Posted on: June 15, 2021

GFL labor shortages lead to delays, weekend pickups

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GFL Environmental, the City’s curbside provider for trash, recycling, compost and bulk pickup, is experiencing labor difficulties leading to delays in the service schedule across this community and others in the region.

Sam Caramangno, an executi...

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Citywide News
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Touching story leads to donation to animal shelter

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The Taylor Animal Shelter was the recipient of a $1,000 donation from an unlikely source – 8-year-old Bryson Kliemann, who recently raised thousands of dollars when his story about selling Pokemon cards to save his sick dog went viral.

Bryson and...

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Citywide News
Posted on: May 4, 2021

JLWS canceled for second straight season

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For the second year in a row, the effects of the COVID-19 global pandemic have caused the cancellation of the Junior League Baseball World Series in Taylor.

Little League International President Stephen Keener announced Monday (May 3) that play in Little L...

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Citywide News
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Court dismisses former police officer's lawsuit

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United States District Court Judge Mark A. Goldsmith from the Eastern District of Michigan has dismissed a former police officer’s First Amendment lawsuit against the City of Taylor and its mayor. In an opinion issued on June 17, the court grant...

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Citywide News
Posted on: March 25, 2021

DTE to relocate 1,200 natural gas meters outside of Taylor homes this year

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This year, DTE Energy crews will be scheduling appointments with homeowners in Taylor to relocate natural gas meters to the outside of their homes. DTE plans on relocating about 1,200 of these meters this year.

DTE representatives will soon be in Taylor ne...

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Citywide News
Posted on: April 26, 2021

City Council approves 2021-22 budget

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The City recently approved its Fiscal Year 2021-22 Budget, simultaneously including an Omnibus Amended Budget for the 2020-21 year, as has become practice. The general budget is prepared by the administration and its department heads, along with the Budge...

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Citywide News
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Good to Great Neighborhood program gears up for Area #20

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The fourth year of the City’s Good to Great Neighborhood Program is beginning and the immediate target is Area #20, which includes the neighborhoods between Pennsylvania, Eureka, Inkster, and Beech Daly roads. Introductory letters were mailed to...

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Citywide News
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Lyon, Gibbs named to key DPS posts

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Mayor Rick Sollars has announced two key appointments in the Department of Public Services. 

Craig Lyon was recently named director of the Department of Public Services, replacing Keith Boc, who retired. For Lyon, this will mark his second term of...

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Citywide News
Posted on: March 9, 2021

City begins phase two of Small Business Relaunch Program grants

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After funding 30 Taylor businesses during the first round of the “Taylor Together” Small Business Relaunch Program, the Community Development Department has announced $75,000 in additional funding to be allocated in phase two of the ca...

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Citywide News
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Taylor Animal Shelter one of only two facilities to win full statewide award

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The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) announced the recipients of the 2021 Animal Welfare Fund grants, and the Taylor Animal Shelter was one of just two winners to earn a full $10,000 award. 

This year, MDARD will di...

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Citywide News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

County policy now includes extended payment period through 2023

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To address the increasing financial distress experienced by many Wayne County taxpayers during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wayne County Treasurer's Office Financial Hardship Policy now includes certain Occupied Commercial and Residential Rental Pr...

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Citywide News
Posted on: January 29, 2021

Visitors to City buildings will see changes on February 1, thanks to newest MDHHS order

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Monday, February 1, 2021, will bring changes at various City buildings, thanks to the newest order (January 22, 2021) issued by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic.

At City Hall, first-floor capacity for...

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Citywide News
Posted on: January 12, 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE: Wayne County announces steps in vaccine rollout

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Wayne County residents aged 65 and older are now able to receive the COVID-19 vaccines at area health systems as more of the vaccine becomes available. That and more including the Wayne County Report for January 12, 2021.

Seniors should contact their healt...

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Citywide News
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Discounted Pavilion Rental Program offered for 501c3 organizations

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The City is offering the opportunity for discounted pavilion rentals for 501c3 non-profit organizations as a way to give back to our community and support the work of organizations helping others.

The discounted pavilion rental is for the Sheridan Center o...

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Citywide News
Posted on: December 3, 2020

'TSX Baseball' to be added at Taylor Sportsplex

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Mayor Rick Sollars today (December 3) announced “TSX Baseball,” an exciting expansion of offerings at the Taylor Sportsplex in 2021. The new program will be housed in the main open-field soccer arena.

The program will include three batting cages and the av...

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Citywide News
Posted on: March 3, 2020

American Legion offers free shuttle to John Dingell VA Medical Center

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The American Legion is offering a free shuttle service for Downriver veterans to and from the John Dingell VA Medical Center every Wednesday.

The shuttle will pick up vets at the American Legion Veteran’s Service Office, 15100 Northline Road, Roo...

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Multi-line telephone systems must comply with new laws

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A new law takes effect in February 2020, requiring multi-line telephone systems (MLTS), like those found in hotels and offices, to dial 9-1-1 from anywhere on location, link properly with emergency dispatch centers and provide accurate information to firs...

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Posted on: August 19, 2018

Texas faces Chinese Taipei for world championship

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The United States champions from Lufkin, Texas, will challenge the International champions from Chinese Taipei for the world championship of the 38th annual Junior League Baseball World Series at noon today at Taylor’s Heritage Park.

The game fea...

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