On Wednesday, July 6, the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution to place a four-year road & non-motorized path millage (named the “Washtenaw Road Funding Solution”) on the November 6 general election ballot. If approved by voters, the ballot measure would levy 0.5-mills and raise approximately $7.2 million countywide, at an average cost of $35 per year for homeowners.
After 32 years of service at the Washtenaw County Road Commission, District #3 Foreman, Dave Trinkle, will retire at the end of June 2016. Mr. Trinkle began his career at WCRC in 1984 as a light truck driver and has worked as the District #3 Foreman since 2009. WCRC thanks Mr. Trinkle for his years of service maintaining the roads in Lyndon, Dexter, Sylvan and Lima townships.
The Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) recently held a roundabout public service announcement (PSA) competition with students in Saline High School’s video production class.
The competition challenged students to develop effective, 30- or 60-second PSAs that addressed motorists’ “failure to yield” and explained how to enter roundabouts correctly.
On Tuesday, May 10, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) reopened Hack Road after completing construction of a new aluminum box culvert within weeks of the start of the 2016 construction season. The success of this project was the result of a unique collaboration between WCRC, the Lenawee County Road Commission (LCRC), Saline Township and Macon Township.
Washtenaw County Board rejects resolution to place four-year road & non-motorized path millage before the voters
On Wednesday, May 4, the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners voted down a resolution to place a four-year road & non-motorized path millage on the August 2 ballot. If approved by voters, the millage would have levied 0.5 mills and raised approximately $7.2 million for road and path improvements county-wide, at an average cost of $35 per year for homeowners.