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Monday, 2020 Mar 16th

The Saline Township Board approved a 425 Agreement with the City of Saline and M/I Homes of Michigan, LLC, the developer of the proposed 280-home Andelina Farms project, Wednesday night. 

Government

Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-10 to temporarily expand eligibility for unemployment benefits. This executive order is effective immediately and until Tuesday, April 14 at 11:59pm. 

Under the governor’s order, unemployment benefits would be extended to: 

Government

Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-9, which temporarily closes theaters, bars, and casinos, and limits restaurants to carry-out and delivery orders.  

Health

Sunday, 2020 Mar 15th

The cases include three adult males from Washtenaw County, all with a history of international travel. This brings the state total of COVID-19 cases to 53.

Health

The Washtenaw County Health Officer has issued an emergency order to reduce the number of people crowding into local bars, restaurants or entertainment venues. Venues must cut their maximum occupancy by half starting Monday, March 16, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. and continuing through April 5, 2020. Under the Michigan Public Health Code, MCL 333.2453, the Health Officer has the authority to take action to protect the public’s health and prevent the spread of disease.

Health

By order of the Washtenaw County Administrator to slow the spread of COVID-19 the Washtenaw County Clerk/Register’s office has closed to the public and staffing levels will be greatly reduced until April 6, 2020.

Washtenaw County Clerk/Register Lawrence Kestenbaum states, “This is a national emergency. Every one of us is called on to do what we can to protect public health. We are striving to provide essential county services as quickly and carefully as possible.”

The Clerk/Register’s office will not be available in-person or by phone during this time.

Government

As a result, and to continue efforts to slow the spread of the virus, the City of Saline will close the Saline Municipal Building (Saline City Hall & Police Station) to the public effective immediately – March 15, 2020 through Sunday, April 5. These measures will not impact critical services such as drinking water, wastewater, police, fire and emergency operations.

Government

(The following was issued by Pittsfield Township.)

As COVID-19 continues its aggressive spread through our community, we are revising our modified hours, announced Friday March 13th, to establish a full closure – similar to the City of Ann Arbor –of all administrative buildings to the public.

Emergency personnel (police and fire) will continue their operations uninterrupted but if the public wants to receive non-emergency services, they are requested to either visit the Township website or call into the appropriate Department for assistance.

Saline City Council will meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, for its regular meeting.

Mayor Brian Marl is asking the public to watch an internet stream from home rather than attend, to reduce the number of people gathered in the council chambers.

Marl said many of the substantive issues are being removed from the agenda and he expects the meeting will move at a brisk pace. Marl will make a statement about coronavirus towards the end of the meeting.

Government

(Press release from the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office)

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office and our law enforcement partners are asking residents to do their part in helping slow the spread of the Coronavirus by following the executive order recently announced by Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

Police & Fire

Saturday, 2020 Mar 14th

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced today eight adults tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This brings the state total of COVID-19 cases to 33.

The specimens will be sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for confirmation testing.

The cases include:

Health

Friday, 2020 Mar 13th

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced today nine adults tested presumptive positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This brings the state total of COVID-19 cases to 25.

Health

The following announcement is from Saline Police Chief Jerrod Hart.

Please take notice of some temporary operational changes at the Saline Police Department.

We are temporarily suspending the following:

Police & Fire

The City of Saline is confident that closing the Rec Center is in the best interest of the community.   We ask for your patience while our staff works on a plan to best handle memberships, class, event, and program registrations. Refunds, prorated refunds, and class extensions are being evaluated. 

Recreation

The whole world is talking about the coronavirus. It seems impossible to avoid being reminded of it, whether by those around us or online (news, social media, etc). The idea of a new disease, especially one that has the potential to take lives, is enough to put fear in anyone, and can be particularly difficult for individuals who are already dealing with anxiety. 

Health

The whole world is talking about the coronavirus. It seems impossible to avoid being reminded of it, whether by those around us or online (news, social media, etc). The idea of a new disease, especially one that has the potential to take lives, is enough to put fear in anyone, and can be particularly difficult for individuals who are already dealing with anxiety. 

Health

The following is an update from Saline District Library Director Mary Ellen Mulcrone.

Health

At the recommendation of the Washtenaw County Health Department, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Governor Whitmer’s Emergency Declaration and local public safety officials, the City of Saline is limiting certain operations in an effort to mitigate the risks and slow down the spread of the COVID-19 virus.   These measures will not impact critical services such as drinking water, police, fire, emergency operations, waste and recycling collection, however, some city functions may be modified.  The following operational changes will be in effect at least until A

Last night, Washtenaw County Health Department and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported Washtenaw County’s first two presumptive positive cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Both diagnosed individuals remain isolated in their homes and have been working closely with the Health Department to identify close contacts and other lower-risk contacts so they can be notified, quarantined, and alert to the possibility of symptoms. Washtenaw County is providing additional, public information to inform the community about possible, lower-risk exposures.

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