Investing in you

From the Administrator
Martin D. Marshall 

What has the County accomplished in 2017 and what is planned for 2018? 

The County lead several comprehensive projects in 2017 including a Housing Needs & Target Marketing Analysis, participation in the Lenawee Visioning process, and 


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Wishing you a NEW Year

filled with NEW hope, NEW joy, 
and NEW beginnings! 


Actions taken by the Board of Commissioners

Year end business included approving the General Appropriations Act and First Quarterly Allotment of Appropriations. 
A public hearing was held and the Board of Commissioners approved ProMedica’s proposed issuance of hospital revenue and refunding bonds by the Lenawee Hospital Finance Authority in an amount not to exceed $177,000,000.
Both MSU Extension and the Michigan Works! Southeast presented annual reports. 
The Board also approved the 2018 non-union financial package, and the tentative agreements covering 2018, 2019, and 2020 with GELC, MNA, POAM, POLC, and United Steelworkers unions. 
The Board of Commissioners decided to move forward with the reconstruction of the Sheriff’s Office, waived the bidding requirements and approved the pre-construction Management and Architect services. 

Board appointments confirmed in December include: 

Airport Commission - Dawn Bales, Madison Twp 
Department on Aging (Lenawee):  Jeannine Johns, Art Liewert, Bob Oliver, Joyce Woerner, and Sandra Porter
Economic Development Corporation (EDC) concurrent appointments with Brownfield Authority and Hospital Finance Authority:  David Stimpson and Jim Driskill
Emergency  9-1-1 District Board:  Chief Troy Stern, Douglas Lerch, Miranda Benner
Homeland Security & Local Emergency Planning Committee:  Chief Scott Damon, Deputy Chief Larry VanAlstine III (Alt. C. Wier), Sheriff Jack Welsh (Alt. Undersheriff Bevier), Craig Tanis (Alt. Jeff Betz), Ryan Rank, Dave Craig (Alt. Jason Schaindt), Lt. David Aungst (Alt: Corrine Purdue),  Terry Collins, Health Officer Martha Hall (Alt. Susie Dice), Tina Golembewski (Alt: Pat Macek), Matt Richardson (Alt. Eric Miller),  Joanne Dennis, William McGill (Alt: Sharon Cardinal)
Lenawee Transportation Corporation:  Cindy Prue, Scott Clites 
Parks and Recreation Commission:  Dan Bruggeman 
Region 2 Planning Commission:  Karol “KZ” Bolton, Bob Knoblauch 
Solid Waste Coordinating Committee:  Dan Swallows,  Kasee Johnson, Jim May
Southeast Michigan Consortium Board:  Karol “KZ” Bolton, Chris Wittenbach
Substance Use Disorder Oversight Policy Board (CMHPSM):  Ralph Tillotson

Winter Safety for Animals in your Care

During these extremely Cold Conditions PLEASE remember the animals in your care!  
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Shop with a Cop


2017 Shop With A Cop 

The Sheriff’s Office along with several area police departments and the MDOC, participated in the “Shop with a Cop” program on December 16th at the Walmart in Adrian. We bought clothing and gifts for 54 needy children from throughout the county. We spend $100 per child plus a $25 gift from Santa which is raised through private donations from the community.

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