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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Residential Rental Assistance offered through March 22

RENT ASSISTANCE

As part of the ongoing “Taylor Together” campaign to battle the effects of the worldwide pandemic, the City will allocate up to $187,500 in CARES Act funding for Residential Rental Assistance grants.  

The “T...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

BEAT COVID – VACCINATE TAYLOR! adds a fourth day, March 9

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Taylor’s COVID-19 special vaccination event at Wayne County Community College has gone so well that we’ve added a fourth day – Tuesday, March 9.

The event is being held in partnership with Wayne County Executive Warren Evans, ...

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Citywide News
Posted on: March 3, 2021

Pardee/Goddard road repaving approved to begin this spring

REPAVING

The long debated Pardee and Goddard roads repaving project, scheduled to begin as early as April, was approved Tuesday night (March 2) during a unanimous vote by City Council. The resolution approved awarding the bid to Ajax Paving for a little over $15M,...

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Citywide News
Posted on: March 2, 2021

Restaurant capacity restrictions expand just in time for St. Paddy's Day specials

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The Department of Health and Human Services has expanded Michigan's pandemic restaurant restrictions to 50 percent capacity (or 100 people maximum) beginning Friday, March 5 -- perfect timing for the Lake House Bar & Grille's St. Pat...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Registration open for spring 2021 adult softball season

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Team registration is now open for Taylor's spring 2021 adult softball season. Deadline to register is May 7. Sixteen-game season with playoffs. Action opens May 16 and all leagues will play doubleheaders. 

There are four leagues: Sunday A...

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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

Downriver National Guard hosts special day on March 16

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The Army National Guard Office, 12340 Beech Daly, will host a “Day with the Downriver Guard” from 4-7 p.m. March 16. 

Military vehicles and weapons will be displayed, including a visit by a Black Hawk Helicopter. More than 4,00...

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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: February 19, 2021

Audit shows improvements despite pandemic restrictions

AUDIT

The City of Taylor’s most recent annual financial audit continued to show improvement despite the effects of the pandemic and long-term restrictions due to the recession of over a decade ago. The report was produced by the Plante Moran team of D...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Lake House Bar & Grille preparing for Valentine's Day, other special events

Lake House Grille

The Lake House Bar & Grille is still accepting reservations for its special “Valentine’s Dinner for Two” on February 12 and 13, leading right up to the big day. Reservations are being accepted from 5-9 p.m. each day.

The $...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

Free reusable face masks now available at City Hall

WC MASKS

Through a partnership with Wayne County, the City of Taylor is distributing free reusable face masks to any resident in the community. They are available in packets of five, and can be obtained through City Hall.

To pick up a packet, just come to City Hall...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Spinning classes restart at Recreation Center

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Spin classes will return to the Taylor Recreation Center starting on February 9-10. 

Instructors Elizabeth Richardson and Lesa Whitley will be offering classes on Tuesdays and Wednesdays (6 p.m. for both days). Tuesday classes will be with Liz and...

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Citywide News
Posted on: February 23, 2021

City waits on scheduling timetable as Wayne County rolls out new senior vaccination program

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Wayne County has rolled out a new “Public Health Senior Vaccination Program,” simultaneously vaccinating seniors age 65 and older in the most expedient way to fight COVID-19. However, the City of Taylor is currently waiting in line beh...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Packets available for possible candidates for local elections in 2021

Vote

The City Clerk has packets available for those who are interested in running for local office in 2021.  Anyone interested needs to call ahead to make arrangements to pick one up because City Hall is open by appointments only. Call (734) 287-6550 ...

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Citywide News
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Impostor posing as DTE worker stealing from residents

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Taylor Police are actively seeking tips from the public on a man posing an a DTE Energy employee, who is working his way into homes in the community and stealing money and jewelry. The man is described as being white, and around 40 years old. During his l...

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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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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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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Recreation Center reopens its dry saunas by reservation only

TRC SAUNA

The Taylor Recreation Center, 22805 Goddard Road, is reopening its dry heat saunas to members.

Sauna use will be restricted, due to pandemic-related concerns, in the following manner:

  • Use by one member at a time
  • Reservations are a must: Call (734) 374-8900 O...
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Posted on: December 9, 2020

QuickClinic free drive thru COVID-19 testing available at Lakes of Taylor

DRIVE THRU COVID TESTING AT LAKES DEC 2020

Wayne County and the City of Taylor have partnered to offer a free COVID-19 testing site at the Lakes of Taylor Gold Course, 25505 Northline Road, between Telegraph and Beech Daly. 

The site is open:

  • 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays through Fridays
  • 9 a.m.-3 p....
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Citywide News
Posted on: December 3, 2020

'TSX Baseball' to be added at Taylor Sportsplex

TSX Baseball layout

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: January 5, 2021

SMART surveying users to improve service

SMART FAST BUS

To build on the rapid success of its Fast, Affordable, Save, Transit (FAST) service rolled out in 2018, SMART is looking for sites for future Park and Ride facilities to provide additional connections for area transit riders.

SMART has launched a survey t...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

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

COVID-19

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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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Water Department begins 'Cross Connections' program

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The City of Taylor has started a new “Residential Cross Connection Program” to help eliminate possible contamination of the public water distribution system. The program is mandated by State of Michigan Public Act 399...

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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

ENHANCED 911

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

2018 JLWS

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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