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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: May 3, 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE: Governor sets pathway to normalcy

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer set the state of Michigan on a pathway to return to normal by unveiling the "MI Vacc to Normal" plan as the state continues to push toward its goal of vaccinating 70 percent of Michiganders ages 16 years or older.&n...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

'Celebrate Golf!' at Lakes of Taylor and Taylor Meadows through May 30

CELEBRATE GOLF MAY 2021

Taylor Golf is in the midst of a "season full of swing with savings" after restocking its pro shops at the Lakes of Taylor and Taylor Meadows golf courses.

Through May 30, the courses will offer various savings and golf-related opportunities. Bot...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Taylor Recreation Center begins huge upgrades

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Step by step, the City continues remaking the Taylor Recreation Center. The facility is currently closed through May 2 to begin massive improvements. It will reopen on May 3, but the weight and cardio rooms and second-floor walking track will all remain c...

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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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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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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Candidates announced for August Primary Election

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Voters will face a slate of four candidates for mayor and 18 for City Council on the August 3 Primary Election ballot in the City of Taylor. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. that day.

For more voter information, click here

The Clerk's Offic...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

City to begin enforcing tall grass ordinance

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The City will begin enforcing violations of its tall grass ordinance as the weather becomes warmer. Overgrown grass is not only an eyesore, but can provide a home for outdoor rodents like rats, which can cause health problems on not only the property in q...

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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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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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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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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Audit shows improvements despite pandemic restrictions

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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 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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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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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: 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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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: 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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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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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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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Tall grass enforcement to increase with warmer weather

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The City will begin enforcing violations of its tall grass ordinance as the weather becomes warmer. Overgrown grass is not only an eyesore, but can provide a home for outdoor rodents like rats, which can cause health problems on not only the property in q...

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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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