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Posted on: September 20, 2023

Tina Daniels appointed to fill City Council vacancy


Tina Daniels, a lifelong resident of Taylor, has been appointed to City Council to fill the vacancy created by the death of Ira Slaven last month. Daniels finished in eighth place among council candidates during the November 2021 General Election. The top...

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Posted on: September 12, 2023

Survey results could enhance broadband access in Wayne County


The Wayne County Economic Development Division is surveying residents online in an effort to enhance the county’s ability to secure state and federal grants to improve high-speed internet access.

 "The data collected in this survey ...

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Posted on: September 8, 2023

Apply now to serve on Recreation Commission

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The current term for members of the City of Taylor Recreation Commission expires at the end of this year, so the Parks & Recreation Department is seeking any residents who would like to apply. 

Commissioners are appointed to serve terms of one...

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Posted on: September 6, 2023

Al Young named City's newest deputy fire chief


The City of Taylor has appointed Al Young, a member of the Fire Department for over 30 years, as its newest deputy chief. Young replaces Stan Pochran, who retired last month. His appointment was approved by City Council during its September 5 meeting by u...

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Citywide News
Posted on: September 5, 2023

Update on Monroe Boulevard project

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The Department of Public Works has provided an update for the ongoing Monroe Boulevard Resurfacing Project. The project was designed in two phases. 

  • Phase I is from Bernard Street and ends at Wick Road.
  • Phase II starts at Wick Road and ends at Ecor...
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Citywide News
Posted on: August 25, 2023

Self-report storm damages online to Wayne County Homeland Security

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If you had storm damage this week, Wayne County Homeland Security is asking residents to self-report it by filling out an online survey.

Click here to self-report damages. (When filling out the survey, make sure to include a minimum of three pictures.)


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Citywide News
Posted on: August 18, 2023

UPDATED: Councilman Ira Slaven passes away at 81


Ira Slaven – former Taylor Fire Department inspector, Air Force veteran and grand master of the Masons – passed away on Thursday, August 17. The city councilman had been battling failing health for a lengthy period of time.

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Citywide News
Posted on: August 4, 2023

Good to Great program moves into three new areas

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The City of Taylor’s Good to Great Neighborhood Improvement Program is moving into its newest neighborhoods: 

  • Area #28 (Telegraph, Goddard, Westlake and Wick)
  • Area #29 (Wick, Inkster, Goddard and Holland)
  • Area #30 (Goddard, Inkster, Northl...
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Citywide News
Posted on: July 24, 2023

Taylor does not have an election scheduled in 2023


Residents should be reminded that the City of Taylor does not have a scheduled election in 2023. Voters can visit the Michigan Voter Information Center to verify their voter registration and stay up to date on upcoming elections:

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Posted on: July 31, 2023

McGuire Street repaving begins Tuesday, August 1

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Al’s Asphalt will begin the repaving of McGuire Street on August 1. 

Work will be done 7-7 Mondays through Fridays.

Parking will not be allowed within the active construction limits. One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintaine...

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Citywide News
Posted on: February 2, 2023

Moody's raises City bond rating three levels to A2

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Moody’s Investors Service announced in late January that it has upgraded he City of Taylor’s bond rating three levels to A2 from Baa2. The A2 rating puts the City’s investment-grade bond solidly into the upper medium grade. M...

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Posted on: February 2, 2023

Plante Moran gives City solid grades during annual audit


The City of Taylor accepted a clean 2022 audit last month, as presented by Plante Moran, an audit, tax, consulting and wealth management firm. The auditors issued   an unmodified opinion, the highest form of assurance that can be received from an...

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Posted on: June 5, 2023

Beware of scams being attempted in the community

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Residents, especially the elderly, should be aware of attempted scams involving impersonating DTE Energy and even City of Taylor officials.

Scammers have attempted to use convincing automated messaging to lure unsuspecting residents into volunteering impor...

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Posted on: February 28, 2023

Michael Lividini named City's newest deputy chief


Michael Lividini, who first joined the Taylor Police in 2000, has been named the department’s newest deputy police chief. Deputy Chief Lividini, who has held commander positions within the department since 2015, was unanimously approved by City ...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

American Legion offers free shuttle to John Dingell VA Medical Center


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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