Ted Koppel Truth Quote1 688w320h

On November 9, the Center for Public Integrity ranked the State of Michigan dead last of all America's states for public integrity.

Rather than waste time whining about the unrepresentative condition of state and national government, I'm concentrating my limited energy on learning how local government works.  I'll post whatever seems informative or useful.

The About Washtenaw County FAQ page

A Directory of County Boards and Commissions  - This Washtenaw County web page is a mess.  I will find a way to make the constituent boards and commissions and whatever documentary trail they produce visible or useful.  Don't hold your breath.  I found the minutes of one of the boards completely by accident.  If you know something I don't (which is highly likely) email me your info to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Here are some explainers and links to help you learn how Michigan County government operates.