For Immediate Release | Official Press Release

36300 Warren Road | Westland, Michigan | 48185
Office 734.467.3200 | Fax 734.422.1230


This Week in Westland
 March 16, 2019 - March 24, 2019

2019 Health and Business Expo -  The Westland Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 2019 Health and Business Expo on  Saturday, March 16 at the Westland Shopping Center located at 36300 Warren Rd. This expo features businesses, health care providers and non-profit organizations and takes place between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. For more information, contact the Chamber at (734)326-7222.

Scheduled Upcoming Civic Meetings - Residents are invited to attend the upcoming City meetings.  Below is a list of the meetings with their date, time and location:

Disability Concerns
  • The monthly Disability Concerns meeting will take place on Monday, March 18 at 5:30 p.m. at Westland City Hall, located at 36300 Warren Rd. 
City Council
  • The Westland City Council will hold a study session on Monday, March 18 at 6:00 p.m. regarding the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Programs current program status as well as proposed Projects for the new fiscal year.  The study session will take place at Westland City Hall, located at 36300 Warren Rd.  
  • The regular meeting of the Westland City Council will take place on Monday, March 18 at 7:00 p.m. at Westland City Hall, located at 36300 Warren Rd. 
Housing Commission
  • The Housing Commission will meet on Tuesday, March 19th at 6:30 p.m at the Jefferson Barns Community Vitality Center. The JBCVC is located at 32150 Dorsey St.
Zoning Board of Appeals 
  • The ZBA will hold their regular meeting on Thursday, March 20 at 5:30 p.m. at Westland City Hall located at 36300 Warren Rd. 
Blood Pressure Screening - Stop by the Westland Friendship Center for a free blood pressure screening on Wednesday, March 19.   Blood Pressure Checks are done on Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. by the Westland Fire Department. It's an excellent way to keep track of your blood pressure.  Knowing there is a problem is half the battle - so keep on top of these important readings.  The Friendship Center is located at 1119 Newburgh Rd.  

For more information, please call Aubrey Berman at (734)467-3200

Westland, Michigan is the state's 10th largest municipality, with a population of over 84,000 people who exhibit a great deal of pride in their All-American City.  Westland has a thriving business community along with beautiful residential areas.  The citizens enjoy a wide array of amenities and a quality of life that is second to none.


In 2014, Westland was rated as one of 24/7 Wall Street's America's Best 50 Cities to Live, offering residents and visitors an ideal blend of single-family affordable homes, apartments and condominiums, great schools, and access to numerous outdoor activities.  Public safety is delivered by full-service, professional law enforcement and firefighting personnel. Westland Police Department, whose motto is protect and serve, provides emergency dispatch services to four cities and over 100,000 residents; the Westland Fire Department are licensed paramedics who responded to over 9,000 calls for service last year, about 85% being medical based.  They never forget their mission of preserving life and property.


Westland is well-known as the premier destination for shopping and dining in Wayne County with hundreds of shops and restaurants anchored by the Westland Shopping Center, one of the country's original four regional malls.


Infinite opportunities are available in Westland for the recreation aficionado including, more than 40 parks and 1,500 acres of trails, a 9-hole golf course, hockey arena, athletic fields, playscapes, a Farmers and Artisans Market and more.  One of Michigan's most environmentally friendly cities, Westland has a progressive curbside recycling program with one of the highest participation rates in the nation and the City is raising the bar for cultural experiences with the placement of public art throughout the City.


The City is served by two public school districts; Wayne-Westland Community Schools serving 12,000 youth was recently named one of the Best School in Michigan by WXYZ-TV and is the proud recipient of 14 Golden Apple and two Michigan Blue Ribbon Exemplary School Awards.  Livonia Public Schools, educating nearly 15,000 students, is proud of their MEAP/MME scores that exceed state averages and the District has also earned Golden Apple and Michigan Blue Ribbon Exemplary School Awards.


The City provides competitive incentives for those who are interested in investing in Westland, making it one of the hottest investment markets in the region.  Our Fast-Track to Business Team, which consists of key decision makers who work diligently on a development plan will "cut the red tape" and expedite the approval process for new business development.

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