Westland bids farewell to Mayor Bill Wild during his final address

It seems few people have made an impact on Westland like Bill Wild has.Wild, the city's longest-serving mayor, gave his final State of the City add...

January 13, 2023
9:18 PM

It seems few people have made an impact on Westland like Bill Wild has.Wild, the city's longest-serving mayor, gave his final State of the City address Thursday ahead of his retirement next week. The event, held at the newly-opened SoHo Grand Banquet and Event Center, featured city leaders who've known the mayor in the years since he first took office in 2007, many reflecting on proud projects and fond memories.Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Sen. Debbie Stabenow both sent video remarks, as well."I'm grateful for Mayor Wild's leadership, which extends far beyond Westland to reach Lansing and Washington, D.

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