Bond Sale http://wemu.org en Ann Arbor Council Approves Drinking Water System Plan http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-council-approves-drinking-water-system-plan <p>Ann Arbor City Council has approved the sale of bonds to help maintain a pair of pump stations key to the city's drinking water system. &nbsp;</p><p>As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, council last night agreed to sell&nbsp; up to $31. million in &nbsp;bonds to pay for system upgrades.</p><p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 12:18:08 +0000 Andrew Cluley 33874 at http://wemu.org Ann Arbor Council Approves Drinking Water System Plan Washtenaw County Commissioners Gather Public Comment on Shelved Bond Proposal Plan http://wemu.org/post/washtenaw-county-commissioners-gather-public-comment-shelved-bond-proposal-plan <p>The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners last week decided to shelve a proposal to sell hundreds of millions of dollars in bonds. the money generated for the bond sale would have been used to cover the county's long-term pension costs and retiree health care. Commissioners decided to wait until such time the state of Michigan spells out its rules for a bond sale of this kind. Still, the issue is far from dead. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, the Board of Commissioners last night went forward with a public hearing on the issue, gathering more input from the community.</p><p></p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 13:43:10 +0000 Andrew Cluley 32021 at http://wemu.org Washtenaw County Bond Proposal Put On Hold http://wemu.org/post/washtenaw-county-bond-proposal-put-hold <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Washtenaw</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;County officials are, for now, shelving a plan to sell hundreds of millions of dollars in bonds. As&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WEMU's</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Andrew&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Cluley</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;reports, the money generated from the sale would have covered future retiree health care and pension costs.</span></p><p></p><p> Thu, 04 Jul 2013 11:18:08 +0000 Andrew Cluley 31708 at http://wemu.org Washtenaw County Bond Proposal Put On Hold Washtenaw County Committee Delays Action on Potential 345-Million Dollar Bond Sale http://wemu.org/post/washtenaw-county-committee-delays-action-potential-345-million-dollar-bond-sale <p>A proposal for a 345-million dollar bond sale to pay for Washtenaw County's unfunded liabilities will move forward more deliberately than originally intended. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, The Board of Commissioners Ways and Means Committee last night pulled the item from it's agenda to allow more time for public input.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 16 May 2013 11:21:40 +0000 Andrew Cluley 29469 at http://wemu.org Washtenaw County Committee Delays Action on Potential 345-Million Dollar Bond Sale Washtenaw County Explores Potential Bond Sale http://wemu.org/post/washtenaw-county-explores-potential-bond-sale <p>In an effort to fully fund pension and retiree health care costs, Washtenaw County will explore the possibility of a significant bond sale.&nbsp; As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, the first step in the process will be tonight's meeting of the Ways and Means Committee of the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners.</p><p></p><p> On Thursday, listen to Morning Edition with David Fair for a full wrap-up of the meeting.</p> Wed, 15 May 2013 12:16:51 +0000 Andrew Cluley 29417 at http://wemu.org Washtenaw County Explores Potential Bond Sale