Sandi Smith http://wemu.org en Strong Ann Arbor Real Estate Market May Get Influx Of Homes On North Side Of City http://wemu.org/post/strong-ann-arbor-real-estate-market-may-get-influx-homes-north-side-city <div>Proposals to build homes on Ann Arbor's north side are another indication that the area's real estate market is heating up. &nbsp;Toll Brothers is holding a community meeting Thursday night on plans to build 500 residences at Dhu Varren and Nixon. &nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></div><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:41:23 +0000 Andrew Cluley 48520 at http://wemu.org Strong Ann Arbor Real Estate Market May Get Influx Of Homes On North Side Of City A2 DDA to Fund All Main Street Lightpole Replacements http://wemu.org/post/a2-dda-fund-all-main-street-lightpole-replacements <p>Ann Arbor's Downtown Development Authority has resolved a dispute with City Council on the replacement of lighpoles along Main Street by agreeing to fund the entire project.&nbsp; During the budget approval process in May City Council tweaked the DDA budget, leaving the city responsible for about $280,000 of the $580,000 cost to replace the poles that are rusting out at the base.&nbsp; In October however City Council failed to approve funding for their portion of the project.&nbsp;</p><p>DDA Board Chair Sandi Smith says this work is too important not to be completed.&nbsp; Smith says the additional funds will come from money leftover from a more than decade old State Street Improvements project, and next fiscal year's budget.&nbsp; She says based on how long the entire lightpole replacement project will take having the funds split between two budget years won't be a problem.</p><p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 00:38:26 +0000 Andrew Cluley 38633 at http://wemu.org A2 DDA to Fund All Main Street Lightpole Replacements Ann Arbor DDA Commits to Streetlights but wavers on Funding Beat Cops http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-dda-commits-streetlights-wavers-funding-beat-cops <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority has formally responded to one the funding requests that comes from the City of Ann Arbor.&nbsp; 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, it also put off a decision on another request for money.</span></p><p> Thu, 04 Jul 2013 11:12:51 +0000 Andrew Cluley 31707 at http://wemu.org Ann Arbor DDA Commits to Streetlights but wavers on Funding Beat Cops