Pizza in the Park http://wemu.org en Ann Arbor City Council to Consider Ordinance Change to Help Charitable Events in Parks http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-city-council-consider-ordinance-change-help-charitable-events-parks <p>Supporters of <em>Pizza in the Park </em>say an ordinance change Ann Arbor City Council will consider Monday is important in keeping the event going year round. &nbsp;</p><p>The City Council will consider second reading of the amendment that will waive the rental fee at all parks for events that are primarily designed for the charitable distribution of goods for basic human needs.&nbsp;</p><p>Seth Best is with <strong><a href="http://camptakenotice.wordpress.com/">Camp Take Notice </a></strong>and a volunteer with Vineyard Church.&nbsp; Best says the amendment is needed because they can't always hold <em>Pizza in the Park </em>at <strong>Liberty Plaza</strong> where council has already waived the fee.&nbsp;</p><p>Best says as a former homeless person, <em>Pizza in the Park </em>is an important chance for homeless people to see a smiling face and meet kind people.&nbsp; He says the <em>Pizza in the Park</em> volunteers work to clean up after the event and often leave Liberty Plaza cleaner than they find it.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 21:57:22 +0000 Andrew Cluley 37812 at http://wemu.org Ann Arbor City Council to Consider Ordinance Change to Help Charitable Events in Parks Ann Arbor City Council Approves Trial Waiver Of Liberty Plaza Rental Fees http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-city-council-approves-trial-waiver-liberty-plaza-rental-fees <p>Rental fees will be waived at an Ann Arbor park in an effort to assist a program that provides food for the homeless, and help increase community activity. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, Ann Arbor City Council last night unanimously approved a one-year, trial waiver of rental fees at Liberty Plaza.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 10:53:33 +0000 Andrew Cluley 32237 at http://wemu.org