Parks and Recreation http://wemu.org en Ypsilanti City Council Approves Same-Sex Marriage Resolution, Park Improvements http://wemu.org/post/ypsilanti-city-council-approves-same-sex-marriage-resolution-park-improvements <p>Ypsilanti City Council Tuesday night adopted a resolution asking the state to withdraw its appeal of the federal court ruling that says Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.</p><p>The vote was six to one, with&nbsp; Mayor Pro Tem Lois Richardson voting "no", arguing that the issue should be allowed to finish its journey through the court system.</p><p>The resolution will be forwarded to Governor Rick Snyder and Attorney General Bill Schuette.</p><p>City Council also approved improvements at two city parks requested by council members Brian Robb and Pete Murdock.</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:57:24 +0000 Bob Eccles 43794 at http://wemu.org Ypsilanti City Council Approves Same-Sex Marriage Resolution, Park Improvements Public Comment Sought on Draft Ypsi Parks & Rec Plan http://wemu.org/post/public-comment-sought-draft-ypsi-parks-rec-plan <p>The city of Ypsilanti is seeking public comment on its draft 2013-2018 Parks and Recreation Plan.&nbsp; WEMU's Bob Eccles spoke with City Planner Bonnie Wessler about it.</p><p><a href="http://cityofypsilanti.com/EventsRecreation/ParksFacilitiesInformation/ParksPlan"><strong>View the plan here</strong></a></p><p><br> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 22:25:00 +0000 Bob Eccles 33623 at http://wemu.org Public Comment Sought on Draft Ypsi Parks & Rec Plan