Andrew Cluley http://wemu.org en Ann Arbor School Board To Select New Superintendent http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-school-board-select-new-superintendent <p>Earlier this week, the two finalists for the position of Superintendent of Ann Arbor Public Schools toured the district, went through a second round of interviews and attended public forums to answer community questions. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, by the end of the day the school board is expected to have made its decision.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 11:48:27 +0000 Andrew Cluley 32416 at http://wemu.org Ann Arbor School Board To Select New Superintendent Stretch Of I-94 Will Be Closed This Weekend http://wemu.org/post/stretch-i-94-will-be-closed-weekend <p>A stretch of Eastbound I-94 on the southern edge of Ann Arbor is going to be closed this weekend. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, it is the first of several planned closures of the highway in coming months.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 11:25:19 +0000 Andrew Cluley 32073 at http://wemu.org Ann Arbor Schools Superintendent Search Update http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-schools-superintendent-search-update <p>The Ann Arbor Board of Education is set to interview six semi-finalists for the districts Superintendent position. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, the board last night finalized most of the remaining plans for the selection process.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 12:21:31 +0000 Andrew Cluley 31657 at http://wemu.org Ann Arbor City Council To Consider Measures To Shorten Meetings http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-city-council-consider-measures-shorten-meetings <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Ann Arbor City Council meetings famously run long. Sometimes, meetings don't end until well after midnight. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, council tonight will consider some measures that may help shorten up the sessions.</p><p></p><p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 10:45:34 +0000 Andrew Cluley 31555 at http://wemu.org Ann Arbor City Council To Consider Measures To Shorten Meetings 13th Annual Mayors Green Fair in Ann Arbor http://wemu.org/post/13th-annual-mayors-green-fair-ann-arbor <p>The latest innovations in "green" products will take over Ann Arbor's Main Street tonight. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, the 13th annual event runs from six to nine tonight.</p><p></p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:36:41 +0000 Andrew Cluley 30852 at http://wemu.org Ann Arbor Mayor Addresses State of the City http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-mayor-addresses-state-city <p>The Mayor of Ann Arbor says the city has turned the corner on recession. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, John Hieftje yesterday gave an unofficial "State of the City" address at the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Regional Chamber Headline Lunch.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:24:17 +0000 Andrew Cluley 30847 at http://wemu.org 2nd Annual Ann Arbor Marathon Set for Sunday http://wemu.org/post/2nd-annual-ann-arbor-marathon-set-sunday <p>Those who ran the first-ever Ann Arbor Marathon last year, can expect some changes this year. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports,&nbsp; there will be some route changes aimed at making it easier for motorists to get around town during the Sunday races.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 11:51:41 +0000 Andrew Cluley 30509 at http://wemu.org Washtenaw County Commissioners Oppose Long-term Regional Transit Plan http://wemu.org/post/washtenaw-county-commissioners-oppose-long-term-regional-transit-plan <p>A proposed multi-billion dollar plan regional transportation plan isn't winning much local favor. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners&nbsp; has unamisouly passed a resolution opposing a draft of the plan.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 10:56:09 +0000 Andrew Cluley 30499 at http://wemu.org Public Housing in Ann Arbor to Move to a Voucher System http://wemu.org/post/public-housing-ann-arbor-move-voucher-system <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Ann Arbor officials have taken the first step to change the city's public housing program to a voucher-based model.&nbsp; WEMU's Andrew Cluley provides the details.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 16:11:58 +0000 Andrew Cluley 30394 at http://wemu.org Public Housing in Ann Arbor to Move to a Voucher System Future of City Owned Property at 721 North Main in Ann Arbor is Under Consideration http://wemu.org/post/future-city-owned-property-721-north-main-ann-arbor-under-consideration <p>It would cost the city of Ann Arbor three-point-four million dollars just to improve the condition of its property at 721 North main to "maintainable." As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, the North Main-Huron River Corridor Vision Task Force received an update on the property Thursday night, as it continues to work towards a recommendation for city council.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 30 May 2013 13:06:32 +0000 Andrew Cluley 30115 at http://wemu.org Efforts Continue to Save the Reading Intervention Program in Ann Arbor Schools http://wemu.org/post/efforts-continue-save-reading-intervention-program-ann-arbor-schools <p>The Ann Arbor School Board continues to contemplate how to make nearly nine-million dollars in further budget reductions for next school year. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, one program that continues to&nbsp; be a primary focus is the reading intervention program. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 28 May 2013 12:18:19 +0000 Andrew Cluley 29994 at http://wemu.org Efforts Continue to Save the Reading Intervention Program in Ann Arbor Schools Salem Township Residents Petition for Repairs to North Territorial http://wemu.org/post/salem-township-residents-petition-repairs-north-territorial <p>The conditions of one road in northern Washtenaw County has gotten so bad that hundreds of motorists have signed a petition asking for improvements.&nbsp; WEMU's Andrew Cluley has the details.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 27 May 2013 11:42:53 +0000 Andrew Cluley 29960 at http://wemu.org Salem Township Residents Petition for Repairs to North Territorial Ann Arbor School Officials Seek Public Input in its Superintendent Search http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-school-officials-seek-public-input-its-superintendent-search <p>The Superintendent search is underway in the Ann Arbor School District and applications are beginning to roll in. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, district officials are gathering public input before any interviews are conducted.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 24 May 2013 12:54:01 +0000 Andrew Cluley 29868 at http://wemu.org Ann Arbor School Board Shares Plans for Nearly 9-Million Dollars in Cuts at Public Hearing http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-school-board-shares-plans-nearly-9-million-dollars-cuts-public-hearing <p>The Ann Arbor Board of Education continues to grapple with exactly where to make about nine-million dollars in budget reductions. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, the board last night held a public hearing on it's proposed plan.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 23 May 2013 10:54:46 +0000 Andrew Cluley 29788 at http://wemu.org Roundabout Construction Near Costco Will Soon Be Underway http://wemu.org/post/roundabout-construction-near-costco-will-soon-be-underway <p>Motorists in the Ann Arbor/Pittsfield Township should prepare for some new traffic delays as a new road construction project gets underway. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, work on a new roundabout at the intersection of State Street and Ellsworth Road will get underway in June. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 17 May 2013 13:06:13 +0000 Andrew Cluley 29528 at http://wemu.org Roundabout Construction Near Costco Will Soon Be Underway Ann Arbor Stadium Bridges Dedication http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-stadium-bridges-dedication <p>A formal dedication ceremony was held Tuesday for the Stadium Bridges in Ann Arbor. WEMU's Andrew Cluley was there and provides all the details.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 15 May 2013 11:26:20 +0000 Andrew Cluley 29409 at http://wemu.org Ann Arbor Stadium Bridges Dedication Controversial 413 East Huron Development Project wins Ann Arbor City Council Approval http://wemu.org/post/controversial-413-east-huron-development-project-wins-ann-arbor-city-council-approval <p>A proposed 14-story development at Huron and Division in Ann Arbor is moving forward, despite the fact no one on Ann Arbor City Council truly likes the plan. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, Council voted 6-5 to five in favor of approving the site plan and development agreement.</p><p></p> Tue, 14 May 2013 12:43:46 +0000 Andrew Cluley 29350 at http://wemu.org Controversial 413 East Huron Development Project wins Ann Arbor City Council Approval Ann Arbor Schools Prepare to Borrow Money to Cover Payroll Costs http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-schools-prepare-borrow-money-cover-payroll-costs <p>There will be three occasions next fiscal year for which the Ann Arbor Public schools will have to borrow money to cover payroll costs. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, the Board of Education last night passed as resolution authorizing establishment of a line of credit of up to 10-million dollars.</p><p></p> Thu, 09 May 2013 12:28:12 +0000 Andrew Cluley 29145 at http://wemu.org Ypsilanti Schools Budget Struggles http://wemu.org/post/ypsilanti-schools-budget-struggles <p>The start of the new academic year is approaching, and officials in the Ypsilanti district are continue to work &nbsp;at securing&nbsp;September&nbsp;paychecks . WEMU&#39;s Andrew Cluley reports.</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 13:48:18 +0000 Andrew Cluley 18034 at http://wemu.org Ypsilanti Schools Budget Struggles A2 Art Millage http://wemu.org/post/a2-art-millage <p>Ann Arbor&#39;s &quot; Percent for Art&quot; program may soon be replaced by a dedicated tax for <a href="http://www.annarbor.com/news/ann-arbors-percent-for-art-program-its-good-but-it-needs-work/#.UCvoUallSN4" target="_blank">funding public art</a>.&nbsp; WEMU&#39;s&nbsp; Andrew Cluley has the details.</p> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 16:01:16 +0000 Andrew Cluley 17980 at http://wemu.org A2 Art Millage A2 City Council Preview http://wemu.org/post/a2-city-council-preview <p>Ann Arbor City Council tonight will hold a rare Thursday meeting. The primary elections on Tuesday forced council to shift its meeting this week.&nbsp; It&#39;s a full agenda tonight and WEMU&#39;s Andrew Cluley has a preview.</p> Thu, 09 Aug 2012 14:20:33 +0000 Andrew Cluley 17775 at http://wemu.org