Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti School Board has awarded contracts for bond project work at three elementary schools, but did not approve all of the contractors recommended by district staff. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ann Arbor, MI – A committee reviewing proposals to redevelop property owned by the city of Ann Arbor at 415 West Washington hopes to have a proposal to recommend to city council in about five weeks. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor officials are moving ahead with a plan to try to increase commercial recycling. The plan calls for the city to have a solid waste franchise and commercial recycling program in place by July 1. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – A plan to raze several rental properties on Fifth Avenue just south of downtown Ann Arbor to build a 90-unit apartment building has been defeated by city council. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Washtenaw County, MI – A plan to sell certificates of participation to fully fund future retiree medical benefits for Washtenaw County employees is on hold until the markets improve. The county had hoped to sell the certificates this fall but is now waiting until next year. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.