WEMU Local
10:58 am
Tue June 5, 2007

Council Changes Land Sale Policy

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has approved the sale of a small parcel of land for the development of an office center along Eisenhower Parkway. Included in the council's resolution Monday night was a provision to revoke a policy set in the late 1990's that dedicated money from city land sales to the affordable housing trust fund. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
10:46 am
Tue June 5, 2007

Farmers Market Plan Moves Forward

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has approved a 100-thousand dollar design contract for the renovation and expansion of the city's Farmers Market.
Council voted ten to one Monday night in favor of the contract with Beckett and Raeder.
The design work and renovation are expected to cost a total of about a million dollars, to be paid for from the market fund, the downtown development authority, and the park rehabilitation and development millage.

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WEMU Local
9:24 am
Thu May 31, 2007

District Privatizes Food Services

Ann Arbor, MI – As part of a budget reduction plan, the Ann Arbor school district has decided to privatize its entire food service program. The move will eliminate more than 70 employees from the district's payroll. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:20 am
Thu May 31, 2007

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
9:56 am
Wed May 30, 2007

Ann Arbor & Ecology Center Team Up in Rate Case

Ann Arbor, MI – The Ecology Center and the city of Ann Arbor hope to encourage the production of renewable energy in Michigan by intervening in DTE Energy's rate increase request to the Michigan Public Service Commission. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:52 am
Wed May 30, 2007

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring Washtenaw County Solid Waste Program Coordinator, Dan Moody.

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WEMU Local
9:18 am
Tue May 22, 2007

Budget Approval Irks Parks Supporters

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has approved a new budget for fiscal year 2008, but some city parks supporters say it conflicts with a resolution passed last fall.
Click on the audio icon to hear more on the new 80-million dollar general fund budget from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:13 am
Tue May 22, 2007

Progress on New Ann Arbor Municipal Building

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WEMU Local
9:22 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
9:12 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Water Street Project on the Brink

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council will have to make a decision soon on what to do with the stalled Water Street project to keep the effort going. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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