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The North-South Commuter Rail, also known as WALLY , is a proposed project that would connect Ann Arbor and Howell with intermediate stops along the way. A community meeting was held to inform the public on details about the project.

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The day is here! The polls are now open and will remain open until 8 o'clock tonight as voters decide the future of the country and many other local issues.

Lisa Barry

On Election Day, Washtenaw County voters will be asked to approve a .10 operational millage for services offered by the county's Department of Veterans Affairs . I spoke with the Director of the Washtenaw County Department of Veteran Affairs Michael Smith and Army veteran Duane Weide, who served in Iraq, about the upcoming millage.

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This November, there will a new public transit plan on the ballot, which, if passed, could impact the environment. In this week's "Issues of the Environment," WEMU's David Fair speaks to Elizabeth Gerber, who represents Washtenaw County on the Regional Transit Authority's Board of Directors, about the new public transit millage.

Voters in Washtenaw county as well as in the Detroit area, will be voting on the expansion of mass transit in the region in this November's election.

The 2.3 mill Water Street Debt - Retirement millage lost by just around 40 votes in Tuesday’s election. The millage was an effort to allow the city to more quickly pay down debt from the Water Street Redevelopment Project. Ypsilanti Mayor Amanda Edmonds said that the city will consider a recount since the vote was so close. Then, she explained that the city may have to make some difficult decisions, including the possibility of an emergency manager.

Sidewalk
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A charter amendment proposal to renew a sidewalk repair and bridge construction millage will appear on the ballot next week in Ann Arbor.

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Three Washtenaw County townships will be voting on three separate millage issues next week.

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The League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area held a debate for both democratic candidates running for the city of Ypsilanti's 2nd Ward council seat.

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners
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The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners will meet tonight , and a millage is expected to be a main topic of discussion.





Debate Over Water Street Millage Held At EMU

Jul 1, 2016

Ypsilanti residents will decide in August whether to approve a 2.3 millage to pay off debt from the Water Street Project. Officials from both sides made their case to residents last night.

Jorge Avellan

Late Tuesday night, Ypsilanti City Council approved a $14 million budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year.


Lisa Barry

The Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan has unveiled its new master plan for a rapid public transportation system. The proposal calls for expanding rail and bus systems and connecting Washtenaw , Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne Counties. I talked with the Executive Director of Metro Matters and Washtenaw County Commissioner Conan Smith about what this could mean for the community.

Ann Arbor Public Schools
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The Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education will have its first meeting tonight since voters approved a special education millage .

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners
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The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners voted against placing a road and non-motorized path millage on the August 2nd ballot .

Chelsea School District Voters Renew Millage

May 4, 2016
Chelsea School District
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Chelsea residents passed a school millage renewal during Tuesday’s election.

Special Education Millage Approved In Washtenaw County

May 4, 2016
Washtenaw Intermediate School District
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Voters approved a special education millage for Washtenaw Intermediate School District in Tuesday's election.

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The Washtenaw Intermediate School District has put a special education millage question before voters today.

Scott Menzel
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The Washtenaw Intermediate School District will ask voters in the May 3rd election to approve a special education millage .

Marc Breckenridge
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Public safety technology in Washtenaw County is going to improve, according to Washtenaw County's Director of Emergency Services.

Washtenaw County Sheriff
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Voters in Washtenaw County are deciding a millage renewal today.

Voting Booths
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Governor Rick Snyder has signed a controversial elections bill, but he has called for a fix to clear up some confusion in the new law.

With a proposed millage to fund public art on the November ballot in Ann Arbor, Thursday's Concentrate Media speaker series focused on the overall topic of art in public place. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

A2 Art Millage

Aug 13, 2012
Dreiseith Sculpture
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Ann Arbors Percent for Art program may soon be replaced by a dedicated tax for funding public art . WEMUs Andrew Cluley has the details.

Tax and Millage Issues Rejected in Ypsilanti

May 9, 2012

Ypsilanti officials faced with deeper budget cuts after Tuesdays vote.

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