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The city of Ann Arbor could soon get more Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons for pedestrian crossings.  City Council has it as part of its agenda for Monday night's meeting


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Just how long should the mayor and city council members serve in Ann Arbor?  That question will be addressed at Thursday night's Ann Arbor City Council meeting


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Ann Arbor's city council approved a $370 million budget for the 2017 fiscal year.  Find out how it will affect you.


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The city of Ann Arbor's Environmental Commission wants city council to create a Staff Adaptation Team.  


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Ann Arbor residents could soon see utility rates increase.

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Ann Arbor City Council will host a working session tonight.  


There are a few issues on the agenda for tonight's Ann Arbor city council meeting.  


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With over 150 city employees becoming eligible for retirement during the next year, the city of Ann Arbor is considering creating a workforce planning fund.


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The ongoing Flint water crisis is causing many people to take a closer look at where their water comes from.  

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The Allen Creek Greenway is a three-mile walking and biking trail proposed to run north-south, near the railroad, through downtown Ann Arbor. The city has taken a $200,000 first step, by funding the master plan process. In this installment of 89.1 WEMU’s “The Green Room,” Barbara Lucas explores hopes and dreams for the Greenway, whose proponents say, “It’s about time!” 


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The city of Ann Arbor has been forced to release numbers on how many deer have been killed as part of a cull to control their population. 


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After receiving recommendations from the Ann Arbor Human Rights Commission, some Ann Arbor city council members want to make improvements to the police department.  


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Ann Arbor City Administrator Steve Powers has announced he will turn in a letter of resignation on September 15th.

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It's another two year term representing the 1st Ward on Ann Arbor City Council   for Sabra Briere. 


We’re just a day away from another election day in Washtenaw county.  This primary election will only affect those who are registered to vote in Ann Arbor. There will be a total of 8 council candidates in 4 races on August ballot. Here you will find information from WEMU's Jorge Avellan on each of the contested races.

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After residents raise concerns, debate on the topic can be useful.

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Council to discuss the legality of plants taller than turf grass.

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Some of the Burr Oak Trees in the last remaining mature grove in Ann Arbor are dying. Find out why, and what can be done about it in this week's edition of "Issues of the Environment."  

    

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Trying to live on what is legally considered a "living wage" is seriously challenging.  Flip the coin, and paying that wage can be equally challenging. That is particularly true of non-profit organizations.  The challenge before Ann Arbor City Council tonight is to try and strike a balance.


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Ann Arbor City Council is considering a $20,000 public engagement plan that will begin an effort to manage the local deer population. 


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Protesters calling for Ann Arbor to boycott Israel will be back at the City Council meeting after dozens were escorted out of the last meeting by police for causing a disruption.


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Christopher Taylor will likely be Ann Arbor's next mayor. The 3rd Ward City Councilman won a four way Democratic Primary against three of his council colleagues Tuesday. Taylor received nearly 48 percent of the vote in claiming victory.


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Despite losing his bid to become Ann Arbor's next Mayor, Stephen Kunselman will continue to represent the 3rd Ward on City Council and plans to continue pushing for an increased focus on improved basic services. 


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Ann Arbor voters take a big step towards deciding the city's next mayor Tuesday with the Democratic Primary.  Downtown is the heart of the city, but what's the vision for its future?  And what role should the Downtown Development Authority play?  


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Next week Ann Arbor voters take a big step towards deciding the city's next mayor with the Democratic Primary. 

Downtown is the heart of the city, but what's the vision for its future?  And what role should the Downtown Development Authority play? 


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