Ypsilanti City Council

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The city of Ypsilanti will be represented on a committee created to make collaboration between the city, Ypsilanti Township, and Eastern Michigan University more efficient.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Council Backs More Urban Gardening in Ypsilanti

Feb 20, 2013

Disagreement Tuesday night over the issue of hoop houses and greenhouses nearly scuttled legislation before Ypsilanti's city council designed to expand urban gardening opportunities.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Ypsilanti's city council has approved a resolution supporting Ann Arbor's efforts to have Washtenaw County excluded from the regional transit authority for southeast Michigan.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

City Approves Sidetrack Tax Abatement

Jan 23, 2013

Ypsilanti's city council has approved a tax break to help with renovation and expansion of the Sidetrack Bar and Grill in Depot Town.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles. 

Benefits Reduced for New Hires in Ypsilanti

Jan 9, 2013

A resolution adopted Tuesday night by Ypsilanti's city council reduces benefits new city hires will receive compared to current workers.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Council Sets Goals for 2013

Jan 4, 2013
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Ypsilanti's city council has set its list of priorities for 2013.  WEMU's Bob Eccles has details on council's goal-setting session.

Ypsilanti Stays with Chamber of Commerce

Dec 19, 2012
Council members Susan Moeller and Brian Robb joined Pete Murdock in voting to leave chamber.
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The city of Ypsilanti will maintain its membership in the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Regional Chamber of Commerce.  A resolution to withdraw form the organization was defeated Tuesday night.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Mayor Has Year-End "Wish List" for Council

Dec 13, 2012

Ypsilanti's Mayor has a few things he'd like to see city council accomplish before the year ends.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Ypsilanti's city council has taken the first step toward hopefully landing a four million dollar solar power generation project.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Ypsilanti Mayor's Year-End Wish List

Dec 5, 2012

Ypsilanti's Mayor has a few things he's like to see city council accomplish before the end of the year.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Ypsilanti's city council has approved a letter of intent with a developer who'd like to build a Family Dollar store on the city's Water Street property.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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Ypsilanti City Council is halfway toward approving higher water and sewer rates in the city.  WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

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A recovery plan for the troubled Ypsilanti Housing Commission has been approved by city council.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Bob Eccles

Ypsilanti city council last night approved an agreement that covers the re-building and operation of the Rutherford Pool.  WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

Bob Eccles

Two members of Ypsilanti City Council walked out of last night's meeting to protest the Mayor's refusal to fire the city's Housing Commission members.  WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

Bob Eccles

Ypsilanti City Council has decided to essentially fire the city's housing commission. WEMU's Bob Eccles has more on the action taken by council Tuesday night.

Ypsilanti Primary Election Results

Aug 8, 2012

INCUMBENT LOIS RICHARDSON HELD OFF CHALLENGERS STEVE PIERCE AND TYRONE BRIDGES TO KEEP HER FIRST WARD SEAT ON YPSILANTI CITY COUNCIL.  RICHARDSON GATHERED JUST OVER FIFTY PERCENT OF FIRST WARD VOTES. 

INCUMBENT PETE MURDOCK EASILY FENDED OFF CHALLENGERS TED WINDISH AND MIKE ELLER TO RETAIN HIS THIRD WARD SEAT ON CITY COUNCIL.

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