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Ann Arbor's City Council and the Downtown Development Authority will discuss possible modifications to their parking agreement tonight.  


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  It's down to the final four for the Ann Arbor city administrator's job.


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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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The city of Ann Arbor is getting closer to hiring a new city administrator to replace Steve Powers who accepted another job with a municipality in Oregon.


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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.  


Stephen Raiman
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Ann Arbor city council will soon be asked to pass a resolution offering support to a specific plan to reduce carbon emissions. In this week's "Issues of the Environment," WEMU's David Fair talks with Ann Arbor Energy Commission member Stephen Raiman about what the 'carbon fee and dividend' plan. 


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A community bath house is expected to move one step closer tonight to opening in Ann Arbor.  


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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.


Chuck Warpehoski
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In the past, the city of Ann Arbor has actively tried to regulate Uber and similar transportation companies.  That may be the case again after the suspect in the Kalamazoo shootings was identified as an Uber driver.


Chuck Warpehoski
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Ann Arbor's city council will have a working session tonight.


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The Ann Arbor City Council and Mayor Christopher Taylor will receive a modest raise in pay this year.

 


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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.  


Derek Delacourt
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The city of Ann Arbor has chosen its new community services area administrator.

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Plans to redevelop an affordable housing building in Ann Arbor for more than $6.5 million have received the green light by the Ann Arbor city council.  

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Kevin Leeser filed and got approved for what's known as a "declaration of intent" of write-in candidacy. Leeser will run against candidate Chip Smith in Ann Arbor's 5th Ward city council general election in November.


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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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The city of Ann Arbor now has a plan in place to use sharpshooters to cull 100-deer this winter.  In this week's 'Issues of the Environment' WEMU's David Fair Fair talks to Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor about the emotional decision to use lethal methods. Additionally,  they discuss the  environmental impacts of deer overpopulation and the city's environmental agenda, moving forward. 


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Ann Arbor City Council Incumbent, John "Jack" Eaton, cruises to a 4th Ward win in the primary.  


Stephen Kunselman
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Council member says recall isn't about what he's done, but rather a push for homeless encampments.

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

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Proposal to eliminate neighbor approval requirement divides City Council.


Stephen Kunselman
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County Election Commission approved recall language this week.

Ann Arbor
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Ann Arbor officials won't have to try to find a new City Administrator at this time after all. 


Homeless Advocates Launching Recall Effort

Dec 4, 2014
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People upset with the recent eviction of residents of a homeless camp at the end of Burton Road in Ann Arbor are launching a campaign to recall City Council member Stephen Kunselman.

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