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Ann Arbor City Council
10:53 am
Tue January 15, 2013

Redeveloping City-Owned Parking Lots

Credit sstrudeau / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-SA

  Ann Arbor's city council has begun discussions on the Downtown Development Authority's proposal for the redevelopment of city-owned surface parking lots.  City council and the DDA held a joint meeting Monday night and much of the talk surrounded the connection William Street project.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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Ann Arbor City Council
8:38 am
Fri December 21, 2012

Some Leeway in Ann Arbor's New Street Parking Rules

Ann Arbor officials say they'll work with residents as tougher street parking rules are enforced.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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Downtown Development
8:44 am
Thu December 20, 2012

Community Wants More Green Space in Downtown Ann Arbor

The majority of community members at the "connecting William Street" meeting Wednesday night raised concerns about the amount of - or lack of - green space in downtown Ann Arbor.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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Ann Arbor City Council
1:06 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

Council Adopts Climate Action Plan

Ann Arbor's city council has adopted the city's climate action plan, and approved a resolution urging the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce greenhouse gasses under the clean air act.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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Ann Arbor City Council
12:53 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

City Seeks Grants for Allen Creek Greenway

Ann Arbor's city council has approved a pair of grant applications to turn a portion of city-owned property into the first piece of the Allen Park Greenway.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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Ann Arbor City Council
10:33 am
Tue December 11, 2012

City Asks To Be Removed from Regional Transit Authority

Ann Arbor's city council has approved a resolution asking state lawmakers and Governor Snyder to take Washtenaw County out of the Southeast Michigan Regional Transit Authority approved in Lansing last week.  Hear more fromWEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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Ann Arbor City Council
10:27 am
Tue December 11, 2012

Council Retreat Focuses on City's Top Concerns

During a retreat held Monday night, Ann Arbor's city council worked with an outside facilitator to outline top problems facing the city over the next two years.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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Downtown Development
9:09 am
Thu December 6, 2012

DDA Considers Draft Plan for Connecting William Street Project

Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority officials shared the draft recommendations for the connecting William Street project at a meeting on Wednesday.   WEMU's Andrew Cluley has the story.

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Ann Arbor City Council
9:04 am
Wed December 5, 2012

Curbing Construction Site Noise

Ann Arbor's city council is following up on noise complaints from residents living near construction sites.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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Public Art
11:50 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Council Suspends Art Funding

Ann Arbor's city council has suspended most percent-for-art funding until April, and has established a task force to review the program.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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Development
11:43 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Council Postpones Action on Georgetown Mall Site

Ann Arbor's city council has postponed making a decision on changes to the proposed redevelopment of the Georgetown Mall site on Packard Road.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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Ann Arbor City Council
9:27 am
Tue November 20, 2012

Council Postpones Decision on Arts Funding

Ann Arbor's city council has tabled proposals to eliminate or amend the percent for art program until next year.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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News
4:48 pm
Tue November 13, 2012

A (slight) Changing of the Guard

Ypsilanti City Clerk Frances McMullan (l) administers the Oath of Office to Lois Richardson, Susan Moeller and Pete Murdock (r-l)
Credit Bob Eccles

The Oath of Office was administered Monday night to one new Ypsilanti city council member and two returning council members.

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Transportation
10:14 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Ann Arbor Kills County-Wide Transit Authority

Ann Arbor's city council has opted out of the new county-wide transit authority, and terminated the agreement that created the new organization.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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Ann Arbor City Council
10:11 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Ann Arbor Adds One More Firefighter

Ann Arbor's city council has approved hiring one more firefighter.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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Ann Arbor City Council
12:58 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

YMCA Sale Proceeds Will Go to Affordable Housing

Ann Arbor's city council has committed net proceeds from a possible sale of the former YMCA site to the affordable housing trust fund.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ann Arbor
1:47 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

Charging Electric Cars in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor's Downtown Development Authority is developing a link on its website focusing on electric car charging options in city parking structures.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Bike Parking
9:18 am
Mon October 8, 2012

Bicycle Parking Plan Pedals Forward

Ann Arbor's Downtown Development Authority is moving forward with a plan to provide some covered parking for bicycles in parking structures.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

housing
9:41 am
Thu October 4, 2012

Baker Commons to get Energy Upgrades

An affordable housing development in downtown Ann Arbor is getting a new roof and other upgrades thanks to funds from the Downtown Development Authority.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

City government
9:37 am
Tue October 2, 2012

Citizens Committee Plan Tabled for Now

Ann Arbor city council member Mike Anglin says he still wants to create a citizens committee to proposed uses for city-owned parking structures in the downtown area.   Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

City government
9:32 am
Tue October 2, 2012

Council Approves Tax Abatement for Barricuda Networks

Ann Arbor's city council has approved a tax abatement for Barricuda Networks Corporation as the firm moves to its new downtown location.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

City government
9:29 am
Tue October 2, 2012

Hupy Named Public Services Area Administrator

Ann Arbor's city council has removed the 'interim' from the title of the Public Services Area Administrator.  Craig Hupy will fill the role on a permanent basis.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ann Arbor Parking
9:10 am
Mon September 17, 2012

New Parking Record Set During Art Fairs

Ann Arbor's Downtown Development Authority saw an increase in parking revenues during this year's art fairs, and an historic afternoon.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ann Arbor DDA
9:01 am
Tue September 11, 2012

DDA Wants More Public Input on William Street Project

William Street
Google Street View

Ann Arbor's Downtown Development Authority continues to move forward on the connecting William Street project.   Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Housing
9:43 am
Thu September 6, 2012

DDA Backs New Affordable Housing Proposal

Ann Arbor's city council will consider a proposal to have a percentage of the proceeds from the sale of city-owned surface lots to be committted to affordable housing efforts.  

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