Local Government

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

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.

Council Adopts Climate Action Plan

Dec 18, 2012

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

A (slight) Changing of the Guard

Nov 13, 2012
Bob Eccles

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

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.

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

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'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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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'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.

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

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.  

Ann Arbor's city council has approved a zoning change and site plan for the expansion of Knight's Market on the northwest edge of downtown Ann Arbor.   Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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