Ypsilanti and Willow Run voters will decide in November whether their school districts should merge. As WEMU's Bob Eccles reports, it looks like the process of getting the word out about the proposed consolidation will kick into high gear in October.
The Ypsilanti school board last night had a rather animated if un-official discussion on whether to press the Washtenaw Intermediate School District for details on what a consolidated Ypsilanti and Willow Run school district might lo0k like. WEMU's Bob Eccles has more.
The Ypsilanti school board last night received a presentation on the district's efforts to eliminate the achievement gap, but as WEMU's Bob Eccles reports, the presentation may have been a little too thorough, at least for one board member.
The Ann Arbor Transportation Authority becomes the last to approve a four-party agreement that will serve as a framework for a county-wide transit authority. The AATA Board last night joined, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and Washtenaw County in approving an amended Articles of Incorporation. WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports.
Ann Arbor City Council has once again signed off on a four-party agreement and revised Articles of Incorporation that will form the framework to create a new county-wide transit authority. WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports.
In Ypsilanti Township, the Residents First team slate of incumbents soundly defeated the challengers from the Y-Town Future team except in the Parks Commission race. Brenda Stumbo is back in for another term as township supervisor; Karen Lovejoy-Roe remains township clerk, and Larry Doe remains Township Treasurer.
The Collaboration and Communication Task Force that's been working out the particulars of consolidating the Ypsilanti and Willow Run School Districts rolled out its draft unification plan last week. As WEMU's Bob Eccles reports, the public has two chances this week to learn more about the plan, and offer up suggestions of their own.
In Ypsilanti Township, voters have a lot of candidates from which to choose in the primary election, but it really comes down to two slates: All the incumbents, trying to hold on against a full roster of challengers. WEMU's Clark Smith has more.