Last year, Ypsilanti City Council met to discuss the International Village development project, and residents were looking to have a say in the situation. In time, the council passed a community benefits ordinance, or CBO, that would allow public input on such developments. In this week's "On the Ground-Ypsi," WEMU's Patrick Campion and Concentrate Media's Sarah Rigg talk to Desirae Simmons, who represents REDY, the group that helped make this ordinance possible.
Brianna Kelly's Feature Article: Ypsi adopts community benefits ordinance, bolstering residents' roles in development process
Brianna Kelly's Previous Feature Article: New citizen-led coalition seeks to give all Ypsi residents a voice in future development
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