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There will be no deer cull in Ann Arbor this year.

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Ann Arbor city administrator Tom Crawford says as they wrap up the next proposed city budget, they have a lot to consider. The cancellation of the Ann Arbor Art Fair means a loss of at least $15 million to the city, but they also got double the amount of federal stimulus funds than expected.

He talks with WEMU's Lisa Barry about that and shares his thoughts about when Ann Arbor's city hall may reopen to employees and residents.

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It was just over a year ago that residents of Michigan were told to “stay home...stay safe” by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, otherwise referred to as “lockdown” by some people due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Lisa Barry talks with Ann Arbor city administrator Tom Crawford to find out what impact that has had on the city and what else has been going on in City Hall as work continues, despite the global health crisis.

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Due to the pandemic, the City of Ann Arbor is wrapping up the year with some serious budget challenges and community concerns.  WEMU's Lisa Barry talks with Mayor Christopher Taylor for their annual "year-in-review" interview about the year coming to a close and what lies ahead for 2021.

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Ann Arbor’s city council approved a $466 million city budget Monday night.  

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Despite having a COVID-19 financial recovery plan, Ann Arbor’s city council is expected to adopt a pre-pandemic city budget Monday night.  

Ann Arbor City Council Discussing 2021 Budget

Apr 20, 2020
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Ann Arbor’s city council will meet tonight and discuss its budget proposal for fiscal year 2021 and how COVID-19 will play a role in it.

Ann Arbor City Council meets tonight for the final time in 2017.  Looking ahead to 2018, there are a lot of major issues to contend with and some significant goals and aspirations.  Look ahead to the new year in Ann Arbor with WEMU's David Fair and Mary Morgan of the CivCity Initiative in this week's edition of "Civic Matters."

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Ann Arbor has a new city administrator, and he already has a vision for the city. 

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Ann Arbor's city council approved a $370 million budget for the 2017 fiscal year.  Find out how it will affect you.

Ann Arbor City Council To Vote On Budget Tonight

May 16, 2016
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Ann Arbor's City Council is expected to vote on the 2017 fiscal year budget tonight.  It's the second part of a two-year spending plan.


City Of Ann Arbor Budget Preview

Apr 15, 2016
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Ann Arbor's interim city administrator will present a $370 million budget to City Council on Monday for the 2017 fiscal year.