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On Thursday night, Ann Arbor City Council interviewed the four finalists being considered for the city administrator position.  

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The City of Ann Arbor continues to move forward with the process of hiring a new city administrator.  

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The City of Ann Arbor is one step closer to hiring a new city administrator.  


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Ann Arbor's city council will discuss a proposed ordinance Thursday night that would place restrictions on short-term rentals, like Airbnb, in residential neighborhoods.

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The City of Ann Arbor is working with the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority to reconfigure some city streets for 90 days.  

Winning more than 60 percent of the vote in the Democratic primary race for Ann Arbor City Council, Jen Eyer beat incumbent Jack Eaton and will face no opposition on the ballot in November.  She talks with WEMU's Lisa Barry about what she hopes will happen when she joins several other new city council members early next year.


Linh Song won the Democratic primary election for the Ann Arbor 2nd ward city council seat and faces no opposition on the November ballot.  She talks to WEMU's Lisa Barry about the election and says she is grateful for the opportunity to represent Ann Arbor.


All five of the city council candidates endorsed by Mayor Christopher Taylor won on Tuesday night.  In the process, three incumbents are out after the November general election.  Mayor Taylor joined  WEMU's David Fair to discuss the races and moving the city forward with new faces around the council table. 


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In mid-August, the City of Ann Arbor will start using Washtenaw County’s Everbridge emergency notification system to keep residents informed.  

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Election clerks across Washtenaw County recommend hand delivery of absentee ballots to their offices if they have not been mailed yet for Tuesday's primary election.  

City Of Ann Arbor Installs Culverts To Prevent Floods

Jul 30, 2020
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The City of Ann Arbor has installed two stormwater culverts as part of the Allen Creek Railroad Berm Project that will help prevent floods in the future.  

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As part of its A2 Zero Carbon Neutrality Plan, the City of Ann Arbor is offering an incentive to residents who purchase electronic bicycles, or E-bikes.  

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Ann Arbor’s city council will discuss Monday night placing an affordable housing millage proposal on the November general election ballot.  


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The City of Ann Arbor is considering ending its downtown business street closure program early over COVID-19 safety concerns.  

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Weber’s in Ann Arbor will not move forward with plans on offering a drive-in theater this summer.  

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The Ann Arbor Farmers Market says having customers wear masks will be essential in keeping the market open.  

A new survey reveals that 77% of voters in Ann Arbor would support an affordable housing millage if it appeared on a local ballot.  

City Of Ann Arbor Wants To Improve Pedestrian Safety

Jul 13, 2020
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The City of Ann Arbor hopes to improve pedestrian safety by hiring a Vision Zero engineer.  

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The City of Ann Arbor has temporarily closed the Argo and Gallup canoe liveries after two employees tested positive for COVID-19.  

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Despite this year's focus on the coronavirus pandemic and racial unrest, climate change remains a great threat to the world.  This past June, Ann Arbor city officials took a major step in fighting this crisis by approving the "A2 Zero Carbon Neutrality Plan."  The overall goal is for the city of Ann Arbor to completely eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2030.  Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor details the plan further in a conversation with WEMU's David Fair for this week's "Issues of the Environment."


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Ann Arbor’s city council will consider a resolution tonight to allow Weber’s Hotel to temporarily use its property for a drive-in theater.  

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The City of Ann Arbor is considering higher building standards for properties within the city’s floodplain area. 

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The City of Ann Arbor may close more streets in the downtown area to allow businesses to expand their operations outdoors during the pandemic for social distancing.  

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The City of Ann Arbor will install a new solar and energy storage system at the Northside Community Center as part of its A2 Zero Carbon Neutrality plan.  

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The City of Ann Arbor says it will once again focus on addressing the 1,4 dioxane plume clean-up in Washtenaw County.  

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The City of Ann Arbor is moving forward with its Safe Social Distancing Outdoors project as a result of COVID-19.  

Ann Arbor To Host Juneteenth Celebration

Jun 19, 2020
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The Ann Arbor branch of the NAACP is working with the City of Ann Arbor and other local groups to host a Juneteenth celebration on Saturday.  

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The City of Ann Arbor has a new online water consumption tool called “AquaHawk” that helps monitor water usage.  

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Local law enforcement is top of mind in many communities around the country, including in Ann Arbor.  The city council recently introduced a resolution asking for a review of the city's police department, which raised some questions and concerns from the Independent Community Police Oversight Commission tasked with overseeing the investigation.

After talking with the commission chair, WEMU's Lisa Barry checks in with Ann Arbor mayor Christopher Taylor for his hopes and intentions for the police department review.


Ann Arbor City Council To Discuss COVID-19 Tonight

Jun 15, 2020
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Ann Arbor’s city council will continue discussing tonight actions they can take to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.  

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