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Tom Crawford

Tom Crawford
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With contract details finalized by Ann Arbor city council members and approved, Tom Crawford is now officially the city administrator for Ann Arbor...a position he has held on an interim basis for the past several months. 

WEMU's Lisa Barry talks to the city administrator about his perspective and plans moving forward in the position.

City of Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor’s current interim city administrator, Tom Crawford, has been offered the job permanently.  

City of Ann Arbor

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

City of Ann Arbor

The City of Ann Arbor is moving forward with its process of hiring a permanent city administrator.  

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During a work session Monday night, Ann Arbor's city council briefly mentioned what their next steps are after they decided to end their employment agreement with City Administrator Howard Lazarus last week without cause.  89.1 WEMU's Jorge Avellan was at the meeting and has the details.

Accessory Dwelling Unit
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Ann Arbor's planning commission will meet tonight and they will discuss a zoning change that could create more housing in the city. 

Storm Drain
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Ann Arbor's city council will receive the revised 2017 fiscal year budget proposal tonight.  

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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.


Ann Arbor service area leaders have shared their requests for budget changes with City Council.  Changes discussed Monday night include adding three police officers, two additional fire-fighters, and $80,000 for transitioning the public art program to a new model.