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Ypsilanti’s City Council has approved an amnesty program for late fines on parking tickets issued on or before December 31st of 2018.  


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Ypsilanti’s City Council will receive an update Tuesday night from the Huron River Watershed Council on plans to remove the Peninsular Paper Dam.  

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Ypsilanti’s City Council is now accepting applications to fill a Ward One vacancy on council.  

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Ypsilanti’s City Council will discuss the first reading of an ordinance Tuesday tonight that, if approved, should bring more transparency to the city.  

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Three Ypsilanti City Council members will take the oath of office Monday night, November 9th after being elected on November 3rd. 

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Drivers speeding in residential neighborhoods have become an issue for the City of Ypsilanti during the pandemic.  

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Ypsilanti voters will see two city proposals on next week’s general election ballot.  

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Both the City of Ann Arbor and the City of Ypsilanti have extended permits to continue allowing businesses to operate outdoors during the pandemic.  

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The City of Ypsilanti is considering extending its Sidewalk Cafés permits to allow businesses to continue offering outdoor dining during the pandemic.  

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Ypsilanti’s city council approved a resolution that created an ordinance to protect residents who have been convicted of misdemeanor crimes.  

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Ypsilanti’s city council will discuss the first reading of a resolution Tuesday night that, if approved, would benefit residents who have been convicted of misdemeanor crimes.  

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Mental health will be one of the main topics of discussion during Tuesday's Ypsilanti city council meeting.  

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The City of Ypsilanti has a new city council member.  

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Ypsilanti’s City Council will appoint a new council member Tuesday night to fill a vacancy in Ward 1.  

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Community policing will be a main topic of discussion Monday night during an Ypsilanti city council meeting.  

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Ypsilanti’s city council will meet for the first time Tuesday night since former Mayor Beth Bashert resigned from office last month.  

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Some Ypsilanti city council members are calling for Mayor Beth Bashert to resign after making a controversial comment last week.  

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Some residents want Ypsilanti Mayor Beth Bashert to resign after making controversial comments during a city council meeting earlier this week.  

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Plans to build an Amtrak platform in Ypsilanti’s Depot Town remain uncertain.  

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Ypsilanti’s city council will discuss making improvements to Frog Island Park tonight.  

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Ypsilanti’s City Council adopted a resolution declaring racism a public health crisis in the nation.  The city now plans to take certain steps to address the issue locally.  

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Ypsilanti’s city council will discuss a construction project Tuesday tonight that’s expected to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety.  

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Ypsilanti’s city council will discuss possible road closures Tuesday night that would create more space for businesses impacted by COVID-19.  


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Ypsilanti’s city council will vote on a resolution tonight to create a housing expenditure program for residents who need financial assistance during the coronavirus pandemic. 


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Ypsilanti’s city council will discuss goals for the city and its 2020 fiscal year budget tonight


Ypsilanti City Council discussed a concern about the number of coronavirus cases coming from the city and Ypsilanti Township at last night's meeting.  


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The coronavirus pandemic has forced Ypsilanti's city council to meet online instead of in-person. 


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Ypsilanti's city council is moving forward with its Tuesday, March 17 meeting, but it's taking extra safety precautions due to the coronavirus.

Ypsilanti City Council tonight will consider a proposal to form an Arts Commission.  Twice before, council has tabled such resolutions.  89.1 WEMU's David Fair and Deb Polich of The Arts Alliance want to know will tonight be the night?  In this week's 'creative:impact,' Ypsilanti mayor Beth Bashert discusses the city's goals and aspirations when it comes to the arts and the role an arts commission would play. 


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Ypsilanti's city council voted late Tuesday night to remove the Peninsular Paper Dam.  89.1 WEMU's Jorge Avellan was there and has the story.


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