89.1 WEMU

Ypsilanti City Council

City of Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti’s city council is one step closer in filling the Ward 1 vacancy on council.  


City of Ypsilanti

Mental health and water and sewage rates were main topics of discussion during Tuesday night’s Ypsilanti city council meeting.  


City of Ypsilanti

The City of Ypsilanti is looking for high school-age residents to join some of the city’s commissions as youth members.  

City of Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti’s city council is now accepting applications from residents interested in filling the Ward 1 vacancy on council.  

The City of Ypsilanti has released information as to why they didn’t receive a federal CRISI grant that would’ve helped them build an Amtrak platform in Depot Town.


Jorge Avellan / 89.1 WEMU

Voters in Ypsilanti are used to seeing their candidates run as Democrats.  That’s not the case this time around.  When the November 6th general election rolls around, voters in the city will find that four of the five candidate options for mayor are running as independents.  89.1 WEMU’s Jorge Avellan wanted to find out why that is.  And, along the way, the candidates helped define some of the issues that drove them to run.  


There are 13 ballot questions to be decided in various communities throughout Washtenaw County today.