This Ann Arbor City Council meeting was held in person at City Hall. Members of the public can participate in public hearings and public comment either in person or via phone.
CM Ramlawi was absent
Ann Arbor City Council Meeting Summary
BUDGET: At the beginning of the meeting, City Administrator Milton Dohoney presented the proposed FY2023 City budget, as well as spending recommendations for $935,336 in marijuana excise tax rebate proceeds.
The budget presentation and excise fund recommendations can be found here:
The whole of the proposed city budget can be viewed on the City’s Financial Reporting page (along with previously adopted annual budgets):
This is a direct link to the proposed FY2023 budget:
In 2021, City Council unanimously approved a resolution which would designate these Marijuana Excise Tax Funds for specific purposes related to restorative and alternative strategies for public safety.
- For more about that resolution, see: A2ELNEL: Additional Thoughts (Mar 13, 2021) – Marijuana Excise Tax Funds
APPROVED: $1,829,900 construction contract to E.T. MacKenzie for work on a water main, road surface work, and sidewalks in the residential neighborhood around Winchell/Brockman/Frieze. (Legistar)
This is the second large contract for water main work that has been approved in recent months; City staff recommended that both this contract and the previous contract be awarded to E.T. MacKenzie. At the Feb 22, 2022 meeting, a majority of Council postponed a $1.3 million contract with E.T. MacKenzie for replacement of a water main, street surfacing, and construction of curbs, gutters, and sidewalk ramps as part of the Third and Mosley Water Main and Resurfacing Project. At the March 7, 2022 Council Meeting, CM Radina introduced a substitute resolution awarding the contract to Bailey Excavating, which was approved by a majority of Council (Legistar)
APPROVED: The Main Street Social District is amended in order to permit sidewalk service seven days a week: Sunday through Saturday from 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM each day. (Legistar)
- At the August 16, 2021 meeting, Council established a Main Street Social District to be in effect on select days: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 4:00 PM to 11:00 PM. (Legistar)
APPROVED: The City will issue up to $15,000,000 in Michigan Transportation Fund Bonds, which will be paid back over ten years with revenue from the Michigan Transportation Fund. The bonds will fund road repair and reconstruction projects. (Legistar)