Ann Arbor City Council: August 17, 2020

Aug 17, 2020 | City Council

This was the tenth regular Ann Arbor City Council meeting since Governor Whitmer declared a state of emergency and stay-at-home order due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This meeting was held online via the Zoom application.

Ann Arbor City Council Meeting Summary

APPROVED: Lurie Terrace is approved for acquisition and renovation though the Ann Arbor Affordable Housing Corporation (a nonprofit entity of the Ann Arbor Housing Commission) (Legistar)

APPROVED: The Ann Arbor Housing Commission will maintain a centralized waitlist process for affordable housing units included in market-rate development projects (Legistar)

APPROVED: Two developments (rezoning and site plans) approved for new hotels

APPROVED: A land lease agreement with University of Michigan for three parking lots (Fuller Road) is extended for one year with payment of $127,007. (Legistar)

APPROVED: $34,700 for sampling and laboratory testing of City water for PFAS. (Legistar)

APPROVED: Drip House Coffee at 1336 South Main Street (NW corner of Main/Stadium) will be permitted to use three outdoor parking spaces for outdoor seating until November 1, 2020, in accordance with standards for a Special Event Sale. (Legistar)

A2ELNEL Voting Chart

Ann Arbor City Council Voting Chart for August 17, 2020 Part 1
Ann Arbor City Council Voting Chart for August 17, 2020 Part 2

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