Ann Arbor City Council: August 5, 2019

Aug 5, 2019 | City Council

This Ann Arbor City Council meeting was held in person at City Hall.

Ann Arbor City Council Meeting Summary

APPROVED: Review of the City’s Policies on Assessing Fees for Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), alternatives and recommendations to Council that promote transparency and the public interest (written by CM Eaton) (Legistar)

APPROVED: $213,182.50 for renovation of pathways, new ADA compliant picnic tables and benches at Riverside Park (Legistar)

APPROVED: $45,000 from Sustainability & Innovations Budget approved for legal services to intervene in a case before the Michigan Public Services Commission (Legistar)

  • Our intervention would urge DTE to make more significant investment in renewable energy to increase supply, reduce price, and reduce barriers to accessing green power.

DEFEATED: $75,000 Road Reconfiguration for Earhart Road (US-23 to South Waldenwood Drive) (Legistar)

APPROVED: Road Reconfiguration Pilot for Traverwood Drive (Huron Parkway to Plymouth Rd. (Legistar)

DEFEATED: Road Reconfiguration Pilot for Green Road (Burbank Drive to Plymouth Rd) (Legistar)​

A2ELNEL: Additional Thoughts (Aug 3, 2019) – Sidewalk Gaps, Traffic Reconfigurations, Short Term Rentals

A2ELNEL Voting Chart

Ann Arbor City Council Voting Chart for August 5, 2019 Part 1
Ann Arbor City Council Voting Chart for August 5, 2019 Part 2

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