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A2Council Meeting Summary

Ann Arbor City Council: March 16, 2020

This Ann Arbor City Council meeting was held in person at City Hall. The following 5 Council Members were absent due to COVID-19 self-isolation

  • CM Bannister
  • CM Eaton
  • CM Griswold
  • CM Nelson
  • CM Smith

5 CMs + the Mayor were present, giving the required 6 members needed for a quorum. All items requiring 8 votes for approval were removed from the agenda at the start of the meeting.

Ann Arbor City Council Meeting Summary

APPROVED: $2,334,383 agreement with Downtown Development Authority for First and Ashley Street Improvement project: road resurfacing, watermain upsizing and consolidation, stormwater improvements, crosswalk, streetscape, sidewalk enhancements, and restoration of two-way traffic on First and Ashley Streets (Legistar)

APPROVED: $20,347 for electric vehicle chargers for the City building department (to support 10 electric City vehicles) paid from FY20 Construction Fund budget (Legistar)

  • This will be the second purchase of chargers from Chargepoint this fiscal year and the total of these combined purchases will exceed the $25,000 threshold for City Council action. The first purchase was also in the amount of $20,347 for a combined total of $40,694.

APPROVED: $23,290.08 for lease of Solar Compacting Trash and Recycling Containers for use on sidewalks in certain high pedestrian areas (Legistar)

APPROVED: Proposed Fuller Court and Nixon/Traver Sidewalk Gap Project – Special Assessment (Districts #57 & 56). Estimated project cost ($650,000) will be covered by federal funds, local millage finds, and special assessment to property owners. (Legistar)

APPROVED: Matthew Horning appointed Interim Controller and Chief Financial Officer (Legistar)

APPROVED: Local Emergency Declaration (Legistar)