This was a Special Session of Ann Arbor City Council to implement a temporary emergency ordinance on masks/gatherings, and to decide next steps in the search for a City administrator. This meeting was held online via the Zoom application.
Ann Arbor City Council Meeting Summary
APPROVED: Consent for Mayoral Declaration of Emergency (Legistar)
- Council approved this in order to pass an ordinance (without delay) that will require mask-wearing in public places and prohibit large gatherings in accordance with directives issued by Governor Whitmer.
APPROVED: Temporary emergency ordinance on mask/gatherings (Legistar)
- Ann Arbor will now require people to wear masks in public places both indoor and outdoor. Business must require customers to wear masks on premises. Indoor gatherings of more than 10 people and outdoor gatherings of more than 25 people are prohibited. Some exceptions apply, consistent with directives from Governor Whitmer. Violation of this ordinance is a civil infraction, subject to a fine.
APPROVED: City Administrator Search Process Next Steps (Legistar)
- All four finalists in the City Administrator search process – Tom Crawford, Cara Pavlicek, Joyce Parker, Eric Wobser – will participate in additional process of engagement before a decision is made.
- A2ELNEL: Additional Thoughts (Aug 22, 2020) – City Administrator Next Steps