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Ann Arbor City Council: January 21, 2020

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

CM Smith was absent

Ann Arbor City Council Meeting Summary

APPROVED: Street closings for Mayor’s Green Fair June 12, 2020 (Legistar)

APPROVED: $90,000 from Sustainability & Innovations to complete preliminary engineering review and distribution study for developing a solar energy facility at the City landfill. (Legistar)

TABLED: Prohibit On-Street Parking on Both Sides of Barton Drive from Longshore Drive to Pontiac Trail (Legistar)

A2ELNEL: Additional Thoughts (Jan 18, 2020) – Gelman Plume Update

A2ELNEL Voting Chart

Ann Arbor City Council Voting Chart for January 21, 2020 Part 1
Ann Arbor City Council Voting Chart for January 21, 2020 Part 2
Ann Arbor City Council Voting Chart for January 21, 2020 Part 3

Ann Arbor City Council: September 3, 2019

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

Ann Arbor City Council Meeting Summary

DEFEATED: CM Ackerman reappointment to Planning Commission (defeated 6-5) (Legistar)

APPROVED: $579,478 Lower Town Area Mobility Study (Legistar)​​​

APPROVED: Public Release, redacted report about former HR Director Robyn Wilkerson (Legistar)

APPROVED: $73,710 for Sustainability and Innovations to purchase solar panels to be installed at Fire Station 6, 1881 Briarwood Circle (Legistar)

DEFEATED: Road Reconfiguration Pilot for Green Road, from Burbank Drive to Plymouth Road (Legistar)

  • Note: a similar resolution was defeated at the Aug 5, 2019 Council meeting ​(Legistar)

DEFEATED: $27,000,000 General Obligation Capital Improvement Bonds for the DDA to expand Ann Ashley Parking Structure Expansion, including $5,000,000 for office space (Legistar)

A2ELNEL: US versus THEM: The Guilty Pleasure

A2ELNEL Voting Chart

Ann Arbor City Council Voting Chart for September 3, 2019 Part 1
Ann Arbor City Council Voting Chart for September 3, 2019 Part 2
Ann Arbor City Council Voting Chart for September 3, 2019 Part 3

Ann Arbor City Council: March 4, 2019

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


Council Caucus resumed meeting at City Hall on Sunday nights before Council meetings.


Ann Arbor City Council Meeting Summary

APPROVED: Direct City Administrator to include $649,478 for Lower Town Mobility study in the FY20 budget (Legistar)

APPROVED:  $400,000 for stormwater control measures through FY20 Tree Planting Project  in the Huron River Green Infrastructure Drainage District (Legistar)

TABLED: Approval of Articles of Incorporation, membership in the Washtenaw Regional Resource Management Authority (Legistar)

APPROVED: Resolution to develop a solar access ordinance that would formalize a “solar easement” and “solar permits” to prevent shading for residents with solar energy systems (Legistar)

A2ELNEL: Additional Thoughts (Mar 3, 2019) – Mental Health Millage Rebate

A2ELNEL Voting Chart

Ann Arbor City Council Voting Chart for March 4, 2019

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My name is Elizabeth Nelson, and I believe that your local government should be accessible and transparent. Since 2018 , I have sent out a newsletter before every Council meeting with my summary of agenda items coming before City Council, plus news and events of interest to Ann Arbor residents.

After each Council meeting, I create and post voting charts so that you can easily see how Council voted, and update this website with meeting summaries that include links to the City’s Legistar website, CTN’s YouTube video, and articles published on MLive.