City News Posts

Below are various Ann Arbor community events and updates from the City, including surveys and other opportunities to engage with the work of your local government. I will be posting development updates as I become aware of them. If you receive postcard notification about a development near you and would like to see it posted on this page, feel free to email me: contact@a2elnel.com

Ann Arbor FOR SALE: Sports Illustrated Resorts

Ann Arbor FOR SALE: Sports Illustrated Resorts

This week, national news outlets were the first to report that a City-owned parking lot at South Ashley (also known as the Klines lot) could potentially be sold to Sports Illustrated Resorts for the development of a new hotel and conference center. The Klines lot was previously earmarked and assessed for the development of affordable housing. If a deal with Sports Illustrated Resorts moves forward, it will have skipped at least three steps of public consideration and transparency.

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Tree Branch Debris Update (March 26, 2023)

Tree Branch Debris Update (March 26, 2023)

At the most recent Council meeting on March 20, 2023, the City Administrator offered an update on the City’s plan to pick up fallen tree limbs and branches across the City. He shared a great deal of data about how much has been collected so far, including these...

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Ashley Mews PUD Public Meeting (Dec 8 2022)

Ashley Mews PUD Public Meeting (Dec 8 2022)

The owners of Ashley Mews (414 S Main Street, Ann Arbor) have requested amendments to PUD Supplemental Regulations in order to expand permitted uses on the property. Owners are interested in adding short-term-rental and hotel use, which is not currently permitted in the PUD. A public meeting for resident participation is part of the City process of considering this request. Anyone interested can attend.

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Unarmed Response Survey

Unarmed Response Survey

The City of Ann Arbor has opened up a survey to collect your input about the creation of an unarmed response program for public safety. From the City: As directed in Resolution R-21-129, the City of Ann Arbor is tasked with exploring opportunities for an unarmed...

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Speed Management Program Open Houses (Oct 19, 22, 26 2022)

Speed Management Program Open Houses (Oct 19, 22, 26 2022)

City staff have been working with a consulting team in the development of a speed management program. As part of this effort, the city will conduct three open house events to discuss the purpose of the program, the process development, and provide information on the...

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Public Hearing for West Stadium TC1 Rezoning (Aug 16 2022)

Public Hearing for West Stadium TC1 Rezoning (Aug 16 2022)

The Ann Arbor Planning Commission will be holding a public hearing on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at 7:00PM about proposed TC1 rezoning in the West Stadium Boulevard and North/South Maple Road area. Residents within 300 feet of the proposed area received a postcard...

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Absentee Ballot Drop Boxes for August Primary

Absentee Ballot Drop Boxes for August Primary

Any Ann Arbor resident voting absentee can return their ballot in one of six secure drop boxes. Following is a list of all drop box locations - directional signage at some outdoor locations will provide guidance to the boxes. For this primary election, the boxes will...

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