Tag: City Council

City Council: Going Into the Red for More Police

City Council: Going Into the Red for More Police

Brian Geiringer

This article has embedded timestamped video links from Ypsilanti City Council meetings on May 18 and June 1. In a move that surprised even some councilmembers during the Ypsilanti City Council meeting on May 18 of this year, four of the seven members of council…

To Know Again

To Know Again

Jeff Clark

ON MAY 18, YPSILANTI CITY COUNCIL VOTED TO GO OVER BUDGET AND HIRE 3 ARMED YPD OFFICERS AND 1 YPD RECORDS CLERK. THE VOTE WAS SPLIT 4-3, WITH THOSE OPPOSED EXPRESSING CONCERNS ABOUT ADDING TO THE BUDGET DEFICIT AND LACK OF TIME FOR PUBLIC INPUT, INCLUDING…

City Council Ticker 4

City Council Ticker 4

Brian Geiringer

City Boards and Commissions During discussion of a Human Relations Commission recommendation to increase diversity in board and commission appointments on Nov 5, Councilmember Somerville suggests creating a report of demographic information from city commissioners through a voluntary survey of commissioners.  In a 3-to-3 decision…