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File #: 07-0501    Version: 1 Name: 2004-07-06 City Council Minutes
Type: Minutes Status: Filed
File created: 7/6/2004 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/6/2004 Final action: 7/6/2004
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Title: ANN ARBOR CITY COUNCIL MINUTES REGULAR SESSION - JULY 6, 2004
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ANN ARBOR CITY COUNCIL MINUTES REGULAR SESSION - JULY 6, 2004
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Mayor John Hieftje called the regular session of the Ann Arbor City Council to order at
7:05 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chamber.

Council stood for a moment of silence.

Mayor Hieftje led Council in the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.


ROLL CALL OF COUNCIL

PRESENT : Council Members, Kim Groome (late), Robert M. Johnson, Joan Lowenstein, Michael R. Reid, Jean Carlberg, Margie Teall, Marcia Higgins, Christopher Easthope, Wendy A. Woods, Mayor John Hieftje, 10.

ABSENT : Council Member Leigh Greden, 1.


INTRODUCTIONS

PRESENTATION IN SUPPORT OF “HURON RIVER DAY” - JULY 11, 2004

Eunice Burns read a proclamation regarding the 24th annual celebration of Huron River Day. Huron River Day is a major environmental asset of the Ann Arbor Community. Residents are invited to spend the day at Gallup Park and Parker Mill in celebration of the river. Games, exhibits, free canoe rentals, music and other activities will be provided. (A copy of the proclamation is on file in the City Clerk’s Office.)

NEW CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

The Mayor introduced the City’s new Chief Financial Officer, Tom Crawford. Mr. Crawford formally worked at Ford Motor Company and has been a resident of Ann Arbor for eight years. Mr. Crawford said that he is looking forward to joining the team at City Hall.


PUBLIC COMMENTARY - RESERVED TIME

ABADALLA NASER - PLYMOUTH ROAD PEDESTRIAN CROSSING IMPROVEMENT

Abadalla Naser, 2301 Plymouth Road, president of the Islamic Center of Ann Arbor, thanked the City for their commitment and services to the community. He also spoke in support of the proposed Plymouth Road pedestrian crossing improvement resolution.

PALESTINE RESOLUTION

The following people addressed Council regarding the Palestine resolution approved by the Human Rights Commission:

Blaine Coleman, P. O. Box 7038
Mozhgan Savabieaffahani, 710 E. Ann

DREW PETERS - PARKING PERMITS

Drew Peters, 425...

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