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File #: 07-0511    Version: 1 Name: 2004-10-18 City Council Minutes
Type: Minutes Status: Filed
File created: 10/18/2004 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/18/2004 Final action: 10/18/2004
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Title: ANN ARBOR CITY COUNCIL MINUTES REGULAR SESSION - OCTOBER 18, 2004
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ANN ARBOR CITY COUNCIL MINUTES REGULAR SESSION - OCTOBER 18, 2004
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Mayor John Hieftje called the regular session of the Ann Arbor City Council to order at 7:06 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 Robert M. Johnson, Michael R. Reid, Jean Carlberg, Leigh Greden, Margie Teall, Marcia Higgins, Christopher Easthope, Mayor John Hieftje, 8.

ABSENT : Council Members Kim Groome, Joan Lowenstein, and Wendy A. Woods, 3.


INTRODUCTIONS

None.


PUBLIC COMMENTARY - RESERVED TIME

MARC RIECHARDT - PROQUEST TAX ABATEMENT

Marc Riechardt, 2091 Stratton Court, spoke in opposition of the proposed ProQuest Tax Abatement.

WILLIAM OLIVER - FARMER’S MARKET

William Oliver, 2892 Bay Ridge, addressed Council regarding Farmer’s Market. He asked that the market be preserved.

ELAINE RUMMAN - SILENCE ABOUT THE PALESTINE SUFFERING

Elaine Rumman, 1310 Pomona, addressed Council regarding the suffering of Palestinians in Israel.

HELEN FOX - HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

Helen Fox, 2266 Georgetown Boulevard, a member of the Human Rights Commission, expressed concern with the City’s attempt to allow the Human Rights Commission to die. She said that members who have resigned have not been replaced.

DIANE PORTER - AATA PARA TRANSIT

Diane Porter, 1485 Greenview Drive, addressed Council regarding the Para transit system provided by AATA. She said that the average time it takes to pick up passengers has increased from 25 minutes to an hour and half to two hours.


PUBLIC HEARINGS

BAMM ZONING (ORDINANCE NO. 34-04)

A public hearing was conducted on the proposed amendment to Chapter 55, rezoning of, 0.21 acre from TWP (Township District) to R1D (Single-Family Dwelling District), Bamm property, located at 2962 Shady Lane. Notice of public hearing was published October 3, 2004.

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