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File #: 07-0622    Version: 1 Name: 2001-08-20 City Council Minutes
Type: Minutes Status: Filed
File created: 8/20/2001 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/20/2001 Final action: 8/20/2001
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: ANN ARBOR CITY COUNCIL MINUTES REGULAR SESSION - AUGUST 20, 2001
Title
ANN ARBOR CITY COUNCIL MINUTES REGULAR SESSION - AUGUST 20, 2001
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The regular session of the Ann Arbor City Council was called to order at 7:35 p.m. in the
City Hall Council Chamber by Mayor John Hieftje.
Council stood for a moment of silence.
Mayor Hieftje led Council in the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.
ROLL CALL OF COUNCIL
PRESENT : Councilmembers Jean Robinson, Joan Lowenstein, Jean Carlberg, Heidi
Cowing Herrell, Stephen C. Hartwell, Marcia Higgins, Christopher
Easthope, Wendy A. Woods, Mayor John Hieftje, 9.
ABSENT : Councilmembers Robert Johnson, Joseph Upton, 2.
SWEARING IN OF NEW POLICE CHIEF
SWEARING IN CEREMONY OF NEW POLICE CHIEF DAN OATES
Interim City Clerk Yvonne Carl administered the Oath of Office to the newly appointed Chief
of Police, Dan Oates. Chief Dan Oates thanked Council for having the opportunity to serve
the citizens of Ann Arbor.
Chief Oates recognized police officers John Elkins, Craig Martin, Christopher Foerg, 911
Dispatcher Rebecca Harrison and Detective William Tucker for having performed to great
credit on behalf of the department and the City.
INTRODUCTIONS
None.
2 Council - August 20, 2001
PUBLIC COMMENTARY - RESERVED TIME
5 SPEAKERS - UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN/BOY SCOUTS
The following speakers spoke in support of the proposed resolution to change the City's
United Way Fund Drive pledge card by eliminating the United Way and Boy Scouts of
America from the list of nonprofit agencies. The United Way funds Boy Scouts of America,
which discriminates against homosexuals.
Helen Fox, 2266 Georgetown Blvd., Ann Arbor Human Rights Commission
Chair
Lori Mikol and Sam Mikol, 410 Wilder Pl.
Mary Jane Schoultz, 706 Indianola
The following speakers spoke in opposition to the proposed resolution to change the City's
United Way Fund Drive pledge card.
David Sponseller, 2648 Antietam
Judy Bloss, 2060 W. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti, MI 48197
JAMES D'AMOUR - BERKSHIRE CREEK PROJECT
James D'Amour, 1523 Natalie Ln. #204, member of the no...

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