Ypsilanti Township will be taking one if its resident to court over the illegal use of township property along Ford Boulevard just south of Clark Road, owing to...read more
Ypsilanti Township Trustees took a step toward restricting the newly-legal medical marijuana industry Tuesday by voting unanimously in support of an amendment to...read more
In August, voters in the city of Ypsilanti will be deciding whether to raise property taxes by 0.98 mills to fund public transportation.
If passed, the proposal...read more
The new judge assigned to the city's suit against the owners of the Thompson Block has ordered both parties to attempt to negotiate an agreement.
Judge Donald...read more
After much procedure, Ypsilanti City Council approved six mayoral re-appointments to city boards and committees Tuesday, including the two postponed from earlier in the month.
Each of the six appointments were approved individually, as a motion to divide the question was made by Councilmember Peter Mudock, D-Ward 3, and passed by City Council. Every re-appointment except Rod Johnson, to the Ypsilanti Planning Commission, was approved unanimously.
Murdock and Councilmember Michael Bodary, D-Ward...read more
Two of Ypsilanti's volunteer board members were not reappointed on schedule Tuesday night, owing to a 4-2 vote by City Council to delay the appointments until after the August 2 primary election.
On the agenda at the Council meeting were resolutions to reappoint John Bailey to the Zoning Board of Appeals and Rod Johnson as chair of the Planning Commission.
The reason given by councilmember Mike Bodary, D-Ward 2, who made the motion to table the issue, was that the appointees will work closely...read more
Three recently-vacated properties in downtown Ypsilanti, two of them condemned, will soon be renovated owing to recent purchase by a local development company and a tax exemption granted the developers by City Council Tuesday night.
The three properties, at 120, 122 and 124 West Michigan Avenue, are easily identified in the center of Ypsilanti's downtown, two of the properties with steel siding on the upper facade.
The tax exemption, approved with an unanimous vote by City Council, will freeze...read more
Residents living in the Liberty Square complex of townhouses will see a sticker appear on their homes Tuesday, when the Ypsilanti Township Building Department places notices on each and every unit, announcing they are condemned and giving residents 30 days to vacate.
Building Department Director Ron Fulton told the township's board of trustees Thursday that the complex, located just northwest of the intersection of Rawsonville Road and Grove Street, is a blight on the community and recommended...read more