Comments on: Marijuana Law Stalls; Future Projects OK’d it's like being there Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:56:38 +0000 hourly 1 By: Rod Johnson Rod Johnson Sat, 19 Feb 2011 00:20:58 +0000 Libby, if there’s ever an election for Town Jeerer, I’m sure you’ll win in a landslide. You give hope to all who find regular satire too subtle.

By: Libby Hunter Libby Hunter Wed, 16 Feb 2011 17:57:09 +0000 Lyrics sung by Libby Hunter

Michigan Fight Song melody

Hail to Hieftje transit center
Bringing trains from 19th century
Hail Hail to Hieftje’s trains
that will never come

Hail to Hieftje transit center
It’s a high rise parking structure
Hail Hail to John’s garage
And 10 million, yes that’s 10 million, for the U

By: Mark Koroi Mark Koroi Thu, 10 Feb 2011 22:54:18 +0000 Good to see the recognition for Peter Pollack’s immense contributions to the City of Ann Arbor.

A talented and dedicated public servant.

Ann Arbor could use an army of Peter Pollacks.

By: Jack Eaton Jack Eaton Thu, 10 Feb 2011 21:30:00 +0000 I must admit that I was surprised to see that Council Members Marcia Higgins and Margie Teall voted to keep the airport runway extension in the Capital Improvement Plan.

In her 2009 campaign, Member Higgins promised to oppose the runway extension. During the Council’s 2010 CIP discussion she voted to remove that project from the CIP. One short year later she changes her vote.

Similarly, during Member Teall’s 2010 campaign, she opposed the runway extension. Just a few months after being re-elected, Member Teall has voted in favor of including this project in the 2011 CIP.

Member Teall’s apparent reversal on the runway follows her changed position on the Argo Dam. During the campaign, she said she opposed removal of the Dam “at this time.” Yet, during a recent budget workshop, she passionately argued for the removal of the Dam.