Stories indexed with the term ‘advisory committee’

Planning for Platt Road Site Moves Ahead

A broad community planning process for the future of Platt Road property owned by Washtenaw County will move forward, following approval by the county board of commissioners at its Feb. 19, 2014 meeting. With three commissioners absent from the 9-member body, the board voted unanimously to give final approval to a set of recommendations made by a citizens advisory group. Initial approval had been given on Feb. 5, 2014.

The 13.5-acre site at 2260 and 2270 Platt Road formerly housed the juvenile center. The advisory committee, which was created by the board on Sept. 18, 2013 and met three times late last year, recommended that the county use a $100,000 grant from the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) to fund a community design … [Full Story]

Advisory Group Appointed for Platt Road Site

The Washtenaw County commissioners have appointed members of a 13-member advisory committee to look at options for the county-owned Platt Road site in Ann Arbor, where the old juvenile center was located. The action came at the board’s Nov. 6, 2013 meeting.

Members are: county commissioners Yousef Rabhi and Andy LaBarre, who both represent districts in Ann Arbor; Ann Arbor city councilmember Christopher Taylor; three county senior managers – Bob Tetens, Mary Jo Callan and Greg Dill; Jennifer Hall, director of the Ann Arbor housing commission; and six residents – Jeannine Palms, Vickie Wellman, Amy Freundl, Ron Emaus, Peter Vincent and Robb Burroughs.

The board had voted to create the committee at its Sept. 18, 2013 meeting. The idea of an … [Full Story]