Stories indexed with the term ‘farewell’

Outgoing UM Regents Attend Last Board Meeting

Two outgoing University of Michigan regents – Martin Taylor and Libby Maynard – were recognized at the board’s Dec. 13, 2012 meeting, the last one of their 16-year tenure. The two Democrats did not seek reelection this year. They will be replaced by Democrats Mark Bernstein of Ann Arbor and Shauna Ryder Diggs of Detroit, who is Taylor’s daughter-in-law. Bernstein and Diggs were the top two vote-getters in a statewide election for the regents’ seats on Nov. 6.

Regent Julia Darlow read a resolution of appreciation for Maynard, a Flint-area resident and alumna of the School of Social Work. The resolution cited Maynard’s “strong support for the University’s affirmative action efforts, women’s and gender equity issues, and initiatives to increase the … [Full Story]

Meeting Watch: City Council (6 Nov 2008)

City Apartments

Developers for the City Apartments PUD show elevations and materials to city council.

On a night when nobody showed up for public commentary reserved time, council passed the majority of its agenda items with no discussion. Noteworthy exceptions included the City Apartments PUD project (passed), Quickie Burger’s application for a liquor license transfer (postponed), and a decision to go into closed session (passed – with the discussion and dissent by councilmember Marcia Higgins fairly characterized as somewhat lighthearted). The mood was a little more relaxed than is typical, and a bit sentimental, as council said farewell to four of its members: Ron Suarez, Joan Lowenstein, Stephen Kunselman, and Chris Easthope. [Full Story]