Developers who plan an Ann Arbor project that requires removal of an on-street metered public parking space may need to pay the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority $45,000 per space. But that’s still not decided after a second postponement of the question by the Ann Arbor city council. The payment would go to the Ann Arbor DDA, because the DDA manages the public parking system under a contract with the city.
The setting of that fee was postponed by the Ann Arbor city council at its Dec. 16, 2013 meeting after previously postponing at its Dec. 2 meeting.
The council will eventually be acting on a four-year-old recommendation approved by the Ann Arbor DDA in 2009:
Thus it is recommended that when developments …