Ann Arbor Postpones Human Services Cuts

For fiscal year 2012, which begins July 1, 2011, the Ann Arbor city council voted unanimously at its May 2, 2011 meeting to postpone $1,159,029 in support for nonprofits that provide human services in the city. The amount reflects a 9% reduction from FY 2011. The council hopes to identify a way to make up that gap between now and its next meeting, when it approves the fiscal year 2012 budget.

The city’s support for human services is allocated in coordination with other agencies: United Way of Washtenaw county ($1,677,000), Washtenaw County ($1,015,000) and Washtenaw Urban County ($363,154).

This brief was filed from the city council’s chambers on the second floor of city hall, located at 301 E. Huron. A more detailed report will follow: [link]