Stories indexed with the term ‘601 S. Forest’

Meeting Watch: Pre-council Caucus (19 Oct 2008)

Topics addressed by residents at Sunday night’s caucus with council ranged from 601 S. Forest to fluoride. Comments at caucus revealed that residents opposed to the 601 S. Forest development believe that city council has a decent hand to play even if the developer holds a trump card – a matter-of-right 25-story project. [Full Story]

Meeting Watch: A2 Brownfield (13 Oct 2008)

At 6 p.m. Monday evening, The Chronicle counted at least 12 residents in the sixth-floor conference room of the Larcom Building who were there to listen in on the discussion of the brownfield redevelopment proposals for three sites: 601 S. Forest, Michigan Inn, and Maple Shoppes.
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Meeting Watch: City Council (6 Oct 2008)

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Tom Partridge. Partridge described himself as a “proud and determined Democrat,” stressing the importance of electing Democrats in general and specifically Mark Schauer to replace Tim Wahlberg in the 7th Congressional District. He said that he is running as a write-candidate for state representative in the 52nd District because he’s not convinced that any of the other candidates, including the incumbent Democrat, are running on truly progressive platforms.

Jim Mogensen. Mogensen reiterated his remarks made at the previous night’s caucus about student occupancy at The Courtyards. The situation is reflected in a document that was included in the “communications to council” section of the agenda packet, which is a letter from the University of Michigan to … [Full Story]

Meeting Watch: Pre-Council Caucus (5 Oct 2008)

Councilmembers listened to concerns from citizens related to the 601 S. Forest project, an alley off Fourth Avenue downtown, odd easement conditions put forth by the University of Michigan, the city’s long-term financial health, and ballot language limiting sale of park land. [Full Story]