Stories indexed with the term ‘Ann Arbor City Concil’

Ann Arbor to Get New HR and Payroll Software

A $570,900 contract with NuView Inc. to replace the city’s human resource and payroll system has been approved by the Ann Arbor city council. Action came at the council’s June 16, 2014 meeting.

The staff memo accompanying the item explains why the existing software, acquired in 2007, is being replaced:
In 2007, the City installed a Human Resource and Payroll system called Ultipro, by Ultimate Software. The Ultipro system included modules for Recruiting, Benefits Administration, Human Resource Administration and Payroll. The City has experienced a variety of issues related to the underlying database architecture utilized by Ultimate Software. In addition, due to changes such as new legislative requirements, the increase in recruiting volume and the increase in manual data entry involved in … [Full Story]

Council Loan Extension on Y Lot: Timing Backup

As a hedge – against the possibility that not all the due diligence is completed and the closing on the sale of the former Y lot is delayed past Dec. 16 – the Ann Arbor council has approved a six-month extension on an installment purchase agreement with Bank of Ann Arbor for $3.5 million. That’s the amount the city owes as a balloon payment on the property it purchased 10 years ago.

An agreement to sell the old Y lot on William Street between Fourth and Fifth avenues downtown – to hotelier Dennis Dahlmann for $5.25 million – was approved by the council at its Nov. 18, 2013 meeting. [.pdf of rider] [.pdf of sales agreement]

The interest rate … [Full Story]

Ann Arbor to SEMCOG on Highways: No Thanks

A resolution opposing the proposed expansion of I-94 in Detroit and I-75 in Oakland County has been passed by the Ann Arbor city council. The council’s symbolic action came at its June 17, 2013 meeting. The Washtenaw County board of commissioners passed a similar resolution at its June 5, 2013 meeting. The interstate highway expansion is a part of SEMCOG’s 2040 Regional Transportation Plan with an estimated cost of $4 billion.

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]