Stories indexed with the term ‘operating agreement’

Ann Arbor to Pursue Deals with Uber, Lyft

The Ann Arbor city council has directed city administrator Steve Powers to negotiate operating agreements with transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft. The council’s action came at its Sept. 2, 2014 meeting, after a discussion that lasted about 45 minutes.

The council’s vote on the question was 8-3 over dissent from Sumi Kailasapathy (Ward 1), Stephen Kunselman (Ward 3) and Mike Anglin (Ward 5).

The resolution sets the second meeting in October – Oct. 20, 2014 – as the date on which Powers is to return to the council with operating agreements to be approved by the city council.

The council’s Sept. 2 action comes after it rejected an ordinance change on Aug. 18, 2014 that would have required all drivers for hire … [Full Story]

UM Regents Amend Operating Agreement

An operating agreement for the Michigan Advanced Development and Manufacturing Center (MADMC) was amended by the University of Michigan board of regents at its Sept. 20, 2012 meeting. According to a staff memo, the change aims to ”provide potential MADMC leadership candidates with the level of management independence and operational flexibility needed to effectively direct a manufacturing start-up enterprise.” The memo states that MADMC is pursuing “contractual opportunities that would utilize the assets at NCRC.” The NCRC is the North Campus Research Complex, which the university bought from Pfizer in 2009.

MADMC has been a low-profile venture, and hasn’t been explicitly discussed by the regents. Formed in March of 2012, it was created by UM to seek a U.S. Dept. of Defense … [Full Story]