Jane’s Newsletters

Jane’s Second Ward Updates cover a wide range of issues facing the city.
Below are the topic lists of two newsletters.  You can see the complete newsletter by clicking the link at the end of the topic list.


May 5, 2020 Second Ward Update

  • COVID-19 Impacts on City Government Services and Facilities
  • 2nd Ward Projects and Topics
    • UM Vehicle Maintenance Facility on Dean Rd. (Green-Baxter area)
    • Nixon-Traver Sidewalk Project
    • Traffic Calming on Glenwood
    • Huron Hills Golf Course Stormwater and Ecological Design Project
    • Glazier Hill Park – Miller Creek Stream Stabilization Project
    • Proposed Re-Development of 3611-3621 Plymouth Road
    • Gallup Park Path and Road Improvements
    • Updates on Other 2nd Ward Projects:
      • Annual Street Re-surfacing Program
      • Nixon Corridor Improvement Project
      • Riverview Sewer and Water Main project
  • Solid Waste, Recycling and City’s Material Recovery Facility
    • Solid Waste Resource Management Plan (SWRMP) Recommendations
    • Contract for Recyclables Processing & MRF Operation
    • Next Steps
  • Land Use, Zoning and Development Regulations
    • City Master Plan Update
    • Proposed New Zoning Classification – Transit Supported District
    • Potential Short-term Rental Regulations in Ann Arbor
  • Affordable Housing on City-Owned Properties
  • Ann Arbor’s Proposed Carbon Neutrality Plan
  • City Budget
    • Budget Process and Priorities
    • FY21 Budget Status – COVID Impacts and Next Steps
  • Center of the City Urban Park-Commons

Click here to download the update:  LummUpdate_2020-05-03


July 11, 2019 Second Ward Update

  • 2nd Ward Construction Project Updates
    • Huron Parkway at Hubbard
    • Riverview/Dover/Huntington Water-Sewer-Street Project
    • Miller Creek Stream Restoration at Glazier Hill Park
    • DhuVarren Sidewalk Assessment Project (not ward 2 but nextdoor neighbor)
  • Proposed “Road Diets”
    • Earhart Road from US23 to Waldenwood-Greenhills
    • Green Road from Plymouth to Burbank
    • Traverwood Drive from Plymouth to Huron Parkway
  • Solid Waste – Recycling – Material Recovery Facility (MRF)
    • Potential Regional Authority
    • MRF Proposal – Competitive Bidding for Service Providers
  • Fiscal Year 2020 City Budget and Fiscal Year 2021 Financial Plan
    • Council-Proposed Budget Amendments
    • Adopted FY20 Budget – Highlights and Key Data
  • Non-Partisan Local Elections
  • 841 Broadway Development Proposal
  • Other Updates
    • New Police Chief
    • Master Plan Update

Click here to download the update: LummUpdate20190709