Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Update - Fuller Road Station


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Part 2

Update - Fuller Road Station with Rita Mitchell was recorded in the CTN studio on October 14, 2011.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

2011 Ballot issues and Millages


Part 1 - Karen Sidney and Nancy Kaplan discuss the November 2011 proposal for a street millage and the $30 Million in the current street fund balance.


Part 2 - Karen Sidney and Nancy Kaplan discuss the the proposed sidewalk millage tax increase.


Part 3 - Karen Sidney and Nancy Kaplan discuss the City Charter Amendment to change the composition of the Pension Board.


Part 4 - Karen Sidney and Nancy Kaplan discuss the proposed consolidation of the 911 Dispatch Center.

2011 Ballot Issues and Millages with Karen Sidney was recorded in the CTN studios on October 14, 2011

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Ann Arbor Newshawks


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Part 2

The Ann Arbor Newshawks with the Newshawk reporters was recorded in the CTN studios on September 9, 2011

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Allen's Creek Watershed Group

Vincent Caruso and Thomas Bletcher discuss the Ann Arbor Allen's Creek Watershed


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Allen's Creek  Watershed Group was recorded in the CTN studios on September 9, 2011

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Public Pension Reform

Financial planners Doug Gross and Mike McCarthy discuss the history of the Ann Arbor public employees pension troubles and the basic assumptions for funding a reasonable retirement. The Ann Arbor employees plan is compared to Governor Synder's plan.

Mr. Gross and Mr. McCarthy are founding members of the Public Employee Benefit Reform Council.  The PEBRC proposes pension reform by addressing:
1. Defined contribution and Percent Multiplier
2. Pension Spiking
3. Health Benefits
4. Impact of Retirement Age
5. Taxing Pensions



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Part 3

Public Pension Reform with Doug Gross and Mike McCarthy was recorded in the CTN studios on May 23, 2011.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Ann Arbor Food Gatherers

Nancy Kaplan and Mary Schlitt discuss feeding the hungry in Washtenaw County


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Part 2

Ann Arbor Food Gatherers with Mary Schllitt was recorded in the CTN studio on March 14, 2011.

Friday, April 1, 2011

Ann Arbor Public Art Commission

Nancy Kaplan interviews Jeff Meyers and Cheryl Zuellig of the Ann Arbor Public Art Commission.


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Part 2

Ann Arbor Public Art Commission with Jeff Meyers and Cheryl Zuellig was recorded in the CTN studios on March 2, 2011

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Ann Arbor Revenues vs Expenses

Nancy Kaplan and Karen Sidney discuss the financial condition of Ann Arbor.  Ms Sidney asserts that the problems are more the result of the inability to control spending than one of declining revenue.


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Revenues vs Expenses with Karen Sidney was recorded at the CTN studios on March 2, 2011.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Toxic Plume

Roger Rayle and Mike Gebhard discuss the Pall/Gelman ground water contamination in Ann Arbor and Scio Twp.



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Part 2

Toxic Plume with Roger Rayle and Mike Gebhard was recorded in the CTN studios on March 14, 2011