This is a live blog for the Ypsilanti City Council meeting on Tuesday, March 19 at 7 p.m. Posting will begin an hour before the event and updates will take place throughout the weekend.
- This meeting comes over a week after former City Manager Darwin McClary resigned.
- McClary faced backlash for hiring a white fire chief from Novi instead of hiring a black chief who had served with the Ypsilanti Fire Department for more than 30 years.
- An emergency meeting was held on Thursday, March 7 where Frances McMullan, the former city clerk, was appointed to replace McClary.
- The meeting will feature a constituents forum, where Ypsilanti residents will be allowed to speak their concerns directly to the city council and mayor.
- Mayor Beth Bashert will lead the meeting. Mayor Pro-Tem Lois Richardson and other council members will be in attendance. McMullan is expected to attend
- The agenda will be posted 30 minutes before the meeting on Tuesday.
Main Agenda Items
- The results from the Peninsular Dam Survey will be shared with the council.
- Public comment will allow constituents to share any information with the mayor and council.
- An ordinance that would limit the number of firearms sold within city limits will be discussed.
Do you approve of city council's decision to appoint Frances McMullan as city manager?
- Yes (0%, 0 Votes)
- No (0%, 0 Votes)
- Unsure (0%, 0 Votes)
Total Voters: 0