Ann Arbor, Michigan
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This website was most recently evaluated Dec. 13, 2012.
- Elected Officials
- Contact information for elected officials is posted. 
- Contact information for administration officials is posted. 
- Local tax information is posted. 
- Public Records
- Forms and applications for zoning 
- Contracts and bid information is online. 
- Lobbying affiliations are not listed. The city is a member of the Michigan Municipal League, but this is not made evident.
- Membership dues for Lobbying affiliations are not disclosed.
- Contracts with private individuals to lobby on the city's behalf are not published.
Ann Arbor was forced to terminate fire fighters after a multi-million deficit, but are still installing an $850,00 fountain in front of the police station. Only $6,000 of funding for the art project came from the cities general fund.