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o#urdoy, April 3, 1976

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Page Five

~aturday, April 3, 1976 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Page Five

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city

candidates

stand

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ISSUES

Ballot Proposal:
door-to-door
voter registration

Ballot Proposal:
repeal of prefer-
ential voting

Ballot Proposal:
road
millage

Rent
Control

Budget
Priorities

University's
Committment to
the City

Civilian Control
of the
Police

Are human rights
ordinances ade-
quately enforced?

City Planning
Priorities

Is there a race
problem in
Ann Arbor?

WARD ONE

Supports.

Opposes.

Opposes.

Ezra Rowry (D)

Supports.

Supports.

Opposes.

Favors "some tyl
of rent control.
"If the city woul
just enforce the
housing codes me
strictly, many pr
lems would be rt
solved."
Supports rent co,
trol in the form c
a charter amend-
ment.

Wendell Allen (R)

pe" 1. Human services
(i.e.: police).
2. Increase in wate
sewage capacity.
d 1. Release of CDRS
funds.
ore 2. Establishment of
ob- a permanent rape
e- council.
3. Fixing and
cleaning streets.
n- 1. Free 24-hour pub
of lic transportation.
- 2. Cityfunded day
care center.
3. Human services
(i.e.: free legal hell
for the unemployed)

"Financial burdens
incurred by the city
r because of thn U
should be paid by
the state." Says
there should also be
restrictions on U's
expansion.
University should
start paying proper-
ty taxes to the city
at a rate frozen on
the date of pur-
chase.
- "The U is a corpora-
tion just like any
other corporation,
and they should b:.
paying the kinds of
p taxes that corpora-
. ions do."

Has not pledged
firm support of a
control 5oard, but
says he would study
it as a possibility.
"There should be
citizen input into the
police force, but not
citizen control."

Ordinances are
largely ignored.
Dept. should be try-
ing to influence atti-
tudinal cnanges in
the community.
"I think the spirit of
the human rights
ordinances are be-
ing lived up to."

"No specific plans.
Growth must be cur-
tailed until an inves-
tigation is done
studying our capac-
ity for growth."
Believes city should
try to attract more
companies in an ef-
fort to increase the
tax base and expand
the job market.
More low-cost hous-
ing and improve-
ment of existing
low-income units.

Says stricter en-
forcement of human-
rights ordinances is
most feasible solu-
tion to race prob-
lems.
Believes "race rela-
tions should be tak-
en out of politics"
but admits that rac-
ial tension does
exist.
Says it is the big-
gest problem in the
ward, and an out-
growth of segrega-
tion and unemploy-
ment.

Supports.

Opposes.

Opposes.

Diane Aulin (SHRP)

Supports idea of
citizen control
board, and also)
thinks that guns
should be take-i
away from city
police.

a

The Human Rights
Dept. should be put
under the control of
those it is set up to
protect -- gays,
blacks, welfare re-
cipients, etc.

WARD TWO

Supports.

Opposes.

No stand.

Earl Greene (D)

Would rather work
to inform tenants of
their rights, keep
housing within code,
penalize delinquent
landlords. Would
support a temporary
rent freeze.

Supports.

Suppors.

No stand.

James Reynolds (R)

More con-
cerned with quality
than price. "It won't
affect the vacancy
rate. We need more
housing."

1. Establishment of
a Human Services
Commission to sup-
port human rights
ordinances.
2. Housing.
3. Day care.
1. Educating stud-
snts on city govern-
rnent.
?. More public
:ransportation.
1. Housing
2. Human rights
dept.
3. Improve street;,
without increasing
taxes.

Thinks U should pay
something, but does-
n't know how much.
"We should
explore it."
'It's so complex, I
ion't know.' Sug-
gests that decisions
>e arbitrated at a
lepartmental level
(i.e. fire control,
police, etc )
Says U would be
paying enough if it
provided adequate
housing, and cooper-
ated with commun-
ity in use of facili-
ties.

1. Review niring
practices.
2. Re-educate offic-
ers (i.e., through
sensitivity training).
3. Thinks removal of
"high command
may be necessary.

"Pretty satisfied"
with police dept. as
presently structur-
ed.

"Personally I have-
n't heard of any
complaints or viola-
tions," but if prob-
lems do exist, "lets
investigate them."

Supports limited
growth, No high-
rises. Favors more
light industry.

"I was never aware
that we had a racial
problem in Ann
Akbor."

Reorganize Human
Rights Dept. under a
new Human Serv-
ices Commission.
Present set-up
ineffective.

Says he is not 'anti-
growth" but wants
to preserve "neigh-
borhood integrity."
No high-rises m re-
sidential areas.

Acknowledges the
problem, and wants
to equalize living
conditions to allev-
iate tension.

Supports.

Opposes.

Opposes.

Favors resurrection
of last year's oro-
posal.

Diane Kohn (SHRP)

Supports a commun-
ity control board
empowered to dis-
cipline and fire of-
ficers. No guns for
police.

Not publicized well
enough for people to
know their tights.
They must be en-
forced.

Favors "controlled
growth," and wants
increased supply of
low and middle in-
come housing. En-
courges better use of
land (i.e.: rooftop
gardens).

Emphasizes that it
is a "national prob-
lem. Encourages ex-
tinction of all pre-
judices: race, sex,
age, etc.

WARD THREE

Supports.

Supports.

Supports.

Waiting for final re-
port of Mayor's com-
mittee befoge decd-
ing. Says use of
more building in-
spectors will help in
an indirect way.

Marlin Black (D)

1. Streamlining of
police: more patrol-
men, fewer com-
manders, and more
women.
2. Improvement of
substandard streets.
3. Solution to the
flooding problem in
southern part of the
ward.

Supports an increas-
ed committment to
the city.

"I like that idea
very much, though
there may be trouble
with the police un-
ion."

Inadequate. Not
enough women in
the city govern-
ment.

Supports "negat;ve
planning, with con-
trol over further
wild expansion."
Wants "tasteul,
aesthetic remodeling
in older parts of
the city.'

Some exists, but not
as much as five
years ago. Thinks
situation has been
quieted by having a
black mayor and
black city adminis-
trator.

Opposes.

Supports.

Supports.

No.
"Free enterprise
is the only
solution to high
rent."

Basic city services
-police, fire, roads,
and parks.

Supports an increase
in the U's committ-
ment.

Opposes. "We have
citizen control
through council."

Inadequate. Human
Rights Dept. needs
bigger staff.

1. Expansion of com-
patible industry.
2. Police, fire, roads,
and parks, in that
order.

"I believe citizen
sensitivity is higher
in Ann Arbor, there-
fore I don't believe
there is any more
tension than in any
other city."

Roger Berlola (R)

WARD FOUR
James Kenworthy (D)

Supports.

Opposes.

Supports.

Has "wait and see" Strong orientation
attitude. "If it toward social serv-
comes right dawn to ices.
it, I'll vote for it.'
Says there are prob-
lems involved in it.
No clear position. 1. Greater fiscal
Leans toward better responsibility
inspection of hous- 2. Streets
ing. 3. Police, fire.

"The U has neglect-
ed its financial
responsibilities."
Isn't familiar with
facts, but would like
to see U pay more
to city.

Doesn't feel it is an
issue. Issue is better
law enforcement.

No.

Social programs,
such as good low-
cost housing in the
inner city.

No. "There's still
lots of discrimina-
tion, though."

Supports in princi-
ple, but feels Demo-
crats misused it.

Supports

Opposes.

Opposes.

No comment.

Mary Lou Slater (R)

1. Streets.
2. Fire.
3. Crime control. "I
am not against soc-
ial services, but
some of that money
should go to repair
the streets."

"No, I don't think
so."

Supports.

Opposes.

Opposes.

Yes. "Mayor's blue- City services: day
ribbon committee care, job programs,
hasn't done a damn etc.
thing about housing
nnr ..an ,.tnl "

"U should definitely
pay taxes to the
city. There is abso-
lutely no reason why
thev rdon't."

Madelyn Elder (SHRP)

Supports. "A lot of
citizen input is a
step towards every-
one taking care of
everyone else."

"City services
No. especially."

"We are pitted
against each other
by the people we
really should be
fighting.

aniu krent UcommaJ. ...a ..,....>. ~- -

WARD FIVE

Supports.

Opposes

Opposes.

"I would almost be
against it."

1. Road repair.
2. Improvement of

Thinks U should
bear more of the

"I think we shotil
have more to say

d There is not enough. Downtown r

enewal

Supports. Opposes. program.

program..

"I don't feel espec-
ially a lot of tension

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