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Churchill Downs Park Stormwater Basin Zoom Meeting Jan 25 2022

The City of Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County are collaborating on a project to design and construct stormwater management control measures for the Churchill Park Pond in the Lansdowne/Churchill neighborhood to address flooding and overland water flow that can be the result of severe rainstorms. As part of the project, residents are invited to join the project’s virtual meeting to learn more about the project and the upcoming construction.


Tuesday, January 25, 2022 6:30 to 8:00 PM

This is a link to the event, including a Zoom link:


For more information, please visit the County's webpage on the project:


Also from the County website:

January 7, 2022 - Project Update

  • EGLE (formerly the DEQ) has received everything they need to issue a permit. It is still in draft form but I expect to have the final version in hand promptly.

  • We are pulling together the final design elements and coordinating with the reconstruction of Scio Church Road (City of Ann Arbor). We’re at, let’s say, 90%.

  • We’ll have a information session on Zoom on Jan 25 at 6:30PM. Find additional information and a link to the meeting in the Calendar Event.

  • We’ll send out postcard invites to the neighborhood, post on NextDoor and send individual letters to adjacent property owners. If you know of someone who live adjacent to the construction please pass word of the meeting along to them.


For more information, this is the City page for Churchill Downs park:


This is the Washtenaw County's website page with more information about the stormwater basin project : https://www.washtenaw.org/3237/Churchill-Downs-Park-Stormwater-Basin

For questions, please contact Harry Sheehan, Chief Deputy Water Resources Commissioner for Washtenaw County (sheehanh@washtenaw.org)

I previously posted about this project: