MLive April 17, 2017

That involves dedicating a percentage of downtown parking revenues for affordable housing, an idea former Council Member Stephen Kunselman recently proposed.

Kunselman was sitting in the audience Monday night.

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MLive March 17, 2017

“Good luck with your decision and may it be compliant with the law,” said former City Council Member Stephen Kunselman, who noted the IRS is currently conducting a compliance audit of the Build America Bonds used for the Library Lane garage, an issue he has raised questions about over the years.

 

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Council to vote on Library Lot sale despite legal questions

The Michigan Daily April 13, 2017

City Council will go ahead with a vote on a $10 million contract to sell the downtown Library Lot to Chicago-based real estate firm Core Spaces during its April 17 meeting, despite the raising of legal questions regarding the contract by former Councilmember Stephen Kunselman.

Kunselman raised concerns the sale of the lot to a private firm would jeopardize the tax-exempt status of the Build America Bonds that were used to fund construction of the surface and underground parking lots the Library Lot is currently used for.

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