Marcia Higgins (b. 1950) served as a Republican on the Ann Arbor City Council representing Ward 2 from November 1999 to November 2005, continuing her service as a Democrat from November 2005 to November 2013.
Higgins was a candidate for City Council in the August 2013 election, and lost to opponent Jack Eaton in a primary challenge.
Higgins served in 2012-2013 as Mayor Pro Tem, having been elected unanimously for that post by fellow members of council.
Re-election campaign 2013 - Information about Marcia's City Council service
- Worked with Georgetown residents on issues with Georgetown Mall
- Sponsored legislation to create Dicken Woods
- Worked with Allmendinger neighborhood on preservation of street trees, noise and traffic issues
- Worked successfully with Iroquois residents to protect traffic calming program
- Led successful effort to "down-zone" Lower Burns Park neighborhood
- Led the public process for downtown rezoning; ensured all voices were heard
- Co-sponsored legislation creating Germantown historic district study committee
- Worked with City attorneys to ensure that the popular Westside Farmer's Market could remain up and running.
- Link to A2Gov site showing legislation initiated by Marcia, as well as the committees on which she serves.
In the news
- Higgins, Briere win re-election, LSA senior loses council bid, Michigan Daily, Nov 3, 2009
- Marcia Higgins stories on AnnArbor.com
- Marcia Higgins stories on Ann Arbor Chronicle
- Marcia Higgins stories in Heritage Media newspapers
- Marcia Higgins stories in the Google News archives