In 1999, the Washtenaw-Potawatomi Land Trust prepared a comparison of land use costs for the Ann Arbor Township Board.

This is akin to the 150+ Cost of Community Services studies analyzed by the American Farmland Trust.  But it's right next door.  

As we have said before, Residential Development, the rooftops that a few Township residents are constantly promoting, cost more in tax dollars than they bring in.  Open space and farmland are net revenue producers.

You can view the entire report online here on Slideshare.

Some of the pages are sideways.  They will be easier to read if you download the report from here as a pdf.   You can then rotate the pages in your pdf viewer.

Whether you see it immediately or end up downloading depends on your computer and how your web browser is configured.