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Seat open on Detroit City Council

Detroit City Council has an open seat.  After putting out the help wanted sign, the applications are in. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Minority supplier council names new leader; former head to be honored at charity gala

Dustin Walsh – The Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council has hired Michelle Sourie Robinson as its new president and CEO. She will succeed Louis Green in the nonprofit’s top post, starting Jan. 5. Robinson comes to the Detroit-based MMSDC after more than 13 years at Home Depot Inc., most recently as its director of supplier […]

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Municipal Advisory Council of Michigan names Diebel executive director

Municipal Advisory Council of Michigan names Diebel executive director

Tom Henderson – Alfred Diebel has been named the new executive director, effective Jan. 1, of the Detroit-based Municipal Advisory Council of Michigan, the information and service organization for businesses involved in the municipal bond industry. Diebel, 60, replaces Jim Bickley, who is retiring. Most recently, Diebel was a member of the executive management team […]

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Michael Gavin named to 2015 Executive Council at Raymond James

Michael Gavin, a certified financial planner at Gavin & Associates, LLC, 800 Cambridge, Suite 100, in Midland, recently was named a member of the Raymond James Financial Services 2015 Executive Council. Full News here – Oakland Business

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City Council moves toward filling open seat

Detroit City Council formally approved a resolution Wednesday that established the process to appoint a replacement for former council member Sanuteel Jenkins. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Detroit council OKs FGIC bankruptcy settlement

Detroit council OKs FGIC bankruptcy settlement The Detroit City Council today approved a crucial bankruptcy settlement that would pave the way for the demolition of the Joe Louis Arena to make way for a new hotel. The deal with bondholder Financial Guaranty Insurance Co. still must be approved by U … Full News here – […]

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Crain’s week in news, Oct. 11-17: Jenkins resigns Detroit council seat to join THAW as CEO; Detroit names deputy mayor

Crain’s staff – Saunteel Jenkins resigned from the Detroit City Council on Friday to become CEO of Detroit-based nonprofit The Heat and Warmth Fund. Jenkins will officially step down from the council Nov. 7 and take the reins at THAW Nov. 10. She will replace Susan Sherer, who stepped down from THAW Sept. 1. Full […]

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Saunteel Jenkins resigns from Detroit City Council to become CEO of THAW

Saunteel Jenkins resigns from Detroit City Council to become CEO of THAW

Amy Haimerl and Dustin Walsh – Detroit City Council member Saunteel Jenkins announced her resignation from the position Friday to become the CEO of Detroit-based nonprofit The Heat and Warmth Fund. Jenkins will officially step down from the public post on Nov. 7 and take the reins at THAW on Nov. 10. She has served […]

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Detroit City Council Votes to Remove Emergency Manager

Detroit City Council Votes to Remove Emergency Manager DETROIT—The City Council voted unanimously Thursday to eject the state-appointed emergency manager who led the city into the nation's largest municipal bankruptcy filing last year. Michigan law allows city councils to vote with a two-thirds majority … Full News here – Read more on Wall Street Journal

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‘Better days are ahead for Detroit,’ says governor after council approves leadership transition plan

Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday evening praised a move by Detroit’s elected mayor and council to take back control of city operations while keeping Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr in place to oversee the end of the municipal bankruptcy case he built. Full News here – Detroit News

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Emergency manager becomes object of desire for Detroit council that shunned him

Emergency manager becomes object of desire for Detroit council that shunned him

Bloomberg News – Kevyn Orr became Detroit’s emergency manager last year with power to overrule a city council that couldn’t wait to get rid of him. Now that it can, it may keep him a while longer. As Detroit’s record $ 18 billion Chapter 9 bankruptcy trial heads home, the practical need for Orr to […]

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Crain's week in news, Sept. 13-19: Detroit council OKs creation of water

Crain's week in news, Sept. 13-19: Detroit council OKs creation of water … A plan to create the regional Great Lakes Water Authority was approved Friday by the Detroit City Council, AP reported. Council members voted 7-2 for the deal that would see suburbs in the water and sewerage system pay Detroit $ 50 million […]

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Detroit City Council passes water authority

The Great Lakes Water Authority is one step closer to creation, following it’s passage by Detroit City Council. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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LIVE: Duggan and Council meet on water authority

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is set to go before the Detroit City Council to discuss the Great Lakes Water Authority. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Detroit Mayor, Council Members Happy With Productive Tone Of Retreat

Detroit Mayor, Council Members Happy With Productive Tone Of Retreat “It's a great opportunity for the leaders and the decision-makers in Detroit to come under one roof and really talk about an agenda together,” Leland said. “I was very impressed — all nine council people, the mayor was there on Friday morning with his … […]

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