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Troy council votes to offer $1.05 million to developer for Troy Transit Center property

Chad Halcom – The Troy City Council voted 7-0 Monday night to authorize an offer of $ 1.05 million to Grand/Sakwa Properties LLC, to reacquire the 2.7-acre Troy Transit Center property after the courts found it had reverted to private ownership. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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Developing Detroit: Punch Bowl Social coming to the ‘Z’; Council signs off on Joe Louis Arena demolition

A look at development stories from around the metro area this week Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Feds probe vote for Detroit City Council leadership

Federal law enforcement officials have subpoenaed the Rev. Horace Sheffield to find out what he knows about rumors that someone tried to pay Detroit City Council members to influence the outcome of the vote for the council presidency, according to sources familiar with the investigation. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit […]

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Detroit City Council narrowly approves new Joe Louis Arena lease to Red Wings

Detroit City Council narrowly approves new Joe Louis Arena lease to Red Wings The Detroit City Council on Monday narrowly approved a new Joe Louis Arena lease, clearing the way for a new Red Wings hockey venue north of downtown and marking the Joe for demolition once the team leaves, as early as the 2016-17 […]

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Detroit council approves arena lease in 5-4 vote

City Council narrowly approved today a lease agreement with Olympia Entertainment for Joe Louis Arena and parking structure that will pay the city rent, $ 5.2 million in cable fees and other fees over the next five years. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Despite concerns, Council signs off on final agreement for Detroit Red Wings’ Joe Louis Arena

Detroit City Council on Monday agreed to a new lease agreement with Detroit Red Wings owner Olympia Entertainment for the Joe Louis Arena. The agreement settles disputes between the Red Wings owners and the city, and paves the way for the Joe Louis Arena to be demolished while also putting Olympia in position. Full News […]

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Detroit council initiative to tackle issues facing black men

City Council members James Tate and Andre Spivey have launched a new task force aimed at addressing the most troubled segment of Detroit: black men. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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State approves funds to demolish Detroit Red Wings’ Joe Louis Arena; Council to consider lease Thursday

The board of the Michigan Strategic Fund to agreed Tuesday to give the city of Detroit $ 6 million in upfront funds to help with the demolition of the Joe Louis Arena when the Detroit Red Wings vacate it. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Detroit Council approves proposed $120M loan to improve services

The City Council on Friday voted in favor of a proposed $ 120 million loan for improvements to city services. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Council Approves Privatization Of Trash Pickup In Detroit; Service Split

Council Approves Privatization Of Trash Pickup In Detroit; Service Split … DETROIT (AP) – Detroit City Council has approved the privatization of garbage pickup, a $ 122 million move officials say won't save money but will improve and expand service. The council voted 5-3 to OK deals with two companies, which will each handle … Full […]

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John Warren elected Tribal Council chairman of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi

The seven-year veteran of the tribal council was elected during a special election on Jan. 25. and sworn into office on Saturday (Feb. 8). Full News here – Oakland Business

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Detroit Red Wings' new stadium land transfer approved by City Council

Detroit Red Wings' new stadium land transfer approved by City Council In one of the largest land transfers in the city's history, the Detroit City Council agreed Tuesday to hand over 39 parcels of land along the Cass Corridor to transform what was once a blighted, crime-ridden strip near downtown Detroit into a $ 650 […]

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Watch live: City Council to vote on new arena

What the Ilitch family is looking at building is ambitious and …Watch live here. Full News here – Click On Detroit News

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Detroit council votes today on arena deal; Ilitches to get land for $1

After weeks of debate and public meetings, the Detroit City Council decides today if it will transfer land along the desolate streets of the Cass Corridor for the Red Wings’ new $ 450-million arena district. The proposed deal – 39 vacant parcels just north of downtown for $ 1 – would be the city’s chief […]

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Chilling new leadership in Detroit City Council

Chilling new leadership in Detroit City Council Most people in Detroit yesterday were understandably focused on the bone-chilling cold, on attempts to get the streets cleared of snow, and to get those without heat to warming centers. But something else happened that sent a chill through those trying … Full News here – Read more […]

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