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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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Lupher named Citizens Research Council president following Krichbaum

Lupher named Citizens Research Council president following Krichbaum’s resignation

Chris Gautz – Eric Lupher was named president of the Livonia-based Citizens Research Council of Michigan on Friday by its board of directors following the resignation of Daniel Krichbaum. Krichbaum, the former Michigan Department of Civil Rights executive director, resigned from CRC on Sept. 1 on the advice of his doctors after suffering a stroke […]

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City Council rejects $1.4-million land deal for new Detroit-Windsor bridge

City Council on Tuesday rejected a $ 1.4-million offer for 301 parcels of land that would be used to build a new bridge to Canada, according to the Associated Press. Full News here – Detroit News

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City Council wants developers to deliver jobs they promise for Detroiters

Marathon Petroleum’s shortcomings in hiring Detroiters and the $ 1 sale of a swath of city-owned land for the new Red Wings arena illustrate a need for more accountability, supporters of the ordinance say. Full News here – freep

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Detroit City Council signs off on operating and construction agreements for Woodward streetcar

Organizers behind a 3.3-mile streetcar line along Woodward Avenue said today that groundbreaking and construction details of the transit project “will be announced in the coming weeks” — with an indication work should begin next month. The news follows Detroit City Council’s unanimous approval of the M-1 Rail project’s operating and construction agreement today.  Organizers also said in a […]

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Detroit City Council approves water rate hike

The Detroit City Council has approved a rate hike that is expected to raise water and sewerage bills by almost 9 percent. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Detroit council to vote on proposed hike in water rates

Detroit council to vote on proposed hike in water rates Detroit — The City Council approved Tuesday a proposed hike in water rates for the city's customers set by the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department for the upcoming fiscal year. The 6-2 approval of a 4.6 percent increase will aid the ailing water … Full […]

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Detroit council gives final OK to transfer DIA assets to trust

The City Council today gave its final approval of a bankruptcy plan to transfer the assets of the Detroit Institute of Arts to an irrevocable trust in exchange for state and foundation funding to aid city pensioners. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit council unanimously approves charitable trust for DIA art

The Detroit City Council voted to move artwork threatened by the city’s bankruptcy into a charitable trust. Full News here – Detroit News

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Council votes to transfer DIA assets to trust

The City Council today voted to endorse Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr’s plan to transfer assets of the Detroit Institute of Arts to an irrevocable trust in exchange for $ 661 million in aid for city pensions. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit council chief Jones takes cooperative tone with Duggan

— Council President Brenda Jones is setting a different tone for the city and its legislative body by coordinating with Mayor Mike Duggan on key issues and working collaboratively with her eight colleagues. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit council president calls state policing of Belle Isle a 'disgrace'

Detroit council president calls state policing of Belle Isle a 'disgrace' Detroit City Council President Brenda Jones said the new security at the state-run Belle Isle park is a “disgrace” and she will be raising her concerns with state officials. Jones said about 500 people have been arrested on the island since the state … […]

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Vote to be held Wednesday for neighborhood advisory council on $650 million Detroit Red Wings project

The advisory group will have 16 members, four of whom have been chosen by city council. The remaining 12 will be chosen by the community at Wednesday’s meeting, which is taking place at 6 p.m. at the Block at Cass Park, 2727 Second Ave. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Vote to be held Wednesday for neighborhood advisory council on $650 million Detroit Red Wings project

The advisory group will have 16 members, four of whom have been chosen by city council. The remaining 12 will be chosen by the community at Wednesday’s meeting, which is taking place at 6 p.m. at the Block at Cass Park, 2727 Second Ave. Full News here – Detroit News

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Mayor, city council team up for new radio ad

“Have you ever thought you’d see the mayor and council working together?,? says the voice on a Detroit radio ad. No we didn’t. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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