Detroit City Council

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Name: Detroit City Council
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 3 reports

Duggan tries to sell Detroit City Council on new regional water authority

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan pitched a proposal creating a new regional water authority to the Detroit City Council Wednesday.Duggan has signed a memorandum of understanding moving day-to-day control over Detroit’s regional water system to a new Great Lakes ... [Published Michigan Public Radio - 9 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Detroit mayor lays out new water plan

DEPARTMENT TAKES CENTER STAGE IN BANKRUPTCY COURT AND AT CITY COUNCIL. TODAY, WE ARE GETTING OUR FIRST REAL LOOK AT JUST HOW BAD THE CRISIS IS INVOLVING DETROIT'S WATER SYSTEM. GOOD AFTERNOON THANK YOU FOR JOINING US I'M RHONDA WALKER. NIGHT. IN A MEETING ... [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Detroit City Council approves bankruptcy exit financing

9:21 p.m. EDTDETROIT (WKZO) -- The Detroit City Council has approved 275-million dollars in bankruptcy exit financing.On Monday, council members unanimously approved a resolution supporting the funding the city needs to exit bankruptcy. Councilwoman Raquel ... [Published WKZO-AM - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Council Seeks Help For Neighborhoods In New Bridge Project

"Our alternate proposal brings more value because it actually takes into consideration community benefits and re-investment in the Delray community."Detroit City Council member Racquel Castaneda-Lopez.The Detroit City Council voted Monday to transfer ... [Published WDET 101.9FM - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE 3-Detroit reaches bankruptcy deal with fiercest creditor

(Recasts to add anticipated filing of new version of Detroitplan later on Monday, change in hearing schedule, vote byDetroit City Council on exit financing)By Lisa Lambert(Reuters) - Detroit on Monday officiallysettled with one of its fiercest creditors, ... [Published Reuters - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

$80 million for the train station? Skeptics doubt it.

In the more than 20 years since the trains stopped running at the Michigan Central Station, dreamers and schemers have suggested all sorts of new uses for the depot: a casino, convention center, world trade mart, Detroit police headquarters and more.Nothing ... [Published Detroit Free Press - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Detroit City Council approves $275M in bankruptcy exit financing

Detroit — The Detroit City Council unanimously approved a resolution Monday supporting the $275 million in financing the city needs when it exits bankruptcy.The city announced in August it had reached a deal with Barclays Capital Inc, which will provide ... [Published Detroit News - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Detroit Becomes Official Welcoming City

This morning at 9:00 a.m., Detroit City Council Members Raquel Castañeda-López and André Spivey will launch the Detroit Immigration Task Force. As its first action, the Task Force will announce the City of Detroit is joining the national “Welcoming Cities ... [Published Michigan Chronicle - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Orr, Duggan want more properties to go to Detroit land bank

The Detroit City Council is slated to vote this week on a plan that would speed big city property transfers to the Detroit land bank.Detroit emergency manager Kevyn Orr proposed the measure last week, allowing the city to transfer some city-owned properties ... [Published Michigan Public Radio - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Official: Shuttered train depot could get overhaul

An official says the shuttered Michigan Central train depot in Detroit could get $80 million in renovations over the next three years.The Detroit Free Press reports (http://on.freep.com/1y5UJdI ) Detroit International Bridge Co. President Dan Stamper ... [Published KansasCity.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Great Lakes Water Authority getting cool reception from Macomb County

Detroit — Officials from Wayne and Oakland counties expressed confidence their commissioners will vote to approve membership in a new regional water authority, but one Macomb official declined to commit Thursday, saying the plan is being viewed with ... [Published Detroit News - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Land sale for bridge rejected by Detroit City Council

DETROIT (WKZO) -- Detroit emergency manager Kevyn Orr is expected to move forward on a 1.4-million dollar sale of land for the new bridge linking the city to Canada. The City Council, however, unanimously rejected the deal in a symbolic vote on Tuesday, ... [Published 92.9 WLMI - Sep 11 2014]

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"When I was a member of the Detroit City Council, I helped pass the first local phosphorus restrictions," Levin said in a statement. "We are still fighting harmful algal blooms today, and this grant will help make that fight more effective."
"Our alternate proposal brings more value because it actually takes into consideration community benefits and re-investment in the Delray community."
Detroit will need about "$850m just to address neighborhood blight in the next few years. Addressing the larger-scale commercial sites across the city could add an additional $500m to $1bn because of their much larger size and their potential for greater environmental issues" according to the 341-page report

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Duggan tries to sell Detroit City Council on ne... [Published Michigan Public Radio - 9 hours ago]
Duggan pitches water authority plan to Detroit ... [Published Detroit News - 17 hours ago]
Detroit mayor lays out new water plan [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - 18 hours ago]
Detroit council to hear water authority details [Published Detroit News - 22 hours ago]
U-M awarded $653k grant to study algal blooms, ... [Published AnnArbor.com - 23 hours ago]
Detroit City Council approves bankruptcy exit f... [Published WKZO-AM - Sep 17 2014]
Levin, Stabenow announce grant for forecasting ... [Published U.S. Senator Carl Levin - Sep 17 2014]
$500,000 grant to grow Global Detroit programming [Published Crains Detroit Business - Sep 16 2014]
Detroit to Build Massive, 150 Acre Urban Farm [Published EcoLocalizer - Sep 16 2014]
Council Seeks Help For Neighborhoods In New Bri... [Published WDET 101.9FM - Sep 16 2014]
Detroit Bankruptcy: City Strikes Deal with Majo... [Published International Business Times UK - Sep 16 2014]
$80 million for the train station? Skeptics dou... [Published Detroit Free Press - Sep 16 2014]
Detroit Reaches Bankruptcy Deal With Fiercest C... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 16 2014]
UPDATE 3-Detroit reaches bankruptcy deal with f... [Published Reuters - Sep 16 2014]
Detroit City Council approves $275M in bankrupt... [Published Detroit News - Sep 15 2014]
Detroit Becomes Official Welcoming City [Published Michigan Chronicle - Sep 15 2014]
Orr, Duggan want more properties to go to Detro... [Published Michigan Public Radio - Sep 15 2014]
Official: Shuttered train depot could get overhaul [Published KansasCity.com - Sep 15 2014]
Creditor Syncora to drop objections to Orr's pl... [Published Detroit Free Press - Sep 15 2014]
Nancy Kaffer: Moroun low-balls Detroit, but cit... [Published Detroit Free Press - Sep 15 2014]
Detroit bankruptcy: Pivotal progress in trial's... [Published Detroit Free Press - Sep 14 2014]
Canton officials warn about the use of the synt... [Published MyFox Detroit - Sep 12 2014]
Awaiting word from feds, NITC officials continu... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Sep 12 2014]
Cold realities of new water authority deal sink... [Published Detroit Free Press - Sep 12 2014]
Great Lakes Water Authority getting cool recept... [Published Detroit News - Sep 11 2014]
Editorial: Water deal should move region forward [Published Detroit News - Sep 11 2014]
Land sale for bridge rejected by Detroit City C... [Published 92.9 WLMI - Sep 11 2014]
Orr spokesman: Up to 45,000 city-owned parcels ... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Sep 10 2014]
Detroit Bankruptcy Breakthrough: Regional Water... [Published Planetizen - Sep 10 2014]
County commissioners cautiously optimistic abou... [Published Detroit News - Sep 10 2014]
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Detroit to Build Massive, 150 Acre Urban Farm [Published EcoLocalizer - Sep 16 2014]
Nine million dollars, per square mile, per year. That’s what it costs the city of Detroit to simply maintain the vacant property they ended up with when the city’s economy dried up and the population bailed. That adds up to more than $360 million, ...
Detroit Reaches Bankruptcy Deal With Fiercest C... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 16 2014]
By Lisa Lambert DETROIT (Reuters) - Detroit on Monday officially settled with one of its fiercest creditors, removing a major hurdle for the city to exit its historic bankruptcy but possibly creating another delay in the trial on restructuring its ...
First the "bailout". Now the spending begins!--... [Published MuskegonPundit - Aug 24 2014]
Kevyn Orr Boosts Funding For Detroit City Council To Expand Staff –  Deadline Detroit : "Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr has increased funding this fiscal year for operation of Detroit City Council offices, allowing members to expand the size and pay of ...
Kwame's lawyer as SOC?!!!!-----As Democrats ass... [Published MuskegonPundit - Aug 18 2014]
Tim Skubick: As Democrats assemble November slate, could Secretary of State nominee raise eyebrows? |MLive.com :"Democrats do not appear to be concerned that one of their statewide candidates has done legal work for Matty Moroun and the former Mayor ...
The Daily Docket: Lehman Sets $4.6B Unsecured C... [Published WSJ.com: Bankruptcy Beat - Aug 15 2014]
General unsecured creditors of Lehman Brothers Inc. will receive $4.6 billion in their first distribution, perhaps as soon as next month. The Wall Street Journal has the Daily Bankruptcy Review article here . (Daily Bankruptcy Review is a daily newsletter ...
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