CDC members expressed shock and said the councils are an important link between residents and government.
Under Detroit’s emergency manager, the city shut off water to more than 18,000 residents for delinquent bills.
Duggan said he plans to make it easier for cash-strapped delinquent customers to pay their bills by offering assistance but hinted that he wouldn’t stop the shutoffs for everyone.
The offer comes after the city has shut off 17,000 households for overdue water bills since March.
The city has shut off water to more than 15,000 delinquent homeowners and landlords but can’t keep pace with running water in vacant buildings.
People descended on downtown Detroit to protest Detroit’s massive water shutoffs, and they were accompanied by nurses who warned of an impending “public health emergency.”
Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr defended the shutoffs and urged protesters to end the “hysteria.”
After waiting 17 minutes for an ambulance that never showed up, firefighters placed the seizing boy in a fire truck and rushed to Children’s Hospital.
It was pitched as a blockbuster plan to save pensions and art during the bankruptcy.
State lawmakers are calling for an “immediate investigation” after the Motor City Muckraker revealed that Dillon landed a job with the bankruptcy consultant.