Mayor Duggan’s administration wasted no time Sunday demanding that the road block be removed immediately.
Grosse Pointe Park has found plenty of clever ways to block one of its busiest borders with Detroit – erect a large pile of snow, delay work on a water main project and build a farmer’s market in the middle of the road.
Mayor Duggan tried to be nice. That didn’t work.
Grosse Pointe Park is moving the controversial sheds that have blocked off a main road at the border of Detroit all summer despite vocal opposition.
The damage occurred after Grosse Pointe Park officials acknowledged at a public meeting recently that they may back out of an agreement with Mayor Mike Duggan to remove the sheds.
Grosse Pointe Park has agreed to remove a controversial farmer’s market that blocked off the border of Detroit this summer under a potentially landmark agreement between the two disparate communities.
The choices to further divide Grosse Pointe Park from Detroit at Kercheval have hindered the economic, civil, and social interactions which the thoroughfare had provided.
Grosse Pointe Park’s decision to block a popular road at the border of Detroit with a farmer’s market may be a costly one.
Dozens of Grosse Pointers turned out to protest a shed built to block off traffic at Kercheval and Alter along the border of Detroit.
One councilman responded: “It is insulting for us to be continually portrayed as racists when we are not.”