Today is the council’s deadline to offer an alternative, which must save the city at least $4 million a year in maintenance costs.
New CFO Jim Bonsall is accused of saying he wanted to “shoot someone in a hoodie.”
The lease calls for the creation of a seven-member advisory committee that will oversee improvements and master planning.
“How dare someone come into this city and take away the most treasured jewel of our citizens,” Councilwoman Joann Watson steamed.
The secrecy raises more questions about the transparency of the EM and the state, which are handling billions of dollars and city treasures without as much as a public meeting.
An auditor general’s report paints a picture of more corruption at city hall.
The mayoral candidate said Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr wants to “slit throats” of Detroiters.
Who’s checking the bills for excessive fees? A professional fee examiner, who’s making $600 an hour.
Conspiracy theories about Detroit’s emergency manager continue to circulate, but they’re rarely true.
Failures in the Fire Department are prompting calls for Fire Commissioner Don Austin to retire.