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Bing Announces “Detroit Works” Project

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Detroit Mayor Dave Bing outlined his plan to redefine the way the City of Detroit looks and operates.  Mayor Bing calls it “the most important challenge facing this administration.” 

Wednesday evening, Bing discussed the “Detroit Works” project during a short message that aired on WWJ Newsradio 950.

As part of his plan, Bing is holding a series of public meeting in which he says the public’s thoughts will be heard.

Community meetings are scheduled for:

Tuesday, September 14,
6:30-8:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.)
Greater Grace Temple,
23500 W. Seven Mile Road

Thursday, September 16,
6:30-8:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.)
American Serbian Memorial Hall,
19940 Van Dyke Street

Saturday September 18th
10:3o a.m.-12:30 p.m.
(doors open at 10 a.m.)
Whittier Manor, 415 Burns Drive

Tuesday, September 21,
6:30-8:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.)
El Kiosko Banquet Hall,
7271 Dix Street

Wednesday, September 22nd
6:30-8:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.)
Charles H. Wright Museum of African
American History, 315 E. Warren Avenue

Free child care on site.

VIEW THE FLYER (.pdf format)

For more information, email Detroitplan2010@detroitmi.gov.

Here’s the transcript:

MAYOR’S MESSAGE-DETROIT WORKS PROJECT

“Good Evening.  I am addressing you to ask for your help as Detroit embarks on what I consider the greatest challenge of our time.

My administration is in the initial stages of a process that will redefine the landscape of our city.  Detroit’s 140 square miles, much of it vacant or underutilized, is considered by many the largest obstacle facing a city that must become safer, more efficient and more attractive to employers and residents at a time of declining population and financial resources.

We will face this challenge head-on but we need your help and the help of everyone who cares about our city to participate in this process. 

I am asking all Detroiters to attend one of a series of public meetings bringing not just your concerns for today, but also your best ideas for the future of our city…” READ MORE.

 (Copyright 2010 WWJ Radio.  All Rights Reserved.)

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