Hamtramck To Have Nation's First Muslim Majority CouncilA diverse Detroit enclave known for its Polish heritage will have what's believed to be the nation's first Muslim-majority City Council.
Commission Approves 2.5 Percent Pay Hike For Detroit City Council MembersThe Detroit Elected Officials Compensation Commission unanimously approved the increases at a meeting Monday evening.
Residents Have Negative Reaction To Question Of Pay Raises For City Council MembersDetroit's regular council members earn just under $77,000 dollars per year.
Citizens Address Detroit City Council About Pay Raises In Second Scheduled MeetingThe Elected Officials Compensation Commission heard comments from numerous citizens, out-spoken about the possibility of pay raises for council members.
Two Residents Appear For Public Meeting Discussing Raises For Detroit Elected OfficialsDetroit exited municipal bankruptcy several months ago, and some city officials believe it’s time for them their own financial reward. The city council last got a raise in 1999.
Modification In Zoning Request Could Put The Brakes On New Red Wings Arena ConstructionA dispute over historic buildings in downtown Detroit could lead to a delay in moving forward with the new Red Wings arena.
Detroit Officials Regaining Most City Control As Orr Removed From Role As Emergency ManagerThe Detroit City Council on Thursday unanimously approved a plan to transfer daily operations to elected officials while retaining the state-appointed emergency manager to oversee bankruptcy matters until they are resolved.
Detroit Mayor, Council Members Happy With Productive Tone Of RetreatMembers of the Detroit City Council hit the road over the weekend for a retreat with Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan to talk about the city's upcoming agenda.
Mayor's Budget Address To Council Delayed, Expected To Mirror EM's Plan Of Adjustment Detroit's bankruptcy proceeding have delayed Mayor Mike Duggan's budget address before the Detroit City Council.
Council Approves Privatization Of Trash Pickup In Detroit; Service Split Between Two ContractorsDetroit City Council has approved the privatization of garbage pickup, a $122 million move officials say won't save money but will improve and expand service.
Flint Councilman Arrested For DUI And Possession Over Weekend Mays served a year of probation after pleading guilty in 1987 to felonious assault, after threatening a man with a gun. Mays said the man threatened his life.
20-Pound Carp Loses Bid For Ann Arbor Council SeatA fishy write-in campaign by a Tweeting 20-pound carp has failed in Ann Arbor.