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Commission Approves 2.5 Percent Pay Hike For Detroit City Council Members

The Detroit Elected Officials Compensation Commission unanimously approved the increases at a meeting Monday evening.

CBS Detroit–03/30/2015

Detroit City Council in session (WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne, File)

Residents Have Negative Reaction To Question Of Pay Raises For City Council Members

Detroit’s regular council members earn just under $77,000 dollars per year.

CBS Detroit–03/30/2015

Detroit City Council (File Photo)

Citizens Address Detroit City Council About Pay Raises In Second Scheduled Meeting

The Elected Officials Compensation Commission heard comments from numerous citizens, out-spoken about the possibility of pay raises for council members.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2015

Detroit City Council (File Photo)

Two Residents Appear For Public Meeting Discussing Raises For Detroit Elected Officials

Detroit 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2015

Digital rendering of the new Red Wings arena.

Modification In Zoning Request Could Put The Brakes On New Red Wings Arena Construction

A dispute over historic buildings in downtown Detroit could lead to a delay in moving forward with the new Red Wings arena.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/25/2014

Detroit City Council votes to remove Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr during council session Thursday. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Detroit Officials Regaining Most City Control As Orr Removed From Role As Emergency Manager

The 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2014

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Detroit Mayor, Council Members Happy With Productive Tone Of Retreat

Members 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/15/2014

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2014

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Council Approves Privatization Of Trash Pickup In Detroit; Service Split Between Two Contractors

Detroit 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2014

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2013