Detroit City Council

Saunteel Jenkins is seen seated at the head of the Detroit City Council table.  (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ) FILE

Detroit Councilwoman Saunteel Jenkins Resigns To Run Nonprofit THAW

Second-term Detroit Councilwoman Saunteel Jenkins has taken a job leading a nonprofit that helps people pay their heating bills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2014

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Audit Reveals Questionable Expenses, Shoddy Record Keeping At Detroit Parking Department; Park-Rite Jobs On Chopping Block

“One issue is that they paid one employee making $12.50 an hour for 6,400-some hours with no time cards,” while most fulltime workers log just over 2,000 hours a year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2014

Detroit Councilwoman Saunteel Jenkins and Councilman James Tate are seen heading into a closed session on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Will Kevyn Orr Stay Or Go? Detroit City Council Debates Emergency Manager’s Future Behind Closed Doors

Detroit City Council entered a third day of discussions about the future of Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2014

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Detroit City Council Votes To Approve Regional Water Department Deal

Council members voted 7-2 in support of a plan to create the Great Lakes Water Authority.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2014

The Ambassador Bridge, which links Detroit to Windsor, Canada, is shown June 15, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit EM To Go Ahead With Land Sale For New US-Canada Bridge Despite Objections

Under Michigan state law, Kevyn Orr has the power to veto Detroit City Council’s vote and go ahead with the $1.4 million sale.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2014

The Ambassador Bridge, which links Detroit to Windsor, Canada, is shown June 15, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit Emergency Manager Proposes Land Sale For New US-Canada Bridge Project

The City Council has until next Friday to vote on a proposal to sell 301 Detroit-owned properties to the state of Michigan for $1.4 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2014

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Detroit Emergency Manager Solicits Parking Bids Despite Council’s Objection

Kevyn Orr is moving ahead with a plan to privatize the city’s parking department despite the City Council’s rejection of the proposal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2014

The Ambassador Bridge, which links Detroit to Windsor, Canada, is shown June 15, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit City Council Considers Land Deal For New US-Canada Bridge

Detroit would transfer of 301 city-owned properties to the Michigan Land Bank in exchange for $1.4 million from the Canadian government.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2014

Are Fewer People Visiting Belle Isle? Detroit City Council Confronts Concerns

Some Detroit City Council members are worried about reported dwindling crowds on Belle Isle since the state takeover.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2014

Scott Benson is seen outside the Southfield Police Department. credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ

Detroit City Councilman Arrested On Suspicion Of Drunken Driving

Scott Benson, who represents District three, was arrested by Southfield police Sunday night.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2014

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