Detroit City Council

A view of Detroit from Belle Isle (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Mich. Board To Consider Belle Isle Lease Proposals

The state’s proposal is to lease the island for 30 years, while the Detroit City Council is proposing a 10 year lease.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2013

Detroit City Council Rejects Plan For $350M Loan

Detroit City Council has rejected plans for a $350 million loan to help the cash-strapped city pay off some of its massive pension debt.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2013

Detroit City Council votes to reject the Belle Isle lease. (credit: Beth Fisher/WWJ)

Detroit City Council Rejects Belle Isle Lease, Proposes New Plan

Detroit City Council members have voted to reject the state’s agreement to lease Belle Isle and proposed an alternative plan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/14/2013

Belle Isle bridge. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ)

Detroit City Council To Vote On Leasing Belle Isle

Will Belle Isle become another state park? The Detroit City Council will decide on Monday if a proposed lease agreement with the state will be approved.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/14/2013

(Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit City Council Candidates Square Off In Debate Series

For the first time in about 100 years, Detroiters will be electing city council members by district when they head to the polls next month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2013


Charles Pugh Resigns: ‘I’m Grateful For Every Lesson I Have Learned’

“I’ve found the strength to move on with my life despite a deliberate effort to destroy me,” says ex-Detroit City Councilman Charles Pugh.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/13/2013

Court: Mich. Panhandling Law Violates Free Speech

The appellate opinion says the law “would chill a substantial amount of First Amendment-protected activity.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2013

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Councilmen Discuss Detroit Bankruptcy Effects On City Government

With Detroit filing for bankruptcy, what affect will it have on the ability to attract business… and keep council staffers?

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2013

A Detroit City Council meeting in April, 2013. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

New Detroit Council President Orders Audit Of Spending By Charles Pugh

Saunteel Jenkins said there are reports of items missing from a division Charles Pugh oversaw.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2013

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

6-Member Detroit City Council Elects New President

Saunteel Jenkins is the legislative body’s new president.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/09/2013