According to a report, a tentative deal between Canada and the state of Michigan calls for vehicle tolls to fund the plaza.
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.
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.
Detroit would transfer of 301 city-owned properties to the Michigan Land Bank in exchange for $1.4 million from the Canadian government.
Plans to build a new bridge connecting Detroit and Windsor, Ontario are one step closer to being a done deal.
The family of the Ambassador Bridge’s owner has spent more than $1 million since 2009 in a legislative fight against a new government-backed bridge to Canada.
Detroit City Council getting a sales pitch from Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley for Lansing’s version of a publicly-funded, privately-run Detroit-Windsor bridge crossing.