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.