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.
Removal of Orr as the city’s emergency manager and restoring power back to Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and the nine-member city council could come as soon as Sept. 29.
Orr has been staying at a condo at the Westin Book Cadillac while working through the city’s financial problems and bankruptcy filing.
Responses also coming in on social media … drawing comments from both sides.
Detroit’s Emergency Manager has called off a controversial tour of Detroit that was aimed at drawing sympathy from the city’s biggest creditors.
Orr has ordered the City Council not to name replacements for two colleagues that resigned.
Governor Rick Snyder was in town to speak to a group of college interns about their work experience and staying in Michigan after graduation.
Kevyn Orr made the comment at a public meeting to discuss his plans for staving off bankruptcy and reducing $15 billion in unfunded municipal obligations.