Mayor Tom Karnes said the vote by City Council “takes the voice of the people out of everything to do with running the city.”
Gov. Rick Snyder has confirmed that a financial emergency exists in Oakland County’s Royal Oak Township.
A special meeting will be held Saturday at 8:30 a.m.
Another Wayne County community may be next in line to get an emergency manager.
Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr will not make changes to city employee retiree benefits as planned January first.
State-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr has named a former Detroit-area restructuring executive as his deputy.
With the clock ticking down to the Nov. 5 election, mayoral candidates Mike Duggan and Benny Napoleon met in their second forum at the Detroit Economic Club where they talked of crime, Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr and moving into Manoogian Mansion.
The names of Detroit emergency manager candidates may be redacted from documents requested during depositions of Gov. Rick Snyder and two others.
“Culture is a social right, we are opposed to the plans, the threats, of the emergency manager to sell off the art,” he said.
If you don’t want Detroit to sell the art — you’d better have a better idea,” Kevyn Orr told the Economic Club.