Financial Manager

Belle Isle

Detroit EM Says He Favors Leasing Belle Isle To State

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2013

DPS Emergency Financial Manager Roy Roberts speaks to the congregation at Oak Groves AME church in Detroit. (WWJ/Terri Lee)

Detroit Public Schools Call On God To Get Kids In Class For Fall

Detroit Public Schools, including DPS Emergency Financial Manager Roy Roberts, are trying to move heaven and earth to make sure students fill the seats in the schools of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2012

Andy Dillion (File Photo/Dillon Office)

Dillon: Negotiations With City Will Resume

An emergency manager would have the power to dismiss the mayor and City Council and redo union contracts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2012

BOBB, ROBERT dps emer finance manager

Robert Bobb – Detroit’s Financial Manager???

With the city of Detroit facing financial troubles, would the DPS’ Robert Bobb take the task of the city’s financial manager?



Local Unions Vow To Fight Privatization Plan

Local unions are vowing to fight a plan by DPS Financial Manager Robert Bobb to privatize the District’s custodial, engineering, and grounds services.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2011