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.
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.
An emergency manager would have the power to dismiss the mayor and City Council and redo union contracts.
With the city of Detroit facing financial troubles, would the DPS’ Robert Bobb take the task of the city’s financial manager?
Local unions are vowing to fight a plan by DPS Financial Manager Robert Bobb to privatize the District’s custodial, engineering, and grounds services.