Detroit City Councilman James Tate says some have threatened to run him out of office.
Councilman Tate says he felt the lease option with the state was in the best interest of the citizens of the city.
A majority of Detroit City Council members have voted to send a resolution to the mayor strongly urging him to maintain the city’s control over Belle Isle.
Mayor Bing’s plans to solve Detroit’s financial crisis are drawing a cautious reaction from several members of the city council.
The council is expected to meet today to hold a vote to override Bing’s veto of the amended budget.
City officials are looking into adding user fees and other revenue generators at the historic park.
Detroit City Council members are accusing Mayor Dave Bing of not giving them the same deficit elimination plan he turned over to the state.