She unseated Saunteel Jenkins, who’d been in the seat since July.
“Detroiters are not dumb; Detroiters are not lazy. Detroiters work very hard,” says Saunteel Jenkins.
Saunteel Jenkins said there are reports of items missing from a division Charles Pugh oversaw.
Saunteel Jenkins is the legislative body’s new president.
“Now we need some closure, we need to understand what Charles’ plans are,” said fill-in council president Saunteel Jenkins.
Detroit City Council is expected to formally respond to a request by the State Department of Human Services that the city voluntarily give up control of its scandal plagued Human Services Department.
Councilwoman Jenkins says there’s no reason for anyone who’s not in the military to be walking around with a semi-automatic rifle.
“Citizens don’t really care about this argument. They don’t really care whose fault it is. They just want to get to work, to school and to their doctors’ appointments,” Councilwoman Saunteel Jenkins said.
The Michigan Humane Society can move forward with plans they hope will help combat Detroit’s stray dog problem.