Detroit Councilwoman Saunteel Jenkins Resigns To Run Nonprofit THAW Second-term Detroit Councilwoman Saunteel Jenkins has taken a job leading a nonprofit that helps people pay their heating bills.
Brenda Jones Elected Detroit City Council PresidentShe unseated Saunteel Jenkins, who'd been in the seat since July.
Council President: Detroit Downfall Not A Reflection Of Its People"Detroiters are not dumb; Detroiters are not lazy. Detroiters work very hard," says Saunteel Jenkins.
New Detroit Council President Orders Audit Of Spending By Charles PughSaunteel Jenkins said there are reports of items missing from a division Charles Pugh oversaw.
6-Member Detroit City Council Elects New PresidentSaunteel Jenkins is the legislative body's new president.
Detroit Council Merry-Go-Round Continues In Pugh's Absence "Now we need some closure, we need to understand what Charles' plans are," said fill-in council president Saunteel Jenkins.
City's Human Services Department May Be At Center Of Tug-Of-War 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.
Renewed Urgency To Curb Violence Following Shooting Death Of 9-Month-OldCouncilwoman Jenkins says there's no reason for anyone who's not in the military to be walking around with a semi-automatic rifle.
Detroit Council Passes Resolution To Ease City Bus Crisis"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.
Detroit Council Approves New Animal ShelterThe Michigan Humane Society can move forward with plans they hope will help combat Detroit's stray dog problem.