By law, the review will have to be completed within 30 days.
Mired under a $52 million structural deficit, officials have asked the state to declare a financial emergency in Wayne County.
Sir Richard Branson arrived in Detroit Thursday to promote Virgin Atlantic’s new international service and meet with local entrepreneurs.
The Wayne County Executive has vetoed a city commission vote over a one-time property tax assessment for residents this summer.
Wayne County Executive Warren Evans is calling for a five percent pay cut for most workers and expects organizational restructuring that will result in job cuts.
The Big Four leaders of Detroit, Wayne, Macomb and Oakland Counties told the members of the 8 Mile Boulevard Association just how they will vote on next month’s Proposal 1.
Wayne County Executive Warren Evans saying the fact the proposal is not perfect should not be a reason to vote against it.
Evans said the move won’t do much to dent the county’s deficit, but a freeze is needed as a long-term plan is developed.
Evans’ predecessor, Robert Ficano, reported the county’s accumulated deficit was about $60 million. Evans says it’s nearly $70 million.
Newly elected Wayne County Executive Warren Evans will need to untangle the county’s finances, the jail project, and underfunded pensions.