Gary Brown Must Resign or Be Fired

Brown’s Actions Placed Human Life and Detroit Credibility at Risk Detroit, Michigan        On Wednesday, September 11, the anniversary of a horrible event in American history, City of Detroit Chief Compliance Officer Gary Brown, appointee for Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr, shut power down to much of the city’s public buildings to send …

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The Emergency Manager Lacks The Authority To Order Probe Of City Pension Funds

On June 20th, Kevyn Orr issues Order No 8, which attempts to order the city of Detroit auditor General and Inspector General to investigate the city pension funds for potential fraud, waste, corruption and abuse. These accusations come at the behest of Kevyn Orr, without mention of or proof of any reasonableness that these allegations …

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Council Member Gary Brown May Be Poised To Violate Charter But Probably Has Already Violated City Ethics

Council Member Gary Brown is reported to be in negotiations to accept employment with Kevyn Orr, the Emergency Manager over Detroit. Orr was appointed to replace the duties and responsibilities of the elected mayor and city council under state law, Public Act 436. The media has reported since last week that Brown is intended to …

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Kevyn Orr Reported To Exceed His Authority Regarding City Council Members

There are multiple reports that Kevyn Orr has ordered City Council President Charles Pugh to “show up” for work on Wednesday, June 26th, or lose his salary, benefits and perhaps other means of compensation. If true, this would be a violation of the law. Kevyn Orr does not have the ability or the authority to …

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Edward Keelean’s vote on Election Commission a violation of city charter

Actions voted by Commission on Thursday May 23 not valid Detroit, Michigan Edward Keelean is not the Corporation Counsel for the city of Detroit. Edward Keelean participated in and voted during a meeting of the Election Commission for the city of Detroit on May 23rd. The actions by Keelean and the commission violate the charter, …

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City Council – Reject the unfunded proposal, the lease of Belle Isle

The proposed contract or lease that is again being scheduled for a vote by city council is bad for Detroit. This is the mayor’s office and the city recreation department stating that they don’t have the competence to care for city parks.   What’s being proposed in the lease? The city will pay the state …

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Does a NEW Fifty Million Dollar Contract from the City of Detroit make sense?

This is an Early Christmas present, but not for Detroit.   The city of Detroit is considering a no-bid contract worth nearly $50 million to a Minneapolis based company called simply EMA. Visiting the company’s web site raises more questions regarding the company’s real capabilities. There are a number of issues and questions raised with …

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A City Council Vote is a Violation of Our City Charter

Financial Stability Agreement = Financial Handcuffs for Detroit The Detroit City Council is expected to vote on a proposed DRAFT consent agreement. What is not reported, or discussed is that any vote is premature. The agreement violates the city charter. This agreement is legally being proposed by the Detroit City Council. The council member sponsoring …

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City Council Prepared to Vote and Violate Our City Charter

Consequences: Ethics Violations, Forfeiture of Office, and Jail? There are reports that the Detroit City Council is expected to vote on a proposed DRAFT consent agreement on Monday, April 2nd. What is not reported, or discussed is that any vote is premature. A vote will violate the city charter. The city charter outlines the role …

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Three Reasons Why City Council Should Not Approve State Plan

Public Act 4 Consent Agreement, Based on Flaws and Lies   DETROIT, MI — April 2, 2012 — The Detroit City Council has been reviewing a proposed agreement with the state of Michigan over how Detroit Government should be remodeled and how control over the city’s finances should be allocated. There are severe problems with …

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