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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Citizens to the DFD, WHERE IS THE MONEY?

The list of questions attached to the list of alleged misused budgeted funds is growing. The Detroit Fire Department face allegations of misuse of city money.  A forensic and a performance audit no longer is requested, but is mandatory. Which of the elected and appointed officials will meet their obligations and conduct this audit. Those …

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Are Government Vehicles used to Waste Time, Gas and Break the Rules?

  Personal use of cars and cars outside municipal limits hurts us all. Detroit, Michigan In the past two months, various government vehicles have been observed outside of their municipal boundaries. Several Detroit Police vehicles have been spotted on Telegraph in Redford Township. A Detroit Public Schools Police vehicle was also spotted in this area. …

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Is the Projected Budget Deficit a Manipulated Crisis to Control the City? 2 of 2

Questions Regarding the Budget, Part 2b Detroit, Michigan   The city of Detroit has projected a deficit in the budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The recommendations by Mayor Bing and endorsed by council members Pugh and Brown, and not challenged by others, are drastic measures and continues a transfer of wealth by those who …

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Is the Projected Budget Deficit a Manipulated Crisis to Control the City? 1 of 2

  Questions Regarding the Budget, Part 2 (Abbreviated) Detroit, Michigan   The city of Detroit has projected a deficit in the budget for the upcoming fiscal year. For a greater explanation of the below items, go to HoodResearch.org under City of Detroit Budget.   A) Detroit should pay the money owed the pension funds and …

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Are non-Residents and Corporations Paying their Fair Share?

Questions Regarding the Budget, Part 1 Detroit, Michigan   The city of Detroit has projected a deficit in the budget for the upcoming fiscal year.   The solutions offered by Mayor Bing include, reducing wages of city employees, raiding the pensions and reducing or eliminating basic benefits to both city workers and in part city …

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