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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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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