News from the City Government

3/13/2014 - The Detroit Fire Department, Michigan State Police, Michigan National Guard, City of Detroit Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and Michigan Department of Community Health will participate in a railcar accident/hazardous material emergency exercise on Friday, March 14, at the CN/Conrail Rail Yard, located at the intersection of Mt. Elliott and Lynch streets beginning at 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.
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3/7/2014 - In an effort to streamline operations and reduce costs, the City of Detroit Municipal Parking Department is returning to standard hours of operations at its Payment Center beginning Monday, March 10. The Payment Center hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday.
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3/7/2014 - The Detroit Recreation Department has added a new FLIP Talks component to the Future Leaders in Progress (FLIP) Late Night Self-Development Program. FLIP Talks is designed to connect with individuals participating in the Detroit Recreation Department FLIP Program for young men and young ladies ages 17-24 between the hours of 10 p.m. -2 a.m. The talks will be facilitated by individuals from the Detroit community who are making significant contributions to improving the quality of lif...
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2/21/2014 - The Plan of Adjustment is a sober reality check for our city. While some city services would receive much needed help, it is no surprise there will be difficult decisions ahead that affect residents, city workers and retirees.
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2/11/2014 - The Detroit City Council will host an evening community meeting in District 1 on Tuesday, Feb. 18, from 7 - 8:30 p.m. at Leland Missionary Baptist Church, located at 22420 Fenkell at Lamphere.
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City of Detroit Prepares to Plow Residential Streets

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2/5/2014 – The Department of Public Works is announcing that it has activated its three snow clearing contractors to begin plowing the city’s 1,880 miles of residential side streets starting late this afternoon.
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DDOT Hiring Qualified Mechanics and Bus Drivers

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Mayor Mike Duggan and new DDOT Director Dan Dirks have made it a priority to improve DDOT transit services for its customers. As part of this commitment, DDOT is seeking qualified individuals to fill several mechanic and bus driver positions.
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1/21/2014 – The City of Detroit Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report today entitled, “Surveillance Conducted on former Detroit Board of Police Commissioner Jerome Warfield.”
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1/21/2014 - Brooks Patterson’s statements were not what you would expect from a regional partner with a vested interest in a strong and healthy Detroit. We hope he apologizes for this promptly. The Mayor and Council remain focused on our unified efforts to improve the quality of life in Detroit and we are not going to be distracted by negative comments from anyone.”
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1/16/2014 - The Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced bus service enhancements and scheduled public meetings on Jan. 21 &23 for customers to get additional information on the changes.
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