News from the City Government

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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1/16/2014 - The Detroit Police Department will enforce guidelines that require all minors under 16 visiting the North American International Auto Show after 6 p.m. to be accompanied by a responsible (supervising) adult 21 years of age or older. The guidelines will be in effect from 6 p.m. until closing every weekend during the Auto Show (Saturdays and Sundays from January 13-26). The adult supervision guidelines will also be enforced on Monday, Jan. 20 when schools are out for the Martin Luther...
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1/16/2014 - Individuals attending the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) at Cobo Conference/Exhibition Center will find convenient, accessible parking and transportation in downtown Detroit. The Municipal Parking Department will also provide two free People Mover tokens to the first 100 customers at the Grand Circus Park Garage on weekends and the M.L. King holiday on Jan. 20.
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