News from the City Government

09/04/2014 - The Detroit Department of Public Works is informing residents that normal bulk collection and code enforcement will resume on Thursday, Sept. 4.
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8/26/2014 - The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) has announced a new phone payment option for residents to pay water bills or enter into payment arrangements.
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8/25/2014 - More than 1,300 city residents took advantage of the opportunity to get caught up on their water bill by attending the City of Detroit Water Fair at Cobo Hall on Saturday, August 23. The Water Fair was presented by Council President Brenda Jones, Mayor Mike Duggan and the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) for customers to enter into payment arrangements prior to today’s end of the residential water shutoff moratorium.
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8/22/2014 - Bulk pickup for Detroit residents is continuing daily in the aftermath of last week's flooding and citizens are being asked to leave their items at the curb until the City's trash collection contractors or DPW crews can pick it up.
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8/18/2014 - Beginning Tuesday, August 19, Detroit residents who have flood damage from the recent storm will have two locations to visit where they can receive information on financial assistance, social services, hiring restoration contractors, obtaining construction permits and health information.
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8/7/2014 - Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and Detroit Water & Sewerage Director Sue F. McCormick, along with a team of community partners today announced a 10-point plan that would allow DWSD to collect on overdue water bills while making it easier for customers to make payments, enter into payment arrangements and access financial assistance.
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7/28/2014 - The Detroit Fire Department recently was approved for $12,945,189 in funding towards new vehicles to improve its fleet. The vehicles, which include several new fire engines, rapid response units and rescue squads, will help reduce response times for both EMS and Fire by allowing them to have a larger and more reliable fleet of vehicles.
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7/17/2014 - Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey and Michigan Democratic Party Chair Lon Johnson have announced that for the first time in history, Detroit will accept online applications for absentee ballots. Winfrey and Johnson called the project historic, saying it would result in increased access to the ballot in Detroit in 2014.
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07/08/2014 - City leaders today stepped up their fight against blight and crime by sending a message to every owner of a house in Detroit that is being used for illegal drug activity: Clean up your act or the city will move to seize your property.
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6/30/2014 - “We have recently learned that misdemeanor charges are being sought against Councilman Scott Benson. We have no first-hand facts about the matter and we will not speculate. Instead we will let the judicial system proceed in its normal course. In the meantime, we will remain focused on getting the City’s business done.”
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