Wednesday June 27 Mayor Bing holds his first City-Wide Community Meeting for 2012 from 7-8pm in the Erma Henderson Auditorium, 13th floor Coleman A Young Municipal Center, 2 Woodward Ave between Jefferson and Larned. It is open to the public, when you enter ask for a comment card – fill out your name and hand it in immediately.
Mayor Bing is required by Detroit City Charter (sec 5-110) to hold a city-wide Community Meeting from 7-8pm that is open to the public, following Michigan’s Open Meetings Act. He is also to hold at least one meeting in each of the non-at-large communities. These meetings are to be well publicized. Have you seen the public service announcements?
Pre-Meeting Rally with Free Detroit
There will be a rally at 5pm at the Labor Monument in Hart Plaza. This rally may be very brief due to the schedule that was offered by the Mayor’s office at City Council meeting today. We urge the public to rally, unite in understanding the issues, how to fight back, and making this opportunity to meet with the Mayor a success. Continue reading
Wednesday June 13 at 10am Judge William Collette will be hearing the case of The City of Detroit vs State of Michigan, et al, case 1266-MK. This case presented by Corporation Counsel, James Noseda, will test the legitimacy of the Financial Stability Agreement (aka Consent Agreement).
Update: Corporation Counsel Krystal Crittendon will be meeting with Detroit City Council at 2:30 pm on Wednesday (closed session).
Board the Bus to Lansing
Free Detroit - No Consent is arranging for bus transport to the hearing. Please email email@example.com with your name and phone number if you are planning to travel in the group. We will be gathering at 7:30am at Bethany Baptist Church, 15122 West Chicago Street Detroit, MI 48228 Continue reading
Contributed by Free Detroit - No Consent
The people of Detroit are requested to stand up for our rights given by law. Please attend a very fateful date of meetings on Monday, June 11, 2012 beginning early in the morning - we suggest 7:30 am arrival. Protest pickets are very welcome as we hope the meeting room will be overflowing. We will be requesting the meeting moved into the Erma Henderson Auditorium, but experience has shown the will of the people has not been served.
Corporation Counsel, Attorney Krystal Crittendon, is standing firm with a lawsuit from the City of Detroit against the State of Michigan stating the Financial Stability Agreement is illegitimate. She faces opposition by the Governor of the State of Michigan, State Treasurer, Mayor Bing, members of Detroit City Council, and City of Detroit appointees of the mayor. Continue reading
Jennifer Britt lives in her Detroit home of thirteen years with her son, daughter, mother and uncle. Jennifer and her family are facing eviction after Flagstar Bank foreclosed on her. Jennifer has paid over $40,000 to Flagstar over the years, only to face higher and higher monthly payments which eventually took her entire savings. Now that Flagstar has bled her family dry, it’s poised to kick them out of their home.
UPDATE: Her final eviction hearing was Friday June 1, 2012 at the 36th District Court in Detroit. The court has not stopped in proceeding forward with eviction.