Detroit City Council Formal Session

Detroit City Council
Politics

Tuesday, June 11, 2024
10:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. EDT

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Reporting

Edited and summarized by the Detroit - MI Documenters Team

Note-taking by Damien Benson

City Council approved big ticket GLWA and ARPA projects amid calls for better engagement and for monies to be awarded to local, minority-owned and women-owned companies. Food ordinance passed for color-coded signage; Street naming ordinance was amended.

Live reporting by Meghan Rutigliano

City Council approved big ticket GLWA and ARPA projects amid calls for better engagement and for monies to be awarded to local, minority-owned and women-owned companies. Food ordinance passed for color-coded signage; Street naming ordinance was amended.

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Hi Detroit! I’ll be live-tweeting the Detroit City Council formal session today at 10am on behalf of #DETdocumenters.
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09:02 AM Jun 11, 2024 CDT

MotorCityMegs @MotorCityMegs8 2/15
The public is invited to join in person, by Zoom, or over the phone. The public may also view the meeting by watching the live broadcast on Channel 10:
detroit-vod.cablecast.tv/CablecastPubli…
MotorCityMegs @MotorCityMegs8 3/15
IMPORTANT: If you believe anything in the coverage today is inaccurate, please email us at documenters@outliermedia.org with "Correction Request" in the subject line.
MotorCityMegs @MotorCityMegs8 4/15
There will be time allotted for public comment. For more about how the public comments section works, and for a deeper dive into how to join the meeting, go here:
detroitmi.gov/government/cit…
MotorCityMegs @MotorCityMegs8 5/15
To view the full agenda, click here:
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MotorCityMegs @MotorCityMegs8 6/15
I'm on Zoom waiting for the broadcast to begin. :) I might see how Channel 10 is working directly.
MotorCityMegs @MotorCityMegs8 7/15
Same deal on Channel 10. Looks like they're still gathering.
MotorCityMegs @MotorCityMegs8 8/15
Coffee refill time. ;)☕️
MotorCityMegs @MotorCityMegs8 9/15
Meeting started 10:06am. Roll call: Waters, Tate, Coleman Young II are not there. Quorum reached.
Invocation.
MotorCityMegs @MotorCityMegs8 10/15
Oops. Looks like my agenda link didn't work. To view the agenda, visit this page , click on today's meeting, and you will see a box pop up to view the PDF, HTML of the agenda.
detroitmi.gov/government/cit…
MotorCityMegs @MotorCityMegs8 11/15
COUNCIL PRESIDENT MARY SHEFFIELD is PRESENTING A TESTIMONIAL RESOLUTION TO KENYETTA BRIDGES. She's the Chief Operating Officer of the Detroit Economic Growth Corp. 👏, a Detroit native, and has spent 2 decades of uplifting young people in Detroit through volunteer work.
MotorCityMegs @MotorCityMegs8 12/15
Kenyetta Bridges is leaving her longtime role and will become the new president and CEO of the Tampa Downtown Partnership in Florida. Official announcement:
detroitmi.gov/news/detroit-e…
MotorCityMegs @MotorCityMegs8 13/15
Kenyetta with Detroit City Council!
MotorCityMegs @MotorCityMegs8 14/15
COUNCIL MEMBER FRED DURHAL, III is presenting A SPIRIT OF DETROIT AWARD TO DENISE BARNES, a counselor at the Detroit Board of Education.

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The Detroit City Council is the legislative body of Detroit, Michigan, United States. The Council is responsible for the creation of local laws—called ordinances. Additionally they pass resolutions, motions, and the proposed city budget. The full-time council is required to meet every business day for at least 10 months of the year, with at least eight of these meetings occurring at a location besides city hall. The council may convene for special meetings at the call of the mayor or at least four members of council. Areas of responsibility for the Budget, Finance and Audit Committee include, Budget, Finance and the Auditor General.

City Council members are elected on the same cycle as the Mayor and will be elected in 2021. Seven members represent the seven council districts, while two members are elected at-large.

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