Severe storms slow Public Lighting Authority progress
Power was knocked out to thousands of Detroit residents last week, and the storms caused 2,000 newly installed lights in northwest Detroit to go dark. Crews worked quickly to turn those lights back on, and to get another 280 lights installed. For a further update on their progress, watch this video from Mydetroitcable.
DDOT needs more drivers
As the Detroit Department of Transportation works to put more buses on the road, the Department is looking for qualified drivers to join its ranks. Some of the qualifications include having a valid Michigan Commercial Driver License with Group A or B designation and Passenger and Air Brake endorsements.
Make plans to volunteer with us for Angels’ Night
The fall chill is in the air already, and that is a good reminder that Angels’ Night is fast approaching. There are a number of ways you can help, including volunteering to patrol neighborhoods or assisting in Angels’ Night parties for neighborhood kids.
City Council scheduled to vote on Great Lakes Water Authority Friday
The plan, announced last week, would have the GLWA lease the suburban water infrastructure from Detroit Water and Sewerage Department for $50 million per year for the next 40 years. Money from that lease would be put back into the City’s water infrastructure, and a water affordability fund would also be established with an anticipated balance of $4.5 million in the first year.
Mayor Duggan is hosting the 8th Annual WAVE Charity Golf Open to Support Detroit Water Fund on Sept. 23. Sponsorship and foursomes are still available.
Mayor Duggan is also hosting a District 5 Community Meeting on September 25.
For more information on upcoming Recreation and Community Events click here.
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