12/1/2011 - Mayor Gives Financial Update
As many of you know, there are widespread reports that I received a call from the Governor informing me that he intends to announce that the state will begin a 30-day financial review of the city, a process that could lead to the appointment of an emergency manager. I did receive that call and I am here today with City Council, labor, our community and businesses to say that we are opposed to the Governor beginning this process.
11/22/2011 - CITY OF DETROIT OFFICES CLOSED NOV. 24-25 FOR THANKSGIVING Many City Offices Closed for Budget Furlough on Nov. 23
Most City of Detroit offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24 & Friday, Nov. 25 in observance of Thanksgiving. Normal police, fire, and bus services will be provided.
The Department of Public Works (DPW) will NOT collect trash and curbside recycling on Thanksgiving, Nov. 24. Thursdays collection will take place on Friday, Nov. 25. Fridays collection will take place on Saturday, Nov. 26. Also, the DPW drop-off locations will be closed on Thanksgiving but open from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Nov. 25 and 26.
The following City of Detroit offices are closed on Wednesday, Nov. 23 for budget-mandated furlough:
11/18/2011 - MAYOR DAVE BING ANNOUNCES WORKFORCE REDUCTIONS
Delivering on his promise to take swift fiscal action outlined in his city-wide speech earlier this week, Mayor Dave Bing announced today that 1,000 (one-thousand) positions will be eliminated by February 25, 2012. The layoff notices will be delivered to employees beginning the week of December 5, 2011.
8/19/2010 - MAYOR BING ANNOUNCES COMMUNITY MEETINGS CONCERNING LAND USE PLAN
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing recently appointed Marja M. Winters, deputy director of the City of Detroit’s Planning and Development Department, to lead a team of consultants, planners, city officials, stakeholders and citizens to embark upon a comprehensive planning process to devise a land use plan that will help shape the future of the city.
12/15/2009 - MEDICAL RECORDS BREACHED FROM CITY OF DETROIT
Investigation & Mitigation Currently Under Way
The Detroit Department of Health and Wellness Promotion and the Detroit Police Department are investigating two recent thefts involving medical records from programs within the Health Department.
5/13/2009 - MAYOR BING ANNOUNCES MEMBERS OF HIS CABINET AND CRISIS TURNAROUND TEAM
In keeping with his campaign promise, Mayor Dave Bing announced members of his Cabinet and Crisis Turnaround Teams today during a press conference in the Mayor’s Office. This is the first of several press briefings that the Mayor intends to hold to keep the citizens of Detroit informed on his turnaround process. Mayor Bing introduced six members of his Cabinet and nearly 30 members of his Crisis Turnaround team.