transition http://michiganradio.org en Flint EM to lay out his '7-point' plan to begin city's transition back to local control http://michiganradio.org/post/flint-em-lay-out-his-7-point-plan-begin-citys-transition-back-local-control <p>Tonight, Flint’s Emergency Manager plans to lay out what has to be accomplished before the city can begin the transition back to local control.</p><p></p><p>Flint has been under an emergency manager since 2011.</p><p></p><p>Darnell Earley is the third man to hold the post. &nbsp; At tonight’s city council meeting, he will present seven points that will have to be met to insure he will also be the last.</p><p></p><p>“When is the city going to come out of the emergency management? When is it going back into local control? It won’t until we satisfy those seven points,” says Earley.</p><p></p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 11:15:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 16458 at http://michiganradio.org Flint EM to lay out his '7-point' plan to begin city's transition back to local control Flint City Council to start on the path to 'self-governance' http://michiganradio.org/post/flint-city-council-start-path-self-governance <p>The Flint City Council meets tonight, and for the first time in two years, the council will actually have something to do.</p><p></p><p>Flint has been under a state-appointed emergency manager for two years.</p><p></p><p>Current emergency manager Darnell Earley says it’s time for the City Council to get more involved in decisions.</p><p></p><p>“The way to do that is for them to begin some of their meetings on some issues that we want ultimately the council to have some impact on,” says Earley.</p><p></p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 07:35:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 15985 at http://michiganradio.org Flint City Council to start on the path to 'self-governance' Emergency manager slaps new restrictions on Flint city councilman being pressured to resign http://michiganradio.org/post/emergency-manager-slaps-new-restrictions-flint-city-councilman-being-pressured-resign <p>An embattled <a href="http://www.mlive.com/news/flint/index.ssf/2013/12/flint_ems_executive_order_rest.html">Flint city councilman </a>plans on taking part in a special training session tomorrow, despite calls for him to resign.</p><p></p><p>Councilman Eric Mays was recently charged with drunk driving and marijuana possession. &nbsp;&nbsp;Mays has refused Flint Emergency Manager Darnell Earley's call for him to resign.</p><p></p><p>Mays’ attorney says Mays will take part in the governance training session.</p><p></p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 21:22:55 +0000 Steve Carmody 15687 at http://michiganradio.org Emergency manager slaps new restrictions on Flint city councilman being pressured to resign Lessenberry: It's time for experience in Lansing http://michiganradio.org/post/lessenberry-its-time-experience-lansing <p><span class="article-content"><span>Governor-elect Rick Snyder has begun to appoint his new administration in Lansing and there are some familiar faces among the new appointees. Snyder chose current Democratic Speaker of the House, Andy Dillon, to be the state's new Treasurer. Snyder also appointed Dick Posthumus, former lieutenant governor under John Engler, to be his senior advisor.<br> Wed, 10 Nov 2010 16:40:39 +0000 Jack Lessenberry 302 at http://michiganradio.org Lessenberry: It's time for experience in Lansing