the republic logo

Members of Flint City Council call for removal of state-appointed emergency manager

bug
Share/Save/Bookmark

FLINT, Michigan — Six members of Flint City Council are among those calling for the removal of the city's state-appointed emergency manager.

The Flint Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1oM80yV ) the demand came as council members met with religious and community leaders Monday. More than 60 community members were in attendance to offer support.

Councilman Eric Mays called for the council to hold a vote to remove emergency manager Darnell Earley. Mays says that an 18-month timeline for an emergency manager in Flint ended last month.

State officials disagree. Michigan Treasury spokesman Terry Stanton says the earliest date Earley could be removed from office is April 1, 2015.

Earley has said the city is making financial progress but has work to do before returning to local control.


Information from: The Flint Journal, http://www.mlive.com/flint

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Category:

Follow The Republic:

All content copyright ©2014 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.