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City Council President Charles Pugh, radio show host to lead meetings on transforming Detroit

There are 1 comment on the Detroit Free Press story from Feb 19, 2012, titled City Council President Charles Pugh, radio show host to lead meetings on transforming Detroit. In it, Detroit Free Press reports that:

That's the premise of two public forums, both 5-8 p.m., that Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh plans to host this week -- Wednesday in Detroit, when Pugh hopes to recruit hundreds of volunteers; and Thursday in Birmingham, where he plans to ask, "What would it take for you to move to Detroit?" Co-hosting the meetings is WDET-FM radio talk ... (more)

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Livonia, MI

#1 Feb 19, 2012
If the schools were suddenly great and police/fire/EMS would respond in three minutes, why would any working individual think of moving to Detroit? The car insurance is double or triple. Property taxes are exorbitant. Home insurance, if available, can cost thousands. There is an income tax. Trash is picked up once a month or less. Parking tickets are issued sometimes when there is plenty of time on the meter. A call to city offices gives a busy signal or holds the call until you quit. Etc.,etc.,etc.

"Honey, do I look fat in this dress?" Yes, you are fat.
"If I pretend all is well in the city, would you move there?" No, it still sucks.

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