Detroit City Council has more hurdles for Belle Isle lease deal
Public weighs in on proposed lease of Belle Isle: Minister Malik Shabazz speaks out against the proposed Lease of Belle Isle during a public hearing at City Council in Detroit Monday.
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#1 Jan 29, 2013
Snyder said the state would take the deal off the table if it were not voted on this week at the latest. Detroit has put any vote off beyond this week for more study. I believe they want Snyder to take the deal back so they won't have to vote no. But maybe Snyder was lying about his statement and will make them vote. I believe they will vote against it.
#2 Jan 29, 2013
I was wrong on the timing, but the outcome was the same. Snyder must have figured they were not going to approve it based on yesterday's meeting so why dink around another month waiting?
#3 Jan 30, 2013
Put brothels there and Cajun restaurants ?
#4 Jan 31, 2013
Mayor Archer tried to get the ball moving on developing the waterfront by having casinos and council would not allow it. The management of Detroit can't get out of their own way. One reason they were 6:3 against the state park on Belle Isle is because they were not going to receive any of the $11 state park fees. They wanted the park maintained to state standards plus receive a payment!
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