Detroit Action Issues
Districts Drawn – February 17, 2012
The City of Detroit will implement city council members by district in 2013. Current City Council members are drawing new districts now.
City Insurance– February 29, 2012
By February, 2012, the City of Detroit’s law department should release a study describing how to implement a city-sponsored homeowners and automobile insurance system.
CAC – Ordinance / Elections– March 30, 2012
Community Advisory Councils from each of Detroit’s yet-to-be-drawn districts are intended to provide citizen representation and advisory opinions to the Mayor and City Council.
Green Initiatives– Begins March 30, 2012
The 2012 Charter mandates that Detroit study and implement a long-term strategic plan that includes green initiatives, technologies and businesses.
Debarment Ordinance– April 30, 2012
By April 2012, Detroit City Council must craft and adopt a comprehensive debarment (ban) policy and procedure ordinance for all contractors and vendors to be included in all contract language.
Residency Requirements– April 30, 2012
The 2012 City Charter mandates a one year residency requirement for all elected officials. This will require establishing residency within that district (or in the city) by April 30, 2012.
Contract Approval and Disclosure– June 30, 2012
The City Clerk must publish on the City's website a list of all contracts and contractors that have been approved by City Council and are in effect. The list must be updated upon approval, amendment or renewal of a contract.
Redundancy Report Issued– June 30, 2012
The 2012 City Charter requires the three main governmental agencies: Mayor's office, City Council and City Clerk to make every effort possible to streamline government and eliminate duplication of services in order to increase government efficiency and lower costs.
Appointment of Inspector General– NO DATE GIVEN