Mayor Duggan blight-free Detroit neighborhoods by 2024
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is asking voters to support a $200 million plan next spring to wipe out the city's abandoned by the end of 2024.
Duggan plan was announced during his keynote address at the annual Mackinac Policy Conference Thursday morning on Mackinac Island.
His plan is to take down 4,000 houses a year, and by the end of 2024, there will not be a single abandoned house in the city of Detroit.
The city will only be asking voters to support the authority to borrow from its existing bonding capacity.
The city has other sources of funding for blight said Duggan, included in Detroit's bankruptcy plan but the $200 million bond, if approved, would "get the remaining 18,000 blighted residential structures taken down.
The bond proposal would require approval of the Detroit's city council to go on the ballot.
It would likely be paid over 20 or 30 years.
Duggan is hoping to have the issue appear on the March 2020 presidential election ballot.
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AMC Theatres to host 8-hour 'Toy Story' marathon in June..
On Thursday, June 20th, the first three movies will show followed by the premiere of "Toy Story 4".
We're getting the crew back together! Join us for the @toystory Movie Marathon (at select locations) on June 20. Watch them all and get an oversized collectible card set, a Woody pin and $5 cameo combo. Get Tickets: https://t.co/TXTl5vSpWc.
AMC will give fans an exclusive Woody pin, a set of collectible character cards and a special event only concession offer.
Tickets are $35.
Listed below are the theaters you can see the marathon at.
- AMC Star Southfield 20 in Southfield
- AMC John R 15 in Madison Heights
- AMC Fairlane 21in Dearborn Heights
- AMC Livonia 20 in Livonia
- AMC Forum 30 in Sterling Heights