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Detroit Community Benefits Ordinance Update

By Kathy Ralston, CDAD Fall 2015 Intern

“Agreements reached through good faith negotiation with the legal weight of an ordinance will provide assurances that promises made are promises kept.”

Grass roots community leaders are calling for an up or down vote from City Council on the proposed Detroit Community Benefits Ordinance (CBO). Speaking for the Northwest Neighborhood Community Benefits Consortium, Bill Hickey urged Council to vote on the ordinance at the September 29 regular session.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ZomxupHNiY.

On June 30 this year, the ...

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