Duggan reveals neighborhood plan - New York News

Duggan reveals neighborhood plan, "Every neighborhood has a future"

Posted: Updated:
DETROIT, Mich. (WJBK) -

Detroit mayoral candidate Mike Duggan reveals his neighborhood plan, saying "Every neighborhood has a future."

The plan includes ten specific points he believes will successfully rebuild Detroit's neighborhoods:

  1. 1. Establish a single Department of Neighborhoods (DON)
  2. Base the DON in 7 Neighborhood District Offices to create true partnerships with
  3. Neighborhood Groups/Block Clubs
  4. Seize Abandoned Houses/Drug Houses through nuisance abatement program Mike Duggan started as Prosecutor
  5. Create positive incentives to move families from sparsely populated areas into stronger neighborhoods
  6. Rebuild neighboring business districts, beginning by seizing abandoned storefronts and moving in entrepreneurs
  7. Streamline demolition process and strategically target neighborhoods
  8. Crack down on illegal scrappers and their scrap yards
  9. Create much tougher code enforcement
  10. Require banks to participate in neighborhood redevelopment
  11. Reform Detroit Land Bank so we can reuse vacant land

 

The full plan can be viewed here.

Tune in to Fox 2 News at 10PM for Alexis Wiley's break down of Mike Duggan's neighborhood plan.

For more information on Mike Duggan's campaign, visit www.dugganfordetroit.com.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Camilla's brother dies in New York after head injury

    Camilla's brother dies in New York after head injury

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:04 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:04:50 GMT
    The brother-in-law of the Prince of Wales died Wednesday after falling outside a hotel bar and suffering a head injury, police said. Mark Shand, the brother of Prince Charles' wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, was in New York for a charity auction at Sotheby's.
    The brother-in-law of the Prince of Wales died Wednesday after falling outside a hotel bar and suffering a head injury, police said. Mark Shand, the brother of Prince Charles' wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, was in New York for a charity auction at Sotheby's.
  • Deep split in Port Authority over unfinished WTC tower

    Deep split in Port Authority over unfinished WTC tower

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:03:40 GMT
    Board members of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey revealed a deep split Wednesday over the agency's role in effecting the completion of the long-delayed 3 World Trade Center project, with some commissioners lauding the effort and others expressing grave concerns. The discussion at the monthly board meeting offered a rare glimpse into the negotiations that have been going on behind the scenes in recent months.
    Board members of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey revealed a deep split Wednesday over the agency's role in effecting the completion of the long-delayed 3 World Trade Center project, with some commissioners lauding the effort and others expressing grave concerns. The discussion at the monthly board meeting offered a rare glimpse into the negotiations that have been going on behind the scenes in recent months.
  • God's Love We Deliver virtual bake sale for birthday cakes

    God's Love We Deliver virtual bake sale for birthday cakes

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:36 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:36:46 GMT
    God's Love We Deliver provides meals to people in the New York City area who are too sick to shop and cook for themselves. Clients also receive birthday cards that are decorated by local school students. Sometimes a cake is the only birthday gift that God's Love's clients will receive.
    God's Love We Deliver provides meals to people in the New York City area who are too sick to shop and cook for themselves. Clients also receive birthday cards that are decorated by local school students. Sometimes a cake is the only birthday gift that God's Love's clients will receive.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices