In 2016 Genesee County Drain Commissioner Jeff Wright published a paper on Flint’s water crisis. The paper has been a topic of discussion among community leaders. See what Wright had to say below. Wright Monopoly Price Gouging Corruption and the Poisoning of a City 552247 7 by Flint Beat on Scribd
FLINT, MI — Lead-tainted service lines at 253 homes have been replaced so far in phase four of Mayor Karen Weaver’s FAST Start initiative. Crews from four area companies are replacing lead and galvanized service lines leading from the street to the water meter in residents’ homes during this fourth phase of the FAST Start […]
FLINT, MI – A sworn testimony revealed that Flint Mayor Karen Weaver and her adviser Aonie Gilcreast allegedly created a loosely regulated fund weeks after Weaver fired former City Administrator Natasha Henderson. A May 22, 2017 ABC12 report says, both Weaver and Gilcreast opened a 527 fund, which is loosely regulated. The fund was allegedly […]
FLINT, MI – The Flint City Council voted 8 – 0 in favor of a moratorium putting a stop to potential liens on thousands of properties in Flint for overdue utility bills. The decision came after Flint Mayor Karen Weaver’s office issued lien threat notices to nearly 8,000 Flint property owners. “This is not right,” […]
FLINT, MI – The Flint City Council has called a special meeting in hopes of putting a stop to threats of property liens for nonpayment of water bills. The move comes after Flint Mayor Karen Weaver’s office issued letters to thousands of Flint property owners saying liens will be placed on some Flint properties for […]
FLINT, MI — City officials are asking for assistance to help relocate residents at a mobile home park on Flint’s south side. According to city records, owners of Elms Mobile Home Park have a past due balance of $141,323.11 in utility debt owed to Flint. The owners, Elm Investors, LLC only made one payment since […]
FLINT, MI – The assignment was simple. Create a piece of art focused on a cause or an issue. But the issue that Kawatha Tobias, an art student at Mott Community College, chose is one she lives every day – the Flint water crisis. “There was a long list of different things I could have […]
FLINT, MI – Flint officials are set to host a series of radio town hall meetings focused on health and the city’s water crisis. Starting today, May 2, 2017, a town hall will be held on WFLT 1420 AM to address health concerns. Today’s town hall airs from noon to 12:30 p.m. Other town halls […]
FLINT, MI – Flint Mayor Karen Weaver says recent comments from a MDEQ official are a disappointment. According to a recent news article, Bryce Feighner, director of the Michigan DEQ Drinking Water and Municipal Assistance Division, pointed to a number of water main breaks as the potential cause of Flint’s water crisis instead of the […]
FLINT, MI – One Flint woman says she hasn’t been able to safely go into her home since December 2016 after researchers found a rare bacterium in her water. “I’ve been screaming about it on and off on my Facebook page since November,” said Florlisa Stebbins. “My doctors say they will never be able to […]