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Flint water crisis

Flint City Council approves $500k contract extension for company managing service line replacement

Flint, MI– After being postponed in several meetings, and urged for approval by the mayor, the Flint City Council approved a contract extension for Rowe Professional Services to continue project management on the service line replacement program.  The contract extension adds $500,000 to the company’s original contract. The company entered into a contract with the City […]

Water shutoffs moratorium expired for state, but not for City of Flint

Flint, MI–The State of Michigan’s moratorium on water shutoffs expired on March 31, but Mayor Sheldon Neeley announced that the City of Flint would continue holding off on disconnecting homes from water due to lack of payment.  The water shutoff restoration act was enacted by the state on Dec. 22, 2020, and created a temporary […]

The water crisis settlement registration deadline has passed. Now what?

Flint, MI– The deadline to register for the $641.25 million water crisis lawsuit settlement passed last week, closing the two-month window residents had to opt in or opt out.  In August of last year, the State of Michigan announced the settlement, which would resolve all litigation related to the water crisis against the defendants–the State […]