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Flint Charter


#FLINT-The new Flint City Charter became effective 1/1/18. On this Monday 4/23/18 112 Days later Flints Ombudsman, Human Relations Board and Ethics and Accountability Board have not been seated because of inaction by Flints Mayor and Flint City Council. Why? Ask them. @terrybankert

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Time to act!


#Flint. 108 days since 1/1/18 when our new Flint City Charter went into effect. Critical positions have not been filled to protect citizen interests. Ethics and Accountability Board Human Relations Commission Flint Ombudsman Citizens have not been given the respect of a time line. Many of us just ask the The Mayor and Council appoint […]

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Flint Water harm continues.


#Michigan The Governmental harm to the victims of Flint was multifaceted. 1. Flint suffered lead released in our water by decision making approaching criminal intent or gross negligence . 2. Flint continues to suffer lead impacted water infrastructure with future mobility and harm. 3. Flint suffered testable damaging levels of lead in our blood system […]

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No Free Bottled Water for Flint


#Flint. The recent poisoned history of Flint Mi Water is known. It now is a given that physical harm to Flints 100,000 Citizens ranges from nothing to life altering brain damage. We do not know comprehensively who is harmed and to what degree. It is a fact that there are still hot spots and our […]

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Charter and Flint City Charter


#Flint – THANK YOU FLINT CITY COUNCIL. I attended the 4/9/18 Flint City Council Meeting. 25 Of us spoke mostly on the Flint Water Crisis combined With the Flint City Charter requirement of the appointment of an Ethics and Accountability Board and that Boards appointment of an Ombudsman. The Council was enthusiastic in expressing its […]

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Water


#Flint -We have a population in harms way from infants to seniors. What do we do. 1. Political pressure. 2. Identify the resources already available and get it to our citizens. 3. Leadership must have a today and future action plan . Let us know. Develop a plan or execute the one in place with […]

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Violation of Law


#Flint ask your Mayor and Council Person Why? 31+28+31+3= 93. It has been 93 days since your 2017 New Flint City Charter was to be 100% in effect. It is not. @terrybankert.

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It is a new day. A political Sunrise.


“5 Lessons from Black Panther That Can Save Our Lives — and Transform Black Politics ” (A)and others. The priority of breaking down barriers by its success is over . “Between the races “allyship” is an empty, neoliberal concept that now rarely results in transformational change. Equally empowered groups are not interested in “allies” — instead, their is a call […]

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TRUST


#Flint. Consider reading this issue of the East Village Magazine March 2018 Editor Worth-Nelson. “Commentary Time to Jump-Start the New City Charter? “By Paul Rozycki. Ask yourself how can you be silent when a law , City Charter, which is designed to give Citizens the tools rebuild our trust in government is being diminished by […]

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My Flint Town


Voter disenfranchisement in Flint. That’s you and me Flint Citizens. We worked hard to get a New Flint City Charter . Now our Mayor and Council are not implementing sections that would challenge their power.. The Principal but not only section is the seating of an Ethics and Accountability Board. See FlintCityCharter.com 11/4/14 Election where […]

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