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2016 Meet the Candidates videos
Candidates for one at-large Detroit City Council seat, and Wayne County Treasurer were invited to attend the July CitizenDetroit Dinner & Dialogue candidate forums.  Below are videos from the candidates that participated.  

7/21/16 Event: City Council-at-large candidates

  • Candidate John Cromer responds to the question "If you had an additional $10 million to allocate in the city budget for 2017, how would you want to spend that money? What do you think are the service priorities that most affect the health and wellbeing of residents?" Click to View Video
  • Candidate Tonya Wells responds to the question "If you had an additional $10 million to allocate in the city budget for 2017, how would you want to spend that money? What do you think are the service priorities that most affect the health and wellbeing of residents?" Click to View Video
  • Candidate Eric Williams responds to the question "How should the city government deal with the unexpected city pension fund obligation due in 2024? Do you think this debt could lead to a second bankruptcy filIng and further reductions in city government retirees’ pensions?" Click to View Video

7/28/16 Event: County Treasurer candidates

  • Candidate Beverly Kindle-Walker responds to "What can the county treasurer do to strengthen Detroit neighborhoods?  Can a program be developed that would allow the county treasurer to invest county funds in redeveloping hard-hit Detroit neighborhoods, building and renovating homes, starting businesses and creating jobs, attracting residents, and improving the tax base?" Click to View Video
  • Candidate Eric Sabree responds to the question "What changes would you recommend be made to state laws that establish the timeline, interest rates, and fees for the property tax foreclosure process? What additional programs can be implanted under the existing state law that would reduce the number of foreclosures and keep people in their homes." Click to View Video