City of Flint Charter Review Commission

City of Flint Charter Review Commission An elected Commission tasked with reviewing the City of Flint Charter and recommending changes which would be presented to the citizens of Flint for a vote
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Vote on the Charter today! Thanks to everyone who helped make this a great document by the people for the people!
08/08/2017

Vote on the Charter today! Thanks to everyone who helped make this a great document by the people for the people!

Curious about the proposed changes? Tune in for a detailed review tomorrow 9-12.
07/03/2017

Curious about the proposed changes? Tune in for a detailed review tomorrow 9-12.

Tuesday 7/4/17 9am to Noon (Eastern) Learn how the City of Flint will be run if residents pass charter revisions on August 8 on a special 4th of July edition of The Tom Sumner Program with Pastor Allen Gilbert and John Cherry from the Charter Review Commission and regular ARMCHAIR POLITICS pundits Paul Rozycki and Henry Hatter streaming at www.tomsumnerprogram.com and simulcast on WFOV 92.1 FM in Flint.

02/03/2017
Draft Public Comments - City of Flint Charter Review Commission

The Flint Charter Commission has finished a Draft City Charter that is now open for public comment for 30 days. You can see the draft charter, a summary of major changes, and submit comments by following the link. We also will have a public meeting to discuss the draft charter on February 25th at Bethel United Methodist Church.

http://flintcitycharter.com/public-comments/

Public Comments on the DRAFT Flint City Charter will be accepted through March 6, 2017. Public Comments should be prepared in writing and submitted to:

City of Flint Charter Review Commission's cover photo
02/03/2017

City of Flint Charter Review Commission's cover photo

05/05/2016

The Charter Review Advisory Committee will be meeting this evening at 6 pm at Word of Life Christian Church, 460 W Atherton Rd, Flint, MI 48503. We will be discussing article 3: Legislative Branch. Specifically we will be discussing the position of the Clerk should it be an appointed or elected position? The role of the Ombudsman's office and article 3-309 Public Peace, Health and Safety.
The Charter Review Advisory Committee is a group of residents who work with the Charter Review Commission to share ideas on the Charter. All are welcome, please join us, light refreshments will also be provided.

Thank you to everyone who came out to the City of Flint Charter Review Commission Community Meeting about Wards & Counci...
04/25/2016

Thank you to everyone who came out to the City of Flint Charter Review Commission Community Meeting about Wards & Council Structure. We got a lot of great thoughts from the community, we are drafting a report on the outcomes and will share it with you all soon!

03/25/2016

The City of Flint Charter Review Commission met tonight and voted 9 - 0 to move proposal 3 to second reading, which means the Commission agrees that the City of Flint should have a strong mayor form of government!!

"Proposal Number: 3

Name of Proposed Section: Form of Government

Suggested Article: In General

Text:

The voters of the City of Flint shall elect a chief executive for the City and a legislative body for the City under this Charter. This Charter may be amended pursuant to the law in order to improve the form of government stated in this section."

Now we just have to work on the details of how to increase accountability, transparency and active involvement. Thank you to all the residents who shared their opinions and please come to our next community meeting, April 19th at Asbury United Methodist Church from 5:30 - 7:30 to talk about wards and city council structure.

There is still time to take this short 3 question survey. Residents, please share your thoughts, what type of government...
02/18/2016
Flint residents: what form of government do you prefer for Flint?

There is still time to take this short 3 question survey. Residents, please share your thoughts, what type of government do you want to see in Flint?

Please take the survey titled "Flint Charter Review Survey: Form of Government". Your feedback is important! Please respond by March 1st, thanks!

In case you missed the Form of Government Community Meeting on the 21st you can share your thoughts with us through this...
02/03/2016
Flint residents: what form of government do you prefer for Flint?

In case you missed the Form of Government Community Meeting on the 21st you can share your thoughts with us through this survey. Please take a few minutes to participate in improving your local government through this online means of civic participation.

Please take the survey titled "Flint Charter Review Survey: Form of Government". Your feedback is important! Please respond by March 1st, thanks!

Thanks for Making the Form of Government Meeting a Success!Thank you to everyone who came out to the Charter Review Comm...
02/03/2016
City of Flint Charter Review Commission

Thanks for Making the Form of Government Meeting a Success!

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Charter Review Commission Community Meeting on Form of Government January 21st at Grace Emmanuel. We had over 70 people share their thoughts and ideas about how to improve government and what form of government they wanted to see.

February Form of Government Survey

The Charter Review Commission has opened up a survey online to get more feedback about the charter. These are the questions that were discussed at the meeting, please share and take the survey if you have additional thoughts. All responses are requested by March 1st.

Take the survey!


Please join us for the
Charter Review Advisory Committee Meeting

Thursday, February 4, 2016
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
at Metropolitan Baptist Church
930 E Myrtle Ave, Flint, MI

We will be discussing amendments presented to the Charter commission to increase accountability, enforcement and strengthen qualifications of city officials. This meeting is led by residents and is very informative and engaging.


Save the date for the Charter Review Commission
Community Meeting: Continued Discussion on Form of Government

Thursday, February 18, 2016
5:30 - 7:30 pm
at the Flint Public Library
2nd floor Community Room
1026 E Kearsley St, Flint, MI

This meeting will be a continuation of the discussion on form of government. We will be looking at the results of the 1-21-2016 meeting and discussing input received and how to apply it to the charter. Please join us!

Charter resources are accessible online

We have a online file of all of the proposals submitted, charter resources, Advisory Committee meeting materials and information presented and shared at large community meetings. Save this link to your favorites to keep up to date on the charter review process.

https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B2eL3tE50mshZEFrSWVXa3VlUXc&usp=sharing

Thanks for your commitment to improving local government,

An elected Commission tasked with reviewing the City of Flint Charter and recommending changes which would be presented to the citizens of Flint for a vote

Charter Review Community Meeting on Form of Government:Thursday, January 21st5:30 - 7:30 pmGrace Emmanuel Baptist Church...
01/07/2016

Charter Review Community Meeting on Form of Government:

Thursday, January 21st
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Grace Emmanuel Baptist Church
3502 Lapeer Rd, Flint MI

- Learn about the Flint City Charter
- Form of Government Discussion and Introductory Workshop
- Discuss how citizens should be represented

Do you want to see a Strong Mayor or a Council - Manager or a hybrid of the two in the City of Flint Charter?

We are delighted to welcome Quincy Murphy to the City of Flint Charter Review Commission. Qunicy brings a great perspect...
12/22/2015
Flint activist Quincy Murphy appointed to Flint Charter Review Commission

We are delighted to welcome Quincy Murphy to the City of Flint Charter Review Commission. Qunicy brings a great perspective to the Commission, is connected to the community and lives in a ward the Commission did not have representation from. We are glad to have you on our team. Welcome aboard Commissioner Murphy!

The Flint's Charter Review Commission is back at full strength following the appointment of Quincy Murphy, a community activist and lifetime city resident.

11/19/2015
Charter Review Commission — Commissioner Vacancy – City of Flint

We have an opening on the Charter Review Commission. Here is the information you need to apply. Applications must be recieved by December 3rd. https://www.cityofflint.com/2015/11/18/charter-review-commission-commissioner-vacancy/

Charter Review Commission — Commissioner Vacancy Posted by: Janell Johnson A vacancy currently exists on the Flint City Charter Review Commission. Flint residents interested in applying for the position, please note the following: GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Will serve on Flint’s Charter Review Com…

11/03/2015

How do we ensure appointees are qualified? How do hold our public figures accountable? These are some of the things that we are going to be discussing at the Charter Review Advisory Committee meeting this Thursday at 6 pm at Bethel United Methodist Church. Qualifications of Appointed Officials (1-501) and Forfeiture of Office and Removal for Cause (1-603). Come to the meeting and share your thoughts, all are welcome!

Charter Review Community Kick-off Meeting
10/29/2015

Charter Review Community Kick-off Meeting

Have you taken the Charter Review Commission Kick-off Survey? Please take a few minutes to give us your thoughts, thanks...
10/29/2015
City of Flint Charter Pre-review Community Survey

Have you taken the Charter Review Commission Kick-off Survey? Please take a few minutes to give us your thoughts, thanks!
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/6C3KYRX

The Charter Review Commission would like to know what your thoughts are on the City of Flint Charter as the community collectively begins the Charter Review Process. Please take this survey and give us your thoughts! The goal of this survey is to find out what the community's thoughts are on key cha…

City of Flint Charter Review Commission
10/29/2015

City of Flint Charter Review Commission

City of Flint Charter Review Commission's cover photo
10/29/2015

City of Flint Charter Review Commission's cover photo

Please take a few minutes and respond to our quick Flint City Charter Community Survey. We want to know your thoughts on...
09/27/2015
City of Flint Charter Pre-review Community Survey

Please take a few minutes and respond to our quick Flint City Charter Community Survey. We want to know your thoughts on key Charter issues going into the beginning of the review process. Only 8 Charter questions. We want to get as much feedback and reach as many residents as we can, so please respond and share!

The Charter Review Commission would like to know what your thoughts are on the City of Flint Charter as the community collectively begins the Charter Review Process. Please take this survey and give us your thoughts! The goal of this survey is to find out what the community's thoughts are on key charter questions going into the process. We need your ideas an input to make sure this Charter Review reflects the community's vision for government. Survey responses are needed by October 31st, thank you!- City of Flint Charter Review Commission

Thank you to everyone who came out and shared there ideas! The City of Flint Charter Review Commission is excited get to...
09/27/2015
Flint Charter Review Commission holds kick-off meeting to discuss charter

Thank you to everyone who came out and shared there ideas! The City of Flint Charter Review Commission is excited get to work with the entire Flint community on reviewing the City Charter!

The Flint Charter Review Commission held a kick-off meeting Saturday to introduce the community to the commission.

City of Flint Charter Review Commission
09/21/2015

City of Flint Charter Review Commission

Join us for the Charter Review Kick-Off Meeting 09.26.15 from 10-12 at UM-Flint!
09/21/2015

Join us for the Charter Review Kick-Off Meeting 09.26.15 from 10-12 at UM-Flint!

09/17/2015

The Charter Review Commission Public Outreach Committee will be meeting tonight at City of Flint City Hall at 6 pm, in the McKenzie Room on the 2nd floor. It is open to the public, we will be discussing the upcoming Charter Review Kick-Off meeting. Please join us if you are interested, thanks.

The swearing in Ceremony from May 2015
09/15/2015

The swearing in Ceremony from May 2015

The swearing in Ceremony from May 2015

New public notices for upcoming committee meetings and the charter commission meeting this Thursday at 6:30 in council C...
09/08/2015

New public notices for upcoming committee meetings and the charter commission meeting this Thursday at 6:30 in council Chambers.

Address

1101 S Saginaw St, Rm 201C
Flint, MI
48502

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00
Sunday 13:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(810) 444-2202

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