NEWS RELEASE   2/16/2012

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CITY OF FLINT WILL HOLD NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING TONIGHT IN WARD 2 AT THE HASKELL COMMUNITY CENTER
City Of Flint Will Hold Neighborhood Meeting Tonight In Ward 2 At The Haskell Community Center

Flint, Michigan – February 16, 2012 –Flint Emergency Manager Michael Brown is joining with members of the Flint City Council to host meetings in each of the city’s nine wards. Brown and Second Ward Councilwoman Jacqueline Poplar will host the ward 2 neighborhood meeting tonight at 5:30 p.m. at Haskell Community Center, 2201
Forest Hill.

Tonight’s meeting at Haskell is the fourth community meeting hosted by Brown and members of council since February 2. More than 400 residents have attended.

The meetings provide an opportunity for residents to meet the emergency manager and members of his team, get information on the city’s finances and an overview of the Comprehensive Financial and Operating Plan that was submitted to the State Department of Treasury. Also, the meetings give residents an opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback.

Other ward meeting dates are as follows:
Ward 1 February 23, 5:30pm at Living Word Ministries, 2001 West Carpenter Road
Ward 3 February 27, 5:30pm at Antioch M.B. Church, 1083 East Stewart Avenue
Ward 4 February 20, 6:00pm at Eastwood United Methodist Church, 3312 Whittier Avenue
Ward 6 March1, 5:30pm at Bethel United Methodist Church, 1309 Ballenger Highway
Ward 8 February 28, 5:30pm at Neithercut Elementary School, 2010 Crestbrook Lane
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