Week in Review from the Mayor
Mayor Walling Marks His 100th Day In Office
Working Together Toward A 21st Century Sustainable City
The first 100 days of Mayor Dayne Walling
August 6, 2009-November 13, 2009
As I mark my 100th day in office as Mayor of the City of Flint, I reflect back on election night when I promised residents a new direction of positive change for Flint. My success or failure for delivering on this promise cannot be fully measured in 100 days, but 100 days provides a good indication of where we are headed.
November 9, 2009
Flint Is Open For Business City Of Flint will host free Vendor Forum for suppliers and vendors interested in contracting with the city.
The City of Flint’s Department of Purchases and Supplies is hosting a Vendor Forum. The forum will be held Tuesday, November 10, 2009 from 10 a.m. until Noon in the City Council Chambers on the 3rd floor of City Hall, 1101 South Saginaw Street. The purpose of the forum is to provide information about how to do business with the city.
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October 28, 2009
We are excited to announce our logo design contest. The contest is open to students in Flint from middle school through college. The winning logo design will reflect the city's diversity, strength, resilience, and pride. The deadline to submit entries is 5:00 p.m December 1, 2009. For complete contest rules please click here.
October 11, 2009
Senator Carl Levin Spends Day Long Meeting at City Hall. U.S. Senator Carl Levin, (D-MI) and Jo-Ellen Darcy the Assistant Secretary of the Army were in Flint for a day long meeting with Mayor Dayne Walling. The closed door meeting took place at City Hall, Friday, October 16, 2009. Flint’s Green Cities Coordinator Steve Montle and representatives from the offices of U.S. Congressman Dale Kildee and U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow were also in attendance. Read the entire article
October 5, 2009
Mayor meets film crew! The week started with Flint Mayor Dayne Walling presenting the Key To The City to Former U.S. Senator Fred Thompson and Screenwriter/Producer Fredrick Foote. Foote and Thompson are a part of an all-star ensemble filming the movie “Alleged” in Genesee County. Filming began September 14, 2009 at the Historic Stockton house in Flint and continued at Crossroads Village in Flint Township. Mayor Walling presented the keys at crossroads. Both Foote and Thompson were gracious recipients and told the crowd that gathered what a wonderful time they have had in Flint and Genesee County. We’ve known all along how great we are-it appears the rest of the world is getting the message.
Flint Mayor Dayne Walling Announces Commitment to a Drug Free Workplace During Weekly Press Briefing. The City of Flint has a Zero Tolerance position on drugs and alcohol in the workplace. Drug testing of city employees began in late September with employees of the fire department. Five firefighters were tested and two were positive for either drugs or alcohol. Two firefighters were let go. Right now the focus is on the city's public safety force. The mayor says "we want a force we can all trust and respect." Mayor Walling says more city employees will be tested