NEWS RELEASE 10/31/2012
|FLINT FIREFIGHTERS LOCAL 352 HAVE ANNOUNCED SUPPORT OF THE POLICE AND FIRE PROTECTION MILLAGE|
Flint, Michigan — October 31, 2012— The Flint Firefighters Union Local 352 has told City of Flint officials that they are putting their support behind the Police and Firefighter Protection Millage. The announcement came to Emergency Financial Manager Ed Kurtz late Tuesday afternoon.|
If passed, the millage would stabilize The City of Flint’s police and fire staffing levels, making them less dependent on outside grant funding and ensure adequate police and fire services for City residents. Combating crime has a direct impact on the quality of life and safety of residents and visitors alike. For this reason public safety has been a top priority for Flint, making the security of its funding a crucial issue.