Mayor Weaver Calls for Action to Remove Lead Pipes in Flint

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February 2, 2016 — Flint, MI–  Mayor Karen Weaver was joined today by mayors from Michigan and leaders from across the nation to call for immediate action to remove the lead pipes from Flint’s water distribution system. Mayor Weaver also launched a new initiative to engage Flint residents and a team of trusted experts in charting a viable path to Flint’s future.

“We must replace the lead pipes immediately, starting with the highest risk homes,” Mayor Weaver said.  “My colleague Virg ...

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Flint Launches Water Bottle Recycling Program

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CURBSIDE PICKUP:
~ Republic Services providing bi-weekly curbside recycling at no added cost to residents
~ Residents with weekly curbside trash collection can call Republic Services at 800-438-0966
to have a curbside recycling bin delivered
~ Republic Services now providing clear bags for residents who do not yet
have bins and to use for extra bottles that will not fit in bins.
Filled bags and additional boxes or containers clearly marked “RECYCLING”, can be
set on the curb on recycling day.

BOTTLE ...

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Gov. Snyder Approves $28 Million in Immediate Aid for City of Flint

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STATE OF MICHIGAN

Joint Information Center

Appropriation will fund several programs to address Water Crisis

January 29, 2016 – Flint, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today, signed a $28 million budget supplemental which assists Flint residents by addressing the city’s on-going water crisis. The supplemental, which Snyder called for in his State of the State Address January 19th, was approved by the legislature Thursday and signed by the Governor this morning.

“I thank the Legislature for their quick action to make this additional $28 million ...

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Non-City of Flint Residents Who Receive Flint Water

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Some residents who live outside the Flint City limits, are still Flint water customers. Below is a list of addresses of Flint water customers who fall in this category. This is not a new list. The information has been provided previously and officials of the affected municipalities have been notified.
However, due to the ongoing water situation we felt it important to issue a reminder. We want to remind these residents to have their water tested with the free home testing kits being provided at ...

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Efforts Continue to Provide Safe Water Resources in Flint

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STATE OF MICHIGAN

JOINT INFORMATION CENTER

1,020 Homes Visited Today by Water Response Teams

January 27, 2016– Flint, Mich. – Water response teams comprised of 109 city, county and state personnel, American Red Cross and volunteers continued door-to-door delivery efforts today visiting 1,020 homes. These teams are canvassing the city providing free bottled water, filters, water replacement cartridges and water testing kits to Flint homes not yet identified as having a water filter.

As part of the distribution process, residents seeking ...

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Revised Draft Zoning Code Released

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On January 26th, the Department of Planning and Development unveiled a fully revised draft zoning code to the Planning Commission. Planning Division staff recently finished updating the draft after incorporating months of public comments and professional review. During last summer and fall, staff conducted outreach at nine ward workshops and hosted a zoning training series in conjunction with the Michigan State University Extension, as well as attended over 15 neighborhood meetings. As a result over 70 public comments are addressed ...

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Mayor & Gov. Announce Updates on Water Situation

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January 27, 2016– Flint, MI  Today Gov. Rick Snyder, Flint Mayor Karen Weaver and others announced that a group of medical and field experts will work together to put in place long-term solutions to repair the current water situation in Flint. The group has been named the Flint Water Interagency Coordinating Committee. The team is made up of 17 men and women including, Flint Mayor Karen Weaver, City Administrator Natasha Henderson, Genesee County Board of Commissioners Chairman Jamie Curtis, Virginia ...

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Mayor Weaver Responds to RTAB Vote

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January 22, 2016 – Flint, MI – Flint Mayor Karen Weaver listened via telephone at the Receivership Transition Advisory Board’s special meeting Friday afternoon. Before members voted on a resolution to transition authority back to the Mayor she thanked the board for calling the meeting. After making brief statements of their own, the five board members voted unanimously to adopt the resolution which gives the Mayor the power to hire and fire staff. “It’s another really good day for helping ...

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Churches, Community Centers & Fire Stations Help Distribute Water to Residents

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January 25, 2016 –Flint, MI  Five local churches are now part of the effort to get bottled water and filters into the hands of Flint residents. Many have expressed concern about the elderly and others in the community not having access to clean water and water filters. With local churches now opening their doors to make it more convenient for residents to get these free supplies, we are hoping to eliminate that concern. The following is a list of churches ...

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Current Facts About Water Shut Offs in Flint

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In effort to make sure the public is receiving the correct and most up to date information regarding water shut offs in the City of Flint, below are answers to frequently asked questions on the matter. Additional updates will be provided as necessary.

  • No shut off notices have been issued since the beginning of December 2015.
  • There has been no disconnection of service for nonpayment on an active account has since August 7, 2015.
  • The City is currently reviewing its policy on shut off notices ...
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