*Update* Mayor Weaver Responds to Announcement that City of Flint will be Released from Receivership, Receives Official Letter

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April 4, 2018 (Flint, MI) – Mayor Karen Weaver issued the following statement today following an announcement from Governor Snyder stating the City of Flint will be released from receivership upon approval by the state treasurer:

“This is indeed exciting news for the City and the citizens of Flint. I want to thank the Receivership Transition Advisory Board (RTAB) for acknowledging the progress and improvements that have made in the City of Flint, and for rewarding our efforts by recommending that full control of City operations be restored to City of Flint officials where it belongs. I am also pleased that the recommendation has the support of the governor.

This will be the first time since 2011, that Flint will be free from emergency managers and state oversight. The women and men elected by the citizens of Flint should be proud of the progress we have made and will continue to make moving forward.”

Official Letter to Mayor Weaver from State Treasurer on RTAB Exit

RTAB Resolution to Repeal EM Orders

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Kristin Moore

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Kristin Moore is the Public Information/Communications Director for the City of Flint. She spent years working as a TV news reporter and anchor in and outside of Michigan. A Flint native, Kristin is excited to now be part of the team working to move Flint forward!
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