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Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Reasons to Elect George Cushingberry Jr. as President of Detroit City Council on January 6th, 2015
By The Friends of George Cushingberry
George Cushingberry is fortunate enough to be elected as president of City Council by
his peers, the following steps will be taken, upon agreement with fellow
Council Members, Mayor Duggan and, the will of the people.
1.Will Create a Committee on Appropriations that
will be responsible for accountability and transparency of the City of
a.Development of a real time display of the City’s
balance sheet on the website.
b.Garbage Truck Tracking(GPS) iPhone app for City
Residents who stay at home and want to know if the truck has passed their home
2.Will look into alternative ways to finance the
City’s debts using sound fiscal management theory and methods. Mr. Cushingberry
was the Chairman for the State of Michigan appropriations committee in the
House of Representatives 2008-2010.
3.Taking the lead in reinvestment into the City
and Regional infrastructure with the expansion of the People Mover System to
the Tri-County Area.
4.Blight Removal and land revitalization through
the redevelopment of idle land into homes, allowing people to build bigger
homes of selected tracts of land
5.Reaching out to low to moderate income
individuals to help correct their low to moderate income status. Education is
essential in the areas of carpentry, electricians, electronics, truck driving
and, auto repair will give our youth something to do and look up to for a
6.Will propose that by 2016, all City of Detroit
vehicles be required to run on fuel grown in Michigan albeit Industrial Hemp,
Corn and, other organic plants.
7.Will work with fellow councilmembers, Mayor
Duggan and President Obama to re-invest into the revitalization of the Tuskegee
Airmen/Coleman Young International Airport with commercial Air Service to Toronto
Canada, Florida, New York, Cleveland, Chicago and, any other City as needed.
8.Before President Obama leaves office we will
have a revitalized Amtrak system hub in Detroit so that people do not have to
drive to Dearborn to catch a train because of the parking situation. The land
formally known as the Michigan State Fairgrounds will undergo a magical
transition and become a transportation hub for Intermodal Bus, Train and,
People Mover traffic.
If you support this effort, Mr.
Cushingberry is requesting that you contact your district council member and
request that they vote in favor of George Cushingberry Jr., for the Presidency
of the City Council, representing the great and talented people of the City of
Detroit. The Election will be held on January 6th, 8am 2013 in the
Chamber of City Hall.
Please plan on attending to help Push for Cush as President
of City Council.
The Friends of George Cushingberry Jr.Councilman District #2