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Duggan reveals neighborhood plan, "Every neighborhood has a future"

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DETROIT, Mich. (WJBK) -

Detroit mayoral candidate Mike Duggan reveals his neighborhood plan, saying "Every neighborhood has a future."

The plan includes ten specific points he believes will successfully rebuild Detroit's neighborhoods:

  1. 1. Establish a single Department of Neighborhoods (DON)
  2. Base the DON in 7 Neighborhood District Offices to create true partnerships with
  3. Neighborhood Groups/Block Clubs
  4. Seize Abandoned Houses/Drug Houses through nuisance abatement program Mike Duggan started as Prosecutor
  5. Create positive incentives to move families from sparsely populated areas into stronger neighborhoods
  6. Rebuild neighboring business districts, beginning by seizing abandoned storefronts and moving in entrepreneurs
  7. Streamline demolition process and strategically target neighborhoods
  8. Crack down on illegal scrappers and their scrap yards
  9. Create much tougher code enforcement
  10. Require banks to participate in neighborhood redevelopment
  11. Reform Detroit Land Bank so we can reuse vacant land

 

The full plan can be viewed here.

Tune in to Fox 2 News at 10PM for Alexis Wiley's break down of Mike Duggan's neighborhood plan.

For more information on Mike Duggan's campaign, visit www.dugganfordetroit.com.

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