Thursday, February 28, 2013
Download or read Mayor O'Reilly's full speech on Patch.
Thursday, February 28
Dearborn Mayor Jack O'Reilly gave his 2013 State of the City speech on Wednesday evening at Dearborn City Hall. He highlighted the successes, issues and plans in four key areas: neighborhoods, day-to-day operations, business districts, and "our collective future." The speech gave details of the results of some local programs, such as the Neighborhood Stabilization Program, Rental Housing Task Force and shared services efforts. He also spoke of the city's plan to move its municipal offices to a new building and sell the current City Hall to arts developer Artspace (read the full story here). You can read the full transcript in the PDFs section of this article, or download it to your computer. Also attached is a 2013 State of the City Fact …
The address took place Wednesday night at Dearborn City Hall.
Thursday, February 28
Dearborn Mayor John B. O’Reilly Jr.’s annual State of the City Address will be available for the public to watch, starting on Friday, March 1. More: Check out the replay of Patch's live State of the City discussion Delivered on Feb. 27 at the City Council Chambers of City Hall, Dearborn’s 2013 State of the City Address will be available for viewing any time starting March 1 at the City of Dearborn’s website: www.cityofdearborn.org. The address will be also broadcast on CDTV, the City of Dearborn’s government access cable channel. CDTV is Channel 12 on Comcast and Channel 10 on WOW! Customers with AT&T services can click on the drop down menu on channel 99 and choose the Dearborn channel. The first broadcast on CDTV will be Friday, March…
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Mayor Jack O'Reilly will update residents on city finances, plans and accomplishments.
The 2013 Dearborn State of the City address will take place Feb. 27, the City of Dearborn confirmed Tuesday. Members of the public are welcome to attend the address by Mayor Jack O'Reilly, which will start at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at Dearborn City Hall. However, seating is limited and is not guaranteed. Mayor O'Reilly is expected to recount accomplishments of the city over the past year, as well as give an update on city finances and upcoming initiatives. During last year's State of the City address, O'Reilly stressed government transparency, specifically highlighting the city's Performance Dashboard, which he explained is "a meaningful tool to measure our efforts and assess how we are doing as an organization." For those who…
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Share your thoughts on Dearborn Mayor Jack O'Reilly's speech about the economic outlook, upcoming developments and city budget.
Monday, March 5, 2012
Check out our chat from Mayor Jack O'Reilly's State of the City, held Monday night at Dearborn City Hall.
Dearborn Mayor Jack O'Reilly held his State of the City address Monday night in the Dearborn City Hall City Council chambers. In his speech, O'Reilly addressed both the issues facing Dearborn, as well as upcoming developments and successes–and new ways for residents to measure city progress. O'Reilly unveiled the city's Performance Dashboard, which he explained is "a meaningful tool to measure our efforts and assess how we are doing as an organization. "Essentially, it's our report card." O'Reilly focused heavily on the city government's transparency on issues, as well as their commitment to giving residents results for their tax dollars. "We cannot worry first about satisfying this group vs. that group," he said. "We worry first about our…
Friday, February 17, 2012
The public is welcome to attend Mayor Jack O'Reilly's address, to be held at Dearborn City Hall.
The 2012 State of the City address will take place March 5, the city of Dearborn confirmed Friday. The public is invited to attend the address by Mayor Jack O'Reilly, which will start at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at Dearborn City Hall. According to the City of Dearborn newsletter, "Mayor O’Reilly will review the economic challenges facing Dearborn, the city’s recent accomplishments and initiatives to keep the community moving forward." Last year's city-wide address by O'Reilly focused on growth initiatives–such as the Intermodal Train Station and University of Michigan-Dearborn student housing–as well as the $20 million budget deficit facing the city, and how to fix it. For those who cannot attend, the address will be shown at a …