Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Settlement Agreement with Suburbs Ratified

On May 12, 2009, at a Status Conference with Judge Feikens, representatives of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Counties, and the City of Detroit submitted executed copies of the Settlement Agreement, which was tentatively reached in December, 2008.

Judge Feikens, who is 91 years old, thanked the attorneys who have been involved in the decades-old litigation, and declared that resolution of the long-running dispute between the City and Suburbs signaled a new chapter in regional cooperation relative to water and wastewater matters.

This matter was also reported here by the Detroit Free Press.

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