• Bylaws were adopted on 01-10-19 and rescinded 01-26-19. No new bylaws have been approved.
  • They are not abiding by the Michigan OPEN MEETINGS ACT - see two examples below:
15.275 Effective date.
Sec. 15. This act shall take effect January 1, 1977.
AN ACT to require certain meetings of certain public bodies to be open to the public; to require notice and the keeping of minutes of meetings; to provide for enforcement; to provide for invalidation of governmental​decisions under certain circumstances; to provide penalties; and to repeal certain acts and parts of acts.
15.269 Minutes.

Sec. 9.

(1) Each public body shall keep minutes of each meeting showing the date, time, place, members present, members absent, any decisions made at a meeting open to the public, and the purpose or purposes for which a closed session is held. The minutes shall include all roll call votes taken at the meeting. The public body shall make any corrections in the minutes at the next meeting after the meeting to which the minutes refer. The public body shall make corrected minutes available at or before the next subsequent meeting after correction. The corrected minutes shall show both the original entry and the correction.

(2) Minutes are public records open to public inspection, and a public body shall make the minutes available at the address designated on posted public notices pursuant to section 4. The public body shall make copies of the minutes available to the public at the reasonable estimated cost for printing and copying.


(3) A public body shall make proposed minutes available for public inspectionwithin 8 business days after the meeting to which the minutes refer. The public body shall make approved minutes available for public inspection within 5 business days after the meeting at which the minutes are approved by the public body.


(4) A public body shall not include in or with its minutes any personally identifiable information that, if released, would prevent the public body from complying with section 444 of subpart 4 of part C of the general education provisions act, 20 USC 1232g, commonly referred to as the family educational rights and privacy act of 1974.

Agenda and Meeting Minutes for Committee of the Whole Meetings:

There are NO MINUTES posted for ANY MEETING - all the way back to November 2018 ! ! ! !
  1. March 30, 2019
    • Agenda
    • Personnel Committee Report
  2. March 12, 2019
  3. February 23, 2019
  4. January 26, 2019
  5. January 10, 2019
  6. November 26, 2018
    • Meeting Minutes




Therefore, the Committee is violation of the Act and should be penalized.
15.272 Violation as misdemeanor; penalty.


Sec. 12.

(1) A public official who intentionally violates this act is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000.00.

(2) A public official who is convicted of intentionally violating a provision of this act for a second time within the same term shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined not more than $2,000.00, or imprisoned for not more than 1 year, or both.



2. They changed the date of a meeting without due public notice:

15.265 Public notice of regular meetings, change in schedule of regular meetings, rescheduled regular meetings, or special meetings; posting; statement of date, time, and place; website; recess or adjournment; emergency sessions; emergency public meeting; meeting in residential dwelling; limitation; notice; duration requirement.

Sec. 5.

(1) A meeting of a public body shall not be held unless public notice is given as provided in this section by a person designated by the public body.

(2) For regular meetings of a public body, there shall be posted within 10 days after the first meeting of the public body in each calendar or fiscal year a public notice stating the dates, times, and places of its regular meetings.

(3) If there is a change in the schedule of regular meetings of a public body, there shall be posted within 3 days after the meeting at which the change is made, a public notice stating the new dates, times, and places of its regular meetings.



A meeting date was changed at the meeting held on March 12, 019 and not posted until March 22, 2019 - 10 days after change:


March 22, 2019 







In accordance with Section 5(4) of the Michigan Open Meetings Act, MCL 15.265(4), the Detroit Charter Revision Commission will hold a special meeting on Saturday, March30, 2019, at 12:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held at the Joseph Walker Williams Center, 8431 Rosa Parks Blvd., Detroit, MI  48206.  The telephone number is (313) 628-2039.  


The Public is invited and encouraged to attend.