Detroit City Council Accepting Applications for Vacant Seat

November 17, 2014

By J. Carlisle Larsen

Detroit City Council Member Saunteel Jenkins has left her position after announcing her resignation last month, to become the CEO of THAW. City Council is tasked with appointing a new member and have outlined a new procedure to vet candidates. City Councilman James Tate represents Detroit’s First District. He tells WDET’s J. Carlisle Larsen it will be difficult to replace Jenkins, but there are qualifications he’d like to see in prospective candidates.

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