Pontiac says hello with blog

Hello Pontiac, ran by the city’s Emergency Financial Manager Fred Leeb, debuted at the end of May to address rumors and misinformation for it’s residents.


Pontiac’s Emergency Financial Manager Fred Leeb is blogging to address rumors and misinformation about spending and hiring, as well as to keep residents informed about city business.

The blog, called Hello Pontiac, debuted May 21 and addresses topics such as extending a final offer of sale of the Silverdome to current bidders and the reinstatement of televised council meetings. Residents complained about Leeb canceling the airings in April because he said they spread negativity.

Leeb also has talked about the agreement between the city and developers of the Motown Motion Pictures studio to form a tax-free renaissance zone.

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