Benny Napoleon announces "bold" $3B neighborhood strategy - Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

Benny Napoleon announces "bold" $3B neighborhood development strategy

Posted: Updated:
DETROIT, Mich. (WJBK) -

Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon unveils his $3 billion strategy to revitalize Detroit's neighborhoods if he is elected the next mayor.

The plan would create new shopping centers, new police fire and emergency centers and tens of thousands of new jobs. The new development centers would be in each of the city's newly established council districts.  

"We have a neighborhood growth strategy that focuses on creating jobs and economic opportunities in every one of the new seven city council districts, and they're all going to be anchored by an economic engine that will help grow not just the area that they're in, but the entire council district," Napoleon tells Fox 2.

Napoleon revealed his strategy Monday night at Peace and Goodwill Missionary Baptist Church.

Earlier this month Napoleon revealed the first phase of his neighborhood plan.

LINK: Read more about Napoleon's neighborhood plan
LINK: Fellow mayoral candidate Mike Duggan's neighborhood plan

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Clutch Cargo's Returns to Religious Roots

    Clutch Cargo's Returns to Religious Roots

    Monday, April 21 2014 3:11 AM EDT2014-04-21 07:11:55 GMT
    Clutch Cargo's, a southeastern Michigan church building that spent several years as a nightclub, reopened as a house of worship on Easter Sunday.
    Clutch Cargo's, a southeastern Michigan church building that spent several years as a nightclub, reopened as a house of worship on Easter Sunday.
  • Easter Sunday benefit for Steve Utash and crime victims

    Easter Sunday benefit for Steve Utash and crime victims

    Sunday, April 20 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-04-21 03:46:19 GMT
    Since his near death beating by a mob, family, friends and total strangers have rallied around Steven Utash. The latest show of support was on Easter Sunday at Bethany Baptist Church in Detroit.
    Since his near death beating by a mob, family, friends and total strangers have rallied around Steven Utash. The latest show of support was on Easter Sunday at Bethany Baptist Church in Detroit.
  • Wanted suspect arrested for high profile crimes

    Wanted suspect arrested for high profile crimes

    Sunday, April 20 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-04-21 03:43:01 GMT
    A wanted suspect connected to serious crimes in Metro Detroit is now in custody. Ray Slayton, 47, was arrested Sunday morning at a hotel in Warren on felony drug charges.
    A wanted suspect connected to serious crimes in Metro Detroit is now in custody. Ray Slayton, 47, was arrested Sunday morning at a hotel in Warren on felony drug charges.
  • Download the FOX 2 Apps


  • FOX 2 News Five-Day Forecast
Powered by WorldNow

KDFW FOX 4
400 N. Griffin Street
Dallas, Texas 75202

Main Station Directory:
(214) 720-4444
News Fax:
(214) 720-3263 or (214) 720-3333

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices