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Snyder To Detroit Financial Advisory Board: Don't Let Council Disagreement Stall Action

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SNYDER DETROIT FINANCIAL ADVISORY BOARD
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, right, answers reporters questions about the consent agreement between the state and Detroit as Diirector of Urban Initiatives Harvey Hollins, left, looks on during a news conference Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Detroit. Snyder says a deal between Detroit and state officials on handling the city's deep financial problems means it's time to turn to solutions, not problems. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson) | AP
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By Suzette Hackney

Gov. Rick Snyder this afternoon said Detroit's financial advisory board should begin immediately meeting to shape the city's fiscal future -- with or without input from Detroit City Council.

Snyder said the city-state consent agreement does not require that all members of the nine-person board be appointed before they begin meetings, nor that City Council appoint its members by a required time.

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