01/30/2013 09:28 am ET

Gov. Rick Snyder: Lease Decision Could Play Role In City's Fiscal Assessment

Gov. Rick Snyder won't appoint an emergency financial manager for Detroit just because the City Council refused to vote on a proposed state lease of Belle Isle, but the city's decision is sure to be considered as the state continues its overall assessment of Detroit's fiscal management, a spokesman for Snyder said Tuesday.

"While the decision on Belle Isle will play a role in that report, the totality of Detroit's financial picture is what the governor is interested in," spokesman Caleb Buhs told the Free Press.

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