Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Tuesday, Jan. 19.

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Tuesday, Jan. 19 8:30 AM Kent County Finance and Physical Resources Committee virtual meeting

Weblinks: http://www.accesskent.com/

Contacts: Natasha Karambelas, Kent County, 1 616 632 7581

Join Zoom Meeting https://kentcountymi.zoom.us/j/99741153009?pwd=blRwd3dhd1A5ekQycGNJcDNoaCtCZz09 Meeting ID: 997 4115 3009 Passcode: 591962


Tuesday, Jan. 19 11:30 AM Detroit Mayor Duggan provides update on coronavirus vaccine scheduling – Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan provides update on coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine scheduling and capacity at the TCF Center in light of the current national distribution challenges. Speakers include Chief Public Health Officer Denise Fair, Public Safety Medical Director Dr Robert Dunne, Property Assessment Board of Review Administrator Willie Donwell, and Financial Empowerment Manager Chelsea Neblett

Location: Detroit Public Safety Headquarters, 1301 3rd Ave, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: https://detroitmi.gov/, https://twitter.com/cityofdetroit

Contacts: John Roach, Detroit Mayor’s Office, roachj@detroitmi.gov, 1 313 244 7857


Tuesday, Jan. 19 2:00 PM Sentencing of former Michigan official in extortion case – Sentencing of former Macomb County, MI, Deputy Public Works Commissioner Dino Bucci who pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit extortion and conspiracy to commit bribery and theft concerning programs that receive federal funds * Bucci directed those working for him to pressure builders and contractors to buy thousands of dollars’ worth of tickets to his political fundraisers in a scheme that lasted from 1994-2016 * Case no. 2:17-cr-20775 * Before Judge Robert Cleland

Contacts: Chambers of Judge Robert H. Cleland, 1 810 292 6525


Tuesday, Jan. 19 5:30 PM Presidential Inaugural Committee hosts COVID-19 Memorial to Lives Lost – Presidential Inaugural Committee hosts nationwide COVID-19 Memorial to Lives Lost, with a ceremony featuring a lighting around the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool in Washington, DC, with 400 lights – the first-ever lighting around the pool to memorialize U.S. lives lost – plus with cities and towns across the country invited to illuminate buildings and ring church bells to coincide with the ceremony as ‘a national moment of unity and remembrance’. President-elect Joe Biden, incoming First Lady Dr Jill Biden, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, and incoming Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff, plus Archbishop of Washington Cardinal Wilton Gregory and gospel singer Yolanda Adams, participate in the ceremony, while other locations participating include New York, Seattle, Wilmington, DE, Oakland, CA, Miami, Atlanta, Chicago, Dearborn, MI, Las Vegas, Philadelphia, Scranton, PA, Charleston, SC, and Houston * Inauguration of Biden as president and Harris as vice president is tomorrow

Location: Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool, Washington, DC

Weblinks: https://bideninaugural.org/, https://twitter.com/BidenInaugural

Contacts: PIC press, press@bideninaugural.org

Pooled press for ceremony


Tuesday, Jan. 19 Court hearing for former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, indicted for role in Flint water crisis – Court hearing for former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, charged with two counts of willful neglect of duty for his alleged role in the Flint water crisis, which was linked to at least 12 deaths and sickened at least 80 people with Legionnaires’ disease after the water supply reaching thousands of homes, schools, and businesses within the City of Flint was switched from water sourced from Lake Huron to the Flint River, with lead leaching in through old pipes * Snyder has been indicted alongside nine others, including his former chief of staff

Contacts: Grand Blanc Court Fourth Division, 1 810 694 2552





Wednesday, Jan. 20 Gentex Corp: Q4 2020 Dividend payment date

Weblinks: http://ir.gentex.com/

Contacts: Connie Hamblin, Gentex Corp Investor Relations, 1 616 772 1590 x 5814