Detroit Revenue Estimating Conference

Detroit Office of Chief Financial Officer


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Edited and summarized by the Detroit - MI Documenters Team

Note-taking by Jen David

Rosy predictions for Detroit's economy over the next year, not taking into account a potential UAW strike.

Live reporting by Perry Sylvester

Rosy predictions for Detroit's economy over the next year, not taking into account a potential UAW strike.

Perry Sylvester @PerrySylvester6
Morning, Detroit! Today at 1:00 PM I will be live-tweeting the Detroit Revenue Estimating Conference for #DETdocumenters and @DetDocumenters media partners: @BridgeDet313 @chalkbeatDET @freep @metrotimes @MichiganRadio @media_outlier @PlanetDetroit @wdet @wxyzdetroit

09:26 AM Sep 11, 2023 CDT

Perry Sylvester @PerrySylvester6 2/10
From City website: "The City is required by State law to hold independent revenue conferences in September and February each fiscal year to set the total amount available to be budgeted for the next four years."
Perry Sylvester @PerrySylvester6 3/10
You can find conference info and listening/viewing/participation options here:…
Perry Sylvester @PerrySylvester6 4/10
Slides for the conference are available here:…
Perry Sylvester @PerrySylvester6 5/10
Well, it is 1:00 PM and they may be having connection issues … I hear some talking, black screen and “recording in progress”….🤔
Perry Sylvester @PerrySylvester6 6/10
Yes, we are experiencing technical difficulties…I now have one person visible in an empty room but she appears as perplexed as I am
Perry Sylvester @PerrySylvester6 7/10
Now we are on—called to order at 1:13 PM
Perry Sylvester @PerrySylvester6 8/10
People are introducing themselves…
Perry Sylvester @PerrySylvester6 9/10
Motion to approve previous conference approved
Perry Sylvester @PerrySylvester6 10/10
First presentation focused on current state of economy

Agency Information

Detroit Office of Chief Financial Officer

The Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) is the centralized financial management organization for the City of Detroit and is led by the CFO’s Office. The role of the CFO’s Office is to ensure the execution of the CFO’s vision and strategy, oversee financial reform and continuous improvements, improve the OCFO’s functions and build capacity throughout OCFO, and improve efficiency and effectiveness across OCFO and the government.


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