Who to Call

Do you know your Block Captain? Would you like to be a Block Captain?  Do you know  YOU  are the Eyes and Ears of your street?

 Do you know what police precinct is assigned to Cornerstone Village (CSV)?

Answer:  The 5th precinct   address is: 3500 Conner St. 48215; tel#: 313-596-5501

The Commander is: Eric Ewing   email address:         EwingE182@detroitmi.gov

The Captain is: Melissa Gardner email address:        GardnerM030@detroitmi.gov

The Neighborhood Police Officers (NPO) are:

Eric Scott                313-590-9332  email address: ScottE828@detroitmi.gov

Herman King         313-643-0689  email address: KingH990@detroitmi.gov

DeAndre Gaines   313-643-0357  email address: GainesD285@detroitmi.gov

DeBorah Gaines   313-643-0202  email address: GainesD548@detroitmi.gov

Audrey Curtis        313-600-5595  email address: CurtisA345@detroitmi.gov

          http://www.detroitmi.gov/How-Do-I/Find/Police-Precincts

 

  Do you know who your District 4’s Dept. of Neighborhoods leaders are and their

Respective function?

Answer:

Letty Azar – District Manager – Tel: 313-236-3518    Email address:  AzarL@detroitmi.gov

Toson Knight – Asst Dist. Manager – Tel: 313-236-3520 Email address: KnightT@detroitmi.gov

Address:  5555 Conner (Wellness Building at the Samaritan Center)

They are responsible for your complaints of Blight issues; such as: Abandoned houses/buildings, illegal Dumping, overgrown lots, code enforcement, squatters, scrappers, and nuisance

Do you know who your District 4’s Inspector is?

Answer: Donnie Wright –  Tel# 313-815-5542   Email address: Wrightdo@detroitmi.gov

Do you know who to contact for general city information?

(call the telephone 313-224-3400 for inquiries not listed in this document)

Answer: City of Detroit    http://www.detroitmi.gov/   Call: 313-224-7128 or 313-224-3400

 

Do you know the number and email address to Mayor Mike Duggan?

Answer: Email address: emailmayorduggan@detroitmi.gov   Call: 313-224-3400

Do you know there are several mobile app. that will allow you to obtain from the city?

Answer:  http://www.detroitmi.gov/How-Do-I/MobileApps

DPD Connect – contact Info with Detroit Police Department as well as other city Services.

Download this Application from your IPhone or android smartphone.

Improve Detroit – (seeclickfix) Report non-emergency issues such as running water, potholes, etc. Download this Application from your IPhone or android smartphone.

To Report an Issue on Seeclickfix using the computer

Answer:  http://www.detroitmi.gov/How-Do-I/Mobile-Apps/ImproveDetroit

Do you know who to call for information regarding a city ordinance if you do not have access

to a computer?

Answer:  City Clerk    Call: 313-224-3260 or 313-224-3270

Do you know you can access an online library with the ordinance codes for the city?

Answer:  The municode library   https://www.municode.com/library/mi/detroit

((a) go to the link above, (b) click ‘view Detroit Code of Ordinances’, (c) in the Search window, enter a word

describing the ordinance you are searching for. (for more info contact the City Clerk’s office at 224-3260 or 3270).

Do you know who to call if you have an unresolved complaint with the city services?

Answer: Office of Ombudsman Located at CAYMC, 2 Woodward, Rm. 114 Call: 313-224-6000

 

Do you have the information for the Detroit Crime Commission?

website:   https://detroitcrimecommission.org/

Answer: Detroit Crime Commission, 28 W. Adams, Detroit, MI. Suite 300 Tel. 313-888-9297 

 

Do you know there is a Volunteer Security Patrol group that patrol the community?

Answer: M.E.C. (Morningside East English Village and Cornerstone Village) Security Patrol President:

Jerome Anthony, Email address: jant12236@gmail.com  

Are you interested in joining M.E.C. for our community, email cornerstone.village@yahoo.com

 

Do you know who to call if you see stray dogs roaming the street?

Answer:  Detroit Animal Control Call: 313-224-6356

(If no response or if a dangerous situation, Call 911)

 

Do you know who your AmeriCorps Representative is:

Answer:  Candace Martin, email address: cymartin1170@gmail.com   Tel: 313-656-1310

 

Do you know you can call Dept. of public works, Environmental Enforcement div. at

313-876-0974 (remember to get a complaint/reference number or person’s name)

   (You can also report it on seeclickfix – go to:  www.detroitmi.gov/How-Do-I/Mobile-Apps/ImproveDetroit)

      Regarding:

Debris and illegal dumping?  Ordinance# 15-02, Sec. 22-2-83 (illegal dump);

Sec. 22-2-88 (solid waste)

  Regarding:

Courville containers left on street no sooner than 6p.m. the day prior to the scheduled collection

day and be removed no later than p.m. the day of the collection. Ordinance# 15-02, Sec. 22-2-42

  Regarding:

High weeds and grass?

  Regarding:

Rodent problems

 

Do you know basketball rims in the streets or on the curb are illegal?

Answer:  Ordinance code 1964, section 50-1-12

Call or Email your NPO or If you have a smartphone, Leave an anonymous tip on DPD Connect

              (This can also be addressed by calling the Dept. of Neighborhoods)

   (You can also report it on seeclickfix – go to:  www.detroitmi.gov/How-Do-I/Mobile-Apps/ImproveDetroit)

 

Do you know there is a city ordinance against excessive loud noise?

Answer:  Ordinance# 8-01, Sec. 36-1-1

Call or Email your NPO or If you have a smartphone, Leave an anonymous tip on DPD Connect

      (This can also be addressed by calling the Dept. of Neighborhoods)

 

 

Do you know that BBQ Grills are not allowed in the front of a property and open burning is

Not allowed, per ordinance Chap 19, Article 1, Div. 10, Section 19-1-111 through 19-1-115

   (You can report this problem by contacting Councilman Spivey’s office at detroitdistrict4@gmail.com )and they

   Will send a warning reminder to the address

Do you know the Detroit Police has a special number and email address to report illegal Scrapping, Graffiti and Dumping activities?

Answer:  call 313-235-4359   Email address: scrapgrafdump@detroitmi.gov

   (You can also report it on seeclickfix – go to:  www.detroitmi.gov/How-Do-I/Mobile-Apps/ImproveDetroit)

Do you know there is a special hotline for citizens to call and report abandoned vehicles and request special enforcement for illegally parked vehicles?

Answer:  Division 4 Section 55-6-85 of the City Code Call: 313-221-2558 or 221-2579.

Enforcement officers will respond within 30 minutes in most cases

(A vehicle is deemed abandoned if: The vehicle is on a public street, highway, alley or public place for 48

continuous hours or more and appears to be unclaimed, discarded or deserted.)

   (You can also report it on seeclickfix – go to:  www.detroitmi.gov/How-Do-I/Mobile-Apps/ImproveDetroit)
Do you know who to call to report damaged or missing stop signs, street name signs or any

other traffic control signs,

Answer: Dept. of Public Works, Traffic Engineering Sign Shop     Call: 313-224-1610             

   (You can also report it on seeclickfix – go to:  www.detroitmi.gov/How-Do-I/Mobile-Apps/ImproveDetroit)

 

Do you know who to call about trash, bulk, yard waste and recycling collection?

Answer: GFL (Green For Life) Formerly known as RIZZO   website: http://gflusa.com/

Questions? Call: 844-GO-GFLUSA (844-464-3587) or Email: gfluscustomerservice@gflenv.com

 

Do you know who to call to report a burned out or broken Street Light?

Answer: Call Detroit Public Lighting Authority (PLA) at 313-324-8290

         (remember to get a complaint/reference number or person’s name)

   (You can also report it on seeclickfix – go to:  www.detroitmi.gov/How-Do-I/Mobile-Apps/ImproveDetroit)

 

Do you know who to call to report Illegal water use (theft)

Answer: Detroit Water and Sewerage Call: 313-267-8000

(remember to get a complaint/reference number or person’s name)

  (For general questions, you can contact Bryan Peckinpaugh, DWSD public Affairs Manager – his email

   address is dwsd-publicaffairs@detroitmi.gov  (he is also on Nextdoor)

 

  Do you know who to call to report illegal use of Electricity/Heating

Answer: DTE (DeTroit Edison – Energy) Power theft hotline Call: 313-235-9113

(remember to get a complaint/reference number or person’s name)

 

  Do you know who to call to verify HUD property and report complaints on that HUD property?

Answer: FHA Resource Center  Call: 1-800-225-5342

(remember to get a complaint/reference number or person’s name)

 

  Do you know who to call to report suspicious activity anonymously?  Website:

www.1800speakup.org

Answer: Crime Stoppers    Call: 1-800-773-2587

 

 

Do you know who to call to report suspicious car theft anonymously?  Website:  www.miheat.org

Answer:  H.E.A.T.   (Help Eliminate Auto Theft)   Call: 1-800-242-4328

Do you know the website for the Online Auction? (you can also purchase side lots)

Answer: http://www.buildingdetroit.org

   (Also Included, Resources and Helpful Links regarding property owner):

   http://www.buildingdetroit.org/resources-helpful-links/

 

Do you know Your State Representative that is in this area and do you know she has attended the

CSV meetings?

* Answer:  Tenisha Yancey       1-888-254-5291 or 1-517-373-0154

https://housedems.com/yancey

 

Do you know Your Wayne County Commissioner that is in this area and do you know he attends the

CSV meetings?

* Answer:  Tim Killeen     313-224-0920   

http://www.waynecounty.com/commission/district1.htm

 

Do you know Your District 4 Councilmember that is in this area and do you know he (and/or his Assistant) attends the CSV meeting?

* Answer:  Andre’ Spivey   313-224-4841 (Liaison is Kesha McKinney) 

http://www.detroitmi.gov/CityCouncil/CouncilMemberAndr%C3%A9LSpiveyDistrict4.aspx

Do you know Councilmember Spivey has a website for District 4?

* Answer:  Yes, called www.detroitd4.com

 

Do you know Your State Senator that is in this area and do you know that he attends the CSV meetings?

* Answer:  Coleman Young II  1-866-770-6101 (Liaison is Kennis Johnson)

http://young.senatedems.com/

Do you know Your Police Commissioner that is in this area and do you know he has attend the CSV meetings?

* Answer:  Willie Bell   email address: webellcomm4@gmail.com Tel# 313-268-8831

http://www.detroitmi.gov/Boards/BoardOfPoliceCommissioners

 

Do you know the 5th Precinct Police Community Relations Council meet on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 7pm and it is open to the public? The meetings are located at the Samaritan center, 5555 Conner (Kilpatrick room).  The meetings are chaired by Jay Henderson. Please come hear updated community information and voice your concerns with the 5th precinct.

*This is not campaigning for candidates; These Representatives currently service our area.

Do you know the Cornerstone Village’s website?

Answer:  https://cornerstonevillage.wordpress.com/

  Do you know the Cornerstone Village’s Facebook page?

Answer:  https://www.facebook.com/cornerstonevillagedetroit

Do you know there is a Nextdoor Community network for Cornerstone Village?

Answer: Yes! With this network, you can share community information with CSV and surrounding communities.

You will be informed of the latest information. You will be able to express your views in a respectable settings.

Email cornerstone.village@yahoo.com to join.

 

  Do you know there is a link to make a Donation to CSV using PayPal?

Answer:  1). Go to the CSV’s webpage (https://cornerstonevillage.wordpress.com/)

                  2). Go to the hyperlink under ‘Donate to Cornerstone Village’

(Contributions are appreciated and tax deductible to the extent of the law. You can also send a check or money order

donation to:

Cornerstone Village, P.O. Box 36696, Detroit, MI.  48236-0696

    You can designate a donation for specific purposes:

  1. 1. General Funds 2. Newsletter Printing & Distribution 3. Board-up Projects 4. Graphic Arts Design & Projects
  2. 5. Cornerstone Village Signs 6. Photos and Presentation Materials 7. Refreshments 8. Garden Fund

Do you know how to contact Jim Grenwick., The Cornerstone Village (CSV) President?

Answer:  by email:  Cornerstone.village@yahoo.com  by Tel#:    313-882-1838    

 

   Cornerstone Village (CSV) Meetings are held monthly on the 3rd Saturday; 10a.m.

   at Salem Memorial Lutheran Church, 21230 Moross, Detroit, MI.  48236.

 

   CSV is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established in 1977.  Our boundaries in Detroit

   are Cadieux to Kingsville; I-94 to Mack Ave.  The mission statement for our association

   are safety, harmony and beautification.  

 

   ‘Empowerment’ – a quality proudly demonstrated by residents, actively working with

   officials for the betterment of the community.

  

  Do you know Cornerstone Village has a Community Garden?

Answer:  It is located at 5315 Hereford (the corner of Hereford and Southampton)

  The google map location is: https://goo.gl/maps/hsnxAVnj3Ps

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