DETROIT (WXYZ) - Detroit's blueprint for its financial future was signed by the Governor at his office in Detroit and by the Mayor from his hospital bed.
But there's still a lot of concern and confusion about exactly what the Financial Stability Agreement will mean for city workers.
Pointing to City Hall, Council President Pro Tem Gary Brown said, "most of those confused are in that building. They think the city will fall into the river and they'll all be fired. But that won't happen."
Brown went on to say that the changes the state wanted from the workforce mainly involve work rules rather than cuts.
That's little comfort to the Coalition of City Unions. Along with the Police and Fire Unions, the coalition held an emergency meeting today.
"This state wants to break the unions. That's the bottom line," said Ed McNeil. He still hasn't given up on a number of lawsuits the coalition has filed.
But in the meantime city council members, the mayor's staff and the state must begin the process of assembling a nine member Financial Advisory Board and the hiring of a Chief Financial Officer and a Project Management Director.
"These are crucial next steps," according to Deputy Mayor Kirk Lewis.
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