JACKSON, Mich. (WLNS) — Jackson Councilman Jeromy Alexander is accusing another Jackson City Council member of an ethics violation.
In a Facebook post, Coucilman Alexander wrote:
“A group of representatives may have may different opinions on every policy the comes before us.. but not this. I think most of us agree on this. Kickbacks are not okay. There will be no backroom deals in Jackson.”
Councilman Alexander said that one of the members entered into a business arrangement for personal profit.
Councilman Alexander said that the other council member gave her client the city-owned properties for $1 each, which she personally would be paid $25,000 by her client.
The Jackson City Council is made up of:
- Arlene Robinson Ward 1
- Freddie Dancy Ward 2
- Jeromy Alexander Ward 3
- Laura Dwyer Schlecte Ward 4
- Karen Bunnell Ward 5
- Will Forgrave Ward 6
- Derek Dobies Mayor
This is a developing story. Check back for more updates on WLNS.com.