Detroit Area Council and Clinton Valley Council to Merge

On August 4, 2009, Clinton Valley and Detroit Area Council independently approved a proposal to consolidate their Councils. According to the Southeast Michigan Consolidation Study Group, the consolidation will create a robust, new Boy Scout council serving all of Macomb, Oakland and Wayne Counties.

Voting results were as follows:

Clinton Valley Council:
– Proposal 1 (Merge Councils) 188 Yes / 41 No
– Proposal 2 (Change Name) 192 Yes / 32 No
– Proposal 3 (Executive Board) 194 Yes / 35 No

All proposals received the necessary majority of those eligible to vote. All proposals were approved by Clinton Valley Council.

Detroit Area Council:
– Proposal 1 (Merge Councils) 322 Yes / 2 No
– Proposal 2 (Change Name) 316 Yes / 7 No
– Proposal 3 (Executive Board) 317 Yes / 4 No

All proposals received the necessary majority of those eligible to vote. All proposals were approved by Detroit Area Council.

The Way Forward:
– A new Scout Executive will be selected. The Process has already begun, with an announcement expected by mid August.
– Formal Press Release about consolidation and Scout Executive selection planned for mid August.
– A consolidation date will be set for late September / early October. Until then both councils will operate as normal.

Hat Tip: CSP Corner

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