Warren Mayor Jim Fouts vetoing lifetime health insurance for City Council members

Members vote on resolution

Warren Mayor Jim Fouts

WARREN, Mich. – Warren Mayor Jim Fouts is vetoing a resolution that would allow City Council members to have lifetime health insurance after serving for eight years.

City Council members voted for the resolution at a Sept. 10 meeting, sparking outrage.

READ: Warren City Council passes resolution giving lifetime health care benefits to members

Normally, Warren city employees have to work 25 years to receive lifetime health care. City Council members are term-limited so they could never work 25 years in their positions.

Below is the full veto submitted to the city clerk: