The City of Flint has the state's permission to join the Karegnondi Water Authority, however, it must wait until a final offer from the City of Detroit is submitted on Monday, April 15.

According to MLive, state Treasurer Andy Dillon told Flint Emergency Manager Ed Kurtz of the decision in a letter yesterday.

Dillon made the decision to allow the city to enter into a contract with the KWA subject to the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department making a "final best offer to the Genesee County and the city of Flint" on Monday.

The letter went on to say "as such, this approval will be effective at 5 p.m. on April 16 after receiving written notice from the city that either no such offer was presented to the county and the city or that an offer was received and rejected in good faith based upon specific objections."