Edward J. "Ed" Kurtz was the emergency manager and emergency financial manager in Flint. He was appointed on March 26, 2013 by Governor Rick Snyder.


May 30, 2013. Flint emergency manager Ed Kurtz submits resignation notice to the state, Flint Journal. "City Spokesman Jason Lorenz confirmed that Ed Kurtz gave written notice to the state on Wednesday, May 29, and that Kurtz will be out in 30 days."

March 26, 2013. CONTRACT FOR EMERGENCY MANAGER SERVICES, State of Michigan. "Rick Snyder, Governor of the State of Michigan (Governor) and the Michigan Department of Treasury retain and appoint Edward J. Kurtz as the Emergency Manager (Emergency Manager) for the City of Flint (City) under Public Act 436 of 2012, the Local Financial Stability and Choice Act, MCL 141.1541 et seq, (the Act)."