City Clerk

Ecorse City Clerk
Dana Hughes
Term: 2014-Present
Albert B. Buday Civic Center
3869 W. Jefferson Avenue
Ecorse, MI 48229

(313) 386-2520 ext. 4
Hours: Monday – Friday
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

The City Clerk's office is responsible for a number of different functions both to residents as well as City Council, City Departments, and Boards and Commissions.  Serving as the Official Keeper of Records, the Clerk maintains all files and permanent records such as Ordinances, Resolutions, and meeting minutes.

The City Clerk is responsible for attending all City Council meetings.  As Clerk to the Mayor and Council; the Clerk prepares and distributes agendas and maintains an accurate record of meeting proceedings.  The City Clerk Chairs the Ecorse Election Commission and serves as an Ex-officio member of the Ecorse Board of Canvassers.  The Clerk provides voter registration, and serves as custodian of all contracts and deeds.  The Clerk shall administer oaths as required under the City Charter or laws of the State of Michigan, and shall be custodian of the City Seal.

Currently the City of Ecorse has 7,296 registered voters, 6 polling places, 7 precincts and 1 Absentee (AV) Counting Board.

Basic services provided by the City Clerk's office:

  1. Voter Registration and Election Administration
  2. Vendor and Solicitor Licenses
  3. Business Licenses
  4. Garage/Yard Sale Permits
  5. Dog Tag Licenses

Those wishing to contact their local county, state or federal officials may receive assistance from the City Clerk’s Office.

Dana Hughes is a graduate of the University of Michigan in Dearborn. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Dana has been a lifelong resident of the City of Ecorse. Before coming to work with the City, Dana worked in the Graphic Design field for several years. “I hope to see the City of Ecorse move forward and prosper. I’m very excited for this opportunity, and am looking forward to working with the citizens of Ecorse!

For more information, call (313) 386-2520 or visit the City Clerk’s Office on the main level of City Hall.

Click here for the approved 2016 City Council Meeting Schedule.

Click here for the Business License Application!