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City Council

The Mayor and City Council Members are elected officials. City Council meetings are held bi-weekly on Tuesdays at 7:30 pm in the Council Chambers of the Albert B. Buday Civic Center, 3869 W. Jefferson – 2nd floor. Meeting agendas and minutes are available in the City Clerk’s office.

For a copy of the agenda or minutes of any City Council meeting, contact the City Clerk, Ms. Dana Hughes at (313) 386-2520.

City Council Meeting Schedule

For requests to be recognized at a City Council Meeting, complete the Citizen Participation Form and submit it to the City Clerk's Office by Noon Wednesday the week before the meeting at which you wish to be recognized. 

Vision for the City

We, the elected officials of the City of Ecorse will work with the Transition Advisory Board and City Administrator to renew, re-invent and revitalize this great city with thriving businesses and increased employment opportunities. Our vision is to create a city where residents are proud to live, work and raise families. We pledge to work together to develop safer communities and provide activities for all ages. Ecorse will become an excellent place to live again. It will be known for its spectacular waterfront, peaceful parks, and unique dining and shopping experiences.

Please join in the effort to revitalize Ecorse by attending City Council meetings and/or volunteering your services and ideas.

Mayor & Council Members

Mayor Lamar Tidwell
Mayor Pro Tem Robert G. Hellar
Councilmembers:  Brenda Banks, Nathaniel Elem, Roger Parker, Gary Sammons and Donald Agee Jr.

 
Lamar Tidwell

Mayor
Term: 11/13 - 11/18

Colleges/Degrees:
Kent State University/ Bachelors of Science and Criminal Justice Degree
Email to: ltidwell@ecorsemi.gov


Robert Hellar

Mayor Pro Tem
Term: 11/15 - 11/18

Commissions/Boards:
Real Estate Committee
Board of Review
Recreation Committee
Liaison to Fire Department

Colleges/ Degrees:
B.S. Biology / Master of Education - Psychology
Email to: rhellar@ecorsemi.gov

 Councilmember Brenda Banks







Brenda Banks

Councilmember
Term: 11/15- 11/18

Colleges/Degrees: Business School
Email to: bbanks@ecorsemi.gov

 





  


Nathaniel Elem

Councilmember
Term: 11/15 - 11/18

Commissions/Boards:
Recreation Committee
Tax Review Board

Colleges/Degrees:
Detroit Institute of Technology
Wayne County Community College (Associates Degree)
Wayne State University (B.S. Humanities)
Email to: nelem@ecorsemi.gov

Roger Parker

Councilmember
Term: 11/15 - 11/18

Email to: rparker@ecorsemi.gov       











Donald Agee Jr.

Councilmember
Term: 11/15- 11/18

Colleges/ Degrees:
U of M Dearborn &
University of Phonenix/ Bachelors of Science and Business Management
Email: dagee@ecorsemi.gov

Gary Sammons

Councilmember
Term: 11/15 - 11/18

Commissions/Boards:
Board of Review

Colleges/Degrees:
B.S. Eastern MI Univ.
Masters - Eastern MI Univ.

Email to: gsammons@ecorsemi.gov