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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 Darcel Brown
Councilmembers:   Donald Agee Jr., Robert Hellar, Montel Love, John Miller, Devonte Sherard

 
Lamar Tidwell
Mayor

Term: 11/18-11/20

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




Darcel Brown
Mayor Pro Tem
Term: 11/18-11/20

Served as the Mayor Pro Tem 2007-2011

Served as Mayor from 2011-2013

College/Degrees:

Wayne County Community College: Associates Degree

Email to:
dbrown@ecorsemi.gov


Robert Hellar

Councilman
Term: 11/18-11/20

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

 
John Miller

Councilmember
Term: 11/18-11/20 
Email to: jmiller@ecorsemi.gov

Montel Love

Councilmember
Term: 11/18-11/20
Email to: mlove@ecorsemi.gov
 

DeVonte Sherard
Councilmember
Term: 11/18-11/20

Member of the NAACP 
Member of the Michigan Democratic Party
Executive Board Member of 13th Congressional District 
Student at Wayne County Community College Studying Pre-Mortuary Science 
Youth Pastor of Union Second Baptist Church

Email to: dsherard@ecorsemi.gov











Donald Agee Jr.

Councilmember
Term: 11/18-11/20

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