Neighborhood and Community Services Standing Committee

Detroit City Council


Areas of responsibility: Arts- Citizens Radio Patrol- Civic Center- Cultural Affairs- Historical- Homeless Coordination- Human Services- Library- Museums- Neighborhood City Halls- Ombudsman- Recreation- Senior Citizens- Youth- Zoo

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By Heather Alder 5/12/2022
By Heather Alder 5/12/2022
By Heather Alder 5/12/2022

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Detroit City Council

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The Detroit City Council is the legislative body of Detroit, Michigan, United States. The Council is responsible for the creation of local laws—called ordinances. Additionally they pass resolutions, motions, and the proposed city budget. The full-time council is required to meet every business day for at least 10 months of the year, with at least eight of these meetings occurring at a location besides city hall. The council may convene for special meetings at the call of the mayor or at least four members of council. Areas of responsibility for the Budget, Finance and Audit Committee include, Budget, Finance and the Auditor General.

City Council members are elected on the same cycle as the Mayor and will be elected in 2021. Seven members represent the seven council districts, while two members are elected at-large.


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