Detroit City Council Evening Community Meeting

Dear Citizens:


This notice is to inform you and your community of the upcoming Detroit City Council Evening Community Meeting for May. Evening Community Meetings, according to the 2012 Detroit City Charter, are held on eight occasions throughout the year. One meeting is held in each of the seven City Council Districts, and one is held on an at-large basis.  The upcoming meeting is scheduled to be held in District 5.


Listed below are the day, date, time and location of the May 2019 Evening Community Meeting:


Tuesday, May 21st                                         District 5

                                                                        7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Horatio williams foundation

1010 antietam Detroit, mi 48207


Citizens and community organizations have the opportunity to make known by phone, before the meeting, their specific concerns, the addresses of problem locations, or other community-related issues for inclusion on the meeting agenda. Individuals or groups can also request to have discussions or hearings at the Evening Community Meeting on issues related to their neighborhoods. Requests for discussions or hearings should be made via phone by Friday, November 9th to the Legislative Policy Division (LPD) staff at (313) 224-4946.


Representatives of City departments will be present to note complaints, explain departmental plans and policies and assist citizens at resource tables on-site. The Detroit Water and Sewerage, Detroit Land Bank Authority, Detroit Building Authority, Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation, Human Resources, Purchasing, General Services, Detroit Public Works, and Buildings, Safety, Engineering and Environment Department are among the departments that will be present.  Also, interpreters for hearing-impaired residents are available if requested at least 48 business hours in advance. To make a request, contact the Department of Civil Rights, Inclusion & Opportunity (CRIO) at 224-9516.


Please note, to better ensure the safety of all participants, the Executive Protection Unit of the Detroit Police Department will conduct security screenings of all persons attending the meeting.


The City Council looks forward to this meeting and hopes that you and other members of your community will be able to attend.


If you would like to RSVP for this event, please click on the link below.

If you have a general question or concern, please click on the link below to voice your concerns.        


Sincerely yours,

Brenda Jones,                                                              Raquel Castañeda-López,
City Council President                                              City Council Member, District 6