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City Council meets in regular session at 7 p.m. on the first and ​third Monday of every month. Council work sessions are currently not scheduled. On occasion​​, a Council meeting may instead be scheduled on a Tuesday or Thursday due to a federal holiday Monday or Election Day Tuesdays. Please consult the Council calendar for the annual schedule.​

Council Members

At its first meeting held under the new Charter, on April 16, 1956, Council formally adopted rules of procedure. These rules have, from time to time, been amended by resolution. The Rules of the Council and Pertinent Charter Provisions​ ​(PDF​)​ ​define Council meeting rules, ethics, roles and more.​​

The mayor is elected on a p​artisan ballot every four years concurrent with the Gubernatorial election. The mayor is the presiding officer of the City Council. The mayor ​​​appoints all Council committee members and members of many boards and commissions, with the approval of City Council.

The City Council consists of the mayor and 10 Council members, two from each of Ann Arbor's five wards. One half of City Council is elected every two years, concurrent with the State General Election, in partisan elections.

Contact City Council and the Mayor

Contact your Council members using the ​email address links below. T​he preferred phone number for each member is also listed. All Council members and the mayor also receive written correspondence at: City of Ann Arbor, Attn: City Council, P.O. Box 8647, Ann Arbor, MI 48107.​​

To email the m​ayor and all members of Council, use this link: Email Mayor and Council​When emailing Mayor and/or Council members, please include your telephone number and address so that they may send you a response​.​

Christopher Taylor (D)
301 E. Huron Street 48104
[email protected]

Term: Nov. 2022 - Nov. 2026

Christopher Taylor

Lisa Disch (D)

[email protected]

Term:  Nov.2020 - Nov. 2024


Cynthia Harrison (D)


[email protected]

Term: Nov. 2022 - Nov. 2026




Linh Song (D)

[email protected]

Term: Nov. 2020 - Nov. 2024

City Councilmember Linh Song

Chris ​Watson (D)


[email protected]

Term: Nov. 2022 - Nov. 2026

Chris Watson 2023


Travis Radina (D)
[email protected]

Term: Nov. 2020 - Nov. 2024


Ayesha Ghazi Edwin (D)

[email protected]

Term: Nov. 2022 - Nov. 2026

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Jen Eyer (D)

[email protected]

Term: Nov. 2020 - Nov. 2024


Dharma Akmon (D)


[email protected]

Term: Nov. 2022 - Nov. 2026

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Erica Briggs (D)

[email protected]

Term: Nov. 2020 - Nov. 2024


Jenn Cornell (D)

[email protected]

Term: Nov. 2022 - Nov. 2026

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Election Information

City elections are held in even years on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November. (The same day as national, state and county elections, which are held in even numbered years.) To vote in a city election, you must be registered in the City of Ann Arbor. 

To register:

  • you must be a U.S. citizen
  • at least 18 years of age by election day
  • a resident of the Ci​ty of Ann Arbor for at least 30 days prior to election day

Residents can register by mail up to 15 days before each election or in person at the City Clerk's Office up to, and including, on Election Day.​ Absentee ballots and other election information may be obtained from the City Clerk's office. For more information, call 734.794.6140. View election Information.

Boards and Commissions

Ann Arbor boards, commissions and committees are an invaluable link between residents and city government. Their work helps to shape important policy for the community as a whole.​


​​​​​​​​Ann Arbor City Council
301 E. Huron Street 
Larcom City Hall, 3rd Floor

City Council meets
Council Chambers
Larcom City Hall, 2nd Floor

Assistant to the Mayor
Kelly Reynolds 
734.794.6110, ext. 41602​
Fax: 734.994.8296
[email protected]

Email all of Council​ 

LGBTQ Liaison to the Mayor’s Office

Naomi Goldberg
[email protected]