City Council

Mayor Christopher Taylor

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Mayor Taylor was elected in November 2014, after three terms representing the Third Ward on Ann Arbor City Council. While on City Council, Taylor served on the Parks Advisory Commission, Budget Committee, Taxicab Board, City Administrator Search Committee, Council Rules Committee, and the Senior Center and Mack Pool Task Force.

Professionally, Mayor Taylor is a corporate/commercial attorney. He is a partner in the Ann Arbor law firm of Hooper Hathaway, where his practice focuses on the representation of local and regional businesses, individuals, and non-profits.

Mayor Taylor has earned four degrees from the University of Michigan. During his years at the University of Michigan, Mayor Taylor served as Editor-in-Chief of the Michigan Law Review and as president of the Inter-Cooperative Council, a 550-member housing cooperative. 

Active in the community prior to holding elected office, Mayor Taylor has served on the Board of Directors of non-profits including 826michigan and FestiFools, and has performed with numerous local choirs and community theaters.

Mayor Taylor has lived in Ann Arbor for 29 years. He is married to an Ann Arbor native, Eva Rosenwald. They have two children who attend Ann Arbor Public Schools.​

Mayor Christopher Taylor: 734.794.6165

email: [email protected]

Mayoral Proclamations​

Proclamation for National Service Award (PDF)​

Mayoral Proclamation​​​ Request Process

A proclamation is an official declaration issued by a person of authority, in this case the Mayor, to make certain announcements known.

Examples: Commendable civic recognition, landmark anniversaries, exemplary community service, academic achievement, championship team recognition, etc.

If you are interested in attaining a mayoral proclamation, please contact Sara Higgins at [email protected]​

Inquiries should be made a minimum of two weeks ahead of the event date. The city/mayor's office does not compose the proclamation for you, though a template and directions will be supplied to assist you in drafting the document. Completed proclamations should be submitted by email seven to 10 days before your requested due date.​


​​​​Ann Arbor City Council
Larcom City Hall
Third floor
City Council meets in the second floor Council chambers
301 E. Huron St. 

Assistant to the Mayor
Sara Higgins
734.794.6110, ext. 41102​
Fax: 734.994.8296
[email protected]

Email all of Council​ 

LGBTQ Liaison to the Mayor’s Office

Naomi Goldberg
[email protected]