Mayor Taylor has served as Mayor since November 2014, after serving three terms on Ann Arbor City Council.
Mayor Taylor believes that local government's mission is to improve basic services and enhance quality of life. During his tenure, Ann Arbor has worked to accelerate road maintenance, modernize drinking water infrastructure, expand storm water detention, beautify parks and natural areas, and deploy unrelentingly professional police and fire services. Beyond this focus on the fundamentals, Mayor Taylor has led initiatives to promote non-motorized transportation; develop an unarmed public safety response program, utilize municipal land for 1000+ units of new, permanently affordable housing; and develop the funding, staffing, and political will necessary to establish and achieve a goal of community-wide carbon neutrality by 2030.
Professionally, Mayor Taylor is an attorney. He is a partner at the Ann Arbor law firm of Hooper Hathaway, where his practice focuses on estate planning and small business representation.
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.
Mayor Taylor has lived in Ann Arbor for over 30 years. He is married to an Ann Arbor native, Eva Rosenwald. They have two college-age children.
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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 Kelly Reynolds at kreynold[email protected]gov.org.
Inquiries should be made at least two weeks ahead of the event date. The Mayor's office does not compose the proclamation, though a template and guidelines will be supplied to assist you. Completed proclamations should be submitted, by email, seven to 10 days before the requested return date.