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Legislative Policy Division

David Whitaker

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
Two Woodward Ave, Suite 208
Detroit, MI  48226

(313) 224-4946 (office)
(313) 224-4336 (fax)
TTY: 711 or (800) 649-3777

The City Council monitors the administration of City government and City departments to see that laws and programs are operating effectively and in the best interest of citizens.  Assisting in this task is the newly configured Legislative Policy Division, comprised of staff from the former Council Divisions (Research and Analysis Division, Fiscal Analysis Division, and staff to the City Planning Commission), whose role is to provide research and advice on matters requiring legislative action, to research the fiscal implications of pending actions and advise on matters impacting the City budget, and to advise on the social, physical and economic aspects of planning and development matters.  The director of the division is appointed by City Council.