About the Mayor

Mayor Dennis K. Wright

  • Elected Mayor in 2015 (Four-year term, 2016 to present)
  • Elected Treasurer (Two, four-year terms, 2008 to 2015)

The Mayor of Livonia

  • A full-time elected office
  • Responsible for all City services across 36 square miles and almost 97,000 residents and 4,000 businesses
  • Responsible for 19 Departments and about 600 employees
  • Works cooperatively with the Livonia City Council, Treasurer, Clerk and District Court

Background

  • Owner, Wright’s Hardware, Livonia (1989 to 2007)
  • Operations Manager, Calverley Supply Company, Sterling Heights (1984 to 1989)
  • Co-Owner, Western Appliance Supply, Ferndale (1974 to 1983)
  • Assistant Store Manager and Grocery Manager, Wrigley Super-Market, Detroit, (1966 to 1969)
  • Airman First Class and Flight Mechanic, United States Air Force Reserve, 305th Air Rescue, Selfridge Air Force Base (1970 to 1975)

Community Service

  • Livonia Goodfellows, Livonia Kids and Families Shoe Drive and fundraisers, since 2012
  • Roads Millage Committee member (2000 to 2015) and chair (2010 to 2015)
  • Co-Chair of Livonia Parks and Recreation Commission (1997 to 2007)
  • Chairman, 2006 Livonia City Budget Commission
  • Livonia Junior Athletic League (LJAL), coach, director and three-term President and CEO (1990 to 2002)
Mayor Wright