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Martha G. Scott (Dist. 3)

Commissioner Martha G. Scott (D-Highland Park) was first elected to the Wayne County Commission in November 2010 and is serving her sixth term representing Hamtramck, Highland Park and part of Detroit.

She is chair of the Committee on Seniors and Veterans Affairs. vice-chair of the Committee on Public Safety, Judiciary and Homeland Security and serves on the Committee on Ways and Means. She also serves on the Special Committee on Behavioral Health.

She began her public service career in 1972 as a precinct delegate. In 1977, she was appointed to the Wayne County Board of Commissioners and served until 1979, when she joined the Wayne County Civil Service Commission, of which she was vice-chair. From 1984-87, she was president of the Highland Park City Council and in 1988, she was elected as her hometown's first female mayor, also making her the first African-American woman to be elected mayor of a Michigan city.

In 1994, she was elected to the Michigan House of Representatives and was re-elected twice. She was elected to the Michigan Senate in 2000 and was re-elected in 2002 and 2006.

Scott is known to her constituents as an elected official who is readily available and willing to listen to their concerns. Scott has been a crusader in the fight for fair and affordable insurance rates, increased funding for public schools and adequate protections for vulnerable residents.---------------------COFFEE HOUR WITH COMMISSIONER SCOTT:Commissioner Martha G. Scott hosts a coffee hour at 9 a.m. on the fourth Monday of the month, excluding holidays, at Maine Street Restaurant, 11650 Jos. Campau, Hamtramck.

Representing: Detroit (part), Hamtramck, Highland Park
Fax: (313) 967-1232


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News & Events

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Martha G. Scott's newsletter for fall 2021
Martha G. Scott's newsletter for fall 2021
Monday, September 13, 2021
Newsletter for District 3
Wayne County Commission approves $850,000 grant for historic Hamtramck Stadium
Wayne County Commission approves $850,000 grant for historic Hamtramck Stadium
Friday, July 23, 2021
The Wayne County Commission today approved an $850,000 grant proposal from Executive Warren C. Evans to fund the renovation of Historic Hamtramck Stadium, once the home of the Negro National League's Detroit Stars.
Commissioner Martha G. Scott spring newsletter
Commissioner Martha G. Scott spring newsletter
Thursday, July 8, 2021
Newsletter for District 3
Wayne County Commission creates new standing committee on senior, veterans issues
Wayne County Commission creates new standing committee on senior, veterans issues
Thursday, January 21, 2021
The Wayne County Commission has created a new standing committee on senior citizens and veterans' issues with the start of its 2021-22 legislative session. The committee will by chaired by Commissioner Martha G. Scott.
Historic Negro League ballpark to receive nearly $500,000 facelift via federal grant
Historic Negro League ballpark to receive nearly $500,000 facelift via federal grant
Thursday, July 16, 2020
Hamtramck Stadium, the historic ballpark where baseball Hall of Fame members Turkey Stearnes, Josh Gibson and Satchel Paige and many other Negro League legends once played, will receive a facelift of nearly $500,000 through a National Park Service grant.
Commissioner Martha G. Scott's newsletter for summer 2020
Commissioner Martha G. Scott's newsletter for summer 2020
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Newsletter for District 3
Wayne County Commissioner Martha G. Scott's fall newsletter
Wayne County Commissioner Martha G. Scott's fall newsletter
Monday, September 30, 2019
Fall newsletter for District 3
Commissioner Martha G. Scott's fall 2018 newsletter
Commissioner Martha G. Scott's fall 2018 newsletter
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Commissioner Martha G. Scott represents the 3rd District which covers Hamtramck, Highland Park and part of Detroit.
Commissioner Scott appointed to leadership position for national organization
Commissioner Scott appointed to leadership position for national organization
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Wayne County Commissioner Martha G. Scott has been selected to serve in a leadership position with the National Foundation for Women Legislators.
Commissioner Martha G. Scott's summer 2017 newsletter
Commissioner Martha G. Scott's summer 2017 newsletter
Monday, July 17, 2017
Commissioner Martha G. Scott represents the 3rd District, which covers Hamtramck, Highland Park and part of Detroit.
Commissioner Martha G. Scott's Fall 2016 Newsletter
Commissioner Martha G. Scott's Fall 2016 Newsletter
Monday, October 3, 2016
Commissioner Martha G. Scott represents the 3rd District, which covers Hamtramck, Highland Park and part of Detroit.
Commissioner Martha G. Scott's Spring 2016 Newsletter
Commissioner Martha G. Scott's Spring 2016 Newsletter
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Commissioner Martha G. Scott represents the 3rd District, which covers Hamtramck, Highland Park and part of Detroit.
Commissioner Martha G. Scott's Fall 2015 Newsletter
Commissioner Martha G. Scott's Fall 2015 Newsletter
Friday, September 11, 2015
Commissioner Martha G. Scott represents the 3rd District, which covers Hamtramck, Highland Park and part of Detroit.
Commissioner Martha G. Scott's Spring 2015 Newsletter
Commissioner Martha G. Scott's Spring 2015 Newsletter
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Commissioner Martha G. Scott represents the 3rd District, which covers Hamtramck, Highland Park and part of Detroit.