The City Clerk is responsible for the preparation of City Council agendas and minutes, City records and FOIA requests as well as deeds, easements, contracts and other general records, including Brookside Cemetery, which is owned and managed by the City.   (For information regarding the Historic Preservation Commission, the Planning Commission or the Zoning Board of Appeals, please contact the Development Services Department.)  The Clerk is also responsible for the administration of all local elections. 


City Council meets the first and third Monday of every month in which City Hall offices are open unless otherwise published or noted.  Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in Council Chambers located at City Hall.  All meetings are open to the public with the exception of closed sessions which are generally scheduled in advance and announced during a regular Council meeting. 


Archived records of the City are the responsibility of the Clerk as well as updating and maintaining a current Code of Ordinances


It is the policy of the City of Tecumseh to comply with the guidelines as set forth under the Michigan Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and the U.S. Department of Justice.  The City of Tecumseh acknowledges that it has a legal obligation to comply with state law responding to all requests in a consistent, fair, and even-handed manner.


Solicitor licenses require background checks and therefore must be applied for in-person at City Hall.  Soliciting hours are Monday - Friday from 9am - 5pm.  The current fee is $25 per person per day or $200 for one person for one year.  The form to apply (here) may be completed ahead of time and presented at City Hall with driver's licenses of each solicitor and payment.

The Charter Commission will meet on Wednesday, Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 6:30 p.m. in the Police Meeting Room located at 309 E. Chicago Blvd., Tecumseh, MI.  For more information and updates of the Charter Commission, please click here.

Welcome To Tecumseh

Tecumseh, Michigan, is a vibrant small community, situated 25 miles southwest of Ann Arbor, and 45 miles northwest of Toledo. Nestled into the rolling landscape of Lenawee County, the city's location provides easy access to major highways and transportation hubs. Tecumseh is home to over 8,600 residents and 300 innovative businesses, with over 350 acres of parks, a performing arts theater, and numerous festivals throughout the year.