Scott Benson

Scott Benson

Council Member District 3

2 Woodward Avenue, Suite 1340 Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 224-1198 (office)
(313) 224-1684 (fax)
District 3 Map

District Office
13560 E. McNicholas
Detroit, MI 48205
(313) 530-0587

10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Open Monday - Friday

Scott Benson is an Urban Planner with a strong commitment to real estate development in Southeastern Michigan.  Scott has 18 years of experience in commercial real estate, municipal planning, and the community and economic development industries. Mr. Benson’s most recent experience is with Midtown Detroit, Inc. where he manages small business development in Detroit’s Midtown area by providing technical assistance, financial packaging, marketing support, business plan development and façade grants. Scott is responsible for over $30 million in development, the creation of over 300 direct jobs and 200,000 square feet of commercial and residential space on Detroit’s eastside.

Scott has spent time in the nonprofit, military, public and private sectors managing and facilitating small and large scale projects. He is a graduate of Wayne State University and Hampton University, as well as the National Defense University and the US Coast Guard’s Officer Candidate School.

Scott currently serves, and has served on several boards and committees such as: the Osborn Neighborhood Association, International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit, Community Legal Resources, City of Detroit Brownfield Redevelopment Authority’s Community Advisory Committee, Northeast Guidance Center’s Real Estate Committee, and the Shore Bank Enterprise Façade Grant Loan Committee to name a few.

Green Task Forces

The Green Task Force meets to promote green infrastructure and jobs and address environmental concerns of the residents of Detroit.

Meeting Schedule:
The Green Task Force meets on the third  Thursday of every month 3:00 - 4:30 PM. Location will be mailed in an e-mail notification. Those interested in attending Green Task Force meetings can email sokolya@detroitmi.gov to be add to our mailing list.

For Green Task Force documents or references promoting sustainable development policies in the city.  Please see the link below

Detroit Water Agenda