Office of the Mayor

On November 7, 2023, Byron H. Nolen was elected as the Mayor of the City of Inkster. Byron H. Nolen is a skilled litigation attorney with 26 years of legal experience in the following areas of the law:  Contracts & Corporate Law, Real Estate Law, Commercial Litigation. Criminal Law, Employment and Labor Law, and Personal Injury Litigation.  He graduated from Wayne Memorial High School in 1987, the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in general studies in 1991, and from the University of Detroit-Mercy for his Juris Doctorate degree in 1995.  

Byron has deep roots in the Inkster community.  He was born and raised here and has been a resident of the city of Inkster for more than 43 years.  As a youth, He was very involved with local sports, and was a member of Top Teens of America Inkster Chapter which was a community service organization.  Byron is currently involved with Inkster’s local block club organizations, he is the president of the Inkster Democratic Club, a member of the Michigan Democratic Party.  Byron served as Mayor of the City of Inkster from 2015 to 2019 were he led the charge to revise the city’s 50-year-old charter.  Byron navigated the city out of state receivership.  Byron was re-elected mayor of the city of Inkster on November 7, 2023.  Byron is the co-chair of the Inkster Task Force, and stays abreast of local, state and national political issues.  Byron volunteers to help out the senior citizens in our community, and he speaks to various youth groups and at different schools on their career days.