Charley Johnson

City Council
Title: City Councilman
Phone: 734-374-1320

City Councilman Charley Johnson was elected to his second four-year term in November 2017. He was first elected to the City Council in November of 2013 after being involved with the City and its politics for 15 years.

A lifelong resident of Taylor, Councilman Johnson is a 1980 graduate of Kennedy High School. He purchased Alert Plumbing from his father in 1983. After successfully running it for over 20 years, he sold the company. After a brief employment with the City of Taylor as its master plumber, he is now an employee of the State of Michigan in the same capacity.

Councilman Johnson believes in the notion that “you get what you give.” He was an integral leader in the formation of Taylor Cares, a volunteer effort that targets and cleans up various areas of the community.

Married to Brenda, the couple has two daughters, April and Heather.

Significant Accomplishments
  • Member of Western Wayne Plumbing and Mechanical Association, which has accomplished such projects as new plumbing for the VFW (Taylor), St. John's Lutheran Church (Taylor) and multiple systems for needy seniors
  • One of the founding members of the Taylor Veterans Museum
  • Leader of Taylor Cares volunteer campaign
  • A builder

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