Public Safety

  • Strengthening of our public safety with more hires and increased budget
  • Approved 12 additional firefighters to ensure immediate response times
  • Creation of Nuisance Abatement Board to address problem businesses

Economic Growth

  • Eliminated paid parking, catalyst for economic growth
  • New developments and improvements across our city
  • Opening of the John D. Dingell Transit Center
  • Approved constructions of new affordable senior housing

City Services & Recreation

  • Approved construction of splash pads and future pools
  • New trash vendor simplifying and improving trash pickup
  • Approved new resort-quality cabins at Camp Dearborn
  • Creation of bike paths and bike sharing, increasing city connectivity


  • Allocated taxpayer dollars efficiently and responsibly
  • Increased budgets for neighborhood services and public safety
  • Allocated funds for streetscapes to beautify our city gateways
  • Approved library millage to ensure continued library accessibility

Dabaja is Prepared

  • Currently serves as your Council President
  • Years of experience managing city budget and council office
  • 13 years experience helping Dearborn families in her Dearborn law practice
  • Graduate of Dearborn Public Schools, University of Michigan-Dearborn, and
  • the University of Detroit-Mercy School of Law, graduated first in her class, Magna Cum Laude

Dabaja is Dearborn

  • Dearborn Rotary
  • Dearborn Education Foundation, Co-Chair
  • Dearborn Bar Association , Treasurer
  • Dearborn Goodfellows
  • Dearborn Neighborhood clean-ups
  • Strong supporter of the Dearborn Historical Museum