The primary responsibility of the Charter Township of Redford’s Supervisor is to serve all residents. The Supervisor is the township’s chief elected official, selected by the voters to serve a 4-year term. As your township’s chief elected officer, the Supervisor, representing the Charter Township of Redford, serves as liaison to other government officials, agencies, and boards, at the local, state, and federal levels. The Supervisor has specific responsibilities, defined by State statute or Township Board of Trustees policy.

The Supervisor presides, as chair, for all meetings of the Board of Trustees.

 Additional duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Chief assessor of the township
  • Responsible for the initial declaration of an emergency. 
  • An agent for accepting service of legal proceedings. 
  • Review Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) appeals. 
  • Serving as one of the signatories on official township documents, bonds, notes and contracts, resolutions, and Township Board of Trustees proceedings. 
  • Presents State of the Township annually. 
  • Appoints members to various boards and commissions subject to approval by a majority vote of the Board of Trustees.
  1. Pat McRae


    Supervisor Pat McRae

    Pat McRae has a long history working for Redford Township. He’s served on several boards and commissions, including the Redford Township Board of Trustees, of which he was a member for 12 years. His first term in his current role as Supervisor began in November 2020 and will last through November 2024.

    Pat and his family have lived in Redford Township for over 45 years. His favorite part of the Township is the small-town community, especially in such a metropolitan area. Pat says the people are engaged and inviting. 

    In his current position, he aims to help residents and make the community a better place for all. From umpiring and coaching to RTJAA and the Redford Township Library, Pat has been involved in a broad variety of areas that aid him in providing leadership to the Township.

    In addition to his responsibilities as Supervisor, Pat also sits on the Conference of Western Wayne Board, Wayne County Transit Authority Board of Directors, Corewell Health Farmington Hills Community Advisory Board of Directors. 

    In the future, he hopes to revitalize Neighborhood Associations, strengthen connections with the local business community, and work with realtors to improve home and business values in Redford. He also aims to build stronger relationships with Wayne County and neighboring communities.

Welcome to Redford Township

Redford Township is a diverse, inviting, and engaging community that offers a small-town atmosphere in a large metropolitan area. Redford has affordable housing and good places to eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner. We are a business-friendly community that works on meeting the needs of our residents.

If you enjoy being outside, we have parks where you can go and picnic and just relax. At one of our parks, we even have a splash pad for the kids to cool down on a hot summer day. For the golfers in the family, we have two golf courses you can play. Our Community Center offers classes and recreational opportunities for our residents from children to seniors. We have a great library that also offers programs for children to seniors and you can go to and use their computers and there is free Wi-Fi. You can check out a book or just sit back and read in peace and quiet.

We love to get the community together to celebrate by having events like Martin Luther King Breakfast, Memorial Day Parade, Township Festival and Fire Works Display, Octoberfest, and Olde Fashion Holiday to name a few.

Our Police and Fire Departments engage with residents by having events and programs; Annual Fire Station Open House, Neighborhood Watch, and Coffee with a Cop.

There are many ways to get involved in the community from working on Township events, Neighborhood Associations, and Church groups, or being on boards and commissions.

So you can see that we have a lot to offer and continue to look for ways to improve our community for our residents and the businesses within it.

Welcome to Redford Township and if you have any questions please do not hesitate to give me a call.

Pat McRae



No Soliciting stickers are now available through the Supervisor's Office. Businesses seeking a sticker may contact the Supervisor for more information. View an example of the sticker here.

Redford State of the Township 2023

Click the links below to see the State of the Township and Event Trailer on the Redford TV YouTube Channel.

Memorial Day Observance by Supervisor McRae

Click the link below to see the Memorial Day observance tribute video. 

Conference of Western Wayne

Click the link to see the Conference of Western Wayne video montage (YouTube).