The DDA meets quarterly in January, April, July and October on the second Tuesday of the month at 4:00pm at City Hall. Terms are four years. The authority's establishment is outlined in the City's Ordinances, and possible in accordance with Public Act 197 of 1975, as amended. The authority shall consist of eight members and the City Manager, and the City Manager is responsible for nominating the members with subsequent approval by the City Council. Not less than a majority of the members shall be persons having an interest in property located in the downtown district. Not less than one of the members shall be a resident of the downtown district, if the downtown district has 100 or more persons residing within it.
Please check out the Downtown Development Authority's Development Plan and Tax Increment Financing Plan here.