The BRA was established to promote the revitalization of environmentally distressed, contaminated or blighted areas of the City of Kalamazoo. The BRA develops and implements a plan for the utilization of tax increment funds to ameliorate environmental contamination on development sites. The membership of the BRA Board is the same as the Economic Development Corporation Board.
Meeting Frequency: Monthly, immediately following the meetings of the Economic Development Corporation (EDC).
Affecting Legislation: Public Act 381 of 1996 (MCL 125.2651 et seq.)
The BRA was created by City Commission Resolution 97-41.
Term Limit: 6 year Terms, limited to 2 Consecutive Terms, then 6 year break.