This Board is the governing body of a special purpose local authority established under state enabling law to halt deterioration and to foster development of the downtown business area. The DDA contracts with Downtown Kalamazoo Incorporated (DKI) to administer the city’s parking system and to manage the economic development programs. These activities are funded by revenue from a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district and a 2 mill tax levy on property in the Downtown Development District.
Meeting Frequency: Monthly, on the third Monday of each month at 3:00 p.m. in the Community Room at City Hall
Term Limit: 4 year Terms, limited to 2 Consecutive Terms, then 4 year break.