Chapter 7 of the Ann Arbor City Code adopted May 10, 1982 and amended on September 15, 2003. Amended By-Laws approved by Council on May 3, 2010.
To implement the public improvements program outlined in the Downtown Development Plan and Tax Increment Financing Plan adopted by City Council on November 22, 1982. The DDA has authority granted to it by Public Act No. 197 of 1975, as amended. The overall goal of the Authority is to undertake public improvements and other activities that have the greatest impact in strengthening the downtown area and attracting new private investments to the DDA area.
Special Qualifications for Appointment:
Mayor of City Administrator, 1 resident of the DDA district and a majority who have an interest in property located in the DDA district.
Meeting Times and Frequency:
This is a permanent committee that meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month, at noon, 150 S. 5th Ave., 3rd floor
12 members, 4-year terms staggered - Mayor or City Administrator, at least 1 DDA district resident, at least 6 persons who have an interest in property located in the district or are officers, members, trustees, principals, or employees of a legal entity having an interest in property in the district, up to 4 at-large members.
Contact Info: Susan Pollay, Downtown Development Authority Executive Director, 150 S. Fifth Ave., Suite 301, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, 734-994-6697.