Downtown Development Authority

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The purposes of the Downtown Development Authority are to implement act 197 of the Public Acts of Michigan of 1975, as amended, (the "Act") and include, but are not limited to, the correction and prevention of deterioration in the downtown district, the encouragement of historic preservation, the creation and implementation of development plans in the downtown district, and the promotion of economic growth therein.

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Board of Directors

Doug Cramer, Chairman, Michigan Optical

Pat Goodale, Vice Chairman, Goodale Enterprises Oil Products

Dr. Brandon Berg, Standale Chiropractic

Thomas Bart, Property Owner

Leonard Adams, Independent Bank

Mark Neal, Apple Ridge Apartments

Jim DeGroot, Riverbend Body Shop

Randy Smith, Builder/Developer

Eric Tuinstra, Peppino's Pizza

Lauren McNees, Wilderness Expression

David Brinza, Goodwill Industries

Darrel Schmalzel, City Manager

City Staff
Amber Kneibel
Frank Wash
Scott Conners
Mark Koning
Cindy Lewis