Downtown Development Authority (DDA)

Downtown Development Authority (DDA)
The Authority shall consist of the Mayor plus eight members, serving a term of four years. Members shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to approval by the Council.  The Authority shall operate to halt property value deterioration, eliminate the causes of deterioration, promote development in accordance with the amended plan, increase property tax valuation and promote economic growth where possible in the downtown district of the city, pursuant to Michigan Public Act 197 of 1975, as amended, MCLA 125.1651 et seq.

Not less than a majority of the members shall be persons having an interest in property located in the district.  If the district has one hundred (100) or more persons residing within it, not less than one of the members shall be a resident of the district.

The DDA holds public meetings on the first Wednesday of each month in the Conference Center of the City Hall Atrium.

For more information on the Warren DDA, please contact (586) 574-4676.

Downtown Development Authority Board Members:

Mayor James R. Fouts, Chairperson
Gregory Jackson
Louis E. Joseph
Nicholas Lavdas
Hank Riberas
Joseph Vicari, Vice-Chairperson
Michael Wiegand
Oscar Zamora

Tom Bommarito, Director of Department of Community, Economic & Downtown Development - ED, DDA, TIFA, CDBG, BRA
 

All meetings will be held the 1st Wednesday of each month at 3 p.m. at the Warren City Hall, 1st Floor Warren Conference Room, One City Square, Warren, Michigan, unless otherwise indicated.
DDA Meeting Schedule for 2017
 

To view an interactive DDA Boundary Map, click here.
To view a static DDA Boundary Map, click here.

DDA Plan