Downtown Development Authority
The Downtown Development Authority (DDA), in accordance with Act 197 of the Public Acts of Michigan of 1975, ensures the correction and prevention of deterioration in the 'downtown district' of Berkley, the encouragement of historic preservation, the creation and implementation of development plans in the downtown district and the promotion of economic growth.
The DDA board of trustees consists of the Berkley City Manager and 12 members. The 12 members, are appointed by the City Manager and approved by the City Council. At least eight of the 12 members are persons with an interest in property location in the downtown district, four along Coolidge and four along 12 Mile. At least two members are members at large without interest in property located in the downtown district. The remaining two members are either members at large or have an interest in property along Coolidge or 12 Mile.
The DDA meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 8AM in the 2nd Floor Conference Room of the Public Safety Building, 2395 12 Mile.
To view the enabling legislation surrounding the DDA , click here. To view the DDA's By-Laws, click here. To view DDA meeting agendas and minutes, click here.