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    Authority City Commission Proceeding No. 84558
    Corridor Improvement Authority Act PA 280 of the Public Acts of Michigan as amended, MCLA 125.2871 et.seq.
    Purpose
    The Board prepares an analysis of economic changes in the development area and studies the impact of metropolitan growth. Plans and proposes the construction, renovation, repair, etc. of any unit that aids the economic growth of the Corridor. The Board consists of the chief executive officer of the municipality or his or her assignee and nine (9) members as determined by the governing body of the municipality. Not less than a majority of the members shall be persons having an ownership or business interest in property located in the development area. At least 1 of the members shall be a resident of the development area or of an area within 1/2 mile of any part of the development area and have the ability to analyze economic development projects.  
    Appointment
    Appointments are made by the Mayor with City Commission Approval
    One (1) member is appointed as the Mayor's "Designee."
    Residency Requirement

    At least one (1) member shall reside in the development area.

    ​Development Area Map of Michigan Street Corridor Improvement District
    Term Each member's term is for four (4) years and not subject to the Service Limitation Policy.
    Meetings

    Meetings are held at El Barrio Mexican Grill, 545 Michigan Street NE, Grand Rapids, MI  49503.

    Annual Meeting Schedule​

    Meeting Notice

    Compensation None
    Liaison Kara Wood, Economic Development Director, 456-3196

    ​Current members & term end
    ​Susan Auyer
    Term Ends:  12/31/2019
    Wayne (Jeff) Lobdell
    Term Ends:  12/31/2020
    Max Benedict
    Term Ends:  12/31/2018
    Christopher Swank
    Term Ends:  12/31/2018
    ​Kenneth Armour
    Term Ends:  12/31/2017
    ​Com. Ruth Kelly
    Term Ends:  12/31/2019
    Karla Amaya-Leone
    Term Ends:  12/31/2020
    ​Danielle DeMuth
    Term Ends:  12/31/2017
    Becky A. Trierweiler
    Term Ends:  12/31/2018
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