Our mission is to retain and foster employment opportunities by improving our business environment and encouraging sustainable business development. Our economic development effort is aimed at facilitating greater levels of economic prosperity through innovation, collaboration and the linking and leveraging of resources.
Uptown Business Improvement District Special Assessment Renewal FY2018
The City Commission will hold a public hearing to consider the necessity of the Uptown Business Improvement District (BID) Special Assessment on March 28, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Commission Chambers, 300 Monroe Ave NW 9th floor. All aspects of the proposed agreement will be open for discussion at the public hearing. All interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard. If you would prefer to send written comments for consideration, please forward them prior to the public hearing to the City’s Economic Development Department, Attention: Kara Wood, Economic Development Director, at the above address. If you have any questions you may call 616-456-3318. We will be pleased to answer them.
For the FY2018 request, the current special assessment district and rate will remain in effect. The City Commission’s declaration of necessity for the Assessment is required to maintain delivery of enhanced services within the Uptown BID as outlined in the Plan for the next fiscal year. Below is a link to the Plan: