The Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority Board meets 8:00 AM on Wednesday, April 8, 2020.

The meeting will occur virtually. Click here for the full agenda packet, which includes instructions on how to view/participate in the online meeting.

Key items on the agenda include DDA Board consideration of:

  • Authorizing a contract with Block by Block to support maintenance, beautification and place management efforts in Downtown
  • Funding to install a Portland Loo standalone bathroom facility on Division Ave S.
  • Recommended budget priorities for the DDA’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget
  • Liquor license requests for three Downtown businesses - GRNoir, Bold Cigars and 40 Pearl
  • Waste management infrastructure and public seating maintenance along Grandville Ave.
  • Limited emergency funding to support economic relief efforts related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is an open public meeting occurring in a digital space. Participants please keep the following information and tips in mind to help ensure a constructive and successful meeting:

  • Mute your microphone when not speak to minimize background noise
  • Public comment is item #13 on the agenda
  • Please state your name before any comments/questions

Please contact with any questions.