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Downtown Development Authority Board of Director

March 30, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Public Notice

City of Cedar Springs


Informational Meeting

Of the Cedar Springs Downtown Development Authority



In conjunction with the Regular Downtown Development Authority meeting on

Monday, March 30, 2020

12:00 p.m.


The purpose of the meeting is to share the goals, plans, and to discuss future plans in the DDA district.  The board will also address and any other business that may come before the board.  The regular meeting of the Downtown Development Authority will be held immediately following the informational meeting.


Agendas, public notices and full meeting packets of the meetings may be found at the City of Cedar Springs’s website www.cityofcedarsprings.org


PLEASE NOTE:  To mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, protect the public health, and provide essential protections to City of Cedar Springs residents; the City of Cedar Springs boards and commissions are conducting all meetings by video teleconference with limited public access to participate at the meeting location in accordance with public health gathering crowd size limitations, social distancing recommendations and Michigan Governor’s Executive Order 2020-21.  It is the intention to of the City to be in compliance with EO 2020-21, EO 2020-15 and also the Open Meetings Act in order to promote government accountability and fostering openness in government to enhance responsible decision-making.



  • Public comments may be submitted to the City Manager by email at any time prior to the meeting at manager@cityofcedarsprings.org Comments submitted will be read aloud during the public comment portion of the meeting.
  • Members of the public who attend at the location of the meeting may address the members during the public comment period via videoconference.
  • Any member of the public wishing to listen to the proceedings or provide public comment may do so by using the following internet connection or phone numbers and pass code:


https://zoom.us/j/219137876 Meeting ID: 219 137 876


Phone Options:  1(646)558-8656  Meeting ID: 219137876#


1(312)626-6799   Meeting ID: 219137876#


ACCESSBILITY FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES: Meetings of the Cedar Springs Boards and Commissions are available on the City of Cedar Springs YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoShqbamJ4TUESE_ykoK_PA/playlists  YouTube provides real time closed caption transcriptions of the Board’s meetings. Enable captions by clicking the “Closed Captioning” or “CC” icon on the bottom bar. Please contact the City Clerk’s office at (616)696-1330 Ext. 101 prior to the meeting if additional assistance is needed to assist individuals with accessibility.


City Hall Council Chambers

66 S. Main St.

Cedar Springs, Michigan 49319


The Cedar Springs Downtown Development Authority (DDA) was created in 1990 as a means to halt property value deterioration and to increase property tax valuation, where possible, in the City’s business district. The basic purpose of the CSDDA is to reestablish and maintain the vitality of the Central Business District. Basic components of the plan include parking, commercial development and building renovation.

The City’s DDA has worked hard to improve the image of the downtown area by initiating a streetscape renovation and the development of a Downtown Facade Program which awarded grants to downtown business people who wanted to improve the look of their building’s facade. The facade grant program resulted in over $519,000 of private investment in the downtown corridor.

Agendas are available online one week prior to the scheduled meeting. You may find the agenda online at http://cityofcedarsprings.org/meetings/meetings-minutes-library/

This meeting may be cancelled if there is no business to discuss. Public notice will be provided if the meeting is cancelled at www.cityofcedarsprings.org and on the City Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/OfficialCityofCedarSprings/


March 30, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm