The city council has decided to table the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) resolution and board memberships until they can attend a workshop next week to review the list of names recommended to be on the board. [Read more »]
On Tuesday, February 7th the city appointed sub-committee that is to recommend a central business district for the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) to the city council decided on a geographical boundary for the district they will propose to the council on February 20th. Though the recommendation is a good illustration of what the central business district might be, it is not yet official. The council could choose to make changes to the proposal once the sub-committee makes their recommendation. Below is a map of the geographical boundaries for the central business district.
Better Home Town Program (BHT) Manager Mona Lowe said during an informational meeting on February 3rd to the applicants who are the 19 applicants being considered to be on the city’s upcoming Downtown Development Authority (DDA) board.
“We need somebody who can think way out there about what we could do, but then somebody who can imagine us actually doing it.”