Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at 3:00 p.m.

Council Chambers, City Hall – Midland, Michigan


1.      Roll Call


2.      Approval of the DDA minutes from the meeting of March 11, 2009


3.      Financial Reports from March 2009 – will be sent out under separate communication.


4.      Reports

(a)    Design Committee Report – March meeting

(b)   Organization Committee Report –April meeting

(c)    Economic Restructuring Committee Report –March

(d)   Creating Cool Promotions Committee Report – March meeting

(e)    Budget Committee – March meeting

(f)    Midland Downtown Business Association Report – March General Membership meeting


5.      Public Comments


6.      Old Business

(a)    DDA Board Retreat / Strategic Planning - staff update

(b)   SARA Public Hearing set for April 27, 2009

(c)    Riverfont Design Committees meeting April 24, 2009

(d)   Buxton update report – Sid Allen will attend the April 14, 2009 meeting and provide the committee with an update.


7.      New Business

(a)    April/May 2009 Events

(b)   Set DDA Budget Committee April meeting date. 

(c)    Other new downtown events