Downtown Development Authority

Purpose and Composition

To establish policy and administer the Downtown Development Authority district.

  • 11 members, including the Mayor
  • A majority of the members shall be persons having an interest in property located in the downtown district.  1 member shall be a resident of said district.
  • Members serve 4 year terms
For more information contact 248-349-0345 or visit the DDA website.
Member List
*Vested stake in downtown
**District resident

Ken Roth, Mayor
Carolann Ayers, Treasurer
Margene Buckhave*/**
John Casey*, Vice-chair
Aaron Cozart*
Ryan McKindles 9-30-23
D.J. Boyd
James R. Long* 9-30-20
Gregory Presley* 9-30-23
Shawn Riley*, Chair 9-30-22
Mary Starring, Rec. Sec. 9-30-22

Meeting Dates and Location

Meeting Frequency and Location

  • 3rd Tuesday, 8 a.m.
  • City Hall, 215 W. Main Street

2019 Regular Meeting Dates

January 15 July 16
February 19 August 20
March 19 September 17
April 16 October 15
May 21 November 19
June 18 December 17 


APPROVED minutes are posted on the website.

DRAFT minutes are available for review within 8 business days after the meeting. Contact the DDA Director for a copy of the draft minutes.