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

Brian Turnbull, 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
Marilyn Price (Alternate)
Mayor Pro Tem

Meeting Dates and Location (public welcome to attend)

Meeting Frequency and Location

  • 3rd Tuesday, 8 a.m.
  • City Hall, 215 W. Main Street (Meeting Room A - lower level)
  • Public welcome to attend

2020 Regular Meeting Dates

January 21
February 18
March 17
April 21
May 19 - (click here for video meeting information)
June 16
July 21
August 18
September 15
October 20  (click here for video meeting information)
November 17
December 15


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.