Michigan Street Corridor Improvement Authority

Department in Charge of This Board

Economic Development

About the Board

The Michigan Street CIA works to revitalize the commercial and mixed used business corridors within its boundaries. It does this by:

  • making permanent, one time improvements in their district
  • hosting marketing and promotional activities
  • providing a forum for discussions on investment and development projects.

This CIA includes the Michigan Street business district.

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Member Composition Requirements

  • 9 members
  • One member is appointed as the Mayor's "Designee"
  • At least one member must live within a half a mile of the CIA
  • The majority of members must have ownership or business interest in property located in the CIA
  • There must be a member with a business interest from each business district in the CIA
  • Members are appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the City Commission on December 31

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Residency Requirement

As long as one member within the board resides within half a mile of the CIA, there are no other residency requirements.


Term Limits

Your term on this board is for 4 years. There is no term limit, so you can serve an unlimited number of terms.


Compensation

There is no compensation for members on this board.

Max Benedict (Chair)

Mayoral Appointment
Business or Property Owner Representative
Non-Resident
Term Ends:  12/31/2022


Kevin Brant

Mayoral Appointment
Business or Property Owner Representative
Non-Resident
Term Ends:  12/31/2021


Thomas Dann

Mayoral Appointment
Business or Property Owner Representative
Ward 3 Resident
Term Ends:  12/31/2022


Commissioner Joseph D. Jones

Mayoral Appointment
Mayor's Designee
Ward 2 Resident
Term Ends:  12/31/2019


Alexander Lamkin

Mayoral Appointment
Business or Property Owner Representative
Ward 2 Resident
Term Ends: 12/31/2019


Jeff Lobdell

Mayoral Appointment
Business or Property Owner Representative
Non-Resident
Term Ends:  12/31/2020


Christopher Swank (Secretary)

Mayoral Appointment
Business or Property Owner Representative
Non-Resident
Term Ends:  12/31/2022


Joseph Vugteveen (Vice-Chair)

Mayoral Appointment
Resident
Ward 2 Resident
Term Ends: 12/31/2021


Vacancy

Mayoral Appointment
Business or Property Owner Representative
Term Ends:  12/31/2020

DMWilliams Consulting, LLC (DMWC)

DMWC provides corridor management services to the Michigan Street CIA.

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