Tax Increment Finance Authority

Organization in Charge of This Board

Downtown Grand Rapids, Inc.

About the Board

We oversee the Tax Increment Authority of the Monroe North area. Here's a look at our most important functions:

  • Supervise and control the Tax Increment Authority
  • Analyze economic change and its impact on the Monroe North area
  • Develop plans to promote the growth in the area

Apply for Boards and Commissions

  • 11 members
  • Desired: members with interest in economic development
  • Desired: Interest in local taxing jurisdictions 
  • Desired: Interest in general area of project activities

Residency Requirement

There is no residency requirement to be a member of this board.

Term Limits

You term limit is 4 years. There is no term limit, so you can serve an unlimited number of terms.

Compensation

There is no compensation for members serving for this board.

James Baldwin

Ward 2 Resident
Term Ends: 12/31/2025

Shaun Biel

Non-Resident
Term ends12/31/2025

Mayor Rosalynn Bliss

Ward 2 Resident
Term ends 12/31/2023

Diedre Deering

Non-Resident
Term ends12/31/2023

Jim Talen

Ward 2 Resident
Term ends 12/31/2022

Richard A. Winn

Ward 2 Resident
Term ends 12/31/2022

Vacancy

Term ends 12/31/2025

Vacancy

Term ends 12/31/2025

Vacancy

Term ends 12/31/2025

Vacancy

Term ends 12/31/2025

Vacancy

Term ends 12/31/2025