South Division-Grandville Corridor Improvement Authority

Department in Charge of this Board

Economic Development

About the Board

The South Division-Grandville CIA will work to revitalize the commercial and mixed used business corridors within its boundaries. It will do this by:

  • Making permanent, one time improvements to their district
  • Hosting marketing and promotional activities
  • Providing a forum for discussions on investment and development projects

This CIA includes the following business districts:

  • Grandville Avenue
  • South Division (from Hall to Colrain)

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Board Composition

  • 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

Budgets

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

Terms on this board are 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.

Amy Brower

Mayoral Appointment
Business Interest
Ward 3 Resident
Term Ends: 12/31/2021

Fran Dalton

Mayoral Appointment
Business Interest
Ward 3 Resident
Term Ends: 12/31/2022

Synia Jordan (Secretary)

Mayoral Appointment
Business Interest
Non-Resident
Term Ends: 12/31/2022

Ken Miguel-Cipriano (Chair)

Mayoral Appointment
Resident
Ward 3 Resident
Term Ends: 12/31/2022

Commissioner Kurt Reppart

Mayoral Appointment
Mayor's Designee
Ward 1 Resident
Term Ends: 12/31/2021

Leonard Van Drunen

Mayoral Appointment
Business Interest
Ward 3 Resident
Term Ends: 12/31/22

Angelica Velazquez (Vice-Chair)

Mayoral Appointment
Business Interest
Ward 1 Resident
Term Ends: 12/31/21

Vacancy

Mayoral Appointment
Resident or Business Interest
Term Ends: 12/31/2022

Vacancy

Mayoral Appointment
Business Interest
Term Ends: 12/31/2019