Downtown Development Authority

The Ithaca Downtown Development Authority meets quarterly on the second Monday at 12:00 p.m. at the City of Ithaca Municipal Building, 129 West Emerson Street.

The Ithaca Downtown Development Authority, or DDA, is an organization of the city of Ithaca charged with the development, revitalization, and promotion of the city’s downtown commercial core. The DDA works to invest in capital improvements to the downtown area, creating an attractive and vibrant town center.
The Downtown Development Authority works in conjunction with goals and objectives established in the City’s Master Plan and the Downtown Development Authority.

To View the DDA District Map Click Here

City of Ithaca Downtown Development Authority

Meeting Schedule for 2020


The regular meetings of the City of Ithaca Downtown Development Authority will be held quarterly on the second Monday of each month listed at 12:00 noon in the Council Chambers located at Ithaca City Hall, 129 W. Emerson Street, Ithaca, Michigan 48847.


2020 Meeting Dates


















*Meetings held in June and September will dedicate a portion of the agenda for public information as required by the State of Michigan, which allows
 the public to be informed and provide input on the goals and direction of the DDA, including projects to be undertaken in the coming year. 


Business to be considered by the Downtown Development Authority and placed on the agenda must be done so by no later than 12:00 PM noon on the Wednesday preceding the meeting.  Public comments are a normal agenda item and if unable to attend, public comments may be submitted in writing prior to any meeting. 


Informational Meeting


Public Notice
City of Ithaca Downtown Development Authority District and Interested Parties

 The City of Ithaca Downtown Development Authority will hold Informational Meetings on

 June 15, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.
September 14, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.

 The purpose of these meetings is to inform, discuss and take comments from the public of the goals and direction of the authority, including projects to be undertaken in the coming year.

If unable to attend, written comments may be submitted to the DDA Coordinator at: or mailed to DDA Coordinator at 129 W. Emerson St., Ithaca, MI  48847


Shelly Moffit
DDA Coordinator


Website Enhanced Listing for Downtown Businesses

The City of Ithaca invites all businesses who want to advertised on their own page on our City website business directory.  If you are interested in having an informational web page included in a City-wide Business Directory, complete this form and return it to Ithaca City Hall. The initial set up fee is $50.00. Yearly renewal is $25 each year you wish to continue. The City will start your page for you, and will then give you login instructions so you can update your web page, upload coupons, menus and other advertising information and even link it to your Facebook page. If you wish to add a logo to your listing or a photo of your business, please send a .jpeg version of the photo or logo to 

Any questions, contact: DDA Coordinator Shelly Moffit at (989) 875-3200.


(City, State, Zip)

Validation This Is CAPTCHA Image  -->  
Please enter the numbers above.
       Bookmark & Share  
 © 2009 - 2020   City of Ithaca, Michigan | 129 W. Emerson St. Ithaca, MI 48847 by AccuNet Web Services