Downtown Development Authority

Regular Meetings
  • 3:30 p.m.
  • The 3rd Thursday of every month
  • City Hall
    259 Kent Street
    Council Chambers
    Portland, MI 48875
  • 517-647-5027
  1. 2017
  2. 2016
  3. 2015
  4. 2014
  5. 2013
  6. 2012
  7. 2011
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and MinutesView Agendas and Minutes From 2012 and Older

Members

Name Title Address Phone No.
Margery Briggs Chairman 307 Kent St. 517-647-4747
Tom Antaya Vice Chairman 1462 E. Grand River Ave. 517-647-4861
Michelle VanSlambrouck   841 Detroit St. 517-647-6368
Kory Blastic Secretary 212 Kent St., Suite 1 517-647-2787
James E. Barnes Mayor/Treasurer 763 Ionia Rd. 517-647-2273
S. Tutt Gorman City Manager 259 Kent St. 517-647-2931
vacancy      
Terry Frewen   1240 E. Grand River Ave., Ste. A 517-647-7511
Cory Grimminck   334 Kent St. 517-647-6981
Rush Clement   143 Kent St. 517-526-9060
Wanda Urie   160 Kent St. 517-647-6997
Mission Statement
To actively revitalize Portland's vibrant, charming, and unique downtown into a gathering place - one that uses broad-based community support to:
  1. provide opportunities to entrepreneurs
  2. sustain a strong economic foundation for the region
  3. safeguard history, tradition, and a sense of community for residents and visitors
Vision Statement
A Cool City through a strong Main Street.