CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PROGRAM COMMITTEE
 

The Capital Improvements Program exists to prepare an annual capital improvements program based on the DDA/TIF long range development plan that maintains and improves public open space, streetscape and utility infrastructure within the Downtown Development Authority District and supports redevelopment initiatives and private development projects through partnership agreements.

 

2009 Funded Projects

·         Streetscape Furniture (additional benches, litter bins, bike racks and umbrellas
·         Purchase of Water Filled Barriers to support downtown special events
·         Arcadia Creek Festival Place Attendant
·         Downtown Tractor Replacement
·         Assistance to (2) Property Owners with sidewalk repairs and (1) for sewer connection
·         Streetscape revitalization planning project for Edwards Street (Michigan Ave to Water Street)
  

Annual Initiatives

·         Dredging & Cleaning of the Arcadia Creek (Westnedge Avenue to Edwards Street)
·         Maintenance of the Kalamazoo Mall, Arcadia Creek Festival Place and the Linear Park and general downtown maintenance items as needed
 

Special 2009 Initiatives

  • New Downtown Website
     

Contact

Steve Deisler, 269.344.0795
 

Members

Bjorn Green
Tower Pinkster Titus
 
Bob Miller
Western Michigan University
 
Greg Taylor
Phoenix Properties
 
Derek Wissner, Chair
Memories Bridal & Evening Wear