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    Business Improvement Districts
    A Business Improvement District (BID) is a special assessment district which operates under the authority of a board of stakeholders appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Commission.  The City may consider the establishment of BIDs in accordance with Public Act 120 of 1961  and City Commission Policy 900-54.
    The purpose of a BID is to promote and encourage community and economic vitality and growth of a neighborhood business district through marketing, development and the provision of enhanced services to the district.  The City currently has one Business Improvement District.

    Uptown BID

    Agendas & Minutes

    Board Members

    Dr. Lynn Happel, Chair​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
    Jaye Van Lenten, Vice Chair​
    Stephanie Johnson, Secretary
    Com. Joseph Jones
    ​Betti Allen
    Matt Franko​
    George Lott
    Tamara Sytsma
    Lorena Wenzel
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    Uptown Board Rules
    Marketing and Development Plan
    Financing Plan​