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Downtown Development Authority

Joanna Stone

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The Downtown Development Authority is appointed by the City Council and serves as the primary planning and development advisor for downtown Fort Collins. The Authority is quasi-autonomous, has certain powers and duties granted to it by Colorado Statute, has authority to levy a property tax up to 5 mills for its operations and has the ability to issue tax increment bonds to provide public services within its boundaries.

Recommended Qualifications

Must be a landowner, resident or business tenant within the boundaries of the Authority and have an interest in the revitalization and rejuvenation of downtown Fort Collins as the hub of community activity.

Meeting Schedule

2nd Thursday of each month at 7:30 a.m. | View meeting schedule

Meeting Location

Home State Bank Meeting Room, 300 E. Mountain Ave.

Time Commitment

8 hours/month

Current Members

December 31, 2016 - Wynne Odell, Cheryl Zimlich and Bevin Parker
December 31, 2017 - Chris Aaronson, Lee Swanson, and Mark Williams
December 31, 2019 - Justin Larson, Jim Palmer, and Angel Kwiatkowski

Council Liaison

Gino Campana, Ray Martinez