Downtown Lansing Inc (Principal Shopping District)

Meetings


  • 10:30 a.m.
  • Meets the second Tuesday of every month
  • 401 S Washington Square
    Suite 101
    Lansing, MI 48933

Members


  • James Anderton, Business owner
    Term expires: June 30, 2016
  • Terry Carella, Business owner
    Term expires: June 30, 2017
  • Phil Clacko, Business owner
    Term expires: June 30, 2016
  • Karl Dorshimer, City representative
    Term expires: June 30, 2015


  • Lewis Douglass Johns II, Business owner
    Term expires: June 30, 2015
  • Jason Keusch, Business owner
    Term expires: June 30, 2014
  • Tameka Richard, Business owner
    Term expires: June 30, 2018
  • Pamela Werling, Adjacent neighborhood resident
    Term expires: June 30, 2017

Purpose


Oversees the revitalization efforts within the PSD boundaries, which stretch from l-496 in downtown to Clinton Street in Old Town. Revitalization efforts include, but are not limited to, Old Town Main Street Initiative, special events, retail promotions, business retention and recruitment, physical improvements and marketing campaigns. In addition, the PSD oversees and manages the PSD "A" District Maintenance Contracts for general clean up, landscaping and snow removal.

Qualifications


The Board shall consist of a representative of City government, an individual from the adjacent residential area and at least 5 owners or operators of businesses located within the Principal Shopping District. The Board appointees shall serve overlapping 4-year terms. In the first instance, the Mayor shall so arrange their terms that 2 members' terms shall expire on June 30 of each succeeding year.