All meeting attendees and board members are requested to wear a mask during the entire meeting, regardless of vaccination status. Thank you for your understanding while we conduct our work. 

Meetings of the DDA Board of Directors are held in the Council Chambers at Ferndale City Hall unless otherwise noted. Regular meetings of are typically held on the second Thursday of every month at 8am.

REGULAR DATE/TIME: Second Thursday of every month at 8am
City Hall, City Council Chambers
300 E Nine Mile Road
Ferndale, MI, 48220

Share your Voice with Us!

Members of the public are always welcome to attend and share their voice, but we welcome electronic input on our agendas as well. Please contact us at or 248-546-1632. Messages received will be distributed to the Board of Directors but will not be read during the meeting unless you specify that you would like it to be read.

In addition to our regular meetings, the Ferndale DDA is required to host two informational meetings each year. This year’s meetings will be held virtually on December 10th and December 17th at 10am. These 30-minute sessions will cover the basics of what services the Ferndale DDA offers and give attendees an opportunity to share some feedback with us. Links to join are included below in the Special Meetings category.

All meeting materials will also be posted here – City of Ferndale Council Meetings.


Regular Meetings

NEXT MEETING!!: April 14, 2022 @ 8am: Board Packet

March 24, 2022: Board Packet, Minutes
February 10, 2022  8am: CANCELED
January 13, 2022, 8am: Board Packet


Special Meetings

Budget Workshop: February 24, 8am Agenda
VIRTUAL Informational Session #1: December 10, 2021, 10am
VIRTUAL Informational Session #2: December 17, 2021, 10am

Regular Meetings

December 9, 2021 8am: CANCELED
November 11, 2021, 8am: CANCELED
October 14, 2021, 8am: Board Packet, Minutes
September 9, 2021: Board Packet, Minutes
August 19, 2021: CANCELED
July 8, 2021: Board Packet, Minutes
June 10, 2021: Board Packet 
May 13, 2021: Board Packet, Minutes
April 8, 2021: Board Packet, Minutes
March 11, 2021 (VIRTUAL): Board Packet, Minutes
February 11, 2021 (VIRTUAL): Board Packet, Minutes
January 14, 2021: CANCELED

2020 – Regular Meetings

December 10, 2020 (VIRTUAL): Board Packet, Minutes (DRAFT)
November 19, 2020 (VIRTUAL): Board Packet, Minutes
October 8, 2020 (VIRTUAL): Board Packet, Minutes
September 10, 2020 (VIRTUAL): Board Packet, Minutes
August 27, 2020 (VIRTUAL): Board Packet, Minutes
June 11, 2020 (VIRTUAL): Board Packet, Minutes
May 2020 (VIRTUAL):Board Packet, Minutes
April 2020 (VIRTUAL):Board Packet, Minutes
March 2020: Board Packet, Minutes
February 2020: Board Packet, Minutes 
January 2020: Board Packet, Minutes

2019 – Special Meetings

Dec 30, 2019 Informational Meeting: Agenda, Minutes
June 26, 2019 Selection of Recruitment Firm for DDA Executive Director Position: Board Packet, Minutes
June 17, 2019 Executive Profile Workshop for DDA Executive Director Position: Minutes
January 23, 2019 Capital Planning Design Charette: Minutes

2019 – Regular Meetings

December 2019: Meeting Canceled
November 2019: Board Packet, Minutes
October 2019: Board Packet, Minutes
September 2019: Board Packet, Minutes
August 2019: Board Packet, Minutes
July 2019: Board Packet, Minutes
June 2019: Board Packet, Minutes
May 2019: Board Packet, Minutes
April 2019: Board Packet, Minutes
March 2019: Board Packet, Minutes
February 2019: Meeting Canceled
January 2019: Board Packet, Minutes


November 2018 Approved Minutes

December 2018 Meeting Canceled

October 2018 Approved Minutes

November 2018 DDA Board Packet

September 2018 Approved Minutes

October 2018 DDA Board Packet

August 2018 Approved Minutes

September 2018 Board Packet

August 2018 DDA Board Packet

July 2018 Meeting Canceled

June 2018 Approved Minutes

June 2018 Board Packet

May 2018 Approved Minutes

May 2018 Board Packet

April 2018 Approved Minutes

April 2018 Board Packet v1

March 2018 Approved Minutes

March 2018 Board Packet

February 2018 Approved Minutes

February 2018 Board Packet

Strategic Planning 2018 Agenda

Strategic Planning 2018 Presentation

January 2018 Approved Minutes

January 2018 DDA Board Packet


December 2017 Meeting Cancelled

November 2017 Board Packet

October 2017 Board Packet

October 2017 Approved Minutes

September 2017 Board Packet

September 2017 Approved Minutes

August 2017 Board Packet

August 2017 Approved Minutes

July 2017 Board Packet

July 2017 Approved Minutes

June 2017 Meeting Cancelled

May 2017 Meeting Cancelled

April 2017 Board Packet

April 2017 Approved Minutes

March 2017 Board Packet

March 2017 Approved Minutes

February 2017 DDA Board Packet (Server Crash/Data Lost)

February 2017 DDA Approved Minutes

2017 Strategic Planning (Server Crash/Minutes Lost) – Executive Director Summary Available

January 2017 Board Packet

January 2017 Approved Minutes (Server Crash/Data Lost)


December 2016 Meeting Cancelled

November 2016 DDA Board Packet

November 2016 Approved Minutes

October 2016 Meeting Cancelled

September 2016 DDA Board Packet

September 2016 Approved Minutes

August 2016 DDA Board Packet

August 2016 Approved Minutes

July 2016 Meeting Cancelled

June 2016 DDA Board Packet

June 2016 Approved Minutes

May 2016 DDA Board Packet

May 2016 Approved Minutes

April 2016 DDA Board Packet

April 2016 Approved Minutes

March 2016 DDA Board Packet

March 2016 Approved Minutes

February 2016 DDA Board Packet

February 2016 Approved Minutes

Strategic Planning (Part 3 of 3)

Strategic Planning (Part 2 of 3)

Strategic Planning (Part 1 of 3)

January 2016 DDA Board Packet

January 2016 Approved Minutes

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