Meetings are held in the Council Chambers at Ferndale City Hall unless otherwise noted.

Regular meetings of the DDA Board of Directors are typically held on the second Thursday of every month at 8am.

REGULAR LOCATION: 300 E Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, meetings are currently being held virtually in accordance with Michigan law. Log in details can be found in each Board Packet. 

Members of the public are always welcome to attend and share their voice! If you have questions, 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. Audience members attending virtually will be given instructions during the meeting on how/when they can speak. 

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


Regular Meetings @ 8am

NEXT MEETING: March 11, 2020
February 11, 2020: Board Packet
January 14, 2020: CANCELED

Special Meetings

Budget Workshop: February 24, 8am – Agenda

2020 – Regular Meetings

December 10, 2020 @8am (VIRTUAL): Board Packet, Minutes (DRAFT)
November 19, 2020 @8am (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