City of Hamtramck DDA

Downtown Development Authority

From the Code of Ordinances:


The City Council hereby determines that it is necessary and in the best interest of the city to halt property value deterioration and increase property tax valuation where possible in the downtown businses district and to eliminate the causes of deterioration and promote economic growth by establishing a downtown development authority pursuant to Public Act 197 of 1975, being MCLA §§ 125.1651 through 125.1680.

(Ord. 519, passed 5-23-2006)

Current Members

Andrew Dow (The Painted Lady)
Lawrence Ingram (PNC Bank)
Zlatan Sadikovic (Oloman Cafe)
John Grossi (Amicci’s Pizza)
Mark J. Hausner (Beignets)
Vincent Szymborski (Chemical Bank) – Chair
Dr. Shamiran Golani (Golani Dental Center)
Joan Bittner (Polish Art Center)
Mayor Karen Majewski (Tekla Vintage) – Ex Officio
Andrew Kopietz (Good Done Daily)


3401 Evaline St
Hamtramck, MI 48212

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