City of Hamtramck DDA

Downtown Development Authority

Mara Braciszewski
Community & Economic Development and DDA Manager

(313) 800-5233 ext. 316

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

Lawrence Ingram (PNC Bank)
Ahmad Al-Hasan
John Grossi (Amicci’s Pizza)
Mark J. Hausner (Beignets)
Vincent Szymborski – Chair (Chemical Bank)
Dr. Shamiran Golani (Golani Dental Center)
Joan Bittner (Polish Art Center)
Dr. Karen Majewski – Mayor, Ex-Officio (Tekla Vintage)
Andrew Kopietz (Good Done Daily)
Milo Madole
Abdulaziz Jobeh

2021 DDA Zoom Notice

Downtown Sign and Facade Improvement Grant Application 2021

DDA Meeting Minutes/Agendas – 2021

Agenda January 20, 2021
Agenda February 17, 2021
Agenda March 17, 2021
Agenda April 21, 2021
Agenda May 19, 2021

Past DDA Meeting Minutes

Organization and Promotion Committee


3401 Evaline St
Hamtramck, MI 48212

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