Kalamazoo Downtown Economic Growth Authority
The Kalamazoo Downtown Economic Growth Authority (DEGA) oversees DDA’s economic growth efforts. DEGA supports the downtown economy by reinvesting a percentage of property taxes into various downtown businesses and initiatives. They use the growth of those investments to fund further developments that help the community thrive. All meetings are open to the public.
Board of Directors
Western Michigan University
The State Theatre
Mayor, City of Kalamazoo
W/E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research/ Michigan Works! Southwest
Kalamazoo Public Library
For meeting minutes and meeting information after 3/17/2022, please view the City of Kalamazoo’s webpage.
2022 DDA and DEGA meetings are held on the second floor Community Room in Kalamazoo City Hall, 241 W South St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007.
Please note; at the Monday, March 7 City Commission Business Meeting, the City Commission rescinded their mask rule for public meetings effective that evening. The following apply:
- Attendees at all board and commission meetings are no longer required to wear facemasks but may voluntarily do so if they choose.
- Signs in the meeting rooms and buildings stating that masks are required should be removed.
- Social distancing is still encouraged.