Public Hearing of Amendment to Downtown Development Authority

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE AMENDMENT TO THE DEVELOPMENT AND TAX INCREMENT FINANCING PLAN OF THE CITY OF HOUGHTON DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

The City Council of the City of Houghton, Michigan, will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 5:30 p.m., prevailing Eastern Time in the City Council Chambers, City Center, 616 Shelden Ave., Houghton, Michigan 49931, to consider the adoption of an ordinance approving the Amendment to Development and Tax Increment Financing Plan for the City of Houghton Downtown Development Authority pursuant to Act 197 of the Public Acts of Michigan of 1975, as amended.  All aspects of the Amendment to Development and Tax Increment Financing Plan shall be open for discussion at the public hearing.

The boundaries of the development area within which the Downtown Development Authority exercises its powers are as follows:

That part of the Central Business District from Franklin Square westerly to the westerly City limits and from the north right-of-way of Montezuma Avenue and Memorial Drive north to Portage Lake.  Also Blocks 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, and 27, and the north 100 feet of Blocks 20 and 21, Original Plat of the Village (now City) of Houghton.  and also the north 100 feet of Blocks 41, 42, 43, 50, and 51 and all of Block 44 and Block H, West Houghton Addition to the City of Houghton.

Copies of the proposed Amendment to Development and Tax Increment Financing Plan, maps, plats, etc. are available for public inspection at the office of the City Clerk and on the City’s website (www.cityofhoughton.com).

At the public hearing, all interested persons desiring to address the City Council shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard in regard to the approval of the Amendment to Development and Tax Increment Financing Plan.

Amendment to DDA Plan 2022

aerial view of the city of Houghton and lift bridge