CITY OF MUSKEGON
DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (DDA) /
BROWNFIELD REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (BRA)
SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES
November 30, 2021
The meeting was held in the City Commission Chambers. Chairperson M. Bottomley called the
meeting to order at 12:00 PM and roll was taken.
MEMBERS PRESENT: M. Bottomley, B. Hastings, J. Riegler, M. Kleaveland, J. Moore, H.
Systema, F. Peterson, S. Black, D. Kalisz.
MEMBERS ABSENT: (Members excused) M. Johnson Sr., J. Wallace Jr., D. Pollock.
STAFF PRESENT: P. Wills, Director of Strategic Initiatives; D. Alexander,
Downtown Manager, J. Eckholm, Director of Economic
Development/Development Services Division, and Mike Franzak,
Director of Planning.
OTHERS PRESENT: None
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Motion by F. Peterson, second by J. Moore, to approve the regular meeting minutes for November
9, 2021. Voice vote, all approved.
BROWNFIELD REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BUSINESS
Infill Housing Project (3rd Amendment) (Pete Wills-Mike Franzak):
City staff is seeking approval of the Brownfield Redevelopment Authority to amend the
Brownfield Plan and add additional eligible parcels to the City’s Infill Housing Project (3rd
The 3rd Amendment adds an additional 386 parcels beyond the 119 parcels previously adopted in
the 2nd Amendment. This brings the total to 505 Eligible Properties for this project and the
lots are scattered throughout the city. The BRA approved the Infill Housing Project (2nd
Amendment) on November 24, 2020 and the City Commission on December 8, 2020. This
amendment seeks to modify the plan by adding in all of the government-owned, vacant
residential properties in the city.
Staff Recommendation: City staff has prepared this Infill Housing Project (3rd Amendment)
Brownfield Plan Amendment and recommends approval.
Motion: Made by J. Riegler, supported by B. Hastings to approve the resolution for the
Brownfield Plan Amendment for the city’s Infill House Project (3rd Amendment), to request a
public hearing before the Muskegon City Commission, and to have the City Commission
consider adoption of the Plan.
Roll Call Vote:
M. Bottomley: Yes B. Hastings: Yes J. Riegler: Yes
M. Kleaveland: Yes J. Moore: Yes H. Systema: Yes
F. Peterson: Yes S. Black: Yes D. Kalisz: Yes
All in favor, motion passes.
DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BUSINESS