Meetings are held in the Council Chambers at Ferndale City Hall unless otherwise noted.
Regular meetings of the DDA Board of Directors are typically held on the second Thursday of every month at 8am.

LOCATION: 300 E Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220 * Note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, meetings are currently being held virtually. Log in details can be found in each Board Packet. 

Members of the public are always welcome to attend! If you have questions, please contact us at or 248-546-1632.

NOTE: From November, 2019 forward all meeting materials will also be posted here – City of Ferndale Council Meetings.

2020 – Regular Meetings

May 2020 (VIRTUAL):Board Packet
* Note this meeting is being virtually in compliance with Michigan Executive Order 2020-21

How to Join the DDA Board Meeting – May 14, 8am

Join from a phone or laptop (with video):
– Download the Zoom App ahead of time at
– Join the Meeting on May 14: CLICK HERE TO JOIN
– Meeting ID: 862 9684 8936

Call in from a phone:
– US Toll-free: 888 788 0099
– Meeting ID: 862 9684 8936

If you would like to contact Ferndale DDA about any matter, on the May 14 agenda or otherwise, please do so via the email addresses Please note that emails received will be distributed to the Board of Directors but will not be read during the meeting. Audience members wishing to speak should attend by phone or video conferencing.


April 2020 (VIRTUAL):Board Packet, Minutes
* Note this meeting was held virtually in compliance with Michigan Executive Order 2020-15
March 2020: Board Packet, Minutes (DRAFT)
February 2020: Board Packet, Minutes 
January 2020: Board Packet, Minutes

2019 – Special Meetings

Dec 30, 2019 Informational Meeting: Agenda, Minutes
June 26, 2019 Selection of Recruitment Firm for DDA Executive Director Position: Board Packet, Minutes
June 17, 2019 Executive Profile Workshop for DDA Executive Director Position: Minutes
January 23, 2019 Capital Planning Design Charette: Minutes

2019 – Regular Meetings

December 2019: Meeting Canceled
November 2019: Board Packet, Minutes
October 2019: Board Packet, Minutes
September 2019: Board Packet, Minutes
August 2019: Board Packet, Minutes
July 2019: Board Packet, Minutes
June 2019: Board Packet, Minutes
May 2019: Board Packet, Minutes
April 2019: Board Packet, Minutes
March 2019: Board Packet, Minutes
February 2019: Meeting Canceled
January 2019: Board Packet, Minutes



November 2018 Approved Minutes

December 2018 Meeting Canceled

October 2018 Approved Minutes

November 2018 DDA Board Packet

September 2018 Approved Minutes

October 2018 DDA Board Packet

August 2018 Approved Minutes

September 2018 Board Packet

August 2018 DDA Board Packet

July 2018 Meeting Canceled

June 2018 Approved Minutes

June 2018 Board Packet

May 2018 Approved Minutes

May 2018 Board Packet

April 2018 Approved Minutes

April 2018 Board Packet v1

March 2018 Approved Minutes

March 2018 Board Packet

February 2018 Approved Minutes

February 2018 Board Packet

Strategic Planning 2018 Agenda

Strategic Planning 2018 Presentation

January 2018 Approved Minutes

January 2018 DDA Board Packet



December 2017 Meeting Cancelled

November 2017 Board Packet

October 2017 Board Packet

October 2017 Approved Minutes

September 2017 Board Packet

September 2017 Approved Minutes

August 2017 Board Packet

August 2017 Approved Minutes

July 2017 Board Packet

July 2017 Approved Minutes

June 2017 Meeting Cancelled

May 2017 Meeting Cancelled

April 2017 Board Packet

April 2017 Approved Minutes

March 2017 Board Packet

March 2017 Approved Minutes

February 2017 DDA Board Packet (Server Crash/Data Lost)

February 2017 DDA Approved Minutes

2017 Strategic Planning (Server Crash/Minutes Lost) – Executive Director Summary Available

January 2017 Board Packet

January 2017 Approved Minutes (Server Crash/Data Lost)



December 2016 Meeting Cancelled

November 2016 DDA Board Packet

November 2016 Approved Minutes

October 2016 Meeting Cancelled

September 2016 DDA Board Packet

September 2016 Approved Minutes

August 2016 DDA Board Packet

August 2016 Approved Minutes

July 2016 Meeting Cancelled

June 2016 DDA Board Packet

June 2016 Approved Minutes

May 2016 DDA Board Packet

May 2016 Approved Minutes

April 2016 DDA Board Packet

April 2016 Approved Minutes

March 2016 DDA Board Packet

March 2016 Approved Minutes

February 2016 DDA Board Packet

February 2016 Approved Minutes

Strategic Planning (Part 3 of 3)

Strategic Planning (Part 2 of 3)

Strategic Planning (Part 1 of 3)

January 2016 DDA Board Packet

January 2016 Approved Minutes