Copper Harbor Downtown Development Authority (DDA)

The Grant Township Copper Harbor DDA requires a 9-13 Member DDA Board, one of which has to be the Township Supervisor. The CH DDA also has a Secretary and a Treasurer.

Copper Harbor Downtown Development Authority (CH DDA) Board Members:

Art Davis 

Kirk Filsinger 

Staci Gibson 

Don Kauppi, a Founding Member

Greg Mielcarz 

Mike Musiel

Sam Raymond 

Ed Tulppo 

Meg Vivian North, Township Supervisor

Dan Wiersgalla 

Currently, the DDA has 10 Members but is still seeking Letters of Interest in the event that a Board seat becomes available. Send Letters of Interest to: CH.DDA@granttownshipmi.org.

Misty Filsinger, DDA Treasurer and Secretary
Misty.Filsinger@granttownshipmi.org

Anyone interested in working with the Copper Harbor DDA, can e-mail the Copper Harbor Downtown Development Authority (CH DDA) Board at: CH.DDA@granttownshipmi.org or the Grant Township Supervisor Meg Vivian North at supervisor@granttownshipmi.org.

The Copper Harbor DDA is a Member of the Michigan Downtown Association.

Copper Harbor DDA Meeting Schedule

The Copper Harbor DDA meets each month on the 3rd Tuesday at 6:00pm. Meetings are held at the Grant Township's Community Hall in Copper Harbor unless otherwise posted. Copper Harbor DDA meetings are open to the public and have a public comment period directly following the meeting. View Meeting Minutes below. 

Zoom info to be posted here monthly:

Grant Township is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Grant Township Copper Harbor DDA May Board Meeting

Time: May 21, 2024 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/8524569876?pwd=WE50VnpDTzBwRmNOZzBOZTdTcWNpdz09&omn=88986238406

Meeting ID: 852 456 9876

Passcode: 377696

Copper Harbor DDA Annual Reports

Copper Harbor DDA Plan and Amendments

The original Grant Township Ordinance #10 from 1985 authorizing the formation of the Copper Harbor DDA:

The original Copper Harbor DDA plan from 1987:

The first amendment to the CH DDA plan was in 2003 to accommodate more projects and update the plan to required modifications:

The most recent amendment to the CH DDA plan was in 2010 to accommodate more projects and update the plan to required modifications:

The Copper Harbor DDA is governed by the State of Michigan Public Act 57 of 2018, which replaces Public Act 197 of 1975.

DDA Meetings & Minutes

Upcoming Meetings

  • May 21, 2024 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    Regular DDA Board meeting to be held in Copper Harbor at 6pm

Past Meetings

  • May 7, 2024 (Tue)
    DDA: Special Meeting

  • April 16, 2024 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • March 19, 2024 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • February 20, 2024 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Agenda ]   [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • January 23, 2024 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Agenda ]   [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • December 26, 2023 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • November 28, 2023 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • October 24, 2023 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Agenda ]   [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • September 26, 2023 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Agenda ]   [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • August 22, 2023 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Agenda ]   [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • July 25, 2023 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • June 27, 2023 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • May 23, 2023 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • April 25, 2023 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Agenda ]   [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • March 28, 2023 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Agenda ]   [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • February 28, 2023 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Agenda ]   [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • January 24, 2023 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Agenda ]   [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • December 27, 2022 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • November 22, 2022 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • October 25, 2022 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Agenda ]   [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • September 27, 2022 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Agenda ]   [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • August 23, 2022 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Agenda ]   [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • July 26, 2022 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • June 28, 2022 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Agenda ]   [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • May 24, 2022 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Agenda ]   [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • April 26, 2022 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Agenda ]   [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • March 22, 2022 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • March 1, 2022 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • January 25, 2022 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • December 28, 2021 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • November 23, 2021 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • October 26, 2021 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • September 28, 2021 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • August 24, 2021 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • July 27, 2021 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • June 22, 2021 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • May 25, 2021 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • April 27, 2021 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • March 23, 2021 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • February 23, 2021 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • January 12, 2021 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • December 22, 2020 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • November 24, 2020 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • October 27, 2020 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • September 22, 2020 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • August 25, 2020 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • July 28, 2020 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • June 23, 2020 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • May 26, 2020 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • April 28, 2020 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • March 24, 2020 (Tue)
    DDA: No Meeting Held

  • February 25, 2020 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Meeting Minutes ]

  • January 28, 2020 (Tue)
    DDA: Regular Meeting
    [ Meeting Minutes ]

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