Downtown Development Authority

Downtown Development Authority Plan

Pop Up Shop Program

The Downtown Development Authority will assist people looking to open a commercial business in Bessemer.

Assistance available

  • Up to $500/ month in rental assistance for up to 6 months
  • 1:1 dollar match for upgrades with owners approval up to $500.

Contact the City Manager at 906-663-4311 for more information.

Board Members

  • Adam Zak
  • Kim Wright
  • Dave Osier
  • Doug Kikkebusch
  • Dan Whitburn
  • Jim Durkee
  • Cheryl Leskoviansky
  • Rob Youngberg
  • Steve Hamilton

If you are interested in being on the board, download our application and send it in!

Latest DDA Meetings

February 12, 2018 DDA Meeting

AGENDA CITY OF BESSEMER DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY Regular meeting of the City of Bessemer Downtown Development Authority to be held in the DDA office, City Hall, on Monday, February 12th, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. CALL TO ORDER BOARD MEMBERS: Zak, Wright, Osier, Kikkebusch, Whitburn, Durkee, Leskoviansky, Youngberg, Hamilton ROLL CALL APPROVAL OF MINUTES: BUSINESS ITEMS: […]

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January 8, 2018 DDA Meeting

AGENDA CITY OF BESSEMER DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY Regular meeting of the City of Bessemer Downtown Development Authority to be held in the DDA office, City Hall, on Monday, January 8th, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. CALL TO ORDER BOARD MEMBERS: Zak, Wright, Osier, Kikkebusch, Whitburn, Durkee, Leskoviansky, Youngberg, Hamilton ROLL CALL APPROVAL OF MINUTES: BUSINESS ITEMS: […]

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