About the Downtown Development Authority

Nestled along the St. Clair and Black rivers, Downtown Port Huron offers picturesque strolls, unique dining, and retail shops that are second to none.

The Downtown Development Authority's (DDA) works to promote economic growth and revitalization in Downtown Port Huron. The DDA focus to improve and maintain downtown’s infrastructure, promote available opportunities to consumers and businesses, and encourage preservation of the area.

The City of Port Huron Downtown Development Authority is under the supervision and control of a board consisting of the city manager and eight members as determined by the city commission. Members are appointed by Mayor with Council approval, City Code: Sec. 16-81 through 16-84 and Pursuant to Act No. 57, PA of 2018.

DDA Board

Name Term Expires
Kurt Eppley (Property Owner) 02/9/2025
Casey Harris (Property Owner) 02/9/2025
Wendy Krabach (Resident) 02/9/2026
Korissa Kramer  02/9/2026
Scott Beedon 02/9/2027
Sadaat Hossin (Property Owner) 02/9/2027
Karen Palka (Business Owner)  02/9/2028
Andy Bakko (Property Owner) 02/9/2028
James Freed (City Manager)

2024 Meeting Schedule

The DDA Board meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 8:30 am, in Room 408 at City Hall. Any changes to this schedule will be posted on the home page of porthuron.org.

  • January 16, 2024
  • February 20, 2024
  • April 16, 2024
  • May 21, 2024
  • September 17, 2024
  • October 15, 2024
  • November 19, 2024