Step one involves creating a special assessment and step two involves the Grand Haven Building and Planning Department developing language in the master plan identifying which area of the city is the PSD.
According to Main Street Downtown Development Authority Director Dana Kollewehr, the PSD would mirror the downtown district and be divided into two zones: core and non-core. These zones would be special assessed based on their square footage to raise money for promoting and marketing the downtown area.
“It allows us to protect and promote the private and public investment that has been made downtown,” Kollewehr said.
Read more of this story in today's print edition of the Grand Haven Tribune.