Local Development Finance Authority


The Local Development Finance Authority (LDFA) is established by the City of Portage and accomplishes economic and community development activities that are authorized by Michigan statutes.  This authority includes seven members appointed by the Chief Executive of the City of Portage, one member appointed by the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners, one member appointed by Kalamazoo Valley Community College and two members appointed by Portage Public Schools.

The authority creates and implements a Development and Tax Increment Financing Plan to promote the growth of the Authority District and take steps necessary to implement the plans to the fullest extent possible to create jobs, and promote economic growth.

As-Needed Meetings

  • 8 a.m.
  • 1st Thursday of every month
  • City Hall
    Conference Room 1
    7900 S. Westnedge Avenue
    Portage, MI 49002

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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