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Bridgefest 2014 - Back to the Island Events

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DDA Working For YOU

History of the DDA

Bridgeport Charter Township formed its Downtown Development Authority (DDA) in 1989 with an expansion to the district in 1992. The DDA district covers a small portion of Bridgeport Charter Township. The purpose of the DDA is to enhance and promote the well-being of the DDA district for both businesses and for patrons. The DDA is funded through Tax Increment Financing (TIF) which is a mechanism under Michigan law to finance public improvement projects or economic development. TIF is based on the theory that making such improvements or attracting development will result in increased property tax base for the Township, and that increase (the increment) can then be used to finance the cost of the improvements or incentives.

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Notice about Proposed Fire and Police Public Safety Assessments

At the regular Town board meeting held on July 1, 2014, the board approved motions in which to hold public hearings at the next board meeting for both the proposed fire and police public safety assessments.

The board will look to approve or deny ballot language at the next board meeting on August 6th and look to amend the motion made July 1st in which to move the public hearings to a special meeting to be held on November 17th.

BRIDGEPORT CHARTER TOWNSHIP NOTICE OF SIDEWALK PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Bridgeport Charter Township will hold a public hearing at the Regular Township Board Meeting on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 6:00 p.m., for property owners that received a notice from the Township regarding sidewalk repairs not in compliance with the Township sidewalk ordinance. The public hearing is being held at the Bridgeport Charter Township Governmental Center, 6206 Dixie Highway, Bridgeport, MI. 48722.

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Community Wide Yard Sale - August 23-24, 2014

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