The Eight Mile Woodward Corridor Improvement Authority (the “EMWCIA”) was established pursuant to Michigan Public Act 280 of 2005, as amended, and is dedicated to developing the approximately 35 acres of the southeast corner of the Woodward/8 Mile site. (Link to development and TIF plan). Funding for the EMWCIA Development and Tax Increment Financing Plan comes from an increase in property taxes as a result from the new investment at the site.
The EMWCIA is governed by its Board of Directors, whose members are, with certain exceptions, appointed by the mayor subject to the consent of City Council.
The Regular Board meetings are held bi-monthly on the second Tuesday at 2:00 PM. The EMWCIA may also hold special meetings as needed. The Regular EMWCIA Board meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday, February 11, 2020 has been cancelled. The next Regular EMWCIA Board meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. All meetings are announced by a posting outside the offices of the DEGC, Guardian Building, 500 Griswold, Suite 2200, Detroit and the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center. For more information, contact Malinda Jensen, Senior Vice President for Governmental Affairs and Board Administration.