Downs Project Advisory Committee
Purpose and Composition

The Downs Project Advisory Committee is charged with examining all of the financial impacts of the proposed Downs redevelopment project and making recommendations back to their respective bodies regarding funding mechanisms and development agreements that adequately fund the public improvements.

DPAC is comprised of the Mayor and chairs of the Planning Commission, Brownfield Redevelopment Authority, Downtown Development Authority, Sustainability Team, and the Rouge Restoration Task Force.  Members are appointed by the Mayor. For more information about DPAC, contact the City Manager's office at 248-449-9905.

Meeting location
Northville City Hall, 215 W. Main St.
Public invited to attend

Agendas and minutes
See Agenda and Minutes webpage

2024 meeting dates
Meeting dates and times are scheduled as needed

Current member list
Mayor Brian Turnbull
Donna Tinberg, Planning Commission Chair
Patrick McGow, Brownfield Redevelopment Authority Chair
Shawn Riley, Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Chair
Dave Gutman, Sustainability Team Chair
Nancy Darga, Rouge Restoration Task Force Chair

Notice: The City has engaged the firm of Rosati, Schultz, Joppich and Amtsbuechler to act as special counsel for the Downs redevelopment project and be a legal resource to DPAC. Firm founder Carol Rosati will draft development agreements while attorney Elizabeth Kudla Saarela will advise on brownfield legal matters.

Governing documents
[posted when available]