The Downtown Management Board oversees all Downtown Petoskey activities. The Board consists of a group of nine members who are appointed by the Mayor and also serve as Downtown Development Authority members. Activities of the downtown organization include special events, marketing, beautification and maintenance efforts, and economic development projects. This Board also oversees the Downtown Parking Fund and the Parking Management System through its Executive Parking Committee. Volunteer committees that report to the DMB are the Downtown Marketing Committee, the Downtown Design Committee, and the Downtown Events Committee. The City oversees DMB administrative services. The Downtown Management Board is scheduled to meet 7:00 P.M., the third Tuesday of each month, at City Hall.

A self-governing board dedicated to planning, promoting, and preserving the downtown business district - the hub of our
community – for the greater good of the business, professional, social, cultural and service activities located within the defined downtown area.

Purposes of the Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors and Downtown Management Board are to:

(1)  Provide leadership for the implementation of improvements as outlined in the Downtown Master Plan as adopted by the City of Petoskey in 1987;

(2)  Promote public and private development and physical improvements in the downtown business district as initiated by individuals and organizations;

(3)  Serve as an advisory body to the City of Petoskey in matters pertaining to the downtown business district; and

(4)  coordinate appropriate downtown programs and services.


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Downtown Offices
216 Park Av
Petoskey, MI 49770

Telephone: 231-622-8501
Fax: 231-622-8502
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