The Longmont Downtown Development Authority is governed by a seven member board, comprising of property and business owners, appointed by the City Council to four-year, unpaid volunteer terms. The Board also can include two ex-officio members, one representing the City of Longmont and the other representing the St. Vrain Valley School District.
LDDA Board meetings take place the fourth Wednesday of each month at 4:15 p.m. at the LDDA offices, 528 Main St. Longmont. Meeting notices and agendas are posted on the LDDA website, at the LDDA office and the Civic Center at 350 Kimbark Street, Longmont. Board openings are also posted at these locations.
Following state statute guidelines, a board member must be a property owner or a business owner (or a designee of an owner) within the LDDA boundaries. See map for LDDA district outline.
The affairs of the Longmont Downtown Development Authority are under the direct supervision and control of its Board. The Board has all powers customarily vested in a board of directors of a corporation: the power to exercise supervisory control over the director and staff of the Authority; to study and analyze the impact of economic changes and metropolitan growth on the Central Business District; to plan and propose, within the Plan Area, plans of development for public facilities and other improvements to public or private property and to implement any such plan of development; to cooperate with other governmental entities, particularly the City of Longmont and its Planning Department, in development; to cooperate with other governmental entities, particularly the City of Longmont and its Planning Department in developing long-range development plans; to make and enter into all contracts necessary or incidental to the exercise of its powers and the performance of its duties; and to utilize tax increment revenues, as set forth in the laws of the State of Colorado and the Longmont Municipal Charter.
For information about the duties and responsibilities of the City of Longmont boards and commissions or how to apply for a position on a board or commission, please contact the City Clerk’s office at (303) 651-8649 or access the City’s Web Site at www.longmontcolorado.gov.