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Local Development Finance Authority

The purpose is to promote economic development of manufacturing firms and high technology development, to alleviate and prevent conditions of unemployment, to assist and retain local industries and commercial enterprises, to strengthen and revitalize the economy of the City of Saline, to provide means and methods for the encouragment and assistance of industrial and commercial enterprises in locating, purchasing, constructing, reconstructing, modernizing, improving, maintaing, repairing, furnishing, equipping and expanding in the City of Saline, and to encourage the location and expansion of commercial enterprises in the City of Saline.

The LDFA board has eleven members, serving four-year terms and meets one Monday in February, April, May and November. 

Informational meetings are held in May and November in jonjuction with our reguarly scheduled meetings.

Board Members

  • Anthony Preston
  • Mitch Rohde
  • David Guenther
  • Sue Kelch
  • Bari Livsey
  • Tiffany Merryfield
  • Kenneth Mohrlock
  • Mark Kuykendall
  • Christopher Michalak
  • Shannon Beeman
  • Brian D. Marl (Mayor)
  • Colleen O'Toole, Director
  • Chastity Gray, Recording Secretary

Agendas and approved minutes can be accessed via the Agendas and Minutes link.

Draft minutes are available for review within 8 business days after the meeting. Contact the Director for a copy of the draft minutes.

Schedule of “Alphabet” Board Meetings for 2021
Four “regular” meeting dates for EDC, TIFA, and LDFA for the upcoming calendar year have
been scheduled as follows:

  • Monday, February 22, 2021
  • Monday, April 12, 2021
  • Monday, May 10, 2021
  • Monday, November 22, 2021

Meetings are at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at 100 North Harris Street.

Chastity Gray
(734) 429-4907 est. 2219