7710 West Saginaw Hwy Lansing MI 48917
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Corridor Improvement Authority (CIA)


Upcoming Public Hearing

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF DELTA
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO ESTABLISH A CORRIDOR IMPROVEMENT AUTHORITY ALONG SAGINAW HIGHWAY

Notice is hereby given that the Delta Township Board will conduct a public hearing on Monday, March 15, 2021, at 6:00 PM to receive comments related to the establishment of a Corridor Improvement Authority for the Saginaw Highway corridor.  The meeting will be conducted via the Zoom webinar platform in compliance with Michigan Public Act 254 (Open Meetings Act).  Zoom login information will be available prior to the meeting on the Delta Township website at www.deltami.gov/CIA.

The Township Board expressed its intent to establish a Corridor Improvement Authority (CIA) and designate its development area boundaries, as required by the Recodified Tax Increment Financing Act, PA 57 of 2018, on February 15, 2021. The generalized boundaries of the proposed development area include all properties fronting on West Saginaw Highway from Broadbent Road to North Waverly Road. A map of the proposed development area is provided on the Delta Township website at www.deltami.gov/CIA  and is available for review in the Township Clerk’s Office, 7710 West Saginaw Highway, Lansing, MI  48917.

Every citizen, taxpayer, or property owner of the Township, or an official from a taxing jurisdiction with a millage that would be subject to capture has a right to be heard regarding the establishment of the authority and the boundaries of the proposed development area.

For more information please visit www.deltami.gov/CIA or call 517-323-8590. If you are interested in this matter, please attend the public hearing or send a representative. Written comments will be accepted between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Township business days if received before 5 p.m., on the day of the Public Hearing at the Township Clerk’s Office, 7710 West Saginaw Highway, Lansing, MI 48917 or emailed to clerk@deltami.gov.

MARY R. CLARK
DELTA TOWNSHIP CLERK
Public Hearing Notice (pdf)

CIA Mapping
What is a Corridor Improvement Authority (CIA)?

The Corridor Improvement Authority (CIA) act, Public Act 57 of 2018, Part 6, is designed to assist communities with funding improvements in commercial corridors.  Delta Township wishes to utilize the CIA to revitalize the Saginaw Highway Corridor from Broadbent to Waverly Road by providing assistance for public improvements to attract new development and projects and studies to help with redevelopment.

What is Proposed in Delta Township?

The intent to create a Corridor Improvement Authority.  The Delta Township Board on February 15, 2021, declared its intent to establish a Corridor Improvement Authority on Saginaw Highway from Broadbent to Waverly Road.  

“WHEREAS, the Recodified Tax Increment Financing Act, Act 57 of the Public Acts of Michigan of 2018, as amended, MCL 125.4602 et seq., (the “Act”) authorizes the Township to establish a corridor improvement authority and to designate the boundaries of an authority corridor improvement development area (referred to hereafter as “development area”), provided certain criteria required by the Act have been met, for the purpose of correcting and preventing deterioration in business districts, and encouraging and promoting economic growth; and 

WHEREAS, the Township has identified an area within the Township which it proposes be designated an authority corridor improvement development area; and 

WHEREAS, in order to comply with the requirements of the Act, the Township Board wishes to express its intent to establish a corridor improvement authority and designate the boundaries of an authority corridor improvement development area, to determine certain criteria required by the Act are met with respect to the proposed authority corridor improvement development area and to set a public hearing regarding the establishment of the authority and designation of the development area; therefore 

RESOLVED: 
    1. That the Township Board intends to establish the Saginaw Highway Corridor Improvement Authority (the “Authority”) pursuant to the Act; and
    2. That the Township Board further intends to establish an Authority corridor improvement development area to include all property within the boundaries identified in the attached Exhibit A (the “Development Area”); and
    3. That with respect to the Development Area the following criteria, as required by the Act, are met: 
      1. Is adjacent to or is within 500 feet of a road classified as an arterial or collector according to the Federal Highway Administration manual "Highway Functional Classification - Concepts, Criteria and Procedures".
      2. Contains at least 10 contiguous parcels or at least 5 contiguous acres.
      3. More than 1/2 of the existing ground floor square footage in the development area is classified as commercial real property under section 34c of the general property tax act, 1893 PA 206, MCL 211.34c.
      4. Residential use, commercial use, or industrial use has been allowed and conducted under the zoning ordinance or conducted in the entire development area, for the immediately preceding 30 years.
      5. Is presently served by municipal water or sewer.
      6. Is zoned to allow for mixed-use that includes high-density residential use.
      7. The municipality agrees to all of the following:
      8. To expedite the local permitting and inspection process in the development area.
      9. To modify its master plan to provide for walkable nonmotorized interconnections, including sidewalks and streetscapes throughout the development area.
    4. That a public hearing will be held on Monday, March 15, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. at the Delta Township Hall (Zoom information to be provided), to consider the establishment of the Authority and the designation of the Development Area; and
    5. That in accordance with the Act, notice of the public hearing shall be given by
      1. publication of a notice of public hearing twice in Lansing State Journal, a newspaper of general circulation in the City, not less than 20 days, nor more than 40 days before the hearing,
      2. mailing a notice of public hearing by first-class mail to
      3. the property taxpayers of record in the proposed Development Area,
      4. the governing body of each taxing jurisdiction levying taxes within the proposed Development Area and
      5. the Michigan State Tax Commission not less than 20 days before the hearing and
      6. posting notice of the public hearing in at least 20 conspicuous and public places in the proposed Qualified Development Area at least 20 days before the hearing.”



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7710 West Saginaw Hwy
Lansing MI 48917
Phone: (517) 323-8500
Fax: (517) 323-8599
Monday - Friday:
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.