Community Development Authority

Overview

Created pursuant to Charter Ordinance No. 4 and amended by Charter Ordinance 5 of Whitewater Municipal Code. The CDA is responsible for economic development activities in the City. The CDA's financial assistance includes:

  • Grants for qualifying startup businesses. 
  • Industrial Development Loans for manufacturing businesses.
  • Commercial Enterprise Loans for retail and service businesses. 
  • Micro-Loan Program has a maximum loan amount of $15,000.
  • Façade Loan Program for exterior improvements to commercial buildings.
  • Tax Increment Financing (TIF) for development in designated districts in the city. 
  • A no interest housing repair and rehabilitation loan program.

This committee consists of seven members, including two Common Council representatives, one Plan and Architectural Review Board Commission representative and four citizen members. Terms are four years.

Meetings

  • January to October at 5:30 p.m. the 4th Thursday of every month
  • November to December at 5:30 p.m. the 3rd Thursday of every month
  • Municipal Building- First Floor- Community Room
    312 W. Whitewater Street
    Whitewater, WI 53190

Meeting Minutes

Committee meeting minutes are posted on the City website once they are approved by the Common Council or the respective Committee. The Common Council and its Committees review and approve the minutes of the prior meeting at the next regularly scheduled meeting. For a certified, original copy of any meeting minutes/agendas, please contact Whitewater City Hall at 262-473-0500.

Board of Directors Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Whitewater Seed Accelerator Fund-Seed Capital Screening Committee Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Staff Support

City Representative - Economic Development Director
Cathy Anderson
Phone: 262-473-0148
Email Cathy Anderson

Members

Contact the committee by using the Board, Committee and Commission Contact Form

  • Council Rep
    James D. Allen.
    Term Expires: 2022
    215 E Clay Street, Number 42
    Phone: 920-728-0626
    Email James D. Allen
  • Council Rep
    Lisa Dawsey-Smith
    Term Expires: 2022
    273 N. Fremont
    Phone: 262-893-9407
    Email Lisa Dawsey-Smith
  • Plan & Arch. Review Board Commission Rep.
    VACANT
    Term Expires: 2022
  • Citizen Member
    Patrick SInger
    Term Expires: 2025
  • Citizen Member
    Greg Meyer
    Term Expires: 2022
  • Citizen Member
    Jason Gleason
    Term Expires: 2023
  • Citizen Member
    Jon Kachel
    Term Expires: 2023

Documents