South Division-Grandville Corridor Improvement Authority


The South Division-Grandville CIA encompasses two business districts in their development area: Grandville Avenue and South Division (from Hall to Colrain).

Annual Activity Synopsis

The South Division-Grandville CIA began their first year tax capture in FY2020.  The CIA contracted with a corridor manager for part of the fiscal year and developed five working sub-committees of the board: Economic Vitality, Design, Burton Heights Business Association, Grandville Avenue Business Association, and Business Improvement District Formation.  The CIA also developed a facade improvement program and the board has awarded two grants since the program's creation.

The South Division-Grandville CIA does not have tax increment revenues which have not been expended within 5 years of their receipt.

Facade Improvement Program

Are you a commercial business owner or property owner within the South Division-Grandville Corridor Improvement Authority (CIA) Boundary? If so, you may be eligible to apply for the South Division-Grandville CIA Facade Program.


Design Committee

This committee focuses on streetscape, and public space design and improvements. This committee meets on the second Tuesday of the month.

Economic Vitality Committee

This committee supports the development of new or existing businesses. This committee meets on the first Tuesday of the month.

Burton Heights Business Association Committee

This committee is tasked with creating and cultivating a business association on South Division. This committee meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month

Southwest Business Association Committee

This committee is tasked with cultivating the existing business association on Grandville Avenue. This committee meets on the second Wednesday of the month.

If you have an interest in joining a committee or learning more, please contact the South Division-Grandville CIA Corridor Manager.


The South Division-Grandville CIA meets monthly on the second Thursday at 9:00 am.

Current Board Members

Amy Brower

Term Ends: 12/31/2021

Fran Dalton

Term Ends: 12/31/2022

Mary Dengerink

Term Ends: 12/31/2022

Synia Jordan (Vice-Chair)

Term Ends: 12/31/2022

Ana Jose

Term Ends: 12/31/2021

Henry Pena

Term Ends: 12/31/2022

Commissioner Kurt Reppart

Term Ends: 12/31/2021

Leonard Van Drunen (Chair)

Term Ends: 12/31/2022

Angelica Velazquez (Secretary)

Term Ends: 12/31/2021


Documents and Links


Jose Nietes

The South Division-Grandville CIA contracts with Jose Nietes for corridor management services. Learn More


The South Division-Grandville CIA is audited as part of the City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).


Jose Nietes