The WDDC contracts with the City of Wichita on an annual basis to provide downtown development services. The contract is funded through a Self Supported Municipal Improvement District (SSMID). Property owners within the SSMID pay an additional mil levy. The SSMID boundaries are Washington Street, Central Avenue, Kellogg and the Arkansas River.
The WDDC Board of Directors employs a professional staff that can assist entrepreneurs and property owners evaluate and plan a range of investment decisions. We can help to identify prospective business locations, provide market data, evaluate opportunities for new retail and service businesses, develop marketing and promotional strategies and assist with conceptualizing and implementing construction projects.
2014 SSMID Advisory Board Members
Gary Schmitt, Chairman
Trans Pacific Oil Corporation
Hite, Fanning & Honeyman
Old Mill Tasty Shop
Professional Engineering Consultant
Ex Officio Position
City of Wichita
Wichita Downtown Development Corp.
IRS 990 Reports