The Local Development Finance Authority (LDFA) is governed by an 11-member Board with 7 members appointed by the Mayor and subject to confirmation by the City Council, 2 representing local school districts, 1 representing Wayne County and 1 representing Wayne County Community College. Members are appointed to 4 year terms.
The Authority's primary objective is to encourage local development to prevent conditions of unemployment and to promote economic growth.
Area of District
The LDFA district includes an area of the City along N Newburgh between Ford Rd to the north and Glenwood to the south. The LDFA District Map (PDF) shows the specific parcels that are included in the LDFA district.
Robert Farsakian, Chair Term expires: February 8, 2026