The DDA has a number of projects under review, many based upon the recent study completed by Deardorff Design Resources.  Results of the Deardorff study were presented to the public in the Spring of 2012.


  • Improvements to the Jackson Street corridor, including the Longworth property
  • Fencing near train tracks
  • Residential Equvialency Unit (REU) Assistance Program to encourage new businesses and business expansion 

 Under Consideration

  • Possibilities for former Palmer Ford lot
  • North & South District “gateway” enhancements

Recently Completed or Ongoing

  • Main Street crosswalk improvements
  • Park Street parking lot and ramp 
  • Providing tree lights and holiday decorations in the district
  • Supporting the Chelsea First marketing effort
  • Supporting the Sounds & Sights summer nights and weekend activities
  • Maintaining the DDA district