The CIA was established to correct and prevent deterioration in business districts; to encourage historic preservation; to authorize the acquisition and disposal of interests in real and personal property; to authorize the creation and implementation of development plans and development areas in the districts; to promote the economic growth of the districts; and to adhere to the powers, duties, and limitations as prescribed by Public Act 280 of 2005.

Mission: The Corridor Improvement Authority of the Charter Township of Meridian is dedicated to establishing the Grand River Avenue corridor in Meridian Township as a prime business and recreation destination in the Tri-County region. The Authority is focused on creating programs and projects that invigorate the streetscape and build partnerships among corridor property owners, business owners, and residents.

The CIA consists of between 5 and 9 residents, a minimum of two who represent residents and the others who have business and/or land ownership interests along the corridor.

The CIA meets monthly on the fourth Wednesday at 6:00 pm at the Central Fire Station Community Room at the intersection of Okemos Road and Central Park Drive.

 CIA Members

Term Expires 

 Jeffery Ross (Chair)


 Eric Foster (Vice-Chair)


 Kellie Johnson


 Barry Goetz


 Brian Jones


 Bruce Peffers


 Chris Rigterink


 Chris Nugent


 Ron Styka, Supervisor (Board Liaison)



Corridor Improvement Authority Documents

Corridor Improvement Authority Agendas, Packets and Minutes