The local non-profit organization SEEDS was hired Friday by the [Traverse] city’s Downtown Development Authority to run the Sara Hardy Farmers Market this season. The weekly market begins May 7. Record-Eagle
There seems to be a pattern developing in the area of local Downtown Development Authority (DDA) entities acting beyond the traditional scope of involvement. As another example, the Elk Rapids DDA now employs Lindy Bishop as Economic Development Director.
If times are indeed changing, why is it happening and is it necessary?