Brownfield Redevelopment Authority


  • The Brownfield Authority meets as needed.
  • TIFA Office on the second floor of the Dearborn Heights Justice Center
    25637 Michigan Avenue
    Dearborn Heights, MI 48125


  • Tim Emery, Chairman
  • Lisa Korte, Vice Chairman
  • Donald Willis, Secretary
  • Chris Hodgins, Recording Secretary
  • Robert Constan, "ex-officio" Council representative
  • Eleanor Gnatek, Treasurer
  • Ron Cimino
  • William Davis
  • Richard Fetzer
  • David Hull
  • John Kellet
  • Don Killion
  • Rose Tripepi
  • Cheryl Wojciechowski


The Brownfield Redevelopment Authority was created to oversee the preparation and implementation of brownfield redevelopment plans; to create brownfield redevelopment zones; to promote the revitalization, redevelopment, and re-use of certain properties in Dearborn Heights including, but not limited to, tax reverted, blighted or functionally obsolete property; and to authorize acquisition and disposal of certain property. Any such actions require City Council approval.

For further information regarding this board, please contact:
Chris Hodgins
City of Dearborn Heights TIFA
Phone: 313-791-9820
Email Chris Hodgins