Ayres was retained to provide contract staffing services to the Town of Windsor’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA). Services include directing the organization while pursuing strategic initiatives including assistance with tax increment financing, structuring project incentive packages, facade improvement grant administration, budgeting, and public relations. Key development projects include revitalization of the Windsor Mill and creating development strategies and incentives for available vacant parcels.
Windsor’s DDA has joined the Colorado Main Street Program, and Ayres staff are assisting with managing program requirements and grant management for this effort. Specific tasks have included developing a strategic plan for the organization and project implementation with an eye toward maximizing tax increment financing revenues for the district.
The Town and the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) were awarded the Colorado Downtown, Inc., 2019 Dynamic Downtown District Award for their catalyst improvements with the expert guidance and enthusiastic support of Ayres.