To create a dynamic, prosperous downtown that celebrates our community, history, and small-town values and provides a thriving environment for independent businesses and entrepreneurs.


  • To become the center of activity in Dundee, including commerce, service, and social aspects.
  • To give businesses an environment and the support they need to thrive.
  • To create an attractive, lively, and comfortable place that residents consider their own.
  • Existing businesses are successful and happy.
  • Businesses want to relocate here.
  • New businesses and entrepreneurs choose our downtown as an incubator.
  • Community members actively engage in and support our activities.
  • We have a lively and active volunteer team.
  • There is a true partnership between the village, residents, and business owners.
  • To become a destination for visitors.
  • To become the center of activity for our community and surrounding communities.
  • To leverage our history is an integral part of our identity.

What does the DDA do?

The DDA had several regular programs and events that they coordinate along with a team of volunteers. These include:

Flower basket program

Dundee Farmer’s Market

Small Business Saturday Shop Small event

Christmas lights & decorations

Each year, the DDA selects additional projects that will enhance our downtown experience. If you have ideas, we would love to hear them! Contact the DDA Chair.