Business IMprovement District #1

Business Improvement District Downtown Racine

The Downtown Business Improvement District #1 (BID) was formed in 2002. The BID is managed by the Downtown Racine Corporation.

BID funds have been used to provide the following Downtown amenities:

  • Cement Flower Pots & Hanging Baskets
  • Public Service Ambassadors
  • Weekend Roving Security
  • Sidewalk Cleanup, Weed Spraying and Sweeping
  • Seasonally Changed Street Light Banners
  • Graffiti Removal
  • 7 Day a Week Visitor Center
  • Holiday Lights and Tree
  • Downtown Visitor Guide
  • Multi-Platform Marketing of Downtown

Board Members

  • Andrew Dodge, Chairman (Downtown Employee)
  • Jeff Coe (1st District Alderman, Ex Officio)
  • Joey LeGath (Business and Property Owner)
  • Paul Vornholt (City Administrator)
  • Ed Scharding, Treasurer (Business and Property Owner)
  • Dean Rosenberg, Secretary (Business and Property Owner)
  • Mark Levine (Downtown Property Owner)
  • Michelle Schimian (Business Owner)
  • Kelly Kruse (BID Manager)

Find our app in your App Store under the name Downtown Racine App.

Download our Mobile App

Available for Apple and Android
Search RACINE DOWNTOWN in the App Store


App Features

    • Easily search for businesses
    • Check out latest events
    • Find parking nearby
    • Custom notifications from your favorite shops & restaurants