ADA Americans with Disabilities Act

AFSCME American Federation of State County & Municipal Employees

ATU American Transit Union

ARPA American Rescue Plan Act

ARRA American Reinvestment and Recovery Act

BDF Business Development Fund

BRA Brownfield Redevelopment Authority

BRI Brownfield Redevelopment Initiative

BTR Business Technology and Research Park

C-PSRAB Citizen-Public Safety Review and Advisory Board

CAD Computer Aided Dispatch

CC City Commission

CCR Consumers Confidence Report

CDAAC Community Development Advisory Act Committee

CDBG Community Development Block Grant

CDBG-R Community Development Block Grant-Recovery

CHAS Comprehensive Housing Affordability Strategy

CIA Contribution in Aid

CID Criminal Investigations Division

CIP Capital Improvement Program

CIS Communities In School

CMAQ Congestion Mitigation Air Quality

CMI Clean Michigan Initiative

COA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program

CPSU Community Public Safety Unit

CRB Community Relations Board

DCBP Davis Creek Business Park

DDA Downtown Development Authority

DEGA Downtown Economic Growth Authority

DEI Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

DKI Downtown Kalamazoo Incorporated

DTI Downtown Tomorrow, Incorporated

DWRF Drinking Water State Revolving Fund

EDA Economic Development Authority

EDC Economic Development Corporation

EIF Economic Initiatives Fund

EPA Environmental Protection Agency

ERI Early Retirement Incentive

ERP Enterprise Resource Planning

ESG Emergency Shelter Grant

FOIA Freedom of Information Act

FFE Foundation for Excellence

FTE Full Time Equivalent

GAAP Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

GASB Governmental Accounting Standards Board

GIS Geographic Information System

HDF Housing Development Fund

HOME Home Investment Partnerships Grant

HOPE Home Ownership for Public Employees

HR/LR Human Resources / Labor Relations

HUD Housing and Urban Development

IK 2025 Imagine Kalamazoo 2025

INET Institutional Network

ISF Internal Service Fund

IT Information Technology

KCCDA Kalamazoo County Consolidated Dispatch Authority

KDPS Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety

KMEA Kalamazoo Municipal Employees Association

KMGA Kalamazoo Municipal Golf Association

KPSOA Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers Association

KPS Kalamazoo Public Schools

KPSA Kalamazoo Police Supervisors Association

KTC Kalamazoo Transportation Center

KRESA Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency

KVCC Kalamazoo Valley Community College

KVET Kalamazoo Valley Enforcement Team

KWRP Kalamazoo Water Reclamation Plant

LDFA Local Development Financing Authority

LSRRF Local Site Remediation Revolving Fund

MEDC Michigan Economic Development Corporation

MGD Million Gallons per Day

MRP Mayor’s Riverfront Park

MTF Michigan Transportation Fund

NSP Neighborhood Stabilization Program

OPA Office of Prosecuting Attorney

OPEB Other Post Employment Benefit

PBB Priority Based Budgeting

PBC Partners Building Community

PILOT Payment In-Lieu of Taxes

PMN Public Media Network

PSO Public Safety Officer

SAP Strategic Alignment Plan

SEV State Equalized Value

SMIC Southwest Michigan Innovation Center

TANs Tax Anticipation Notes

TIF Tax Increment Financing

TRU Tactical Response Unit

WMU Western Michigan University