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Downtown Advisory Commission

The Downtown Advisory Commission (DAC) is an 11-member commission appointed by the Mayor and City Council with the primary responsibility of implementing the Naperville Downtown2030 plan as adopted by the City Council in April 2011. 

The commission’s other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting the City in implementing and making recommendations for fiscal policies, funding and budgets for special projects conducted by the City in the Central Business District, including the capital improvement program, infrastructure or when requested to do so by the City Council.

  • Reviewing, interpreting and modifying revisions to the downtown streetscape standards.

  • Ensuring adequate and attractive parking options through the continuous improvement model for downtown parking.

  • Soliciting, accepting and reporting input from the community to the City Council.

If you are interested in serving on the Downtown Advisory Commission, please contact Emy Trotz in the Mayor's Office at for more information. 

Mission Statement

The Downtown Advisory Commission (DAC) will serve the citizens of Naperville by acting as an advisory body to facilitate visioning, planning and coordination of the diverse elements of the downtown core to promote the continued synergistic development and vitality of the whole for the enjoyment and benefit of all.

Meeting Information

The DAC meets in the NEU Meeting Room of the Municipal Building, 400 S. Eagle St. Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month from 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Please note that the May 2016 meeting will be held at 3 p.m. in Lower Level Meeting Room B of the Naperville Municipal Center.

Allison Laff