The Downtown SSMID Commission is composed of property owners, or their representatives appointed by the Mayor, to continue Downtown initiatives and remain visionaries in planning for the vitality of the downtown Cedar Rapids area. The Downtown SSMID Commission works closely with the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance to help carry out the commission’s strategic plan and meet its goals. The Cedar Rapids Mayor and Cedar Rapids City Manager sit on the Commission as ex-officio members. The last decade has been filled with successes. Read more about the district’s history, how it has built value, and learn about objectives for the next ten years by downloading the Downtown Annual Report.