What Is The Downtown Manchester Special Services District?

The Downtown Manchester Special Services District (DMSSD) is a special taxing district created under Chapter 105A of the Connecticut General Statues to promote the economic and general welfare of the citizens of Manchester and especially the property owners and tenants of the downtown district. Property owners pay an additional mill rate on real property that is set annually.  These additional funds are set-aside to be used to manage, maintain and promote the District.