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Economic Development Advisory Commission

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Meetings: 4th Thursday of the Month
Staff Liaison: Vicki Parker, Community Development Director
Responsibility: Support economic vitality and development and make recommendations on: Downtown Revitalization, Business attraction and expanding the commercial, retail and overall economic base of the community.
Authorization: Resolution 2017-074 
No. of Members:

7 voting members appointed by the City Council who are residents and/or employees and/or business owners within the City limits, and up to 2 ex-officio (non‑voting) members designated by the Commission who have expertise in economic development matters. 

4 of the voting members shall be Novato residents and 3 shall have relevant expertise in business and industry that will help the Commission and City promote economic vitality, stability and growth.

Tenure: 2 years.


Agendas & Minutes

   Commissioner Name  Term Begins  Tern Expires
  Anne Russell, Chair  September 1, 2018  February 28, 2021
  Michelle Mahoney, Vice Chair  September 1, 2018  February 28, 2021
  Peter Pelham  September 1, 2018  February 28, 2021
  Coy Smith  September 1, 2018  February 28, 2021
  Rick Wells  March 1, 2020  February 28, 2022
  Harry Thomas  March 1, 2020  February 28, 2022
  John R. Williams  March 1, 2020  February 28, 2022
  Miriam Hope Karell (Ex-Officio)  September 1, 2018  February 28, 2021
  Sylvia Barry (Ex-Officio)  February 29, 2020  February 29, 2022


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