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Boards & Commissions
Small, Minority, and Women-Owned Business Commission (SMWBC)


1) Documentation:
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Current LAR         Past LARs    
Current Minutes and Audio         Past Minutes and Audio    

Current Minutes and Audio:
There is no new Minutes or Audio this month.

2) Description:
1) Monitors effectiveness of the City's SMWBE Program; 2) Monitors local practices and policies which may have discriminatory impact on minority and women-owned businesses; 3) Facilitates communication between the City and small businesses; 4) Evaluates City policies and regulations for their impact on small businesses; 5) Sponsors and conducts educational forums, hearings and workshops; 6) Recommends to Mayor and Council alternative measures or legislation; 7) Requests from any City department information/assistance; 8) Assumes and undertakes other tasks/duties at the discretion and express direction of Mayor and Council. 8 year term limit

3) Maximum Number of Members: 14

4) Meeting Location:
Mayor and Council Chambers, City Hall, 1st Floor, 255 W. Alameda St.

5) Meeting Time: Meets on 1/23, 2/27, 3/27, 4/24, 5/22, 6/26, 7/24, 8/28, 9/25, 10/23, 11/20 & 12/18; at 3:00 p.m.

6) Information Sheet:
  • Datapage

  • 7) Members:
    MemberRoleAppointorClassification
    Mr. Brian BeckstedMemberWard 5
    Ms. Karen CliftonSecretaryWard 3
    Ms. Priscilla FernandezMemberWard 4
    Mr. Sheldon FishmanMemberWard 6
    Ms. Marion HookChairpersonMayorAt-Large
    Mr. Douglas C. JacksonMemberWard 4At-Large
    Mr. Barney MurrayMemberWard 2
    Mr. Ronnie ReynaMemberWard 5At-Large
    Ms. Patricia RichardsonVice ChairpersonMayorAt-Large
    Ms. Rebecca SaffordMemberWard 6At-Large
    Ms. Shani Stewart LitzMemberWard 1At-Large
    Mr. Jason TankersleyMemberWard 2At-Large


    For further information please contact the City Clerk's Office at (520) 791-4213.


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