Boards & Commissions

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

1) Documentation:

Current AgendaPast Agendas Reports
Current LARPast LARs    
Current Minutes and AudioPast Minutes and Audio    


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


4) Meeting Location

City Hall, Mayor and Council Chambers, 255 W. Alameda St.

5) Meeting Time

Meets in 2015 on:1/28, 2/25, 3/24, 4/28, 5/26, 6/23, 7/28, 8/25, 9/22, 10/27, 11/18 & 12/22; at 3:00 p.m.

6) Information Sheet

7) Members

Mr. Brian BeckstedMemberWard 5
Joel BlackMemberMayorAt-Large
Mr. Sheldon FishmanMemberWard 6
Ms. Tana FryerMemberWard 1
Mr. Douglas C. JacksonMemberWard 4At-Large
Mr. Ronnie ReynaMemberWard 5At-Large
Ms. Patricia RichardsonChairpersonMayorAt-Large
Ms. Rebecca SaffordMemberWard 6At-Large
Ms. Coralie SattaMemberWard 3At-Large
Ms. Shani Stewart LitzMemberWard 1At-Large
Mr. Jason TankersleyVice ChairpersonWard 2At-Large

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

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