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

14

4) Meeting Location

To be provided.

5) Meeting Time

Meets as required.

6) Information Sheet

7) Members

MemberRoleAppointorClassification
Mr. Willie BlakeMemberWard 5At-Large
Alma GallardoMemberWard 5
Ms. Leila Kottabi CountsMemberWard 2
Ashley La RussaMemberWard 1None
Kerri Lopez-HowellMemberWard 1At-Large
Kayatana NelsonMemberWard 4
Amy SmithMemberWard 3
Ms. Katherine TeschMemberWard 3At-Large

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

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