Economic Development Commission
 

Founded February 18, 2003, The Economic Development Commission advises the City Council on business issues and designs, develops, and implements a comprehensive economic development program for the City of Milpitas. The Commission is composed of nine (9) regular members and two (2) alternate members. Members are appointed to 3 year terms and alternates are appointed to two year terms.

Commission members and alternates need not be Milpitas residents but must represent a business located in Milpitas. The Commission is comprised of one representative from each of the following organizations and areas:

Chamber of Commerce

Commercial Real Estate

Hotels/Accommodations

Milpitas Resident

Milpitas Unified School District

Residential Real Estate

Restaurants

Retail Business

Technology

Statement of Economic Interest:

FPPC Form 700 - Statement of Economic Interest is required to be filed by all EDC members to reveal any conflict of interest.

Documentation:

Commission By-Laws

Meets:

6:00 p.m. at the City Hall Committee Room, 455 East Calaveras Boulevard on the 2nd Monday of every month. No meetings during the months of July and December.

City Council Liaison:

Carmen Montano, City Council (408-586-3023)

Staff Liaison:

Steven McHarris, Planning & Neighborhood Services Director (408-586-3273)

Felix Reliford, Senior Housing Planner (408-586-3071)

Rachelle Currie, Acting Executive Secretary to City Manager (408-586-3051)

Commission Members:

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B. Michael Howard

Chair

Hotel Representative

Term Expires:

April, 2015

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Sumeet Ahuja

Vice Chair

Retail Representative

Term Expires:

April, 2015

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Cat Nguyen

Milpitas Resident

Term Expires:

April, 2016

 

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Chandru Bhambhra

Residential Real Estate

Term Expires:

April, 2015

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Charlene Tsao

Restaurants

Term Expires:

April, 2015

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Dhaval Brahmbhatt

Technology

Term Expires:

April, 2014

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Donald Peoples

Business Owner

Term Expires:

April, 2015

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Marsha Grilli

MUSD Representative

Term Expires:

April, 2016

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Minh Nguyen

Milpitas Resident

Term Expires:

April, 2015

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Ricardo Ablaza

Commercial Real Estate

Term Expires:

April, 2017

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Melanie Holthaus

Alternate Member #1

Term Expires:

April, 2015

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Warren Wettenstein

Chamber of Commerce

Term Expires:

April, 2015

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Mark Wong

Alternate Member #2

Term Expires:

April, 2014