Economic Development Commission

Agendas & Minutes

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 comprised of eleven (11) 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 two Milpitas residents and 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:

    2nd Monday of every month at 4:00 p.m. at the City Hall Committee Room, 455 East Calaveras Boulevard. No meetings during the months of July and December.

    City Council Liaison:

    Anthony Phan, City Council (408) 586-3032

    Staff Liaison:

    Edesa Bitbadal, Economic Development Director (408) 586-3052

    Daniel Degu, Economic Development Specialist (408) 586-3054

    Commission Members:

    Photo of Ricardo Ablaza

    Ricardo Ablaza

    Chair

    Commercial Real Estate

    Term Expires:

    April, 2017

    Photo of Dhaval Brahmbhatt

    Dhaval Brahmbhatt

    Vice Chair

    Technology

    Term Expires:

    April, 2017

    Photo of Warren Wettenstein

    Warren Wettenstein

    Chamber of Commerce

    Term Expires:

    August, 2018

     Photo of

    Vacant

    Milpitas Resident

    Term Expires:

    April, 2019

     

    Photo of Anna Wang

    Anna Wang

    Residential Real Estate

    Term Expires:

    April, 2018

    Photo of Charlene Tsao

    Charlene Tsao

    Restaurants

    Term Expires:

    April, 2018

    Photo of Donald Peoples

    Donald Peoples

    Business Owner

    Term Expires:

    August, 2018

    Photo of Vacant

    Vacant

    MUSD Representative

    Term Expires:

    April, 2019

    Photo of Minh Nguyen

    Minh Nguyen

    Milpitas Resident

    Term Expires:

    April, 2018

    Photo Not Available

    Vacant

    Retail Representative

    Term Expires:

    April, 2018

    Photo of Melanie Holthaus

    Melanie Holthaus

    Alternate Member #1

    Term Expires:

    April, 2017

    Photo of Teri Owens

    Jeffrey Chen

    Hotel Representative

    Term Expires:

    April, 2018

    Photo Not Available

    Raghu Reddy

    Alternate Member #2

    Term Expires:

    April, 2018