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:

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, 2020

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Warren Wettenstein

Vice Chair

Chamber of Commerce

Term Expires:

August, 2018

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Dhaval Brahmbhatt

Technology

Term Expires:

April, 2020

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Vacant

Milpitas Resident

Term Expires:

April, 2019

 

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Anna Wang

Residential Real Estate

Term Expires:

April, 2018

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Charlene Tsao

Restaurants

Term Expires:

April, 2018

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Donald Peoples

Business Owner

Term Expires:

August, 2018

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Vacant

MUSD Representative

Term Expires:

April, 2019

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Minh Nguyen

Milpitas Resident

Term Expires:

April, 2018

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Lynne Rice

Retail Representative

Term Expires:

April, 2018

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Vacant

Alternate Member #1

Term Expires:

April, 2019

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Jeffrey Chen

Hotel Representative

Term Expires:

April, 2018

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Raghu Reddy

Alternate Member #2

Term Expires:

April, 2018