Community Services
Staff Liasion
Sarah Worley, Economic Development Coordinator
Phone Number
(530) 757-5610
[email protected]
Meeting Times
Fourth Monday of each month at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Meeting Place
DJUSD Adminstration Building Building - 526 B Street, East Conf. Room
Number of Members
7 Regular members
1 Alternative member
1 Inter-Commission Liaison (non-voting) from Finance & Budget Commission
3 Ex-officio members from Chamber of Commerce, Davis Downtown Business Association & Yolo County Visitors Bureau

The City of Davis Business and Economic Development Commission is one of the city's commissions that assist the City Council. The commission is charged with "advising the City Council and staff on matters relating to business development and economic development". Activities include identification of constraints and incentives to ecocnomic development; direction on business recruitment, representation on business outreach visits to existing businesses; education to the community on the importance of economic development appropriate to Davis; and monitoring of sales tax leakage.


The commission meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the East Conference Room of the Susan B. Anthony Administration Center at 526 B Street.

Commission members (as of 1/11)

  • Robert Agee - Chair
  • Steven Boschken
  • Michael Faust
  • Tracy Harris
  • Brian Horsfeld
  • David Robert
  • Mark Rutheiser (ex officio rep from Davis Downtown Business Assn)
  • Christi Skibbins (ex officio rep from Davis Chamber of Commerce)
  • James Smith
  • Sydney Vergis
  • Reed Youmanns (ex officio rep from Yolo Co Visitors Bureau)
  • Vacant - Finance and Budget Commission Liaison
  • Rochelle Swanson - City Council Liaison


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