Design Committee | Ocean Beach San Diego CA

Design Committee

Committee participation is open to all OBMA members. To join, simply show up at the meeting. If you’d like to be reminded about upcoming meetings, please let the OBMA office know: [email protected] or 619-224-4906.

Design Committee Purpose

To identify and develop design programs needed for public improvements throughout the business community. To assist business and property owners with design education and technical assistance as requested.

Meets: 9:00 am, OBMA office (1868 Bacon St, #A, San Diego, CA), 1st Tuesday of each month (no meeting in October)

Chair: Mike Akey, Pacific View Real Estate

2024 Ocean Beach Entry Way Banners

2023 Entry Way Banners

Rolls & Responsibilities

  • Co-manage Maintenance Assessment District (MAD) with E.V. Committee
  • Co-manage the Sidewalk Beautification Initiative with Clean & Safe Committee
  • Manage and create the Ocean Beach murals
  • Manage Ocean Beach Banner District
  • Manage Ocean Beach Wayfinding Signage
  • Administer the Ocean Beach Tile Project
  • Manage the Ocean Beach Utility Box Project
  • Oversee Ocean Beach holiday decorations including installation and breakdown
  • Maintain market lights along Newport Avenue

FY24 Committee Goals

  • Purchase, paint, and install ten new trash receptacles in MAD
  • Provide the City of San Diego with needed information to replace dated parking signage on Newport Avenue
  • Install updated wayfinding signage throughout Ocean Beach
  • Update palm tree motifs in the Business Improvement District
  • Design new banners and install in January 2024
  • Paint five electrical boxes and maintain currently painted electrical boxes
  • Create a plot map of the Business Improvement District denoting the location of light poles and trash receptacles

A few past projects

  • Painted the trash receptacles and crib curbs in the MAD
  • Updated the Happy OB Holiday swags
  • Purchased new holiday decorations
  • Created the Pets of OB banners
  • Encouraged the City of San Diego to refurbish the Pier Parking Lot metal sculptures
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