Economic Vitality Committee | Ocean Beach San Diego CA

Economic Vitality Committee

No Meeting 12/13/2023

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.

Economic Vitality Committee Purpose

To promote the best use of existing buildings, natural, and human resources to ensure the economic viability of Ocean Beach. This committee’s focus is the economic well-being of the Ocean Beach business district, including business retention, business recruitment, and cost analysis studies.

Meets: noon, OBMA office, 2nd Wednesday of each month (bring your lunch)

Chair: Beth Wright, OB Barber Shop

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Co-manage Maintenance Assessment District (MAD) with the Design Committee
  • Manage relationships with the Maintenance Assessment District and property owners
  • Provide OBMA members with resources such as but not limited to City funding sources and grant opportunities through e-news and website blog
  • Provide members with updated Storefront Improvement Program opportunities
  • Host Business Improvement Series
  • Monthly review of new businesses
  • Provide members with information from California Main Street and Main Street America
  • Manage the City of San Diego’s Public Right of Way (PROW) program permits
  • Oversee grant opportunities for the organization
  • Discuss, review, and notify our elected representatives about issues of great concern to small business

FY24 Committee Goals

  • Complete Who We Are & What We Do project
  • Update OB Online Business Directory
  • Establish membership goals
  • Create SOP for new member onboarding
  • Create SOP to engage current OBMA members
  • Set-up auto-renewal through a credit card processing company for membership dues
  • Send out an annual survey

A few past projects

  • Hosted Pandemic Relief Seminars
  • Assisted merchants with Temporary Outdoor Business Operation permits during the Pandemic
  • Facilitated Small Business Administration seminars

OB Online Business Directory Update

We’ve heard from a lot of our members, 62 to be exact. Please reach out to the OBMA team and provide us with any updates to your business. This will ensure we have the most up-to-date information posted.

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