The Economic Development Advisory Commission consists of five members. Each member shall be either a resident of the city and operate a business or have operated a business or an individual operating a business or had business experience or have a background in finance, economics or development.
It is the responsibility of the Commission to:
Monitor implementation of the most current Economic Development Strategic Plan adopted by the city council; the Economic Development Advisory Commission is currently working on public outreach on the 2010 Monterey Park Economic Development Strategic Plan
Recommend updates or amendments to the Economic Development Strategic Plan as deemed necessary
Provide the city council with reports on progress towards meeting economic and community development goals as identified in the Economic Development Strategic Plan
Act in an advisory capacity to the city council on the needs of local businesses, and the availability of economic development opportunities and resources