Ad Hoc Downtown Advisory Committee


This ad hoc committee is entrusted with the responsibility of advising and making recommendations to the Planning Commission and City Council on issues related to the Central Business District, including: 

  1. Scoping proposed changes in policies, code amendments, education and promotion strategies, and/or incentive programs; 
  2. Advising the Planning Commission on proposed code amendments, and 
  3. Making recommendations to the Community Development Department and elected officials on other related programs and initiatives. 


  • Meet approximately two times per month over a period of approximately six months. Meeting dates and times to be determined based on committee member availability.
  • All meetings will be open to the public. Please see the City Calendar for the most up to date information on accessing the meeting.


  • Seven members, comprised of the following: 
    • Five community members selected by the City Council. Seeking representatives of downtown property owners and business owners, developers and architects, finance and real estate, neighboring community groups, and representatives of downtown economic development organizations. 
    • One Planning Commissioner, appointed by the Planning Commission
    • One City Councilor, appointed by the Council

Click here to submit your application! Applications are due by 5pm September 26, 2022.

Project Background Documents

Project Charter

Presentation to City Council (August 8, 2022)

For More Information

Please direct all Committee questions to Stacie Pratschner at 360-332-8311, ext. 3307.