Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. (DTSM, Inc.)
Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. is a private 501c(3) non-profit organization that works with the City of Santa Monica to manage services and operations in Downtown Santa Monica while promoting economic stability, growth and community life within this unique neighborhood.
DTSM, Inc. manages the Property-based Business Assessment District bounded by Ocean Avenue to the west, Wilshire Boulevard to the north, Lincoln Boulevard to the east and the Santa Monica Freeway to the south.
Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. is governed by a 13-member Board of Directors. Six members are appointed by the Santa Monica City Council, six are directly elected by property owners within the district, and one is the Santa Monica City Manager or his/her designee.