Downtown Santa Monica Inc. Meetings

Board of Directors
The Board of Directors meets on the fourth Thursday of every month at 5 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Agendas located here. For staff reports or other documents, please email


Public Space & Placemaking 
The Public Space & Placemaking Committee oversees activities impacting public rights of way and public properties, including hospitality and maintenance programs, public space management and operations, placemaking efforts, and mobility and public safety initiatives. Meetings typically held at 9:00am on the first Thursday of the month.


Business & Community Development Committee
The Business & Community Development Committee oversees activities impacting private properties, including development review, business recruitment and retention, and other economic development initiatives. Meetings typically held at 9:15am on the third Tuesday of the month.


Executive Committee
The Executive Committee is the personnel committee for the Downtown Santa Monica organization. Executive Committee meetings are scheduled as needed. 


Audit & Finance Committee
Overseeing the budgeting and auditing processes and day-to-day finances is the responsibility of the Audit & Finance Committee. Committee meetings are held the third Tuesday of the second month of each quarter. 


Lincoln Steering Committee
The Lincoln Steering Committee will advise the Board of Directors on budget allocations, ambassador services and other programs, and expenditures from the capital improvement fund for Zone L of the Downtown Santa Monica Property-based Assessment District. It is comprised of property owners from Zone L or their representatives. Meetings typically held at 3:00pm on the fourth Tuesday of the month.