Lake Merritt-Uptown BID - COMMITTEES

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Please see below descriptions of each committee as well as the agendas and mintues of all meetings. If you would like a hard copy or have an issue accessing these documents please contact our office at or 510-452-4529.

Agendas are posted here and with the City of Oakland 72 business hours prior to each meeting. Please note that minutes are not posted until they have been approved. Approval of minutes occurs at the following meeting.
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Organization Committee

The Joint Organization Committee oversees the general administration of the corporations, ensures the effective operations of the board, acts as the coordinating framework through which the other committees function efficiently, and works to increase involvement and support for the organizations.
The ORG Committee meets on an as needed basis.

Archive meeting materials
2014 - 2013 2012 - 2011 - 2010

SOBO Committee

The SOBO committee oversees the management of all service providers responsible for maintaining cleanliness and order in the public rights of way, the execution of projects that effectively beautify and enhance the safety of the districts, the creation of vibrant and celebrated public spaces and the building of strong relationships with OPD, BART, and other such organizations.
The SOBO Committee meets approximately 7 times per year.

Archive meeting materials
2014 - 2013 - 
2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009

DISI Committee

The DISI Committee promotes the identity of the districts, encourages economic development, and works to create a vibrant downtown through public relations, marketing, and special events. This work may include: branding of the district, development of graphic identity, special events, website development and maintenance, banner program, streetscape issues including landscaping design, bus shelters, festival poles, holiday decorations, visual linkages, new public spaces projects, and improvements to public spaces in the district.

The DISI Committee meets quarterly

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2014 - C2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009

Policy and Planning Committee
Formerly the Land Use Committee

The Policy and Planning Committee, formerly known as the Land Use committee, serves as an information gathering and distilling committee responsible for keeping the board up to date on planning and land use issues within the districts. These issues can include new developments, the regulation and use of public spaces, way finding signage, ground floor space uses, parklets and the Downtown Specific Plan.