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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 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.
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.
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.