Economic Development Committee


The Economic Development Committee consists of seven (7) regular members serving a term of three (3) years and two (2) alternate members serving a term of two (2) years are appointed  and approved by the Mayor and the City Council.

Committee members and alternates need not be Placentia residents, but must represent a business located in Placentia. The Committee may be comprised of representatives from the following organizations and/or groups:

  • Placentia Chamber of Commerce 
  • Placentia Yorba Linda Unified School District
  • Real Estate Industry
  • Hotels/Accommodations
  • Restaurant
  • Retail Business
  • Manufacturing Business
  • Service Industries

In addition, the City Council may appoint a Council liaison to serve on the Economic Development Committee in a non-voting capacity.

Meeting Schedule

Regular meetings of the Economic Development Committee are held at 4:00 PM on the fourth Tuesday of every other month at City Hall.

Powers and Duties

  • Advise the City Council on business issues and to design, develop, and implement a comprehensive economic development program to the City of Placentia
  • Determining new strategies for economic development within the City
  • Identifying constraints and incentives to economic development
  • Identifying new sources of revenue for the consideration of the City Council and/or the ICDA
  • Serve as a focal point for the community and the City on economic development projects and issues.
  • Provide annual reports to the City Council

Staff Liaison

City Administrator and/or designated staff member(s)