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Jason Harris
Economic Development Manager
(805) 564-5306


Downtown Business Assistance


The Economic Development Manager is responsible for implementing the City’s Economic Development Plan and other key initiatives and also serves as the central point of contact for downtown business assistance, opening the lines of communication and offering solutions to issues or conflicting regulations and connecting downtown projects to the services of the ACCELERATE program. The Economic Development Manager facilitates communication between businesses/project applicants and City development review staff, to allow for a coordinated and efficient processing of applications through the regulatory review process.

Contact Jason Harris, Economic Development Manager at (805) 564-5306, or via email at