Community Improvement Board

Members

The members shall reflect experience or interest in the following fields of expertise:

  1. Financial services (banking, investment, and insurance).
  2. Technology and communications.
  3. Professional services (lawyers, engineers, scientific, and architects).
  4. Arts, culture, and recreation. 
  5. Construction and real estate.
  6. Tourism to include Eco-tourism and lodging.
  7. Marketing and public relations.
  8. Historic Preservation.
  9. Small business and retail centers.

The board consists of 7 members. The members shall serve for 2-year terms at the pleasure of City Council and without compensation. No more than three members from any area of expertise shall be appointed and serve on the board at one time.  If any member fails to attend, without cause, 50% of all meetings held during any calendar year from the date of appointment by City Council, the member's seat shall be declared vacant.

Meeting Date

  • Upon call of the Chair

Member Term

  • 2 Year Term Limits

Governing Document

  • Resolution

Description of Duties

Act in an advisory capacity to the City Council in matters related to economic development and business activities in the development of and periodic updates to the city’s economic development strategic plan.

 

Perform other duties as requested by the City Council or as considered advisable by the Committee and approved by the City Council. Act in an advisory capacity to the City Council in matters related to economic development and business activities in the development of and periodic updates to the city’s economic development strategic plan.

Make recommendations on ordinances, policies, short-term action plans, and resources allocated to business and economic development activities and programs of the city.

Have such other advisory duties granted by the City Council consistent with the business and economic development needs of the city. Identify actions to promote the economic health of the business community while preserving our unique characteristics as a welcoming riverfront community

Promote the hospitality and tourism industry in Milton while fostering businesses that serve and enjoy the loyalty of our local and regional community

Identify programs, policies, and activities that can help the business community recover from any economic recession.

Pursue new and diversified businesses leveraging our expertise, including the use of special zones, to address issues of concern.

Note: Appointed members of City Boards and Committees are required by law to file a financial disclosure with the Florida Commission on Ethics. The reporting form and instructions will be sent to appointed members each year through the Santa Rosa County Supervisor of Elections office.

If you are interested in serving on any of the Boards, please call 983-5411 or fill out the Board Survey form (PDF).

Members and Term

MembersExpiration Date
Kaiden SpurlockFebruary 10, 2024
Laura Spencer ColemanFebruary 10, 2024
Brandi BatesFebruary 10, 2024
Sean T. McCoolFebruary 10, 2024
Cassandra SharpFebruary 10, 2024
Deborah BeckerFebruary 10, 2024
Gregory "Cole" BrunnerFebruary 10, 2024