Business Development & the Business Districts

Business Development Commission

Purpose


The purpose of the Business Development Commission (BDC) is to bring various business-related interests together to foster policies and programs that will create a welcoming, dynamic, and prosperous business community in Webster Groves. 

The Commission is made up of nine members from various city entities including the business districts and Chamber of Commerce. They meet the fourth Thursday of every month at 8:00 am in the City Hall Conference Room. 

Joan Jadali, Director of Finance, and Mara Perry, Director of Planning and Development, are the Staff Liaisons to the Business Development Commission. 

Agendas & Minutes


View Business Development Commission Agendas and Minutes
View Archived Agendas and Minutes

Ordinance


View the ordinance creating the Business Development Commission.

Business Districts
Mara Perry, Director of Planning and Development, is the Staff Liaison to the following three business districts: 

Crossroads Special Business District


Functions


The Crossroads Business District Advisory Commission provides an outlet where business owners and operators in the Crossroads business district can collectively enhance and promote their business and retail environment. They advise Council on the uses of district revenues.

Members and Meetings


The nine members of the Commission must own property or operate a business within the district. They meet the second Thursday of the month at 8:00 am.

Agendas & Minutes


View Crossroads Special Business District Agendas and Minutes
View Archived Agendas and Minutes

Old Orchard Business District


Functions


The Old Orchard Business District Advisory Commission provides an outlet where business owners in Old Orchard can collectively enhance and promote their business and retail environment. They advise Council on uses of district revenues.

Meetings and Members


The nine members of the Commission must own property or operate a business within the district. They meet the second Tuesday of the month at 8:00 am in the City Hall Conference Room.

Agendas & Minutes


View Old Orchard Business District Agendas and Minutes
View Archived Agendas and Minutes

Old Webster Business District


Functions


The Old Webster Business District Advisory Commission provides an outlet where business owners and operators in the Old Webster business district can collectively enhance and promote their business and retail environment. They advise Council on the uses of district revenues.

Meetings and Members


The nine members of the Commission must own property or operate a business within the district. They meet the fourth Tuesday of the month at 8:00 am.

Agendas & Minutes


View Old Webster Business District Agendas and Minutes
View Archived Agendas and Minutes