District News

Resources for business and property owners

Downtown Action Organization 

The DAO is the nonprofit organization that oversees the Santa Rosa Downtown District, a community benefit district funded by property owners. The DAO partners with local businesses to promote, enhance and beautify Downtown Santa Rosa.


All business and property owners can contact StreetPlus for assistance with safety, sanitation or security concerns. They operate seven days a week and can be reached at

(707) 318-7777.

Parklet Policy Information

Click here to read the City's Parklet Program manual and find out more about establishing a permanent parklet.


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2020 Annual Report

2021 Annual Report


Financial Documents, Tax Filings and Past Meeting Minutes

To request a copy of any financial documents, tax filings or past meeting minutes, email or call (707) 545-1414.

2022 Board of Directors

Chair, Hugh Futrell

Vice-Chair, Pauline Block

Treasurer, Joe Dietzen

Secretary, Doug Van Dyke

Immediate Past Chair, Natalie Balfour
Leeanna Ausiello-Kane

Zach Berkowitz

Raissa de la Rosa

Chris Denny

Charles Evans

Caitlin Kurasek

Bernie Schwartz

Stevan Stankovich

Peter Stanley

Don Tomasi

Meeting Details

Agendas are posted 48 hours prior to the meeting and linked to each meeting date. All meetings are currently hybrid meetings and are open to members of the public via Zoom. Call in and Login instructions can be found in each agenda, along with minutes from the previous meeting.


Board Meetings usually occur every third Wednesday at 9am. Executive Committee meetings usually occur every second Wednesday at 9am. Committee meetings occur on an as-needed or project basis.

Upcoming Meetings

September 21, 9am - Board Meeting

Past Meetings

January 12, 2022 - Executive  Committee

January 19, 2022 - Board Meeting

February 9, 2022 - Executive Committee

February 16, 2022 - Board Meeting

March 9, 2022 - Executive Committee

March 16, 2022 - Board Meeting

April 5, 1:30-2:30pm - Meeting with City Staff re SLA and Garage 5 (RSVP to get link)

April 12, 2022, 9am - Downtown Summer Event Meeting via Zoom

April 13, 2022 - Executive Committee Meeting

April 14, 2022 - Design & Improvement Committee

April 20, 2022 - Board Meeting

May 10 , 11am - Design & Improvement Committee

May 11, 9am - Executive Committee

May 18, 9am - Board Meeting

June 8, 2022 - Executive Committee

June 9, 2022 - Design & Improvement Committee

June 15, 2022 - Board 

July 13, 9am - Executive Committee

July 14, 1pm - Design & Improvement Committee

July 20, 9am - Board Meeting

August 4, 2022 - Board Meeting

August 10, 9am - Executive Committee

August 11, 1pm - Design & Improvement Committee

September 8, 1pm - Design & Improvement

September 14, 9am - Executive Committee