On April 27, 2010 the City Commission of the City of New Smyrna Beach adopted Resolution No. 18-10 hereby creating an Economic Development Advisory Board. The Board is comprised of seven members, all of whom must either be residents of the City or own a business in the City. Wherever possible the City Commission shall appoint members who have demonstrated expertise, training, education or experience in operating a business, tourism, finance, real estate development, or another related field. Economic Development Advisory Board members serve four-year staggered terms.
The Board is charged with making recommendations to the City Commission and City Manager regarding the implementation and funding of the City's Economic Development Plan, fostering economic development within the City, and performing such other duties and assignments as requested by the City
Commission or City Manager.