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C&ED Administration

Business Center Manager:  
Laurie Smith

Main Number:  
(209) 571-5566


  • Administers department budget
  • Sets department policy
  • Assists with Redevelopment Agency
  • Oversees department personnel activities
  • Manages department systems development
  • Provides staff to the Redevelopment Agency (RDA) & Commissions to produce new projects in the RDA Project Area
  • Implements the RDA Master Plan to facilitate new development
  • Works with existing businesses to  ensure retention & encourage expansion
  • Recruits new business to Modesto & Sphere in partnership with Alliance
  • Management of the Modesto Centre Plaza