Entertainment Commission

Regular Meetings

  • The 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month at 4:30 p.m.
  • Tenth Street Place
    1010 10th Street, Conference Room 2001

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View Meeting calendar.


NameOrganizationTerm Expires
Eduardo FloresBusiness Permit HolderJuly 21, 2023
Carlos YamzonNon-Profit/Special Event HolderDecember 31, 2023
Middagh GoodwinBoard Member/Economic or Tourism OrganizationDecember 31, 2023
Julia WashingtonEvent Planning/Marketing SpecialistJune 30, 2022
William DeBoardAt-large CitizenDecember 31, 2023
Brock WileyAt-large CitizenJuly 21, 2021
Alan FalconerNon-permit HolderJuly 21, 2022
Carrie MillerAlternate Non-Permit HolderJuly 1, 2021


The Entertainment Commission is responsible for overseeing the entertainment permit process, including dance and processing of special event requests within the City of Modesto. The Entertainment Commission’s purpose is to encourage the development of new entertainment businesses as well as assist the organizers and operators to plan and coordinate City services for major events. This will allow the business or event to flourish while meeting the City’s public health, safety and welfare needs.

Additional Entertainment Commission Information

The Entertainment Commission, appointed by the Modesto City Council on March 10, 2009, helps to coordinate and facilitate the planning and permitting process for special events and entertainment establishments. The seven-member commission reviews Entertainment Permit Applications and conducts hearings to gather the information needed to make decisions regarding all applications.