Downtown Advisory Board

Board Responsibilities

The Downtown Advisory Board (DAB) acts as a deliberative and review body representing the interests of downtown property owners, residents and merchants (the downtown community).  This board is composed of seven (7) members, with one (1) member representing the hospitality industry; one (1) member representing the retail industry; one (1) member being a property owner; one (1) member living in the Downtown Overlay District (DO); and three (3) members serving at large with a vested interest in the DO District. Members serve two-year terms.


Now accepting applications to be appointed to the Downtown Advisory Board.

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Meeting Time & Location

6:00 pm

Third Monday of each month, as needed

Block22 | Vault Conference Room

402 N. Broadway St.
Pittsburg, KS


Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following board approval.


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Membership Period: January 1, 2019, to December 31, 2020

  • RuthEllen Simpson, filling an unexpired term
  • Heather Orscheln, first term
  • Amy Sawyer, first term

Membership Period: January 1, 2020, to December 31, 2021

  • Chris Goddard, first term
  • Sydney Anselmi, first term
  • Denise Grasso, first term
  • Denise Loy, first term


Contact Information

Brittan Brenner
Planning Assistant
201 W. 4th St.
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 240-5190

Jay Byers
Deputy City Manager
201 W. 4th St.
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 230-5685