FAIRFIELD — Bryan Briggs has been named senior economic development project manager for the city of Fairfield, with duties that include office, retail and restaurant recruitment as well as downtown revitalization.
The city in a news release said Briggs’ role fulfills a commitment to the community after passage of Measure P.
Briggs, a native of Chicago, began his career in the Planning Department for the city of Santa Clara and then worked in the Central Valley city of Ceres and the Monterey Bay area cities of Hollister, Salinas and Marina.
“We are pleased to have found such an experienced, qualified person as we continue to push for a stronger economy in Fairfield,” said Erin Beavers, community development director, in the news release.
Briggs was recently appointed to serve on the League of California Cities’ Policy Committee on Revenue and Taxation. He is also a member of groups including the Municipal Managers Association of Northern California and the National Association of Realtors.
He earned a law degree from Santa Clara University, a master’s in urban planning and regional development from California State University, San Jose and holds a real estate broker’s license, the city said.
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