Welcome to the Fortuna Business Improvement District Website!
A BUSINESS FRIENDLY STATE WILL BOOST YOUR PROFITS!
Some states, counties and cities are friendly to businesses while other seemingly squeeze the life out of business. Business friendly states have low taxes, reasonable salaries and real estate that is affordable. You will find them all in Fortuna, California.
The Fortuna Business Improvement District (FBID) is a California non-profit organization that operates under contract with the City of Fortuna, California to improve the already great business climate of our city. It is our job to help you learn how your business needs this business friendly state to boost your business and make your efforts successful.
Our reason for existence is to help you smoothly relocate your present business or establish a new business right here in the business friendly city of Fortuna California.
The Fortuna Business Improvement District (FBID) is a California non-profit organization that operates under contract with the City of Fortuna with its mission to improve the business climate of Fortuna.
More about FBID
The District is operated by a seven member Board of Directors made up of business owners and managers representing the various business types and business groups in Fortuna. FBID has a paid program coordinator and employs volunteer help on various projects. The district is funded by a small assessment on business licenses issued within the Fortuna City limits and by City matching funds.
Be sure to check out Fortuna Farmers' Market every Tuesday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm. It will be going until October so don't miss out on all of the fresh fruits, vegetables and more!
For questions or more information please contact Jamie Cohoon at 707-499-2150.
Celebrate Independence Day a little early in the Eel River Valley at the 8th Annual Fortuna Fireworks Festival to be held from 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm on Sunday, July 3rd, in Newburg Park. Bring the family for a variety of kids avticities and a barbequre from 5:30 to 9! Tah-Dah Productions will DJ and do a light show to dance the night away! The beautiful fireworks show will start at dark.
For more information or questions please contact Tina Taylor at 707.496.7894
Fotuna Rodeo- Still Alive At 95! The 95th Anniversary of the Fortuna Rodeo is right around the corner starting on July 11th through Sunday July 17th! For a complete list of the events visit Fortuna Rodeo's website!
FBID is seeking members of the business community and the Eel River Valley to become a member of the Fortuna Street Clean Team. Fortuna Business Improvement District received a grant thanks to Umpqua Bank and the idea is wash windows, remove cobwebs, pull weeds, remove trash, paint over graffiti and take pride in our town.
Any community member is welcome to join FBID and become a Fortuna Street Clean Team member!
Q: How do i join? A: Show up, our first day to hit the streets in Fortuna is Saturday, February 27th
If you would like us to send you a mailer with dates, please call FBID at 707-725-9261.
Thank you for considering joining the Fortuna Street Clean Team!
Attention Fortuna Business Owners:
- Please review this fire safety letter from our Fortuna Fire Chief. He has also provided a self check off list for you to use to ensure the safety of your employees, customers and our community.
- New business start up? Need a check list? Here you go!
- ADA Check List Available Online! Here is the Americans with Disabilities Act Checklist for existing facilities. Make sure your business is ADA compliant!
Fortuna Business Improvement District has monthly board meetings the first Wednesday of the month at City Hall. Old information from 2013-14 & 2014-15 click here.
2015-2016 Agenda and Minutes
Jul 1st, 2015 Board Agenda and Approved Minutes
August 5th, 2015 Board Agenda and Approved Minutes
September 2nd, 2015 Board Agenda and Approved Minutes- Special Board Meeting and Minutes
October 7th, 2015 Board Agenda and Approved Minutes
November 4th, 2015 Board Agenda and Approved Minutes
December 2nd, 2015 Board Agenda and Appoved Minutes
January 6th, 2016 Board Agenda and Appoved Minutes
February 3rd, 2016 Board Agenda and Approved Minutes
March 2nd, 2016 Board Agenda and Approved Minutes- Meeting cancelled
April 6th, 2016 Board Agenda and Approved Minutes
May 4th, 2016 Board Agenda and Approved Minutes
June 7th, 2016 Board Agenda and Approved Minutes
June 8th, 2016 Board Agenda and Approved Minutes