Economic Investment Committee
The Economic Investment Committee is a select committee of Council. The purpose of the Economic Investment Committee is to advise City Council and staff regarding matters referred to the Committee by Council regarding economic investment in the City.
Membership will consist of seven voting members appointed by Council from the community's development, business and planning sectors, one member of Council and the Chief Administrative Officer.
The Chief Administrative Officer will seek direction from Council on items that it wishes the Committee to address and develop with the Committee an Annual Work Plan. The Annual Work Plan is to identify strategies and actions the Committee will undertake to assist in:
- Supporting long term economic stability and growth in the community;
- Increasing economic diversity and local employment opportunities;
- Encouraging financial investment in the area including new businesses and re-development; and
- Supporting existing buinesses in retention and expansion.
The Committee may make representation to Council on economic development matters.
Councillor Fathers, Alternate