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Terms of Reference for the Economic Development Advisory Committee (PDF, 89KB)

Mandate

The role of the Board is twofold to act in an advisory capacity to administration; and to recommend policy amendments to Council Committee.

The Committee will act as a "strategic think tank," monitoring the business community environment, ensuring the execution of the plan and recommending amendments to the Economic Development Strategic Plan, if required.

The Committee may research major economic and social issues that will ensure a diverse economic base and foster a healthy community.

The Committee may appoint sub-committees, as required, to address specific objectives included in the plan.

Committee members must adhere to the vision and values of the Economic Development Strategic Plan.

Membership

  • Public Members appointed by Council
  • 1 Councillor, appointed by Council
  • The Mayor, ex-officio   

Term

Membership will be reviewed annually.

Meeting Time

The Committee will approve a regular quarterly meeting schedule. The Committee Chair may call meetings outside of the regular schedule at their discretion. The Committee will meet a minimum of four (4) times annually.

Remuneration

NIL. This is a volunteer position.

Skills, abilities, and experience

  • Knowledge and skills in the areas of policy and program development, personnel management, finance and budget preparation or advocacy
  • Board or Committee member experience and parliamentary procedure
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to speak in public and communicate effectively
  • Ability to be flexible, adaptable, committed and enthusiastic

Deadline

Deadline for appointments beginning in 2018 is November 30, 2017.

2018 Application Form (PDF 12KB)

For further information

Call the Legislative Services Department at 780-538-0338 or email akarbashewski@cityofgp.com

Last updated: 10/11/2017 4:07:31 PM