The City is looking for interested persons to sit on its Tourism & Economic Development Standing Committee. The purposes of the committee is to provide timely and strategic advice to Council on matters pertaining to economic development, investment and business attraction, and longer-term economic stability; support the Economic Development Officer and other City staff involved in such issues in the development or recommendations regarding Economic Development Strategic Plan; assist in preparing multi-year or annual updates to the Economic Development Strategic Plan while endorsing appropriate development, and bringing recommendations regarding such updates and endorsements to Council and to champion the Official Community Plan and Integrated Growth Strategy as they relate to economic sustainability and capacity building within the City of Merritt. Committee meetings are generally bi-monthly or at the call of the Chair.
Interested applicants should fill in a Committee Volunteer application form (available on the City’s website or at City Hall), or send a letter indicating their name, address, telephone and email contacts, and the reason they would like serve on this committee. Deadline for volunteer application forms February 12th, 2016.