FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 17, 2018
The City of West Kelowna is seeking applications from people interested in participating as a member of the Economic Development Committee. This committee provides advice and support on local and national economic trends as well as participates in annual economic development planning activities.
Members will be considered and appointed by Council based on the following criteria:
- Demonstrated interest and participation in business matters; academic or technical qualifications; availability; work and volunteer experience; knowledge and professional expertise.
- Members will generally be a West Kelowna business licence holder or employed by a West Kelowna licensed business. Others may be considered where they have professional experience or other required qualifications not represented on the committee.
Appointed members will service a 2 year term (2018 & 2019) with the opportunity to be renewed for two additional, 2 year terms. The committee meets up to eight times per year with morning meetings between 7:30 and 9:00 a.m. at City Hall. Meetings will be held regularly throughout the year with anticipated breaks for the months of July, August, and December unless required or requested by City Council or City Staff.
Those interested in being considered for the Economic Development Committee are encouraged to complete the application found at www.westkelownacity.ca/councilcommittees - Economic Development Committee. Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s office by Friday, February 2, 2018 4:30 pm either in person or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on this committee, please contact John Perrott, Economic Development Officer at 778-797-2215 or via email at email@example.com.