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Economic Development Strategy 2018

This page was last reviewed on January 16, 2018.

From January to April 2018, the Village will be creating a strategy and implementation plan that will guide economic development initiatives and decision-making in Cumberland over the next five years.

How Can You Get Involved?

There are two main opportunities for community involvement:

1. Community & Business Survey

We want to hear from you about the direction that the strategy should take!

As part of the first round of engagement, spend about 10 minutes on an online community and business survey before it closes on February 18, 2018.

Printed copies are available at the Village office. You can also print the survey and return it to the Village office by February 18, 2018.

2. Community Planning Forum

Watch for more information about the forum which will take place in March 2018.

Learn more about the project and Cumberland’s economy

January 2018 Newsletter: What’s Going on & Why are we doing it?

Cumberland Economic Profile

Preparation and Context (November and December 2017)

Economic Development Strategy Steering Committee

View the Terms of Reference for the Economic Development Strategy Steering Committee (EDSSC). The EDSSC will represent the community and work with consultants and staff to create a Cumberland Economic Development Strategy. Members were appointed by Council and include residents at-large andn those that represent business, non-profit or environmental groups.

Committee meetings are called as needed. All meetings are held in the Council Chambers at 2675 Dunsmuir Avenue, next to the Fire Hall at First Street. View meeting agendas and minutes. Meeting dates:

  • February 6, 2018 at 6 pm
  • December 12, 2017 at 7 pm

Committee Members:

Darren Adam
Vickey Brown
Kaelin Chambers
Shayla Hall
Evan Loveless
Jan Neuspiel
Ashley Newman
Toby Reid
Nick Ward
Tina Willard-Stepan

Councillor Jesse Ketler (ex-officio)
Councillor Gwyn Sproule (alternate) (ex-officio)
Chief Administrative Officer Sundance Topham (ex-officio)

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