Colwood council units out an inventory of this 12 months’s precedence actions for its Enterprise Retention, Growth and Attraction Technique throughout a gathering Monday.
Employees had requested steering from council on prioritize their actions on the technique this 12 months, given limits on allotted price range and employees time.
Council permitted the advice offered by employees, with solely Coun. Cynthia Day opposed.
The really useful priorities had been damaged down into two classes – enterprise retention and growth actions and funding attraction actions.
On the retention and growth entrance, the primary precedence motion is to develop an inventory of packages, providers and funding that companies could have to develop within the metropolis, together with workforce improvement packages, analysis and improvement funding alternatives, and academic establishments keen to accomplice with native companies or traders.
The second precedence motion is to instantly get in contact with companies identified to be planning a change inside the subsequent six months.
On attracting new funding, precedence actions embrace working with the native actual property neighborhood and property homeowners to construct a listing of accessible industrial properties and make that knowledge out there on a brand new web site, persevering with to strengthen the community of native, regional and provincial stakeholder relationships, and to keep up a powerful neighborhood profile and focused sector profiles to help advertising and marketing actions.
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