In response to the recent interest expressed in Kingston's economic development effort, KEDCO will strike a Review Committee to provide an opportunity for the organization to look at itself and ensure KEDCO is delivering services that are of value to the community and aligned with City of Kingston Strategic Priorities.
The Committee will provide a review of KEDCO's governance and operations and offer a recommendation to the KEDCO Board and City Council on how to best position Kingston's economy for future generations. This review will address organizational structure and capabilities to undertake, promote and fund economic development activities and Key Performance Indicators to gauge community and organizational success.
The Review Committee shall:
The Review Committee is comprised of: four members of the public, two KEDCO Board members (plus CEO), two City Councillors (plus CAO) and a contracted external resource knowledgeable in EDO's to provide support to the Committee (not a voting Committee member).
|MEET THE REVIEW COMMITTEE|
|Judith Pineault, Co-Chair |
KEDCO Board Director
|Councillor Jeff McLaren, Co-Chair|
CAO, City of Kingston
|Councillor Adam Candon|
|Michael Harris||Donna Gillespie|
CEO (Interim), KEDCO
|Judith Hay||Heather Ford|
|Debi Wells||Brock Dickinson|
KEDCO Review Committee: Terms of Reference
Media Release: KEDCO Review Committee Inaugural Meeting
KEDCO Review Committee: Orientation Binder
A Comparative Review of Economic Development Service Delivery Costs
The Review Committee will be meeting on a tri-weekly basis through to April 2016, with other meetings and working groups scheduled as required, where they will produce a report on economic development in Kingston.
All Committee meetings will be open to the public and the Committee is looking forward to hosting interested community delegations throughout the Review Process to discuss economic development issues. To reserve a spot to speak or present to the Committee, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 613-544-2725 ext. 7223. Communications from the Kingston community via letter and email are welcomed throughout the process.
All regularly scheduled meetings will be held at 4:00 PM at Innovation Park, 945 Princess Street.
|Wednesday, December 10, 2015||Agenda||Meeting Minutes|
|Wednesday, January 6, 2016||Agenda||Meeting Minutes|
|Wednesday, January 20, 2016: TOWN HALL||Agenda||Meeting Minutes or Watch Online|
|Wednesday, January 27, 2016||Agenda||Meeting Minutes|
|Wednesday, February 17, 2016||Agenda||Meeting Minutes or Watch Online|
|Wednesday, March 9, 2016||Agenda||Meeting Minutes|
Tuesday, March 22, 2016: FACILITATED WORKSHOP & BREAK-OUT GROUPS
Location: Donald Gordon Conference Centre
|Wednesday, March 30, 2016||Agenda||Meeting Minutes or Watch Online|
|Wednesday, April 20, 2016||Agenda||Meeting Minutes|
Questions & Answers
The KEDCO Review Committee has received questions from the communications through delegations and correspondence. Answers to specific delegations have been included in the posted Committee minutes. Please click here for a list of frequently asked questions and responses.