Virtual Meeting

[Note:  This meeting will be live streamed and recorded for the public.]

Minutes of the Special Mayor's Leaders' Table Meeting held virtually on Friday, 2021-JUN-18, at 9:30 a.m.

  1. Councillor Armstrong - Attracting physicians to Nanaimo
  2. Grace Elliott-Nielsen - Economic development, support for small developers and affordable housing
  3. Signy Madden, Kim Smythe, Deborah Hollins
    • What relationship/and or role will the City have ongoing with the non-profit sector (in particular the social service sector) to plan for, curate and push for solutions. How will the City work with the sector to attract maximum provincial, federal and other funding to Nanaimo. (The SPO won’t cover all social issues, etc and at this time there is no clarity as to how the sector representatives work with the City/staff roles, etc).
    • Is the City documenting the size of the non-profit contribution to the economy and including that in the Prosperity mandate, economic development planning? [Article and link to article attached].

[Working Group Membership list attached for information.]

The next meeting will be scheduled for Friday, December 3, 2021 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. The meeting method (Zoom or in person) will be determined closer to the meeting date.

To be introduced by Sheila Gurrie, Director, Legislative Services.