Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

Committee Agenda Item

Red Tape Reduction - Committee Stakeholder Outreach and Chamber of Commerce

Information

Department:Wood Buffalo Development Advisory CommitteeSponsors:
Category:Report

Meeting History

Feb 19, 2020 9:00 AM  Wood Buffalo Development Advisory Committee Meeting

Committee Members presented on data gathered from their discussions with respective industry stakeholders regarding red tape experiences that have affected the operation businesses/development projects. Responses were limited.

Action Item

· Administration committed to providing the Committee with the scope and budgeting requirements for proposed business incentives.

Diana Noble, Chair, provided an overview of the questions included in the Alberta Chamber of Commerce survey. Committee members discussed rolling out a similar survey to industry stakeholders to gather non-censored data.

Entrance

Bryce Kumka jointed the meeting at 10:15 a.m.

Action Items

· Bryce Kumka committed to obtaining a complete list of questions and responses that were included in the Alberta Chamber of Commerce survey and distribute to the Committee Members.

· Committee Members committed to reviewing the questions included in the Alberta Chamber of Commerce survey that could be used in a survey steered by the Committee. Members will provide feedback on the questions to the Chair by February 26, 2020, end of day. Final approval of questions for the Committee steered survey will be finalized at the meeting in March and subsequently rolled out to industry stakeholders via social media and other means. The Committee will review the survey responses at the committee meeting in April.

· Diana Noble, Chair committed to sending out the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo survey regarding proposed Land Use Bylaw changes to Committee Members. Committee Members committed to completing the survey and sharing their survey responses at the next committee meeting.