Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo


Livability Task Force Update


Department:Communications, Stakeholder, Indigenous and Rural RelationsSponsors:


THAT Administration continue to work with the Oil Sands Community Alliance (OSCA) and the Wood Buffalo Economic Development Corporation (WBEDC). Work with OSCA would be to further the RMWBs understanding and reporting of how the rotational workforce is utilized in the region. Work with the WBEDC could be to further all efforts to increase the regional population and livability of the region; and

THAT Administration report back to Council and the regional stakeholders on a semi-annual basis.

Meeting History

Dec 10, 2019 4:00 PM Video Council Meeting

Jamie Doyle, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, Brad McMurdo, Director, Planning and Development, and Karim Zariffa, Executive Director, Oil Sands Community Alliance, presented an update on the Livability Taskforce, which was created to develop strategies to increase population, promote affordability, increase livability and support brand development for the region.

Exit and Return

Councillor K. Balsom exited the meeting at 5:09 p.m. and returned at 5:12 p.m.

MOVER:Mike Allen, Councillor
SECONDER:Jeff Peddle, Councillor
FOR:Don Scott, Mike Allen, Krista Balsom, Sheila Lalonde, Keith McGrath, Phil Meagher, Jeff Peddle, Jane Stroud
ABSENT:Bruce Inglis, Verna Murphy, Claris Voyageur