Call for members for West Kelowna’s new economic development committee

WEST KELOWNA - The City of West Kelowna is seeking applications from people interested in participating as a member of the inaugural Economic Development Committee anticipated to begin this fall. This new committee will provide advice and support on local and national economic trends as well as participate in annual economic development planning activities. 

Members will be considered and appointed by council based on the following criteria:
- Demonstrated interest and participation in business matters; academic or technical qualifications; availability; work and volunteer experience; knowledge and professional expertise.
-  Members will generally be a West Kelowna business license holder or employed by a West Kelowna licenced business. Others may be considered where they have professional experience or other required qualifications not represented on the committee.

Appointed members will service a two-year term (commencing with the first meeting), and have the opportunity be renewed for two additional, two-year terms.   It is expected that the committee will meet bi-monthly, or as determined by staff, council or the committee.

Those interested in being considered for the Economic Development Committee are encouraged to complete the application found at  and then submit it to the City Clerk’s office by Friday, July 31, 2015, by 4:30 p.m. either in person or via email to

For more information on this committee, please contact John Perrott, Economic Development Officer at 778-797-2215 or via email at

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