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Economic Development for Elected Officials

  • 29 Jan 2019
  • 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Toronto

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This workshop is specially designed to provide an overview of what local economic development is about from a municipal perspective. 

Who should attend?
This workshop is a great training opportunity for new Councillors (or for citizens appointed to economic development committees or boards).  It also serves as a refresher for those returning to their previous Council positions.

Topics covered in the workshop include:

  • Role of elected officials, committees and municipal staff
  • What is economic development?
  • Delivery options for economic development services
  • Importance of economic development strategy and performance measures

Presenter:
David Cash, BES, RPP, CEcD
David is a Past President of EDCO and has over 35 years experience in the Ontario municipal sector in Ontario in various roles including Economic Development Officer, Planning Commissioner and CAO.

He is the President of Cash & Associates, a management consulting company, which provides professional advice and consulting services in the fields of economic development, site location studies, urban planning policy and organizational/service delivery review.

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