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Economic Development Committee

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The Economic Development Advisory Committee was established by Council in 2015 to make recommendations that foster and enhance quality of life and prosperity in the community.  The Committee will advise Council on the development of policies and programs related to economic vitality and refurbishment of the downtown cores of Southampton and Port Elgin achieved through coordinated public investment, fostering private investment and retention of existing jobs.  The Mandate for the Economic Development Advisory Committee describes the Committee's responsibilities.


Committee Members

  • Don Matheson - Council Representative
  • John Rich - Council Representative
  • Jeff Carver, Port Elgin BIA Representative
  • James Dunlop
  • Steven Harris, Chamber of Commerce Representative
  • Melanie Myers, Southampton BIA Representative
  • Mini Jacques