Urbanics Consultant Ltd. presented the findings from the Economic Development Reviews in front of the regional district's committee of the whole on April 8, 2014. The study included the reviews of:
The Economic Development Service (function #550) including requisition limits, cost recovery methods, borrowing and composition in communities of similar size in the Province of BC.
The service agreement CVRD Board and the CVEDS: The study will also examine the role that CVEDS has played in furthering its mission statement and also quantify some of the performance measures that were identified in the Service Agreement.
The study made 31 recommendations for potential improvements, many of them relating to improved governance and communications to local governments, business, the media and the wider public.
The full reports from Urbanics Consultants can be found on the CVRD website at:
Also, the newpaper article can be accessed at: