Mayor's Task Force on Economic Recovery and Renewal Update

Tammy Robertson, the City's External Relations Manager, provided Council with a first quarter (Q1) 2021 update on actions undertaken in support of the Mayor’s Task Force on Economic Recovery and Renewal (MTF) recommendations. Key highlights from Q1 2021 include:

  • marketing campaigns focused on supporting local
  • creating the Tournament Capital Return to Sport program
  • featuring the local hospitality industry and arts and culture organizations in promotions
  • supporting start-up entrepreneurs working to capitalize on new opportunities
  • preparing costs and estimates to design and construct the 4th Avenue plaza
  • supporting rotating block closures for Victoria Street
  • constructing patios in the North Shore and South Shore commercial areas
  • implementing food hub funding to facilitate food hub processing facilities in the Kamloops region with key partners Garden Gate and TRU Culinary Arts
  • co-hosting three procurement sessions for the local business community to create better awareness of procurement practices in June 2021

This is the third update to Council on MTF recommendations.

View the full report.

View the presentation within the Council meeting slide deck.

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