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Economic Development Advisory Committee

The role of the Economic Development Advisory Committee is to advise Town Council on matters related to the Town's socio-economic development including:

  • supporting and enhancing the Town of Amherstburg strategic plan and other economic development programs;
  • opportunities, tools, policies and by-laws to support existing business retention and expansion and new business investment and attraction;
  • funding opportunities from both Federal and Provincial levels of government to be used for programs and projects to support economic and community initiatives; and
  • facilitating communication between various business, commerce, and marketing organizations in Amherstburg and with the community-at-large regarding business, investment and community development.

The Economic Development Advisory Committee is comprised of three (3) Council members and four (4) appointed members from the public.

Members

  • Tom Crosson - Committee Chair
  • Councillor Michael Prue - Council Representative, Committee Vice Chair
  • Councillor Patricia Simone - Council Representative
  • Councillor Don McArthur - Council Representative
  • Carolyn Davies - Committee Member
  • Jack Edwards - Committee Member
  • Larry Amlin - Committee Member
  • Mark Galvin - Staff Liaison            
  • Kevin Fox - Recording Secretary        

Contact the staff liaison

Email: Mark Galvin, Director of Planning, Development and Legislative Services
Phone: 519-736-0012 ext. 2137
Fax: 519-736-5403
TTY: 519-736-9860

The Economic Development Advisory Committee meets on a quarterly basis. Please check our Committee Meeting Calendar for upcoming meetings

If you are interested in becoming a member of this Committee, please check our Committee Vacancies page for current openings.

The Committee's Terms of Reference and meeting agendas and minutes are also available for viewing.