Surplus Lands Development Task Force

Statement of Purpose

The Task Force will meet with City staff to review and approve the specifications of the Request for Proposal (RFP) directed by Council for the sale of surplus City lands at 6-8 Academy Street; and when referred to the Task Force from City Council, review and approve the specifications for future RFPs for the sale of surplus City land for development.

The purpose of the Task Force is to position the City of St. Catharines to undertake strong due diligence and develop both business and social impact cases, including financial plans, for the sale of surplus municipal lands for development.

Composition

 

The Task Force shall be comprised of five members as follows:

  • The Mayor; and
  • Four Councillors to be appointed by Council.

Reporting Structure

This Task Force will report directly to City Council.

Administrative support to the Task Force shall be provided by the Planning and Building Services Department, which shall assign a Secretary to the Task Force.

Additional staff resources as required from time to time will be provided by the Financial Management Services, Economic Development and Government Relations and Legal and Clerks Services Departments as required.

Membership Term

 

The term of this Task Force shall be to the end of the term of Council.

Membership List

  • Mayor Walter Sendzik
  • Councillor Garcia
  • Councillor Miller
  • Councillor Porter
  • Councillor Sorrento

Meeting Schedule

The Task Force will meet as required, at the discretion of the Chair.

Other

The City’s Procedural By-law No. 2015-170 (as amended) applies to the conduct of the meetings of the Task Force.

 

 

 

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