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Economic Development Organization 2017 Performance Review Working Group

1 Public Member Required

The purpose of this Working Group will be to review the Economic Development Organization performance, for 2017 only, based on an established list of performance metrics, and present a report to Council before budget deliberations for the 2018 year to allow for a full transparent debate on the cost benefits of the EDO before its budget is approved by Council for the following year.

As part of the review and recommendations, the Working Group will:

  • review the existing EDO Strategic Plan and any Activity Reports;
  • meet with representatives of EDO to discuss the Board's 2017 activities/accomplishments; and
  • review performance metrics as outlined in the service agreement, Evaluate the EDO activities/accomplishments in the context of the performance metrics and related targets and prepare a report to Council 

This Working Group may interest those with experience in economic development, financial management, performance management and an understanding of land use planning, real estate development, zoning and municipal infrastructure.

Composition:  Four members in total as follows:

  • the City Treasurer
  • a member of the Queen's School of Business faculty
  • a member of the City's audit firm KPMG
  • one member of the public

Term of Appointment: Upon the completion of its mandate the Working Group will be dissolved. (November 2017)

Meeting schedule: To be determined.


Kingston Access Services Board of Directors

3 Public Members Required

Kingston Access Services (KAS) is a charitable non-profit organization, under the laws of the Province of Ontario. It is funded by the City of Kingston, passenger revenue, and donations. KAS oversees the operations of the Kingston Access Bus (KAB), and the Kingston Area Patient Shuttle (KAPS).

The Board as a group and as individuals provides strategic advice and direction to Kingston Access Services.  This includes: Monitoring operations for delivery of efficient services for its passengers; proactive planning for future initiatives and requirements; setting direction and establishing policies to maintain and promote continuous improvement in providing specialized public transit within KAS service territory; approving an annual budget designed to achieve KAS objectives. 

Skills: The Board of Directors is looking for community leaders, in particular those with experience in either: finance/accounting, human resources, healthcare, or working with those with disabilities/elderly.  Experience in governance and strategic planning are also beneficial.  Previous experience on Boards would be deemed an asset. 

Composition:  11 members.  All directors are elected by Kingston Access Services Board of Directors. 

Term of Appointment: June 2020

Meeting schedule: Fourth Wednesday of each month at 5:15pm at 751 Dalton Avenue, Kingston (KAS offices).