Town Council is pleased to announce that Lindsay Aliban has agreed to serve as the Towns Economic Development Officer. Lindsay is the EDO for the village of Hazlet and currently, sits on the Board of Directors for the Saskatchewan Economic Development Association. Lindsay’s professional background and experience make her an excellent candidate for the job. Council has agreed to contract Lindsay for 10 hours a week to and work with her to establish an Economic Development Committee.
Lindsay was invited to the last council meeting to speak to council about economic development opportunities/ideas that she felt would benefit the Town of Gull Lake. She outlined three great ideas that would be of significant benefit to the community:
- Build and Economic Development Committee consisting of local business owners, community members, members of the council, students, senior, etc. The Committee will be responsible to increase opportunities for improved economic activity for Gull Lake.
- Talk to existing businesses and listen to their needs, wants, and ideas.
- Reach out to local Community Organizations to help with things such as Volunteer Recruitment, Event Planning, and create partnerships for employment opportunities and cost sharing (Hiring summer students).
Expect to hear more soon on the Economic Development Committee and the opportunities/projects they will be working on.