City of Regina
Saskatchewan CA

CC Committee Report
CR19-104

Appointments to the Board of Directors for Regina Downtown BID

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EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE – NOVEMBER 13, 2019

 

The Committee adopted a resolution to concur in the recommendation contained in the report.

 

Recommendation #4 does not require City Council approval.

 

Mayor Michael Fougere, Councillors:  Jerry Flegel (Chairperson), Lori Bresciani, Sharron Bryce, John Findura, Bob Hawkins, Jason Mancinelli, Joel Murray, Mike O’Donnell, Andrew Stevens and Barbara Young were present during consideration of this report by the Executive Committee.

 

The Executive Committee, at the PRIVATE session of its meeting held on November 13, 2019, considered the following report from the Administration:

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

1)     Mr. Aaron Murray and Mr. James Camplin as persons who are electors of the City or are employed in the District for terms effective January 1, 2020 and expiring December 31, 2021.

 

2)     Ms. Jaime Boldt, Ms. Victoria Gagne and Mr. Aaron Burnett as persons who are electors of the City or are employed in the District for terms effective January 1, 2020 and expiring December 31, 2022.

 

3)     Members continue to hold office for the term indicated or until successors are appointed.

 

4)     That this report be forwarded to the November 25, 2019 City Council meeting for approval.

 

CONCLUSION

 

The Nominating Committee, established by Bylaw 2003-80 for recommendation of appointments to the Board of Directors for Regina Downtown, has met to determine recommendations for the consideration of City Council.  There are five positions on the Board to be filled for 2019.  The Committee has reviewed all applications and is recommending the reappointment of two current members and the appointment of three new members.

 

BACKGROUND

 

Bylaw 2003-80, The Regina Downtown Business Improvement District Bylaw, provides for a Nominating Committee comprised of five individuals including:

·         Chairperson of the Board

·         Vice Chair of the Board

·         A citizen member of the Board who is in the first year of a two year term

·         The City Council member on the Board

·         The Deputy City Manager of Community Planning and Development, (represented by Ms. Diana Hawryluk).

 

The role of the Nominating Committee is to recommend to City Council, the appointment of members to the Board of Directors for the Regina Downtown Business Improvement District (the Board).  The purpose of this report is to facilitate the appointments for 2020.

 

DISCUSSION

 

The Board is comprised of 13 members appointed by Council.  The current composition of the Board includes a member of Council, and 12 other persons who are electors of the City or are employed in the District.

 

The terms of the citizen members are staggered appointments up to three years in length.  At the end of 2019, the terms of four members will expireMr. Chad Haidey, Mr. Aaron Murray, Mr. James Camplin and Ms. Mary Lynn Charlton

 

Three citizen members of the Board with terms continuing to December 31, 2020 are: Ms. Charlene Gavel, Mr. Doug Kosloski and Ms. Anna Gardikiotis. Four citizen members of the Board with terms continuing to December 31, 2021 are: Ms. Alexandra Exner (previously Hussey), Mr. Mike MacNaughton, Ms. Susan Flett and Mr. Mitch Molnar,

Mr. Bob Kasian has tendered his resignation from the RDBID Board, effective September 10, 2019

 

The Nominating Committee met on October 10, 2019, with the Executive Director of the Board in attendance to act as Secretary. 

 

Following review, the Nominating Committee is recommending the following appointments to the Board:

 

1.      Mr. Aaron Murray for a term effective January 1, 2020 and expiring December 31, 2021

2.      Mr. James Camplin for a term effective January 1, 2020 and expiring December 31, 2021

3.      Ms. Jaime Boldt for a term effective January 1, 2019 and expiring December 31, 2022

4.      Ms. Victoria Gagne for a term effective January 1, 2019 and expiring December 31, 2022

5.      Mr. Aaron Burnett for a term effective January 1, 2019 and expiring December 31, 2022

 

RECOMMENDATION IMPLICATIONS

 

Financial Implications

 

None with respect to this report.

 

Environmental Implications

 

None with respect to this report.

 

Strategic Implications

 

Regina Downtown plays a key role in managing growth and community in the downtown area.  Serving on the board provides citizens with the opportunity to be come involved in their community and its future.  The time, effort and expertise members dedicate is invaluable and contributes significantly to Council’s vision of an inclusive community.

 

Other Implications

 

None with respect to this report.

 

Accessibility Implications

 

None with respect to this report.

 

COMMUNICATION PLAN

 

After City Council has finalized the appointments, the following communications will take place:

 

1.      All applicants will be notified, in writing, of the outcome of their applications.

 

2.      The incumbents who have finished their terms on the Board will be sent letters from the Mayor, on behalf of City Council, indicating appreciation for their service. 

 

DELEGATED AUTHORITY

 

The recommendations contained in this report require City Council approval.

 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 

Respectfully submitted,

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