One of the most important city staff roles to the business community – the economic development manager – is about to be filled by someone new. The city wants to know what qualities, characteristics and experience you would like to see in the new economic development manager and has launched an online survey to gather information on what is desired of this critical staff role. Currently the position leads the charge on initiatives such as the implementation of the City’s Economic Development Strategic Plan, job creation, and business retention and expansion. This is the opportunity for a strong presence from the business community and to have your voice heard on this vital staff role. Click here to take the online survey. The selected candidate is scheduled to begin in mid-July; Claire Clark’s last day in the role is June 6.