The groundwork for KamPlan 2015 is underway, with City council debating the makeup of the committee that will represent community interests and give recommendations to staff.
Council was presented with a list of nine positions for the committee Tuesday, which consisted of three community members representing different interests, two councillors (Arjun Singh and Donovan Cavers), one development industry representative, one Social Planning Council rep, someone from an environmental group and someone from the Chamber of Commerce.
Coun. Donovan Cavers tried an amendment to the motion to change the wording for a social representative and business representative. He felt the chamber didn’t necessarily speak for all businesses in Kamloops.
His amendment was defeated.
Then Coun. Nancy Bepple tried an amendment for one youth position, being someone 25 or younger.
Council agreed that one of the three community positions be delegated for a youth representative.
KamPlan will involve public consultations and there will be information on the City’s website as it goes forward.