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Welland Development Commission

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Official Name of ABC: Welland Development Commission
Short name of ABC: WDC
Purpose: To secure new industries in the City of Welland (the “City”) and to aid industries now in the City and generally to promote the City as an industrial, business, educational, residential, or vacation centre.
Mandate/Terms of Reference: City of Welland Bylaw 3211 amended by Bylaw 1999-94 and 2011-12.
Report CM2007-8 - WDC-Governance Review & Process Improvements
Meeting Information: Schedule: Once per month
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Location: Civic Square
Chair: Mike Melinyshyn
Staff Liaison: Dan Degazio, 905-735-1700 ext. 2110
ABC Contact: Lina DeChellis, 905-735-1700 ext. 2111 edc@welland.ca
Members and Term(s):

Unless otherwise noted, the following members are appointed until June 30, 2023: 

Mayor Frank Campion (November 14, 2022); Councillor Jim Larouche (November 14, 2022); Councillor Graham Speck (November 14, 2022); Councillor Bonnie Fokkens (November 14, 2022); Ross Peever, Welland Hydro-Electric Holding Corp. representative; Mark Melloni, Welland/Pelham Chamber of Commerce representative; Roy Timms, City recommended representative; David Veres, City recommended representative; Mike Belcastro, City recommended representative; Mike Melinyshyn, City recommended representative, as recommended by the Welland/Pelham Chamber of Commerce.

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Date Last Revised: November 9, 2022