GAIL'S COMMITMENT

Gail is very committed to ensuring she is thorough and prepared as she represents the citizens of Kelowna.

Honesty and integrity are foundational to her character and the decisions she makes will always take into consideration the best interests of the community as a whole.As we move forward into the next term Gail will focus on the following areas.


Continued growth in our economy through strong partnerships, collaboration and leveraging our rich community resources:

  • Continued development of our Airport and connecting air routes;
  • Maintain productive communication and working relationship with MPs and MLAs;
  • Stay apprised of growth in research and development at UBCO;
  • Leverage strength of Innovation Centre and Accelerate Okanagan;
  • Encourage potential for growth in medical technologies, education and research sectors;
  • Support for Healthcare Industry;
  • Aviation Industry and Protection Industry;
  • Build on Tourism, wine, culinary, golf destination – shoulder seasons – Tourism Kelowna;
  • Encourage Sports Tourism and tournament growth;
  • Build investor confidence through consistent predictable decision making and practices.

Successful update of Official Community Plan

  • Continued focus on infill development, urban density and reduced urban sprawl
  • Protect environmental values
  • Continue to leverage the revitalization of Downtown Kelowna, focusing on mixed use and increased residential density
  • Strengthened town centres through completion of town centre plans

Implementation of Integrated Transportation Plan

  • Fully developed network of on and off-road bike routes;
  • Increased connections to Rapid Bus service;
  • Further funding of multimodal corridors.

Sound Fiscal Management practices

  • Focus on “pay as you go” financial model for capital projects;
  • Maintain solid reserves to mitigate significant future tax increases;
  • Engage in Private Public partnerships where feasible and in taxpayers' best interests.

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