Quarterly Report – July to September, 2013

Quarterly ReportITEM CURRENT STATUS Economic Development Final stages during the planning process are taking place on the HighGate subdivision between High Street and Townline Road, and building should be underway soon. Economic development Co-ordinator Jasmin Ralph has worked with consultants and members of the ad hoc Economic Development website committee to finalize the new website to be launched in the fall. She continues to meet with business leaders in the community and will be profiling these industries on the Town’s Economic Development website. [Read more...]

Quarterly Report – April to June, 2013

ITEM CURRENT STATUS Quarterly Report Economic Development The W.E.L.L. program under Valley Heartland – Women Entrepreneurs of Lanark and (North) Leeds, with Carleton Place as headquarters, was launched in June. Final stages during the planning process are taking place on the HighGate subdivision between High Street and Townline Road, and building should be underway soon. Economic development Co-ordinator Jasmin Ralph continues to meet with business leaders in the community and will be profiling these industries on the Town’s Economic Development website due to be launched this summer. New signage at each of the business/industrial parks was erected in this quarter. [Read more...]

Quarterly Report – January to March, 2013

CURRENT  STATUS Quarterly ReportEconomic Development Jasmin Ralph, Economic Development Co-ordinator, rolled out the Lead Generation and Business Visits programs at a well-attended breakfast meeting in early February.  She represents the Town on the Ontario East Development Corporation; the Town is a member of the Advanced Manufacturing Team for business attraction, part of the OEDC.  Ms Ralph responds daily to inquiries from businesses interested in locating in Carleton Place.  Mayor LeBlanc is an active member of the Lanark County Council Economic Development Committee. It was announced that Carleton Place will be the headquarters for the W.E.L.L. program from Valley Heartland – Women Entrepreneurs of Lanark and (North) Leeds. The tender for producing the Carleton Place Economic Development Website was awarded to McSweeney and Associates. [Read more...]