Swift Current’s economic development is now in the capable hands of a dynamic economic advisory team of professionals selected to represent a variety of key sectors, including finance, law, health, manufacturing, sports and business.
“Swift Current must secure its share of provincial prosperity that is being experienced now and into the future,” said Susan Motkaluk, Chief Administrative Officer, “and this economic advisory team will provide Swift Current with advice on economic development ideas and solutions.”
Mike Berteig, Glen Budd, Allan Chilton, Everett Hindley, Butch Gering, Daniel Johnson, David Keast, Sheldon Kennedy, Mark Lamb, Darby and June Roy, Duane Smith, Pat Smith, Bob Sonntag, Allen Stewart, Murray Walter, Doug Weinbender, Tiger Williams and Susan Wood are poised to guide Swift Current’s evolution as a strategic business hub in southwest Saskatchewan by engaging the region’s optimistic, confident economy.
Swift Current enjoys the lowest residential property taxes and the third lowest commercial property taxes in Saskatchewan, creating an ideal environment for business diversification and advancement.
More than 600 new residential homes have been built in the past six years, and $387.8 million in building permits have been issued over the past nine years, exceeding the combined number of building permits issued during the previous 25 years.
“The City must do all it can to attract new businesses and industries while fostering a thriving business community in Swift Current,” said Mayor Jerrod Schafer.