Mayoral candidate Cr Debbie Blumel is selling the benefits of her
promised Local Economic Action Plans to the people of
Cr Blumel said, under her leadership, the Sunshine Coast Council will develop aRegional Economic Action Plan as well as a Local Economic Action Plan for every town.
“Creating jobs is my top priority and these economic action plans will deliver confidence, certainty and more opportunities,” Cr Blumel said.
“Council has a key role in getting our economy back on track and I will get the job done.
“Working as a team, Council will deliver a Local Economic Action Plan for every town.
“Each plan will be worked up in co-operation with local businesses, community associations and Council’s Economic Development staff.
“I believe in taking a developmental approach which builds on what works in each area and accepts the advice of local people with local knowledge. We will recognise the unique history and characteristics of towns and make sure progress is consistent with the values of the people who call Buderim home.
"Buderim has many small business and all would benefit under a Local Economic Action Plan developed just for them. It will create jobs for local people including young people and over 55’s.
“The Local Economic Action Plans will be rolled up into a Regional Economic Action Plan which will also include a number of whole-of-region and strategic initiatives.”
“I will also continue to work closely with the state and federal governments to ensure our region makes the most of its opportunities.”