Municipality of Clarington - Orono Economic Development Plan (2018)

Mellor Murray was retained by the Municipality of Clarington to develop an Economic Development Strategy for the community of Orono, population 1,170. The strategic planning process was supported by a steering committee consisting of business and community leaders, municipal and regional staff, elected officials, provincial representation and other community stakeholders. The project included extensive community consultation, detailed economic analysis, a comprehensive study of best practices in small town economic development and a series of visioning sessions. The completed strategy included practical and specific actions for community volunteers, business leaders, municipal staff and policy makers.