Sydney tar ponds project seeks community organizations for liaison group
The federal-provincial parties in the Sydney Tar Ponds project want to hear
from organizations interested in nominating members to a communty liaison
committee (CLC) that will operate during the design and implementation of
The committee will work to ensure a two-way flow of information between
project managers and the organizations represented on the CLC. Commiitee
members will be able to ask questions and offer feedback on the project.They
will be expected to keep constituent organizations abreast of issues and project
progress, and they will be expected to bring forward any concerns of their
respective organizations. Project managers will provide the CLC with timely,
accurate information about project plans and activities. CLC members will
serve as a sounding board for project managers, providing a representative
cross-section of community views, concerns, and ideas on project plans and
activities. The CLC will meet approximately once a month.
A representative cross-section of up to 14 members (plus one chair} will be
drawn from organizations with significant track records in business, health,
organized labor, environment, the construction industry, post-secondary
education, First Nations, recreation, community service (service clubs}, or
If your organization is interested in participating on the Community Liaison
Committee, please submit a letter to the address below by 15 February 2004,
outlining the followlng information:
- Name of the organization.
- Areas of interests of the organization - include recent activities and
- Number of years in existence.
- Executive and board of directors.
- Size of membership.
- Geographic area of the organization.
- Method that would be used to communicate information from the CLC
to individual members.
- Any other Information that may be helpful in evaluating the application.
If your organization qualifies, and is interested in participating, please send a
Community Liaison Committee
Sydney Tar Ponds Project
P.O. 1028, Station A.
Sydney, NS, B1P 5J7
For a complete copy of he Community Liaison Committee's Terms of
Reference please call 567-1035.