Mission, BC — The District of Mission welcomes Gerald Schlesiger, our new Project Manager – Waterfront Masterplan in the Economic Development Department. Gerald will be working at the District’s new Waterfront Office, located at 7101 Horne Street.
In this new role, Gerald will coordinate, facilitate, review, direct and manage the daily operational activities for the major comprehensive Waterfront Revitalization master-planning effort. Gerald holds a Master of Arts from both UBC’s School of Community & Regional Planning and a Diploma in Urban Land Economics, and is a registered Professional Planner with the Canadian Institute of Planners. He also has a Diploma of Technology, Civil & Structural Engineering from BCIT.
Gerald comes to the District with vast project experience. Prior to this new role, he was the Manager of Lands for the Tsleil-Waututh Nation in North Vancouver for over 9 years where he led the coordination and delivery of development permits, building permits, land use planning, land management agreements and leasehold developments. Earlier in his career, he was a Project/Real Estate Manager for the Province of BC and a Land Development Planner for the City of Delta.
On March 11, 2021, The District of Mission announced the awarding of a $1.4m contract for the Mission Waterfront Revitalization Masterplan to 02 Planning & Design, a multidisciplinary urban planning firm that will bring together a consortium of expertise including urban designers, planners, architects, engineers, and land economists focused on the waterfront for the next 18 months.
For more information regarding the Mission Waterfront Revitalization Masterplan, please visit engage.mission.ca
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