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File created: 5/14/2024 In control: Special Committee of the Whole
On agenda: 5/27/2024 Final action:
Title: Human Resources & Community Relations - 2024 1st Period Report
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DATE: May 27, 2024 Report No. ADM-24-029
TO: Dan Horan, Chief Administrative Officer
FROM: Vicki Gannon, Director of Human Resources & Community Relations
SUBJECT:TITLEHuman Resources & Community Relations - 2024 1st Period Report

The following is a report on the activities pertaining to the Human Resources & Community Relations department from January 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024.


1. Communications

The Manager of Communications:

* Successfully launched new website with no service downtime; trained staff and performed quality assurance testing afterwards.
* Worked with ED Manager on place branding project organization and open houses.
* Helped promote Gathering our Voices Indigenous youth event + Esquimalt's participation.
* Met with all departments to discuss communications planning for the year.
* Shared council meeting notices via social media, the Current, e-newsletter and website. Posts are made after the agenda is published.
* Rolled out brand refresh project to staff including instructions on using templates, font and corporate colour palette.
* Participated in regional emergency communications working group meetings.
* Created digital and physical promotional materials for volunteer recruitment fair including video, ads, posters and custom website forms.
* Presented emergency communications strategies to the emergency preparedness working group.
* Created ads celebrating Esquimalt arts and culture for B.C. Arts and Culture magazine.
* Promoted the Ken Gill and Forrest Owens hockey tournament to media and the community.
* Updated the interactive fountain and facilities map to include parks.
* Arranged to have Archives staff attend Esquimalt's Public Library for B.C. Heritage Week.
* Created detailed messaging in support of Lunar New Year and special art for the Hall and Recreation Centre.
* Supported snow and inclement weather communications.
* Worked with Eng/PW to publish timely tr...

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