"If Sustainability is not on our map ...
we are never going to get there!"
- Dr. Bill Rees



Cultivating Creston ICSP

Age-Friendly Action Plan

ICSP and Sustainable Highlights

Cultivating Creston and Age-friendly Action Planning (Round 2) Report

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"Sustainability - clean up your mess & leave something in the fridge"
- Jon Hawkes


Integrated Community Sustainability Plan
Age-Friendly Action Plan

Creston, British Columbia

"Development that meets the needs of the present, without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs"
- Brundtland Commission - 1987

The Cultivating Creston Integrated Community Sustainability Plan (ICSP) was approved at the February 26, 2013 regular meeting of Council. This approval was a landmark decision for Council in that the Plan was written to broadly guide decision-making in Creston at the highest level.

Cultivating Creston (ICSP) is the vision, plan and process for continued success to the year 2030, and a way to position the Town of Creston and the Creston Valley for ongoing success and sustainability in the longer-term.  The ICSP identifies 5 key Priority Areas and 10 Strategic Areas. Each Strategic Area has Desired Outcome Statements (DOS), which describe what success and sustainability look like in Creston by the year 2030.

The ICSP also acts as the framework for the Official Community Plan (OCP) and is intended to be a lens through which all Town projects and policies are reviewed.

Next Steps

Creating a Plan is just one step in Creston’s journey towards it vision for success and sustainability. It also requires monitoring, reporting on progress and continued development of actions and initiatives.

In October 2014, over 30 local and regional partners were re-convened to review and build on actions identified in the ICSP and the Age-Friendly Action Plan.  The group focused on three local themes: Age-Friendliness, Local Economy, and Food Security and Agriculture. From the group discussions it was clear that progress towards Creston’s Desired Outcomes has been made. It was also agreed that continued collaboration is needed to move both the ICSP and Age-Friendly Actions forwards.

Cultivating Creston and Age-friendly Action Planning (Round 2) Report



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