Sandy Hickman at the Convention Centre

Sandy Hickman at the Convention Centre

  • Commenced the process for review of role of a downtown arts centre
  • Worked to initiate the rennies river flood plain study with the intention to develop a plan for flood relief for that area
  • Devloped the concept for a mun area traffic study -now chairing the ad hoc committee on same
  • Initiated study and work on underground infrastructure on pine bud place
  • Worked toward the needs study and development of the plan for the expansion of the convention centre – council rep on building committee
  • Has taken the lead on the development of a beach volleyball facility
  • Main interest/expertise is in tourism, recreation, transportation
  • Have been and will continue to be an advocate for shared use of school and community facilites and enhanced cooperation between city and school district
  • First enunciated the need for a city communications officer
  • Arts – has chaired the mural committee which has placed murals in several locations around the city
  • Festivals – worked to develop the combined regatta week festivals into “a st. john’s time”
  • Strong proponent of the development of a city recreation master plan which is now in place. an open space master plan is now being developed