White Rock Mayor Wayne Baldwin gave an interesting and comprehensive presentation on the City of White Rock. The City has one industry - Tourism, and the city is hoping to a Arts as a second industry and economic generator. Many well known artists live in the community and there are several galleries and Arts activities. White Rock Beach is the "crown jewel" of White Rock and there are plans to extend the promenade west  to the ravine. The current population is close to 20,000 and the goal is to reach 25,000.

 

Interesting facts presented by Mayor Baldwin -

White Rock has no debt and only 8% of revenues comes from commercial taxes and 92% from residential.

Coast Capital Playhouse is completely self-sufficient and receives no government funding.

BOSA gave a significant amenity contribution to the WR Playhouse now Coast Capital Playhouse

All land south of Marine Drive belongs to BNR.