Hamilton, Ontario

Emergency and Community Services Standing Committee


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Members:
Scott Duvall, TJason Farr, Tom Jackson, Brian McHattie, Sam Merulla, and Bernie Morelli plus the Mayor as ex-officio.

Usually meets:
First and third Wednesdays of each month at 1:30 pm

Mandate:
To report and make recommendations to Council on matters relating to:

  • Social Development and Early Childhood Services
  • Strategic Services
  • Benefit Eligibility
  • Community Programs
  • Employment and Income Support
  • Housing
  • Macassa Lodge and Wentworth Lodge
  • Culture and Recreation
  • Fire protection, fire prevention, emergency medical services, corporate emergency planning & preparedness, and corporate radio communications

Specific duties shall include:

  • To consider and recommend to Council service levels for all direct and indirect services provided by the department
  • To consider and recommend to Council policies governing service delivery implemented by the department
  • To consider and recommend asset management plans for all community facility infrastructure
  • To consider and monitor program implementation and performance through staff reports
  • To consider and recommend to Council procurement in accordance with corporate policies
  • To receive delegations from the public
  • To provide advice and guidance to the department including input to departmental strategic planning initiatives to ensure alignment with Council's mission, vision, values and goals
  • To consider and recommend to Council on the delivery of protective services including fire operations, fire prevention, emergency medical services, corporate emergency planning & preparedness, and corporate radio communications.

 

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