Hamilton, Ontario

Public Works Standing Committee


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Members:
Chad Collins, Scott Duvall, Lloyd Ferguson, Tom Jackson, Brian McHattie, Sam Merulla, Robert Pasuta, Russ Powers and Terry Whitehead plus the Mayor as ex-officio.

Usually meets:
First and third Mondays of each month at 9:30 am

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

  • Water & Wastewater (Collection/Distribution, Treatment, and Compliance)
  • Waste Management (Solid Waste Planning, Collection, and Disposal)
  • Operations & Maintenance (Roads, Traffic, Forestry & Beautification, Parks & Cemeteries, and Trails)
  • Transit (Operations and Transit Fleet, ATS)
  • Fleet and Facilities (Central Fleet, Corporate Buildings, Energy Office)
  • Capital Planning and Implementation (Strategic and Environmental Planning, Asset Management, Design and Construction, Open Space Planning)
  • Major road construction projects
  • Red Hill Valley Project

Specific duties include:

  • To consider and recommend to Council, Service Programs, Service Levels for all direct and indirect services provided by the department (i.e. business plan, management plans, operating plans, and other relevant plans.)
  • To consider and recommend to Council, Policies, By-laws, and procedures governing service delivery implemented by the department.
  • To consider and recommend to Council, Asset Management Plans and Forecasts for all infrastructure managed by the department
  • To consider and monitor program implementation and performance through staff reports and make recommendations to Council respecting program management initiatives (i.e. continuous improvement, budget performance, revenue generation and other relevant issues.)
  • To consider and recommend to Council, procurement in accordance with corporate policies
  • To receive delegations from the public and conduct public hearings as required by statute and Council

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