Community Services Committee

Mandate

To hear presentations and receive correspondence and reports from the Community Development department and to make recommendations to Council on these matters. The Community Development department includes housing, Long-Term Care/Pioneer Manor, Children and Social Services, Leisure Services and Transit.

Councillor Role

Activities may include:

  • Hearing community delegations and presentations.
  • Reviewing proposals for new policies and for amendments to existing policies.
  • Sitting as the Committee of Management for Pioneer Manor under the Long-Term Care Homes Act, as amended.
  • Conducting service level reviews, including proposed changes to existing service levels, or the introduction of new services or programs.
  • Studying topics or issues referred to the Community Services Committee by Council resolution.

Membership

A minimum of five and a maximum of seven Members of Council.

Time Commitment

Approximately 12 meetings per year. The Community Services Committee typically meets on the third Monday of every month at 4:30 p.m.

Remuneration

Yes – additional compensation for the Chair of the Community Services Committee.