Finance and Administration Committee
To hear presentations and receive correspondence and reports from the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and the Corporate Services department and to make recommendations to Council on these matters.
The Office of the CAO includes Economic Development, Communications and Community Engagement, Libraries and Citizen Service Centres.
The Corporate Services department includes Legal and Clerks Services, Corporate Security and Bylaw, Information Technology, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Finance, Assets and Fleet Services.
The Finance and Administration Committee is also responsible for the budget and budget process.
- Hearing community delegations and presentations.
- Reviewing proposals for new policies and for amendments to existing policies.
- Conducting service level reviews, including proposed changes to existing service levels, or the introduction of new services or programs.
- Studying proposed new policies which do not align with the mandates of other committees.
- Reviewing and recommending to Council the approval of capital and operating budgets.
- Reviewing the timetable and guidelines for the preparation of the following year’s operating budget.
- Establishing priorities for capital projects for the following year’s capital budget.
- Studying topics or issues referred to the Finance and Administration Committee by Council resolution.
All members of Council are members of the Finance and Administration Committee.
Approximately 12 meetings per year.
The Finance and Administration Committee typically meets on the third Tuesday of each month.
If there is no meeting of the Audit Committee scheduled on the same day, the Finance and Administration Committee meets at 4 p.m.
If there is a meeting of the Audit Committee scheduled on the same day, the Finance and Administration Committee meets at 6 p.m.
Yes - additional compensation for the Chair of the Finance and Administration Committee.