Governance & Legislation Committee

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Members

  • Bill Lawrence (Chairman)
  • Wayne Baldwin
  • David Chesney
  • Helen Fathers
  • Megan Knight
  • Grant Meyer
  • Lynne Sinclair

Overview

The Governance and Legislation Committee, a Standing Committee, assists City Council in fulfilling its responsibilities relating to the legislation and governance practices in regard to operations of the City of White Rock. Responsibilities include the developing and reviewing of City Council Governance practices, Human Resource policies, and Council policies. 

Deliverables include:

  1. There are Council adopted policies under the following headings:
    • Legislative
    • Administration
    • Human Resources
    • Finance
    • Permits and Licenses
    • City Operations
    • Leisure Services
    • Planning
    • Council Committee
  2. In 2009/10 each policy was bought forward to the Committee for review in accordance with Schedule "A" attached to and formed part of this Terms of Reference. Finance Policies were reviewed by the City's Finance and Audit Committee.
  3. Review new policies requested by Council or brought forward by City staff.
  4. Full policy reviews will be conducted each year following an election.