Governance & Legislation Committee


The Governance and Legislation Committee, a Standing Committee, (“Committee”) assists City Council (“Council”) in fulfilling its responsibilities relating to the legislation and governance practices in regard to operations of the City of White Rock (“City”). Responsibilities include the developing and reviewing of:

  • City Council Governance practices;
  • Human Resource policies; and
  • Council policies.

Deliverables include:

a) There are Council adopted policies under the following headings:

  • Legislative
  • Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Permits and Licenses
  • City Operations
  • Leisure Services
  • Planning
  • Council Committee

b) In 2009/10 each policy will be brought forward to the Committee for review in accordance with Schedule “A” attached to and forming part of this Terms of Reference. Finance Policies will be reviewed by the City's Finance and Audit Committee.

c) Review new policies requested by Council or brought forward by City staff.

d) Full policy reviews will be conducted each year following an election.

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