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File #: AR-19-411    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agenda Reports Status: Passed
File created: 10/4/2019 In control: Community Living Standing Committee
On agenda: 1/13/2020 Final action: 1/13/2020
Title: Bylaw 01/2020 Fire Services Amending Bylaw Presented by: Bernd Gretzinger, Fire Chief, Emergency Services Department
Attachments: 1. Fire Services Red Line Final Version, 2. Fire Services Amending Bylaw 01-2020 Clean Version
TAMRMS#: B06



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Bylaw 01/2020 Fire Services Amending Bylaw
Presented by: Bernd Gretzinger, Fire Chief, Emergency Services Department

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RECOMMENDATION(S)
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That the Community Living Standing Committee recommend to Council that

1. Bylaw 01/2020 being Amendment 10 to the Fire Services Bylaw 21/2002 be read a first time.
2. Bylaw 01/2020 be read a second time.
3. Unanimous consent be given for consideration of third reading of Bylaw 01/2020.
4. Bylaw 01/2020 be read a third and final time.

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PURPOSE OF REPORT

Subsequent to administration’s annual review of the Fire Services Bylaw proposed amendments are being brought forward for approval.

ALIGNMENT TO PRIORITIES IN COUNCIL’S STRATEGIC PLAN

N/A

ALIGNMENT TO LEVELS OF SERVICE DELIVERY

Service name: Fire Prevention and Investigation

Service Definition: Compliance and enforcement of the Alberta Fire Code and other relevant laws and regulations ensuring Firefighter safety and pertaining to the prevention and control of fires including proper storage, handling and use of hazardous materials, proper operation of alarm and safety systems and carrying out after event fire investigation with follow up reporting to proper authorities.

Current Service Level: Inspections and Investigations are completed by certified Safety Codes Officers (SCO). Inspection frequency is based upon the potential risk of the property use and function. Currently 100% compliance with Quality Management Program (Fire) and Safety Codes Council of Alberta. Resources: two dedicated fire prevention officers/investigators with additional qualified investigators available to back fill for busy times or absences.


ALIGNMENT TO COUNCIL (OR COMMITTEE) DIRECTION OR MANDATORY STATUTORY PROVISION

N/A

BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION

Bylaw 21/2002 is a combination of the former Ambulance Bylaw (1977) and Fire Bylaw (1983). Bylaw 21/2002 was amended substantively in 2015, and minor changes were made in 2019 to reflect the c...

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