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File #: BL-17-040    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Bylaw Status: Filed
File created: 6/19/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/26/2017 Final action: 6/26/2017
Title: Policing Committee Bylaw Amendment Presented by: Aaron Giesbrecht, Manager
Attachments: 1. Proposed Bylaw 39/2017 Amendment 1 to Policing Committee Bylaw, 2. Policing Committee Bylaw 28_2017 (with amendments incorporated), 3. Policing Committee Bylaw 28/2017 (with amendments highlighted)
TAMRMS#: B06

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Policing Committee Bylaw Amendment
Presented by: Aaron Giesbrecht, Manager

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RECOMMENDATION(S)
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1. That Bylaw 39/2017, Being Amendment 1 to the Policing Committee Bylaw, be read a first time.

2. That Bylaw 39/2017, be read a second time.

3. That unanimous consent be given for consideration of third reading of Bylaw 39/2017.

4. That Bylaw 39/2017, be read a third and final time.

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PURPOSE OF REPORT

Administration is bringing this matter back to Council as it was determined that a small administrative amendment is required to the Bylaw to ensure functional transition between now and when members of the Policing Committee are appointed.

COUNCIL DIRECTION

On June 12, 2017 Council passed the following motions:

(BL17-035)
That Bylaw 28/2017 be read a third and final time.

(BL17-035)
That Administration undertake all necessary actions to enable the Policing Committee to commence its role and exercise its authorities effective January 1, 2018.

BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION

On June 12, 2017 Council gave final reading to the Policing Committee Bylaw 28/2017. The Bylaw established a formal Policing Committee pursuant to the Alberta Police Act and as such delegated some of the authorities granted to the Chief Elected Official (Mayor) under the Municipal Police Service Agreement to the Chair of the Policing Committee.

Council also directed Administration to take necessary actions to enable the Policing Committee to commence its role and exercise its authorities effective January 1, 2018.

Between now and January 1, 2018, there will be Municipal Police Service Agreement matters that will require a level of consultation and communication between the Municipality and the RCMP. As such, a small amendment to the Bylaw is recommended to make it clear that the Policing Committee's authority delegated through the Bylaw does not commence until the Committee's inaugural meeting.

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