December 29, 1997
TO: Striking Committee
FROM: City Clerk
SUBJECT: APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS OF COUNCIL TO STANDING COMMITTEES,
OTHER COMMITTEES AND SPECIAL PURPOSE BODIES.
The purpose of this report is to provide Members of Council with a list of Members' preferences for appointments to Standing Committees, other Committees and Special Purpose Bodies. The Standing Committee structures outlined in the attached Schedules are based on the governance structure proposed by the Transition Team, and are subject to approval by City Council at its first meeting.
It is recommended, subject to the approval by City Council of the governance structure proposed by the Transition Team, that the Striking Committee recommend to Council:
(1) the appointment of Members of Council to those Standing Committees, other Committees and Special Purpose Bodies outlined in Schedules 1 to 12, for a term of office expiring May 31, 1999, and until their successors are appointed, unless indicated otherwise, with the Mayor being an ex-officio voting Member of all Committees of City Council, including the Budget Committee, all Standing Committees and all Community Councils; and
(2) that leave be granted for the introduction of the necessary Bills in Council to give effect thereto.
Schedules 1 and 2 pertain to Appointments to Standing and other Committees. Schedules 3 to 12 pertain to appointments to Special Purpose Bodies, other Boards and External Organizations. The immediate requirements for these appointments are outlined in the Column, headed "Council Action Required", in Schedules 3 to 12.
For reference purposes, the shaded areas in the attached Schedules include relevant portions of the Transition Team recommendations pertaining to these Appointments, including the Council action required, the number of Members to be appointed and the Term of Office based on such recommendations.