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New Burlington City Council Committees Start January 2020

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Burlington residents, with the start of the new year and another cycle of committee and council meetings comes the launch of the three new City Council Standing Committees that were announced back in 2019. These committees replace our former Committee of the Whole and Planning and Development Committee. The Audit Committee and Council Workshop Committee will remain.

Next week, Burlington City Council’s Environment, Infrastructure and Community Service (EICS) Committee; Community Planning, Regulation and Mobility (CPRM) Committee; and Corporate Services, Strategy, Risk and Accountability (CSSRA) Committee will meet for the first time.

Please see below for more details on what kinds of items each committee will discuss.

  • Environment, Infrastructure and Community Service (EICS) Committee — capital works, recreation services, roads, parks and forestry, and fire-department related items;
  • Community Planning, Regulation and Mobility (CPRM) Committee — development applications, bylaws, transit and transportation services;
  • Corporate Services, Strategy, Risk and Accountability (CSSRA) Committee — city budgets, legal matters, finance, IT services, HR matters, corporate communications and government relations.

Councillors Kelvin Galbraith and Lisa Kearns, will sit as chair and vice chair, respectively, on the EICS Committee effective Jan. 1, 2020 for the term to expire Dec. 31, 2020.

Councillors Shawna Stolte and Rory Nisan, will sit as chair and vice chair, respectively, on the CPRM Committee (both regular and statutory public meetings) effective Jan. 1, 2020 for the term to expire Dec. 31, 2020.

Councillors Rory Nisan and Paul Sharman, will sit as chair and vice chair, respectively, on the CSSRA Committee effective Jan. 1, 2020 for the term to expire Dec. 31, 2020.

Councillors Angelo Bentivegna and Lisa Kearns, will sit as chair and vice chair, respectively, on the Council Workshop Committee effective Jan. 1, 2020 for the term to expire Dec. 31, 2020.

— Mayor Marianne Meed Ward

*Posted by John Bkila, Mayor’s Media and Digital Communications Specialist.

 

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