In order to carry out its mandate the Edmonton Police Commission will have the following Standing Committees:
- Governance Committee.
- Finance & Audit Committee.
- Professional Standards Committee.
- Human Resources Committee.
The Commission may form ad hoc committees as required.
a. Membership and terms of reference of all committees of the Commission shall be determined by resolution of the Commission.
b. At the first meeting of the year the Commission will appoint members to Standing Committees. Membership will remain in effect until appointments are approved in the New Year.
c. Standing Committees shall have a minimum of three members.
d. The Chair of the Commission is an ex-officio member of each committee.
a. No committee is empowered to bind or represent the Commission.
i. The quorum for all meetings of committees shall be a majority of the total membership of the Committee. No business shall be transacted without a quorum.
ii. If quorum is not possible because of the absence of one or more members of a Committee, any Commissioner present at the Committee meeting will become an alternative member of the Committee and will be counted to determine quorum.
iii. If more than one Commissioner is present, priority for selection as an alternative member will be determined by time of arrival at the meeting.
iv. Alternative membership will cease when a quorum of members is reestablished through the arrival of one or more regularly appointed committee members.
v. Any Commissioner who becomes an alternate or is invited by the Chair of the committee to attend the meeting for a specific purpose under subsection (ii) or (iii) above will be entitled to an honorarium.
c. An absolute majority of the members of a committee present and voting is required to pass a resolution.
d. A committee may suspend the rules by a two-thirds vote to permit a non-member to debate a pending question. The rules may not be suspended to extend to a non-member a privilege to vote unless he/she is in attendance at the meeting to make quorum.
e. All committees report to the Commission.
f. The Chair of each committee will be elected at the first meeting of the Standing Committees.
g. The Commission will set the meeting schedule for Standing Committees. Changes to the schedule of meeting dates may be made in consultation with the Chair of the committee and Executive Director together.
h. Meetings will be held as scheduled by the Commission, at the call of the Chair, or on written request by a majority of members of the committee.
3. Duties of the Committee Chair
a. Presides at all meetings.
b. Identifies issues to be brought to the meeting, in consultation with the Executive Director.
c. Approves the minutes prior to distribution.
d. Presents recommendations of the committee to the Commission.
e. Calls or cancels meetings as required.
4. Reporting to the Commission
a. Chairs of committees will regularly report to the Commission.
b. Committees will make recommendations to the Commission for review and decisions.
November 17, 2016
September 17, 2015
May 16, 2013
April 19, 2012
October 21, 2010
May 20, 2010
April 16, 2009
October 16, 2008
November 30, 2007