The Edmonton Police Commission will adhere to meeting processes as outlined in Appendix B, in Commission bylaws, and in all other instances Roberts Rules of Order will inform the process. The Edmonton Police Commission adopts the rules of procedure in accordance with City of Edmonton Bylaw 14040 as amended.
This applies to all meetings, including Public, Closed, In Camera, and Committee meetings.
If a question relating to the procedures of the Commission or Committees is not answered by the Rules of Procedure, the answer to the question will be informed by referring to the most recent revision of Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised.
The Commission may suspend any provision of the Rules of Procedure.
The dates and times for the Commission’s regular public meetings will be established at the last Commission meeting of the year. This information will subsequently be posted on the Commission website.
Meetings of the Commission shall be open for the public however pursuant to Bylaw 14040 and section 18 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Regulation the Commission may hold a meeting in the absence of the public if the subject matter of the meeting concerns the following:
- the security of the property of the Commission;
- personal information of an individual, including an employee of the Commission;
- a proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of property by or for the Commission;
- labour relations or employee negotiations;
- a law enforcement matter;
- litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals affecting the Commission; or
- the consideration of a request for access for information.
Commission meetings held in the absence of the public may, at the discretion of the Commission, be held with the Chief of Police and members of the Edmonton Police Service (this is referred to as a Closed meeting), as required, or with the Commission alone (this is referred to as an In Camera meeting).
The Commission may change the time, date or location of any meeting.
The Commission may cancel any meeting.
Notification of a meeting cancellation or change in date, time or location shall be given to the public two weeks prior to the meeting.
Appendix B – Meeting Procedures
October 27, 2016
September 17, 2015
April 19, 2016
November 30, 2007