Committee of the Whole

The Committee of the Whole replaces the Public Works Committee and the Governance and Finance Committee meetings.  The Committee of the Whole will consist of all members of Council and will hold the meetings on the Tuesday of the first full week of the month in the Council Chambers, 25 Central Avenue West, Brockville, Ontario.  The 'Calendar of Events' tab on the left hand side menu will show the meeting dates.

Recommendations from the Committee of the Whole will be presented to Council for ratification on issues related to:

  • governance
  • Long Term Care (Maple View Lodge)
  • awarding of contracts
  • budget and financial reporting
  • information systems (9-1-1, fire communications)
  • establishing tax policies, ratios, and rates
  • policy developments, strategic plan, and priority setting
  • economic development
  • management of roads, equipment, and lands owned by the Counties
  • management and oversight of long range and functional/operational plans
  • forest management
  • waste management activities (example: Household Hazardous Waste Collection, proposed landfill site ED-19)
  • the review and approval of subdivision and severance applications
  • planning, maintenance and capital works associated with maintaining counties-owned buildings