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October 24, 2016 - Minutes (Special)

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City of Richmond Meeting Minutes


Special General Purposes Committee




Monday, October 24, 2016


Anderson Room
Richmond City Hall


Mayor Malcolm D. Brodie, Chair
Councillor Chak Au
Councillor Derek Dang
Councillor Carol Day
Councillor Ken Johnston
Councillor Alexa Loo
Councillor Bill McNulty
Councillor Linda McPhail
Councillor Harold Steves

Call to Order:

The Chair called the meeting to order at 4:02 p.m.






Response to UBCM Request for Input on RCMP Auxiliary Constable Program
(File Ref. No. 09-5350-00) (REDMS No. 5195372 v. 2)



Daniel McKenna, Acting Senior Manager, Community Safety, briefly restated the three options for the Auxiliary Constable Program as indicated in the staff report.  In reply to questions, Mr. McKenna confirmed that (i) the City of Vancouver has an entirely different Constable Program, (ii) there is no current timeline on which the implementations would take place, (iii) the Richmond detachment has confirmed their preference as option 3, and (iv) morale has previously been impacted by changes to the program.



It was moved and seconded




That Option 3 (Tiered Program), as described in the staff report titled, “Response to UBCM Request for Input on RCMP Auxiliary Constable Program”, dated October 18, 2016, from the Acting General Manager of Law and Community Safety, be endorsed; and




That a response indicating the preferred option along with a copy of this report be sent to the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM).









It was moved and seconded



That the meeting adjourn (4:09 p.m.).





Certified a true and correct copy of the Minutes of the meeting of the General Purposes Committee of the Council of the City of Richmond held on Monday, October 24, 2016.



Mayor Malcolm D. Brodie

Shaun Divecha
Legislative Services Coordinator

10/25/2016 4:53:05 PM