Technical Services and Planning Committee

 

The role of the committee is to oversee the planning and engineering services in the areas of land use and development and infrastructure within Summerside.  This includes zoning and development, historical properties, variances, zoning by-laws, signage, licenses and non-conforming uses.  The committee meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month.

Police, Fire Services and Emergency Planning Committee

 

The purpose of the Police, Fire Services and Emergency Planning Committee is to oversee emergency fire prevention services and the providing of police protection for persons/property to all residents of the city.  The committee meets the 1st Tuesday of each month.  

Human Resources, Legal Affairs and Culture Committee

 

The Human Resources Committee oversees the department to ensure that the City is staffed with the most appropriate number of quality human resources, and to endeavour to create a working environment that is conducive to reaching and maintaining high levels of productivity and strong employee-employer relations.

Financial Services Committee

 

The Financial Services Committee oversees the overall management, custody and control of the financial affairs of the City, including the development of the budget, tendering and purchasing.  The committee meets as required.

Community Services Committee

 

The role of the Community Services Committee is to oversee the providing of quality recreational, tourism, cultural, and special events in the city.  The department is responsible for recreational facilities, parks and playgrounds.  The committee meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month when required.

 Municipal Services Committee

 

The role of the Municipal Services Department is to oversee the supply, administration and operational services for all municipal services such as water and sewerage, snow removal, pollution control plant, roads and sidewalks.  The committee meets the 1st Tuesday of the month when required.

 

Economic Development Committee

 

The Economic Development Committee oversees the department that is the focal point for business contemplating either the formation, redevelopment, expansion, relocation or consolidation of their industrial or commercial business within the City of Summerside.  The committee meets the 1st Tuesday of each month when required.

      

Electrical Services Committee

 

The role of the Electrical Services Committee is to oversee the operation of the electrical utility including the diesel generation energy plant and the Summerside Wind Farm.  The committee meets the 1st Tuesday of the month.