November 2, 2022 Board of Police Commissioners

Date:

Time: 12:30 p.m.

Location: Virtual Meeting

Agenda

1. CALL TO ORDER AND LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

1.1 Presentation to Carole McDougall, former Commissioner of the Board of Police Commissioners

2. COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – October 5, 2022

4. APPROVAL OF THE ORDER OF BUSINESS AND APPROVAL OF ADDITIONS AND DELETIONS

5. BUSINESS ARISING OUT OF THE MINUTES
6. CALL FOR DECLARATION OF CONFLICT OF INTERESTS

7. CONSIDERATION OF DEFERRED BUSINESS – October 5, 2022
7.1 First Nations Police Governance Council Conference and Canadian Association of Police Governance 33rd Annual Conference Update

8. CORRESPONDENCE, PETITIONS & DELEGATIONS
8.1 Correspondence 
8.2 Petitions
8.3 Presentations
8.3.1 Presentation – Use of participatory budgeting as a tool to support equitable decision-making around policing and community safety in Halifax Regional Municipality – Tari Ajadi [PDF]

- Presentation [PDF]

9. INFORMATION ITEMS BROUGHT FORWARD – NONE

10. REPORTS/DISCUSSION
10.1 HALIFAX REGIONAL POLICE/ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE CHIEF UPDATES

10.2 STAFF 

10.2.1 Wortley Report Progress Update
(i) Wortley Report Progress Update - March 21, 2022 [PDF]
(ii) Halifax District RCMP Interim Report on Recommendations in the Halifax, Nova Scotia: Street Checks Report - March 21, 2022 [PDF]

10.2.2 Development of Budget and Approval Process for Halifax Regional Police as it Relates to RCMP Input
- Staff Report [PDF] 

- Presentation [PDF]

10.2.3 Halifax Regional Police 2022/23 - First Quarter Financial Update [PDF]

10.2.4 Halifax Regional Police Strategic Plan Update [PDF]

10.3 MEMBERS OF BOARD OF POLICE COMMISSIONERS
10.3.1 Commissioner Blackburn - Board of Police Commissioners Working Group Update 

10.3.2 Commissioner Critchley - Response to recommendations from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for Nova Scotia [PDF]
Motion:
That the Chair of the Board of Police Commissioners recommend that the Chief Administrative Officer, in consultation to the extent necessary with the Chief Officer of the Halifax Regional Police, to prepare a staff report responding to and providing reasons for either accepting or rejecting recommendations #5 and #6 of the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for Nova Scotia Review Report 22-12, dated July 14, 2022. If some or all of the recommendations are accepted, the staff report should also provide a plan for implementing these recommendations.

10.3.3 Commissioner Critchley - Creation of governance subcommittee [PDF]
Motion: 

1.   That the Board of Police Commissioners create a governance subcommittee (the “Subcommittee”) composed of no more than three (3) members of the Board of Police Commissioners, no fewer than one (1) of whom will be a Member of the Halifax Regional Council, as well as any number of members of the Halifax Regional Police, HRM, and the public as the Subcommittee deems necessary. 

2. That the Chair of the Board of Police Commissioners direct that the Subcommittee prepare a Terms of Reference governing its work to be reviewed by the Board of Police Commissioners at a future meeting.

10.4 COMMISSIONER UPDATES

11. ADDED ITEMS

12. ITEMS FOR FUTURE CONSIDERATION

13. IN CAMERA (IN PRIVATE) 
The Board of Police Commissioners may rise and go into a private In Camera (In Private) session, in accordance with Section 51 of the Nova Scotia Police Act for the purposes of dealing with the following:

13.1 In Camera (In Private) Minutes – October 5, 2022
Motion: 
That the In Camera (In Private) minutes of October 5, 2022 be approved as circulated.

13.2 SECURITY MATTER
A matter pertaining to security of police operations.
Motion:
That the Board of Police Commissioners convene to in camera to discuss the matter.

13.3 SECURITY MATTER - Private and Confidential Report 
A matter pertaining to security of police operations.
Motion: 
That the Board of Police Commissioners: 

1. Convene to in camera to discuss the matter; and

2. Direct that the private and confidential report dated October 5, 2022 be maintained private and confidential.

Private and Confidential Information Items

1. Private and Confidential In Camera (In Private) Memorandum - re: Security Matter 
2. Private and Confidential In Camera (In Private) Memorandum - re: Personnel Conduct 

14. NOTICES OF MOTION

15. DATE OF NEXT MEETING – December 7, 2022

16. ADJOURNMENT        

INFORMATION ITEMS 

1.  Memorandum from the Legislative Assistant dated October 26, 2022 re: Requests to Present to the Board of Police Commissioners [PDF]


For further information regarding this meeting, please contact Andrea Lovasi-Wood, Legislative Assistant, at lovasia@halifax.ca or 902.240.7164.

To submit correspondence, email clerks@halifax.ca
More information: https://www.halifax.ca/city-hall/boards-committees-commissions/a-c/board-police-commissioners/engagement-bopc, click on “Correspondence”