June 27, 2022 Executive Standing Committee

Date:

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: Council Chambers, 3rd Floor City Hall, 1841 Argyle Street, Halifax

Agenda

1. CALL TO ORDER AND LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – May 30, 2022

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

4. BUSINESS ARISING OUT OF THE MINUTES

5. CALL FOR DECLARATION OF CONFLICT OF INTERESTS

6. MOTIONS OF RECONSIDERATION – NONE
7. MOTIONS OF RESCISSION – NONE
8. CONSIDERATION OF DEFERRED BUSINESS – NONE
9. NOTICES OF TABLED MATTERS – NONE

10. CORRESPONDENCE, PETITIONS & DELEGATIONS
10.1 Correspondence 
10.2 Petitions
10.3 Presentations – None 

11. INFORMATION ITEMS BROUGHT FORWARD – NONE

12. REPORTS 
12.1 STAFF – NONE
 

12.2 MEMBERS OF STANDING COMMITTEE 
12.2.1 Councillor Mason – Councillor Expense Accounts Revisions [PDF]
Motion: 
That Executive Standing Committee request the Chief Administrative Officer provide a staff report
including recommendations and any potential policy changes to 2017-009-ADM Respecting District
Discretionary Funds on:

1. Consolidation of councillor discretionary and advertising/promotions funds;

2. Inclusion of community events council conference travel budgets into a single fund allocated to each councillor; and

3. A definition of what additional funds may need to be set aside for Deputy Mayor, NSFM board and FCM board members expenses.

13. MOTIONS – NONE 

14. IN CAMERA (IN PRIVATE)
The Standing Committee may rise and go into a private In Camera session, in accordance with Section 19 of the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter, for the purpose of dealing with the following: 

14.1 PERSONNEL MATTER – Private and Confidential Report
A matter pertaining to an identifiable individual or group
Motion
That the Executive Standing Committee convene to in camera to discuss the matter.

14.2 PERSONNEL MATTER – Private and Confidential 
A matter pertaining to an identifiable individual or group
Motion: 
That the Executive Standing Committee convene to in camera to discuss the matter.

15. ADDED ITEMS

16. NOTICES OF MOTION

17. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

18. DATE OF NEXT MEETING – July 25, 2022

19. ADJOURNMENT

INFORMATION ITEMS 

1.    Memorandum dated June 22, 2022 re: Requests for Presentations to the Executive Standing Committee [PDF]

For further information regarding this meeting, please contact Catie Campbell, Legislative Assistant, at Catherine.campbell@halifax.ca or 782-641-0796.

To submit correspondence, email clerks@halifax.ca 
More information: https://www.halifax.ca/city-hall/regional-council/communicating-halifax-regional-council