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Appointment of Chair and Vice-Chair - Audit Committee



Presented To: Audit Committee
Presented: Tuesday, Feb 02, 2016
Report Date: Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016
Type: Appointment of Committee Chair and Vice-Chair



Signed By

Report Prepared By
Brigitte Sobush
Deputy City Clerk
Digitally Signed Jan 20, 16

Recommended by the Department
Caroline Hallsworth
Executive Director, Administrative Services/City Clerk
Digitally Signed Jan 20, 16

Recommended by the C.A.O.
Kevin Fowke
Acting Chief Administrative Officer
Digitally Signed Jan 20, 16

Resolution

That the City of Greater Sudbury appoint Councillor ___________________ as Chair and Councillor _____________________ as Vice-Chair of the Audit Committee for the term ending December 31, 2016.

Finance Implications

Funding for the remuneration of the Chair of Audit committee is provided for within the 2016 operating budget.

Background

This report sets out the procedure for the election by the Committee of the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Audit Committee for the term ending December 31, 2016.
 
The Procedure By-law provides that a Member of the Committee shall be appointed annually by the Committee to serve as Chair of the Audit Committee.  As well, a Vice-Chair is appointed annually.
 
The above appointments need only be confirmed by resolution.
 
Remuneration
 
The Chair of the Audit Committee is paid $2,043.26 per annum.
 
Selection
 
The selection of the Chair and Vice-Chair is to be conducted in accordance with Article 45 of the Procedure By-law.
 
Council's procedure requires that in the event more than one (1) candidate is nominated for either the Chair or Vice-Chair's position, a simultaneous recorded vote shall be used to select the Chair and Vice-Chair.
 
It is always in order for a Member of Council to nominate themselves and to vote for themselves.  Under Robert's Rules of Order a nomination does not need a second.
 
Once the successful candidates have been selected, a recommendation will be introduced.