ResolutionThat 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 ImplicationsFunding for the remuneration of the Chair of Audit committee is provided for within the 2016 operating budget.
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.
The Chair of the Audit Committee is paid $2,043.26 per annum.
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.