Audit, Finance and Administration Committee

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About the committee

Reports and make recommendations to Council on matters relating to: 

  • Internal/external audits 
  • Oversight of internal control, financial reporting 
  • Human Resources - programs and services 
  • Programs related to Financial Planning and Policy, Treasury Services, 
  • Customer Service, Information Technology, Legislative Services, Records 
  • Management, Legal Services, Procurement and Risk Management 
  • Access & Equity 

Committee type: Standing Committee

Angela McRae, Legislative Coordinator
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 5987
Email: angela.mcrae@hamilton.ca

  • Councillor D. Skelly – Chair
  • Councillor A. VanderBeek – Vice-Chair
  • Councillor M. Pearson
  • Councillor C. Collins
  • Councillor B. Johnson
  • Councillor L. Ferguson
  • Councillor A. Johnson 

Composition: Shall be comprised of a minimum of 5 or 7 members of Council.

Specific duties shall include: 

  • To consider and make recommendations to Council on:
    • matters of policy respecting human resources, including health and safety, union/management relations, organizational planning and development and compensation administration
    • matters of policy involving communications issues
    • matters of policy and oversight involving financial management, investment, reserves, debt, procurement and risk management • matters of policy involving general policies and procedures and administrative By-laws
    • all audit matters, including promoting an appropriate environment for the management of public funds and the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of operations and a high level of accountability. Ensure compliance with laws, regulations, policies and support high standard of ethical conduct
    • matters of policy and direction related to Access and Equity, including the annual corporate accessibility plan
  • To act as liaison to the Access & Equity volunteer advisory committees (with the exception of the Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities reporting to the General Issues Committee)
  • To consider recommendations of any Sub-Committees and/or Task Forces established by Committee and Council which report directly to the Audit and Administration Committee
  • To receive delegations from the public and conduct public hearings as required by statute and Council specific to the mandate of this committee on matters under the Standing Committee