Board of Health

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About the committee

Ensures that the City of Hamilton meets or exceeds its obligations as a Board of Health under the Health Protection and Promotion Act, and in all matters relating to Public Health in order to promote well-being and create opportunities to enhance the quality of life in our community.

Specific duties shall include:

  • To consider and recommend to Council on policy matters and emerging issues related to Public Health
  • To provide advice and guidance to the Public Health Services including input to Strategic Planning initiatives to ensure alignment with Council's Mission, Vision, Values and Goals
  • To receive delegations from the public and conduct public hearings as required by statute and Council
  • To consider and recommend to Council the overall service levels in relation to the delivery of Public Health programs
  • To consider and recommend to Council policies governing service delivery of the Public Health Services
  • To consider and monitor program implementation and performance through staff reports
  • To consider the public health needs of the community and recommend advocacy by Council to address these needs
  • 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

Committee type: Standing Committee

Loren Kolar, Legislative Coordinator
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 2604
Email: loren.kolar@hamilton.ca

  • Mayor Fred Eisenberger
  • Councillor Maureen Wilson
  • Councillor Jason Farr
  • Councillor Nrinder Nann
  • Councillor Sam Merulla
  • Councillor Chad Collins
  • Councillor Tom Jackson
  • Councillor Esther Pauls
  • Councillor John-Paul Danko
  • Councillor Brad Clark
  • Councillor Maria Pearson
  • Councillor Brenda Johnson
  • Councillor Lloyd Ferguson
  • Councillor Arlene VanderBeek
  • Councillor Terry Whitehead
  • Councillor Judi Partridge