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Legislative Services budget

Legislative Services makes up 1.1% of the City’s proposed budget. In 2021, the City is proposing to increase the Legislative Services operating budget by $0.5 million.

Download a copy of the Legislative Services budget.

Download a copy of the Legislative Services presentation to Budget Committee.

Mission

Transparency. Integrity. Dedication. Service.

Our people are fiercely committed to understanding and meeting the needs of our customers. We are steadfast in our dedication to preserving public trust and confidence. We are champions of the legislation that drives us. We are your bridge to local government.

The services we provide

  • Access and Privacy
  • Committee of Adjustment
  • Council and Committee Support
  • Delivery, Distribution and Receiving Services
  • Municipal Elections
  • Print Production
  • Provincial Offences Court Administration
  • Records Management
  • Vital Statistics

Interesting facts about this service

  • Legislative Services ensures transparency through:
    • Managing the Freedom of Information process
    • Archiving Council decisions and minutes
    • Posting Council and Committee meetings online
    • Managing Corporate records
  • In 2019 the Vital Statistics team issued over 3,354 marriage licenses
  • In 2019 the Council and Committee Support team co-ordinated Council and Committee meetings that resulted in 907 recommendations being approved, 311 resolutions being adopted and 220 by-laws being enacted
  • Elections Administration ensures that municipal elections are fair and accessible for over 450,000 electors