By-law to Appoint Integrity Commissioner

BY-LAW Number: 
2017-099
Summary: 

BEING A BY-LAW TO APPOINT AN INTEGRITY COMMISSIONER FOR THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWN OF COLLINGWOOD

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WHEREAS the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended (the “Municipal Act”) provides that the powers of a municipal corporation are to be exercised by its Council through the adoption of by-laws;
 
AND WHEREAS the Municipal Act authorizes the municipalities to establish codes of conduct for members of Council and local boards and to appoint an Integrity Commissioner who reports to Council;
 
AND WHEREAS Council has adopted a Code of Conduct for Council, local boards and advisory committees;
 
AND WHEREAS an Integrity Commissioner is responsible for performing in an independent manner the functions assigned by the municipality;
 
NOW THEREFORE the Council of The Corporation of the Town of COllingwood hereby enacts as follows:
 
1.      THAT Principles Integrity through its principals Jeffrey A. Abrams and Janice Atwood-Petkovski is hereby appointed as the Town of Collingwood’s Integrity Commissioner.
 
2.      THAT upon appointment Principles Integrity will have all the functions, powers and duties of an integrity commissioner as set out in Part V.1, Accountability and Transparency, of the Municipal Act, and in addition such functions, powers and duties as may be assigned by Council from time to time, applicable to Council and local boards, and may apply to advisory committees only at the discretion of Council.
 
3.      THAT the Town of Collingwood hereby indemnifies and save harmless the Integrity Commissioner or any person acting under the instructions of the Integrity Commissioner for costs reasonably incurred in connection with the defence of a proceeding if the proceeding relates to an act done in good faith in the performance or intended performance of a function, duty or authority under Part V.1 of the Municipal Act, or a by-law passed thereunder, or an alleged neglect or default in the performance in good faith of the function, duty or authority.
 
4.      THAT all actions taken and required to be taken by the Mayor and Clerk on behalf of the Corporation to complete this matter including the execution of an Agreement and any other associated documentation are hereby authorized, confirmed and ratified.
 
5.      THAT this By-law shall come into force and take effect January 1, 2018, at which time all by-laws and/or resolutions that are inconsistent with the provisions of this By-law and the same are hereby repealed or rescinded insofar as it is necessary to give effect to the provisions of this By-law.
 
 
ENACTED AND PASSED this 18th day of December, 2017.
 
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                                                                                                MAYOR
 
 
 
                                                                                                ____________________________
                                                                                                CLERK
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