Committee of Council includes all Members of Council who discuss and debate the issues that have been presented to the Committee. The purpose is to promote discussion by using less strict rules than those used in a formal Council meeting.
Committee of Council reports to City Council. Any recommendations made in Committee meetings must be presented to Council for approval, or further discussion at a Council Member's request.
Composition: Standing committees are comprised of the Members of Council, except the
Mayor who shall be an ex-officio Member of such committee
Term of Office: Concurrent
with the term of Council, ending November 14, 2026, or until successors are
Established by: Procedure
By-law 160-2004, as amended
Meetings: Every two (2) weeks, as approved by Council in the annual schedule
of meetings, and in accordance with the Procedure By-law
Reports to: City Council
Supported by: City Clerk’s Office
Committee of Council, which shall be divided into five sections, each with a Member of Council appointed as Chair and as Vice-Chair(s), and each section to consider and make recommendations to Council for those matters identified:
Economic Development Section - Economic Development matters including economic development, tourism, film, Brampton Entrepreneur Centre, competitive policy and business research, and advancing the City’s economic development priorities
Legislative Services Section – matters within jurisdiction of the Legislative Services Department including legal services, animal services, court administration, risk management, city clerk’s office, and also matters related to the enforcement of by-laws and municipal licensing matters;
Community Services Section – matters within the jurisdiction of the City’s Community Services Department and Fire and Emergency Services, including parks maintenance and forestry, recreation services, fire services, emergency measures, the performing arts, as well as Service Brampton and real estate;
Corporate Services Section – matters related to services to the Corporation within the jurisdiction of the Chief Administrative Officer and Corporate Support Services Departments, including finance, administration, information technology, human resources, corporate operations, public relations and strategic communications, culture and events;
Public Works and Engineering Section – matters within the jurisdiction of the City’s Public Works and Engineering Department, including public works and infrastructure, environment and development engineering, construction and maintenance, corporate buildings and property services and Brampton Transit.
The agenda order for the committee sections, and the chair roles for opening and closing the meeting, may be established and amended by Council resolution.
The Committee of Council will include the
following Chair and Vice-Chair positions:
- Chair, Community Services Section (Councillor Santos)
Vice-Chair, Community Services Section (Councillor Brar)
- Chair, Legislative Services Section (Councillor Santos)
Vice-Chair, Legislative Services Section (Councillor Palleschi)
- Chair, Corporate Services Section (Councillor Singh)
Vice-Chair, Corporate Services Section (Councillor Brar)
- Chair, Economic Development Section (Councillor Toor)
Vice-Chair, Economic Development Section (Councillor Santos)
- Chair, Public Works and Engineering Section (Councillor Vicente)
Vice-Chair, Public Works and Engineering Section (Councillor Keenan)