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Police Services Board - St. Marys (Town Of)

Ministry
Solicitor General
Address
175 QUEEN STREET EAST, P.O. BOX 998
ST. MARYS
N4X1B6
Phone
(519) 284-4128
Fax
(519) 284-2881
Background
POLICE SERVICES ACT, RSO 1990, C. P.15, PART III, S. 27 (opens a new window)
Function

The boards govern the municipal police forces and in the case of O.P.P. contract locations, serve as advisory bodies.

Membership

The population of the Town of St. Marys did not exceed 25,000 according to the last enumeration. The council of the Town of St. Marys has entered into a contract with the Ontario Provincial Police to provide policing services. The council of the municipality has by resolution determined that the composition of the board will be five. Board members include the head of the municipal council or, if the head chooses not to be a member of the board, another member of the council appointed by resolu

Qualifications

Appointees to Police Services Boards should be active members of their community with a general knowledge of Police Services Boards duties and responsibilities and awareness of community safety issues and programs within their local community. Members appointed by the Province of Ontario must be residents of Ontario and cannot be a judge, justice of the peace, a current police officer or a person who practises criminal law as a defence counsel.

Term

There is no limitation in legislation.

Meetings
Boards meet a minimum of four times per year, as required by the Police Services Act.
Remuneration

Appointees to the Police Services Board are remunerated by the Municipal Council.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location