POLICE SERVICES BOARD - BRANT (COUNTY OF)
- SOLICITOR GENERAL
26 PARK AVENUE, P.O. BOX 160
- (519) 449-2451
- (519) 449-2454
- POLICE SERVICES ACT, RSO 1990, C. P.15, PART III, S. 27
The boards govern the municipal police forces and in the case of O.P.P. contract locations, serve as advisory bodies.
The population of the County of Brant exceeded 25,000 according to the last enumeration. The council of the County of Brant has entered into a contract with the Ontario Provincial Police to provide policing services. The composition of the board is determined as 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 resolution of the council; one member of the council appointed by resolution of the council; one person appointed by resolution of the council, who is neither a member of the council nor an employee of the municipality; and two persons appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. Boards elect a chair and may elect a vice-chair. If an appointee of the Lieutenant Governor in Council is unable to serve, the Minister of Communty Safety and Correctional Services may appoint a replacement to serve until the Lieutenant Governor in Council selects a new appointee.
There is no limitation in legislation.
- Boards meet a minimum of four times per year, as required by the Police Services Act.
Appointees to the Police Services Board are remunerated by the Municipal Council.