Board Meeting Highlights - March 22, 2017
2017-2019 Business Plan
The Police Services Board approved the 2017-2019 Business Plan for the York Regional Police. The goals and objectives in the Plan were developed through extensive consultation with York Region residents, businesses and community partners. The Board aims to provide high quality, affordable police services to its residents in a way that is transparent, accountable and inclusive. Some key priorities in the Business Plan include building trust in the communities, enhancing youth and community engagement, modernizing business processes and leveraging technologies and maximizing police resources to ensure safer schools, roads and neighbourhoods. A copy of the 2017-2019 Business Plan will be available on the Board’s website.
Changes to Service Fees and Charges
The Board amended its Service Fees and Charges Bylaw to reflect changes to the fees for Motor Vehicle Collison reports and changes to the fees for paid duty officers. The changes will be effective as of April 3, 2017.
Appointment of New Police Officers
The Board appointed 30 new police officers who will begin their Basic Constable Training at the Ontario Police College in May. The officers are well-educated, include representation from diverse communities and speak multiple languages. York Regional Police is comprised of over 2,200 police and civilian members.
Cedar Centre - Hand in Hand Gala
The Board approved the purchase of a corporate table for the Cedar Centre Hand in Hand Gala to be held on May 12, 2017. The funds assist in providing free assessment and counselling services to children, youth, adults and seniors who have experienced childhood sexual abuse and all forms of interpersonal violence.
Women's Centre of York Region
The Board approved sponsorship support for the Women’s Centre of York Region. The Centre assists women in York Region achieve a sustainable livelihood. The Centre offers unique programming and services that address a range of circumstances at little or no cost.
Spirit of the Community Dinner
The Board approved the purchase of a corporate table in support of the 14th Annual Spirit of Community Dinner to be held on May 29, 2017. All proceeds of the dinner benefit the Beth Chabad Israeli Community Centre which provides crucial programs and services to the Canadian-Israeli population in the GTA.
Next Police Services Board
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Location: Committee Room A, York Region Administrative Centre, 17250 Yonge Street, Newmarket.
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