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Posted By: Kimberly Calderbank
Posted On: March 18th, 2020

Halton Police Services Board cancels March 26th Board Meeting

HALTON After extensive consultation and in response to the local, provincial and national escalation of the COVID-19 pandemic, including the recently declared state of emergency by the Premier of the Province, Doug Ford, the Halton Police Services Board announced today that they will be cancelling their March 26th, Board meeting.

The Halton Police Services Board is committed to the safety and well-being of our community and as such, any steps required to limit the spread of COVID-19 will be taken very seriously. Our governance role continues during this time. Any items scheduled to be discussed at the March 26th Board meeting will be added to the agenda for discussion in April. Any time-sensitive issues requiring immediate resolution will be addressed through alternative means.

We know that this is a challenging time for everyone and we all need to work together to mitigate the risk of spread of the virus. To address concerns and find helpful tips for keeping our community safe we recommend visiting http://halton.ca/coronavirus or http://ontario.ca/coronavirus to find the latest updates and information on COVID-19.

About the Halton Police Board

Halton Police Board members include Rob Burton, Chair; Curt Allen, Provincial Appointee; Gary Burkett,Regional Council Appointee; Donald Foster, Provincial Appointee; Jeff Knoll, Regional Councillor; Clark Somerville, Regional Councillor; and Jason Wadden, Provincial Appointee.

The Halton Police Board is a seven-member civilian Board that provides strategic oversight to the Halton Regional Police Service. Under the Police Services Act, the Board has legislated responsibility for the Police Service’s operating and capital budgets; strategic planning; policies and priorities. The Police Board’s fundamental responsibility is to ensure that adequate and effective police services are provided to the citizens of Halton Region.

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