General Business & Finance Committee

General Business & Finance Committee

Meeting Calendar


Scope of Committee:

The General Business & Finance Committee will meet and report on the following but not limited to:

  • Matters under the jurisdiction of the Chief Administrator’s Office, Clerks, Communications, Public Affairs, Human Resources, Information Technology and Finance

  • All meetings under the Municipal Act and Development Charges Act, 1997, S.O. 1997, c. 27
  • Setting and overseeing the financial policies of the organization
  • Setting fees for general government and recreation
  • Current and capital budgets
  • Management of public funds, including appropriate financial reporting, policies and controls and the efficiency and effectiveness of the utilization of the Town’s resources on programs and projects
  • The annual financial statements
  • All external and internal audit matters, including the annual audit of the Town’s financial statements and matters recommended by the external auditor
  • Compliance with laws, regulations and policies
  • Matters arising from boards, local boards, citizen committees and citizen advisory committees:
    • Lincoln Public Library Board (LPLB)
    • Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee
    • Citizen Advisory Committees


  • Comprised all members of Council and Mayor
  • Councillor Adam Russell (Chair)
  • Councillor Paul MacPherson  (Vice-Chair)
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