Large Urban Advisory Committee

Large Urban Advisory Committee

Purpose/Mandate

The purpose of the OAFC Large Urban Advisory Committee is to address matters related to the operation of a large urban fire department and the delivery of fire protection services in a large urban community.  The committee is responsible for making recommendations to the Board of Directors. A large urban department is defined as serving a municipal population of more than 200,000 people.

Scope of the OAFC Large Urban Advisory Committee

The OAFC Large Urban Advisory Committee falls under the Fire Services portfolio of the OAFC. The committee is expected to raise and discuss issues that affect OAFC members, which relate to the operation of the department, and the delivery of fire protection services in large urban fire departments. The committee is expected to direct recommendations to the Board of Directors, via the chair, for further action and/or resolution. This committee will also address issues submitted to them by the Board for deliberation and recommendation.

Role/Authority of the OAFC Large Urban Advisory Committee

Committee roles include the discussion of fire service management, organization and legislation, as well as the delivery of fire protection services in a large urban fire service.  Committee members are responsible for environmental scanning and maintaining situational awareness to ensure that the committee is well positioned to address emerging issues. The committee may engage in discussion, research, data collection and the review of existing or emerging procedures or guidelines. The committee may invite speakers or content experts, as approved by the Executive Director. The committee will report back to the Board for further action or resolution of issues. Meeting minutes will be maintained by staff and will be posted on the OAFC website for member reference.

DATE MEETING MINUTES
June 11 & 12, 2018 18-06-11 Large Urban Committee Meeting Minutes.pdf
March 5 & 6, 2018 18-03-05 Large Urban Committee Meeting Minutes.pdf