The Police Service Act requires that the City of Morden and some other communities set up a local Police Board.
Police Board Policy & Procedures Manual
Note: The most recent copy of the minutes is considered DRAFT until adopted at the next meeting.
MORDEN POLICE BOARD
2017 Upcoming Meetings
How often are meetings held?The Police Board must hold a meeting at least once every three months. These meetings are open to the public. People wishing to speak must register when they arrive. Comments need to be kept to three minutes and the total time allowed for public comment is 45 minutes. Meeting dates are:The by-law states that the board will consist of at least five members:
- 2 – Council members or employees of the City of Morden
- 1 – At Large person appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council
- 2 – Citizens appointed by Council
What were the eligibility requirements to be a Police Board Member?
- At least 18 years of age,
- A Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident, and
- Resides in, is employed in or has a business interest in the municipality or another area in which the police service provides policing services.
How did interested people apply? Anyone interested in serving on the police board was asked to apply in writing to the City of Morden, 100 – 195 Stephen Street, Morden, R6M 1V3, stating why they felt they would be a good representative on the board. All applications needed to be originals with a signature so they were asked not to send them by email.Is there any remuneration for being on the board?The Council may provide for reasonable remuneration to members of the police board who are not members of the Council. The actual amount has not been decided.As more information regarding the role of the Police Board becomes available from the Province, it will be added to what is already available on our website.More Information: