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Recreation, Community Services and Family Committee

The Recreation, Sports, Community Services, Youth and Family Committee was created to make recommendations and set out guidelines on issues that concern the Recreation, Sports and Community Services Office. Its role is advisory, and it submits its recommendations to City Council.

More specifically, the committee’s mandate is to:

  • Work together with the Recreation, Sports and Community Services Office to realize the recreational responsibilities that fall under the City’s mission and the  specific objectives of this administrative unit by supporting the decision-making process;
  • Collaborate in identifiying and understanding the challenges faced by the Recreation, Sports and Community Services Office arising from the City’s strategic plan, in accordance with its mission and objectives;
  • Review and discuss the guidelines and actions taken to ensure the Recreation, Sports and Community Services Office achieves its objectives;
  • Orient and review draft policies developed by the Recreation, Sports and Community Services Office;
  • Become acquainted with and offer recommendations on recurring issues concerning the Recreation, Sports and Community Services Office, such as programming, pricing and the promotion of activities.

Its members

The committee is made up of three elected representatives and ten citizens who vote on the recommendations. They are joined by the director of the Recreation, Sports and Community Services Office, who serves as a non-voting member. Citizen members sit on the committee for a renewable two-year term.

The committee is made up of the following members:

  • the director of the Recreation, Sports and Community Services Office, Michel Barbier
  • the three City Council members Francis Le Chatelier (as president) and Philippe Glorieux (as vice-president)
  • and citizen members Monette Saint-Jacques (since June 2014), Joseph Deblois (since June 2016), Catherine Desrosiers (since November 2016), Christopher Kalec (since April 2017), Renée Liboiron (since April 2017), Isabelle Gendron (since April 2017) and Rod Sandiland (since december 2014).