Standing Policy Committee (SPC) on Community and Protective Services

Responsible for parks, recreational, cultural and social services; civic partners, affordable housing; disaster services; bylaw services; emergency medical, fire and rescue services; grants related to such services provided or allocated by The City (Procedure Bylaw 44M2006, as amended) 
7 Members of Council
Mayor (Ex-Officio)

1 year
Term Expiry Month:
Day:  1st Wednesday  (if possible)
Time:  9:30 a.m.
Location:  Engineering Traditions Committee Room
First Floor, City Hall
Resource Staff:
Toy-Pries, Ms.Doris (403-268-8188)
Administrative Contact:
Legislative Assistants
City Clerk's Office
The City of Calgary
P.O. Box 2100, Station M, Mail Code #8007
Calgary AB T2P 2M5
Bus: 403-268-5861
Reports To:
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The SPC on Community and Protective Services also forms itself into the City's Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) Board. (FCSS Reconsideration Sub-Committee consisting of three (3) members of the SPC provide funding recommendations to the FCSS Board.)

ChairVice ChairMemberRoleCurrent AppointmentExpiry Year
  Mayor Naheed NenshiMayor (Ex-Officio)2010N/A
  Councillor Gian-Carlo CarraMember of Council20142016
  Councillor Sean ChuMember of Council20142016
 Councillor Diane Colley-UrquhartMember of Council20132016
  Councillor Brian PincottMember of Council20152016
  Councillor Richard PootmansMember of Council20112016
  Councillor Jim StevensonMember of Council20072016
Councillor Evan WoolleyMember of Council20142016

Authority  Description Decision
1. The Municipal Government Act, # 147/77 (Procedure Bylaw)
2. 1983 October 03, Bylaw # 39M83 To regulate the Proceedings in the Council of the City and in the Committees thereof, and to define certain of the duties of the Council, the committees and certain Officers of the City "The Procedure Bylaw"
3. 1986 May 13, CS86-24 Summary of Muncipal Allocation of CR/C Funds
4. 1986 November 27, Clause L86-48 Report of the Standing Policy Committee on Legislation, dated 1986 November 03, Re: Terms on Committees
5. 1990 July 30, Final Report of the Committee on Committees
6. 1991 November 18, CS91-68 Commissioners' Report to the SPC on Community Services
7. 1993 November 16, N93-22 Report of the Nominating Committee, Re: Board Membership Family and Community Support Services Association of Alberta (FCSSA) and the Calgary/Bow River Region Boards. Motion Carried
8. 1994 October 24, CW-30 Amendment to Amendment C94-131 Council Meetings Commencement Time. Motion Carried
9. 1994 December 05, Bylaw # 53M94 To regulate the proceedings of Council of the City and of the Committees, and to define certain of the duties of Council, the Committees and certain Officers of the City.
10. 1996 May 14, NM96-11 Review of the Scope of SPC on Community Services
11. 1996 June 04, Final Report Committee on Committees RE: Terms of Reference of the SPC on Community Services
12. 1996 October 23, Commissioners' Report C96-53 Terms of Reference for SPC on Community Services. Motion carried
13. 1996 November 13, Bylaw # 51M96 To amend Bylaw # 26/75, The Disaster Services Bylaw
14. 2003 March 17, Bylaw # 30M2002 The Procedure Bylaw: to regulate the proceedings of council of the city and its committees
15. Municipal Government Act Section 145 of the Revised Statutes of Alberta 2000 - Chapter M-26
16. 2005 October 24, Organizational Meeting Members appointed
17. 2006 November 13, 44M2006 "The Procedure Bylaw" comes into force
18. 2006 October 23, Organizational Meeting Members appointed
19. 2007 February 26, CPS2007-09 Terms of Reference for the Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) Reconsideration Sub-Committee
20. 2007 October 24, Organizational Meeting Members appointed
21. 2008 April 14, Bylaw 12M2008 Community Sustainability
22. 2008 October 20, Organizational Meeting Members appointed
23. 2009 October 19, Organizational Meeting Members appointed
24. 2011 October 24, Organizational Meeting Members appointed to take into effect 1 January 2012.
25. 2013 October 21, Bylaw 40M2011 coming into force. To discontinue the use of the title "Alderman" in favour of the title "Councillor".