Joint Municipal Provincial Committees

Develop a Municipal Accessibility Planning Framework and Template that will assist munciipalities in meeting their oblication under the Accessibility Act to preare accessibility plans.

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Provide a forum for consultation, analysis and communication between local governments and the province regarding the management of the Agreement under which the RCMP provide local policy services in NS and to analysze and respond to changes that may be proposed from time to time by the Federal government and/or the RCMP and recommend changes to the Federal government and/or the RCMP that may be considered necessary or appropriate.

Established by Municipal Affairs to advise in the development of municipal indicators. Municipal Indicators are a set of financial, community, governance, and performance indicators created to provide tools for better governance in NS municipalities. Reviewed annually.

To make recommendations concerning the future administrative, operational and financial contributions from the Province to municipalities respecting road maintenance. To prioritize the issues considered and make recommendations to improve the transportation network throughout NS.

A sub-committee of the Regional Chairs (Solid Waste-Management Regions), created to discuss proposed changes of solid wast-resource regulations and stewardship programs brought forward by Nova Scotia Environment. Reports to Regional Chairs.

Non-Government Organization

Oversee the funding of municipal waste diversion programs across the province, the development of voluntary industry stewardship agreements, the development of education and awareness programs, and the promotion of value-added manufacturing.

The five FCM regional caucuses - including Atlantic - meet during each Board meeting. The caucuses are a venue for discussion on regional issues. The caucus meetings also provide an opportunity for discussion on policy issues so that regional concerns can be brought to the committee discussions and national perspectives of the Board of Directors.

Establish a long term strategic plan for the organization, create budgets, encourage partnership opportunities with stakeholders and others, appoint a CEO, communicate to stakeholders including reporting to NSFM at its annual meeting, ensure financial and quality audits are complete.

NSFM Committees

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Establish a planning committee for the annual Fall and Spring conference. Committee Chairs rotate based on caucuses. Work with staff to coordinate conference speakers and agenda.

Appointed by the NSFM President, the Nominations Committee is comprised of the Past-President (Chair), and one member from each caucus. The committee receives nominations for President and Vice-President positions and prepares a report for presentation at the AGM.

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Provincial Committees

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Nova Scotia Health Authority Committees

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