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​​​Section 79 Public Safety Committee
​Unless otherwise instructed by the Council, the Public Safety Committee shall consider and make recommendations to Council on the following matters :

A. LEGISLATIVE ROLE

IDP, Budget and By-law Process
1.The consideration and oversight of the development of the IDP and budget in respect of the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) and the Emergency Management Services Department.
2.The consideration of the quarterly performance reports of the JMPD and the Emergency Management Services Department (EMS).
3.To exercise oversight over the development and implementation of all by-laws, strategies and policies of the Johannesburg Metro Police Department and the Emergency Management Services Department (EMS).
4.The consideration and oversight of draft tariffs, fees and charges in respect of Johannesburg Metro Police Department and the Emergency Management Services Department (EMS) functions in the City.

B. PARTICIPATORY AND REPRESENTATIVE ROLE

1.Promote public participation in the Committees activities
2.Ensure public consultation on any new by-law proposed by the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) and the Emergency Management Services Department
3.Promote public participation in the key planning processes of the City as they relate to Johannesburg Metro Police Department and the Emergency Management Services Department
4.Ensure that key issues of public concern relating the Johannesburg Metro Police Department and the Emergency Management Services Department are brought to the attention of Council.

C. OVERSIGHT ROLE

1.Exercise oversight over the quarterly performance of the Johannesburg Metro Police Department and the Emergency Management Services Department.
2.Exercise oversight over any matter referred to the Committee by the Speaker, Council and/or its Programming Committee.
3.Exercise oversight over any matter or activity of the Johannesburg Metro Police Department and the Emergency Management Services Department that will be of concern to the Committee.
4.Invite the MMC or any official of the Johannesburg Metro Police Department and the Emergency Management Services Department to account on any matter of interest to the Committee

D. REPORTS/RECOMMENDATIONS TO COUNCIL

1.To make recommendations to Council as a result of the oversight process outlined above.
2.To report on the oversight visits of the Committee.
3.To report quarterly and annually on the oversight activities of the Committee.
4.To submit proposal/comments on Provincial and National Bills and proposed policies affecting local government.​​