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Community and Protective Services Committee

The Community and Protective Services Committee is a standing committee that reports directly to the Municipal Council. The Committee hears delegations from the public, present reports and recommendations to City Council.

The City Clerk shall direct the following general matters to the Community and Protective Services Committee for consideration and report to the Council:

Animal Services

Emergency Services

  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Fire Services
  • Police Services

Community Services

  • Childcare and Early Learning
  • Dearness Services (unless otherwise within the jurisdiction of the Dearness Home Committee of Management)
  • Housing and Homelessness
    • Homeless Support and Emergency Shelters
    • Social Housing
    • Affordable Housing
  • Local School Board Liaison
  • Middlesex London Health Unit
  • Ontario Works
  • Parks, Recreation and Neighbourhood Services
    • Aquatics
    • Arenas
    • Community Centres
    • Community Development/Strengthening Neighbourhoods
    • Community Gardens
    • Community Recreational and Leisure Programming
    • Golf
    • Parks and Recreation Master Plan
    • Parks Planning - Design and Development
    • Parks Property Management and Maintenance
    • Special Events Coordination
    • Sports Services
    • Storybook Gardens

Public Safety

  • By-laws
  • Downtown Surveillance Cameras
  • Licensing
  • Enforcement (Parking, noise, property standards, etc.)

Culture (Advisory and Funding)

  • Art Gallery and Museum (Museum London)
  • Arts, Culture and Heritage Advisory Funding
  • Library Services

Any other matters the City Clerk identifies as relevant to the jurisdiction of the Committee.


Councillor M. Cassidy (Chair)
Councillor M. Salih
Councillor S. Lewis
Councillor S. Hillier
Councillor E. Peloza

The personal information contained in communications directed to City Council and its standing and advisory committees is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 as amended and will be used to assist Council and Committee Members in their deliberations. Questions about this collection should be addressed to the City Clerk at 300 Dufferin Avenue, London, ON N6A 4L9 or by telephone 519-661-CITY (2489) ext. 4937.

Communications addressed to City Council and to its Standing and Advisory Committees become part of the public record and will be published on a public agenda and made available electronically through the City of London public internet website. The City will not accept anonymous communications sent to Council or to its Committees.

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