About Brooks and Newell Safe Communities

Did you know that the City of Brooks and County of Newell have a joint partnership in community safety? We have partnered to create the Brooks and Newell Safe Communities. The Mandate of this Committee is to foster the creation of a safe and secure community.

Specific responsibilities of the Committee include cooperating with community groups in creating programs or pursing initiatives to improve public safety, making recommendations to Council relevant to community issues, providing community feedback concerning Bylaw enforcement strategies or activities and to develop educational materials advocating personal safety and security. Other responsibilities include:

(a)    Cooperate and liaise with community groups in creating programs or pursuing initiatives to improve public safety;

(b)    Make recommendations to Council relating to relevant community issues, as it may deem advisable, on its own initiative or upon request of Council;

(c)    Provide community feedback to the Administration Department of the    City   concerning   City   Bylaw   enforcement   strategies   and activities;

(d)    Review  and  advise  Council  on  the  annual  Safe  Communities Committee goals and priorities;

(e)    Develop  educational  materials  advocating  personal,  public  or corporate safety and security;

(f)        Provide quarterly updates to Council either through a written submission or a presentation during a regularly scheduled Council meeting; and

(g)    Communicate    with    Council    through    the    Council    member(s) appointed to the Committee.

For more information on the committee or how to get involved, please contact Tony at 403-362-3333.

Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Alberta

Saturday, February 19, 2022 at the Heritage Inn & Conference Centre in Brooks