Councillor Kavanagh currently serves on the following committees:
At last City Council meeting, her application to serve on the following two additional committees was passed.
Community and Protective Services
The Community and Protective Services Committee is responsible for creating and maintaining a safe and healthy community that promotes and supports quality of life, while encouraging resident involvement in the culture and life of their communities. The Committee is responsible for issues relating to housing, parks, recreation, cultural, museums and heritage programming, long-term care, social services, and emergency and protective services.
I look forward to working with my colleagues to continue to improve the lives of residents across the city particularly in vulnerable communities.Councillor Theresa Kavanagh
Information Technology Sub-Committee
The Information Technology Sub-Committee (“IT Sub-Committee”) is a sub-committee of the Finance and Economic Development Committee. Its mandate is to advise the Finance and Economic Development Committee, other Standing Committees and Boards, City Council, and the Transit Commission on potential large-scale investments in information technology tools and the long-term planning of information technology priorities for the City of Ottawa.
The IT Sub-Committee has an ongoing mandate to investigate information technology products and services, including initiatives that stem from the Smart City Strategy to provide improved access to City services by the public, enhanced connectivity throughout the city, and an economy that is strengthened by leveraging available and emerging technologies and products.