POP: Documentation to Accompany Resolutions at Submission
Res #: POP 2-19A
Responses Received: No
Departments: Matters Pertaining to SARM
WHEREAS the municipality filing the resolution is seeking support for their resolution from the SARM membership, which will direct the actions of the SARM Board of Directors in its advocacy efforts;
WHEREAS many of the resolutions resolve SARM to lobby the provincial government and/or federal government to amend legislation and/or regulations that may affect the entire province should it be passed;
WHEREAS many of the resolutions that are presented to the membership receive limited debate and discussion from the delegates in attendance prior to the vote;
BE IT RESOLVED that resolutions being presented to the members at the SARM annual and midterm conventions be accompanied by background information and/or documentation provided by the sponsor(s) outlining the reasons for the resolution(s) in an effort to better inform the membership to facilitate debate and/or discussion on the resolution prior to voting.