Dear Councillor Mihevc and Members of the Board of Health: RE: HL25.6 – Toronto Public Health Staff Vacancies as at August 31, 2013 and HL25.8 – Toronto Public Health 2014 Operating Budget Request The number of staff vacancies and gapped positions continue to be a year-in year-out problem at Toronto Public Health (TPH). Service levels […]
The detailed breakdown of front-line and management positions and a thorough description of the impact are both missing.
Delays in hiring reduced TPH’s services across all programs
The review exposes the fact that services are being reduced as Divisions are asked to do more with less this year and next year.
Public Works & Infrastructure Committee Review of Engineering & Construction Services; Policy, Planning, Finance & Administration; Solid Waste Management Services; Toronto Water; Transportation Services
MLS is responsible for the enforcement of over 29 bylaws and their services include everything from zoning to bringing animals to shelter.
There are challenges in each and every Division and questions abound about what exactly are the adequate staffing levels.
The work of the Divisions reporting through the Economic Development Committee underscores the importance of ensuring staffing levels meet community needs.
The Parks & Environment Committee and Council should reject service level reductions – Torontonians deserve better.