From the Executive Summary:
‘Good governance and civic engagement’ is a strategic initiative in the City of Victoria’s 2019-2022 Strategic Plan, with a governance review identified as part of the 2021/2022 action plan. The City of Victoria engaged MNP LLP to conduct a review of the City’s governance structures and processes to consider ways the current model is working well and how to further enable efficient, effective and inclusive governance. MNP recommended the scope of the review based on areas of council interest and stakeholder engagement. This report includes findings and recommendations based on the review of current documentation, internal, stakeholder and public engagement, insights from other municipalities across Canada and a scan of contemporary municipal governance practices.