The Chair presented the Second Report from the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure which read as follows:
Your Subcommittee met on Thursday, October 8, 2009, to consider the business of the Committee and agreed to make the following recommendations:
1. That the Committee considers the following themes during its scheduled sittings on the week of October 19, depending on the witnesses’ availability: (1) the large information technology projects and (2) the stimulus package.
Your Steering Committee has made suggestions on witnesses to be called: for the stimulus package, the Canadian Federation of Municipalities (CFM) and its Quebec branch among others; for the large information technology meeting, witnesses will include the Minister of Public Works and Government Services and his officials.
The Clerk of the Committee will provide information by email on which topic will fall on which day.
2. As the Public Service Commission will be tabling its report on Friday, October 9, 2009, your Steering Committee decided to review its five audited reports before making a decision on future business.