Niagara Falls Council wants more say in hiring and firing of senior staff

Niagara Falls City Councillors want more say in the hiring and firing of senior directors. 

Councillor Vince Kerrio brought forward a motion at Tuesday's meeting of city council, to revive a past committee that gave councillors input in human resource matters. 

Kerrio says they used to have a governance committee,  that allowed council to have the final say in any hiring or firing of senior members of city staff. 

"I don't know what happened to that, but I'd like to see us get back to that"  Kerrio stated. 

Councillors unanimously supported the change.

Previous to the motion all senior director hirings and firings were at the sole discretion of the CAO.