114. The borough council has, for the borough and to the extent provided by this Act or by the order of the Government made under section 9, jurisdiction, powers and obligations in the following fields:
(1) urban planning;
(2) fire safety and civil protection;
(3) removal of residual materials;
(4) local economic, community, cultural and social development;
(5) culture, recreation and borough parks; and
(6) local roads.
Subject to the provisions of this Act or of an order of the Government under section 9, the borough council shall exercise, on behalf of the city, all the powers within its jurisdiction and is subject to all the obligations assigned to or imposed on the council of a local municipality by the Cities and Towns Act (chapter C-19) or another Act, with the necessary modifications, other than the powers to borrow, to impose taxes and to sue and be sued.
Subject to section 477.2 of the Cities and Towns Act (chapter C-19), the borough council may, by by-law, provide for the delegation of any power within its competence, other than the power to make by-laws or a power provided for in section 125 or 126, to any officer or employee assigned by the city to the borough and set the conditions and procedures for the exercise of the delegated power. Where the delegation pertains to a personnel management matter, the officer or employee to whom the delegation is made shall report to the borough council on any decision made by virtue of the delegated power at the first regular meeting after the expiry of five days following the date of the decision.
The borough council shall maintain a borough office, for the purposes of issuing permits and affording the population access to information on any matter within the authority of the city council or of the borough council.
2000, c. 56, Sch. II, s. 114; 2001, c. 25, s. 330; O.C. 1309-2001, s. 14; 2001, c. 76, s. 190; 2002, c. 37, s. 62; 2003, c. 19, s. 76.