130. 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) exceptions to the prohibition from converting immovables to divided co-ownership ;
(3) fire safety and civil protection;
(4) the environment;
(5) local economic, community, cultural and social development;
(6) culture, recreation and borough parks; and
(7) local roads.
Subject to the provisions of this Act or of the order of the Government made under section 9, the borough council exercises on behalf of the city, with respect to its jurisdictions and with the necessary modifications, all the powers 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 any other act, other than the power to borrow and the power to levy taxes.
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 145 or 146, to any officer or employee who performs work in connection with the powers of a borough council 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. I, s. 130; 2001, c. 25, s. 274; O.C. 1308-2001, s. 14; 2001, c. 76, s. 190; 2002, c. 37, s. 44; 2003, c. 19, s. 64; 2003, c. 28, s. 31, s. 55.