The Public Safety and Legal Administration Committee has jurisdiction over the following matters:
? The public safety, generally.
? Department of police, including matters related to code enforcement.
? Department of fire and rescue.
? Department of corrections, including matters related to code enforcement.
? Office of emergency management services.
? Licenses issued under the police powers of the city.
? All matters pertaining to findings of discrimination under the human relations ordinances of
? All matters pertaining to the drafting, implementation and supervision of all penal ordinances
of the city.
? All matters pertaining to municipal court operations, the number of municipal court judges and
? Duties and number of solicitors, and the salaries of the solicitor and assistant solicitors.
? The duties, number and salaries of public defenders and assistant public defenders.
? The number and salaries of court officers pro hac vice.
? The law department.
? All budgeted contracts pertaining to the agencies under the jurisdiction of this committee.