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Frost, Richard L. (Rick) English
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Richard L. (Rick) Frost collection

  • c00009
  • Collection
  • 1972-1997

The Board of Commissioners was created in 1972 and was responsible for providing leadership to all civic departments. In particular, the Board provided advice to Council on key issues; initiated administrative changes and improvements; led civic responses to crisis situations; provided mentoring to department heads; pursued federal and/or provincial funding for civic works; and coordinated service delivery. The Board was abolished in 1997.

The records have been organized into two series:

Series 132: Reports, Speeches, Pamphlets, 1977-1991
Series 133: Bound Correspondence, 1989-1997

Frost, Richard L. (Rick)

Reports, Speeches, Pamphlets

Forms part of Collection 9: Series consists of reports, speeches and pamphlets created or acquired by Chief Commissioner Richard Frost during his tenure with the Board of Commissioners of the City of Winnipeg. The records are in chronological order. Also included are communications and reports with file codes and communications and reports without associated file codes.

The records document high level planning undertaken by the Board of Commissioners for the City of Winnipeg. Issues and subject areas covered include: workforce structure and human resource planning; financial analysis; performance analysis; professional development; capital project planning; taxation analysis; city planning; emergency planning; flood management; governance issues.

Frost, Richard L. (Rick)

Bound Correspondence

Forms part of Collection 9: Series consists of 21 bound volumes of correspondence created or received by Chief Commissioner Richard Frost during his tenure with the Board of Commissioners of the City of Winnipeg. The correspondence is in chronological order.

The correspondence documents the leadership role of the Board of Commissioners and contains advice to Council on key issues; proposed and initiated administrative changes and improvements; crisis management; executive mentorship; fiscal management; coordination of service delivery; financial performance; professional development; capital project planning; city planning; flood management; and, governance issues.

Frost, Richard L. (Rick)