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Council Resolution: 09-04

Council Resolution: 09-04

Distribution: General

18 December 2009

Approval of use of 2010 funds for operational expenses and certain other expenditures


HEREBY DECIDES that pending approval of the budget and operational plan for 2010, the Secretariat may use, until 28 February 2010, 2010 funds not to exceed C$1,400,000 for the following expenditures: administrative and management expenses; Article 13 Secretariat report; Submissions on Enforcement Matters; communications; managing CEC environmental information; planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting; Council support; JPAC support; Mexico liaison office; and reserve for unforeseen needs;

FURTHER AUTHORIZES the Secretariat to use 2010 funds not to exceed C$450,000 to cover expenses related to the scoping activities to be held in early 2010 for the development of the Strategic Plan 2010-2015; and,

REAFFIRMS the CEC Financial Rules, in particular Rule 4.1, and acknowledges that this resolution is required as a result of a special budgetary circumstance for the next fiscal year.



David McGovern
Government of Canada

Enrique Lendo Fuentes
Government of the United Mexican States

Michelle DePass
Government of the United States of America

Approval of use of 2010 funds for operational expenses and certain other expenditures.