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If you wish to address Council about a specific topic or request please follow the instructions to make a delegation request.

Make a delegation request

Anyone wishing to address council on a matter will be required to:

  • Complete the Delegation Request Form and submit to the Clerk by email or in person at least six (6) business days prior to the meeting
  • Explain why you wish to appear before Council
  • Include any presentations, handouts or other material with the Delegation Request Form.

All requests will receive a response in writing or by phone indicating approval, refusal, deferral or referral.

Please submit request by email, regular mail or in person to the Clerk.

Appearing as a delegation before council

All delegations to Council are subject to the following:

  • A maximum of ten (10) minutes to present information;
  • A maximum of four (4) delegations are permitted per meeting;
  • A maximum of two (2) persons shall be permitted to address Council representing a group or organization;
  • Delegations shall abide by the “conduct at meetings” described in Part 16 of the Procedural By-law;
  • May not speak on any subject other than the subject for which they have received approval to address;
  • May not enter into cross debate with other delegations, administration, Members or the Chair;
  • May not appear for the purpose of publically announcing an event; and
  • Must refrain from public outbursts, shouting or behaviour intended to disrupt the discussion and/or general proceedings of the meeting.

For additional information or questions regarding the delegation process, please contact the Clerk

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