Council sets regular council meeting dates with the exception of the first meeting of council after a general election
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Wednesday April 14, 2021
Thursday, May 6, 2021
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Monday, November 8, 2021
Tuesday, December 14, 2021
* Due to social distancing regulation - all meetings will be held at the
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No person, except members, the administrator and other members of administration, as authorized by the administrator and such persons as are permitted by the reeve shall be allowed to be seated at the council table during the sittings of the council.
A person wishing to speak to council on a matter shall notify the administrator in writing. The notice shall include the following:
The notice shall be received no later than noon on the Wednesday preceding the regular council meeting to be included on the agenda.
The total time allowed to speak shall be not more than 10 minutes per individual or delegation.
The administrator, who shall consult with the Reeve, may refuse to accept a request to speak to council if council has, within the six (6) months immediately preceding the request, already heard from the person and dealt with the same or substantially the same matter by resolution or bylaw.
All persons in the public gallery at a council meeting shall:
When addressing members at a council meeting, a delegation shall refrain from:
In section 117 in The Municipalities Act it gives you the statutory right to inspect documents such as the minutes of council meetings after they have been approved as well as contracts approved by council, audited financial statements and other designated documents.
The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act provides a statutory right of access to any record in the possession or control of a municipality with limited exceptions such as records that are already in public record.
LA FOIP & Protection of Privacy Act requires the mayor or the reeve of the municipality formally respond to an applicant to access a record.
The Act empowers the mayor or the reeve of the municipality to delegate powers and duties to one or more other municipal officers.
The Act requires a written response be given to applicant with in 30 days(including holidays and weekends) of the application being filed with the municipality.
The response must be in writing, include but not limited to: providing access to the record, upon payment of any applicable fees, inform applicant the record is published and where they can find it or refuse access to record and citing the provisions in The Act which allow the municipality to refuse access.
If you are refused access to a record or part of a record or if you are not satisfied with the decisions of the municipality related to your request, you may ask the Information and Privacy Commissioner to review the decision.
If you would like to request to see information please fill out the form below.
*Reminder - some records are exempt *
Some examples of exempt records:
records obtained in confidence from other governments, third party information, law enforcement, investigations, and personal information.
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