The dates for Council and Committee meetings, along with the agendas and minutes are available on the Council and Committees Calendar.

Council meets in the Council Chambers at the Municipal Administration Centre, 1475 Concession 5, RR #5 Kincardine. Council meetings begin at 5 p.m. unless indicated otherwise.

Council may hold special meetings. Notice will be provided on the municipal website.

The proceedings at the meetings of Council and Committees must follow the rules in the Procedure By-law.

Committee of the Whole

As part of the meetings, Council may move into Committee of the Whole. It is the entire membership of Council sitting as a Committee. The meetings are less formal than Council meetings and each Council member chairs the portion of the meeting for their policy area.

The Committee of the Whole makes recommendations and Council then ratifies them.

The dates for Committee of the Whole meetings, along with the agendas and minutes are available on the Council and Committees Calendar.

Televised Council meetings

The Council meetings are televised live on Rogers Cable and Bruce Telecom community channels and may be rebroadcast at later dates. You can check their website for rebroadcast schedule.

Appear before Council

You may participate in a Council/Committee of the Whole meeting through correspondence, Public Forum or as a Delegation.

Correspondence

You may send correspondence to the Council or its Committees by regular mail or via email to the Clerk. Correspondence relating to agenda items, etc. will be included on the appropriate agenda.

Any personal information you include in your correspondence becomes part of the public records. Your name will be published with the correspondence however, your contact information will be removed prior to posting.

You may view additional details about correspondence in the Procedure By-law.

Public Forum

You may speak on any matter within Council's jurisdiction for a maximum of 3 minutes. You must register on the sign-up sheet in the foyer of the Council Chambers from 4:30 p.m. to 4:55 p.m. on the day of the Council meeting.

Council will not speak to or debate on your information. They may refer to a Committee or Staff.

You may view additional details about correspondence in the Procedure By-law.

Delegation

You can register as a Delegation by submitting a Delegation Request Form to the Clerk no later than 12:00 p.m. (noon) on the Thursday preceding the meeting.

Delegations are limited to a maximum of 10 minutes. Council may ask you questions but will not debate on your presentation. It may be referred to a Committee or Staff.

You may view additional details about correspondence in the Procedure By-law.

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